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O'Escalho

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Rua Raul Brandao | Cabanas de Tavira, Cabanas, Tavira 8800-595, Portugal
+351 281 325 460
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07:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always use this lovely bar when over in Cabanas, and having just returned from a 4 day trip I'm happy to say that Eduardo and family are doing a cracking job after a short period of closure and staff changes. The service is excellent whatever time of day you visit, and we used it at breakfast, lunch and evenings on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It's Portuguese and a family run business that sells at low prices and always a good atmosphere. Tried ordering in Portuguese and it was appreciated. It's their way, not out to bust a gut to impress foreigners and we love it.

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Thank Sir M
north yorkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely coffee and cake break here They had a great selection of homemade pastries at very reasonable prices The service is good and will certainly return for a evening meal as the menu looked good value

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London, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

When we came last year we stayed close to O'Escalho and although we stayed not so close this year we made sure we came here either on our way out for pre-dinner drinks or after dinner for drinks on our way home. Again I cannot fault anything and can thoroughly recommend the chicken pot pie. I could have gone back... More 

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Thank holidayholic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

O'Escalho's is a family run establishment. Recently taken over by Bruno from his parents who had Carlos running it. Its a lovely little cafe and its location is great for passing by, morning coffee, pastries lunch/afternoon glass of Wine, sport on the tv, a beer. A great afternoon sun spot and liked by locals both native and ex-pat. I've been... More 

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Thank bandmab
Merseyside
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoy taking family to this restaurant. Excellent pies. Beer is cheap. Friendly staff. Good position just outside town

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Dukinfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Always fresh pastries and coffee, recommend if your close to here. Always friendly nothing to much for them..

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ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We go to this little place anytime we go to cabanas.Its used by a lot of locals.we just sit outside catching the sun and enjoy a glass of wine .Food very good too.Glass of wine €1.20 and it's a large glass

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We have been visiting this area for years and have always stopped here on our way back from the seafront in the evening. The menu has changed over the years and it's more of a snack place rather than a restaurant so we didnt eat due to the time of our visits. The feeling of this place is truly outstanding,... More 

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dublin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Just had a few beers here while wasting time a few nights, good prices and friendly service, we didnt try the food though it looked fairly good for lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, European, Portuguese
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Raul Brandao | Cabanas de Tavira, Cabanas, Tavira 8800-595, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira  >  Cabanas
  • Phone Number: +351 281 325 460
Description
This is an extremely enjoyable family run restaurant and bar located in the actual village and is used by both locals and holidaymakers.
Come and try our traditional inglish pies freshly made....

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Now with new management but stil in the family...

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?