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Clareanes | En 396 Clareanes, Loule 8100-236, Portugal
+351 289 438 129
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Faro District, Portugal
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been several times now, this is one of our favourite places. It is not as far as you think from the coast, and it has a delightful atmosphere. Service is excellent as is the food - which tends to be more meat based than the coastal areas.. Portk, lamb, wild boar and so on.

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Thank Rosie B
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been eating here for over 8 years and I have to say the standards are excellent on every visit from the high standard of service to the top quality food and wines

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Thank Darryl K
Tavira, Faro, Portugal
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A bit off the way on a dark rainy night.Definitely worth driving another 10minutes. Wonderful ambiance,I can imagine on a warm night,sitting in the garden.Food was a real treat,full of taste.Wine was divine.We will be back in numbers!

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Thank Laura P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Best food we had in Loule; charming family run restaurant; may be hard to get a seat during peak hours.

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Thank Kenneth S
Algarve, Portugal
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I have had meals here several times over the past few months and would return anytime. The food is great, authentic, full of flavour. I've tried the wild boar, the rabbit, the fish and other dishes and it's difficult to choose my favourite. The service is attentive. The setting in the countryside is great and the terrace outside is perfect!

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Thank jrfc
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Visited for the first time for an evening meal in October. The restaurant was a little quiet which was a shame because the food was absolutely incredible. Had excellent scrambled eggs with prawns to start, followed by Iberian pork shoulder which was utterly historic and without doubt one of the finest pork dishes I have ever tried. For pudding you... More 

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Thank B_Wattersonte
North West England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

First ever meal in Portugal maybe Set the bar too high Three people ,three different meals ,three different courses All excellent returned for second time just as good. Portuguese steak as good as anywhere Lamb succulent and perfectly cooked Prawn ,clam and scrambled egg starters all first class Service perfect in every way Good English with humour

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Thank Eldimpo
London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very glad we phoned to reserve a table for Sunday lunch, all outside tables filled up with English, German and Portuguese diners, many clearly returners. Delicious prawns in ginger and mackerel also in ginger starters. Steak and crunchy topped lamb for seconds and lemon meringue pie and chocolate cake to follow. Efficient and friendly service and lots of space inside... More 

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Thank fooderella
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

You can always count on being served well here with well cooked Portuguese food. We often take guests who are in the Algarve for a short visit. They enjoy the special local dishes and the terrace with lovely views or the typically decorated Portuguese farmhouse.

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Thank Susan F
Cognac, France
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very much true Portuguese cooking , several hearty casserole type dishes with the more normal fish and steak offerings. Farmouse style deco with warm welcome from proprietor and staff. About 10 minutes outside Loule on the road towards Querenca. Well worth the drive.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clareanes | En 396 Clareanes, Loule 8100-236, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule
  • Phone Number: +351 289 438 129

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?