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O Barradas

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Venda Nova, Silves 08300-054, Portugal
+351 282 443 308
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Columbia, South Carolina
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW!!! What and experience dining at O Barradas is dining in Paradise fresh food special the fish is so yummy. Thanks Luis for a fantastic dinner.

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UK
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant and risked taking two sets of friends there on two consecutive Saturdays! Very comfortable environment and very good food. The advice for wines was spot on both days. A new favourite.

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Thank UkDandJ
Sweden
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From Trip Advisor and Guide books we were expecting a nice evening in a good restaurant. What we had was beyond our expectations. The warmth of the proprietor and the exceptional food we will not forget. The fish "de Sal" recommended (order 24 hours in advance) but all food was perfect. We will be back!

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice setting in a beautiful garden. Although it's open all year summer evenings are definitely the best time to visit. Only fresh (not farmed) fish. Good desserts. Own winery, good selection of port wines. Dinner only.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We went after we found the address in our travel guide. We were staying nearby in a golf resort and decided to try something a bit better. We weren't disappointed! Service is personal, professional and friendly. We had a goat cheese and walnut tart, and the algarvian fishstew which both were wonderful. On our second visit we had veal fillet... More 

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Liversedge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here 10 years ago on our first trip to Portugal. Been back every visit since. The food is amazing, the service is excellent and nothing is too much trouble. The setting is lovely both indoors and outdoors and we will definitely be back again on our next visit. Highly recommended..

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Birmingham
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Try the tomato soup. It is a great indicator of how good a cook is in the kitchen. At O Barradas the tomato soup tastes like my father-in-law’s home made soup, made from his home grown tomatoes, but better. Until I tasted the tomato soup here, I would have said my father in law’s was the best. Here it tastes... More 

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

3rd time here now. Gets better every time. We were lucky enough with the weather to be able to sit outside which enhances the dining experience. Gorgeous fresh fish and a bottle of the restaurants own wine makes it really special. I love the owners passion for his restaurant. Can't wait to come back next year.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We have visited this restaurant on several occasions but our last visit was slightly less enjoyable. We were seated in the conservatory at tables without tablecloths right next to the kitchen and my chair was so close to the next table that I was regularly jolted by passing waiters and customers; not what you'd expect from a fine-dining establishment. That... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a vineyard with a restaurant in a courtyard under the trees with inside seating if the weather is inclement. Went as part of a group that had arranged a set menu (with a good selection pre-ordered). The food was superb, the wine that was included was from their vineyard the the red was a particular favourite with many... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 00:00
Monday
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Venda Nova, Silves 08300-054, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Silves
  • Phone Number: +351 282 443 308
Description
The cooking style of Restaurante "O Barradas" is based on original Portuguese cuisine and recipes adapted into a more contemporary defined taste. We only chose the best ingredients often found in the local region and serve daily fresh fish caught in Sagres and the tenderest meat from the North of Portugal (Mirandesa).

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