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A Eira do Mel

Estrada do Castelejo | Apartado 12, Vila do Bispo 8651-999, Portugal
+351 282 639 016
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“nougat” (5 reviews)
“wild boar” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Portuguese, International, European
$$ - $$$
Estrada do Castelejo | Apartado 12, Vila do Bispo 8651-999, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a week in Portugal, for the second time, after dining at places that were among the best on tripadvisor or other guides we can say that A Eira do Mel cannot possibly be number 11 in Vila do Bispo. This is by far the...More

Thank Steffed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are after alocal sea food place this is it. With a very nice setting this place pffers great local sea food. The octapus catapalana withsweet potatoes is a must.

Thank chovavz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after a morning visiting the fortress in Sagres, following the very good reviews for this restaurant. Arrived at 12:10 to find the door locked, so I peered through the window and was noticed by the matron who ignored me for a...More

Thank Michael Thomas S
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Just lovely! We were hosted by a charming and knowledgeable waiter who was happy to advise and suggest items. Our main course was the prawn, chorizo and pork cataplana and it was beautifully spiced. We had fig nougat for dessert which was surprisingly good. The...More

Thank Kath D
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

The owner is an a...! We've been there together with about 3 other parties in the restaurant. The food was excellent and the waiter also. It happened that there was also a couple with their kids. As kids are, one of them got a little...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We were able to sneak in just before the 2:30 break & had a lovely lunch! Patrica provided attentive service even though we were probably keeping her from her break! She spoke several languages and was incredibly patient with us. Definitely order the Atlantic curry...More

Thank Dustin T
Reviewed 3 March 2017

went for lunch yesterday, because we've heard good things about it, and it has been closed when we tried before. the menu looked quite expensive for lunch and we had the lunch dish of the day,(chicken & chickpeas stew) which was ok at 9.50 euro....More

Thank veratuf
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Stopped in by chance after visiting praia do castejo and was glad I did. Restaurant tipico with nice atmosphere. Had the lunch special (9€) of chicken with chick peas. It was truly delicious and the portion was huge! Part of Slow food, which is always...More

Thank textibule
Reviewed 1 January 2017

From the outside this was an unassuming looking restaurant. We took a recommendation from a guide book we had with us and di not regret the visit. The interior is much more interesting with wooden beams and a wood burning stove at the center of...More

Thank julienrobson
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is a small place with lots of authentic decorations. We came in right before a huge crowd and they made sure to get our stuff out first before so it wouldn't take so long. I had a wild boar stew and my wife had...More

Thank mtmiller03
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Castelejo | Apartado 12, Vila do Bispo 8651-999, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vila do Bispo
  • Phone Number: +351 282 639 016
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