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Rua Quinta do Lago | 8135-160, Almancil 8135-162, Portugal
+351 289 394 579
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sardines” (26 reviews)
“prawns” (33 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Rua Quinta do Lago | 8135-160, Almancil 8135-162, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited Alambique with some golfing friends while visiting the Vale de Lobo area this January. Not a whole;e lot open at this time of year, but using TA ratings we went to Alambique. We were not disappointed. The restaurant was busy with a good atmosphere....More

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Whilst in Portugal was recommended to eat here. Whilst the restaurant is a lovely the food is not acceptable!!! The garlic mushrooms were terrible I would suggest they came from a tin !!! The vegan option was bland and tasteless!! Would not return and not...More

Thank Elawton1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Another visit, however this time restaurant seemed much more packed with less room per table. The menu has not changed and of a good quality, but a little disappointing with many of the options being similar. As I say quality very good, but a little...More

Thank stuartccam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I recently visited Vale Do Lobo for a few days and greatly enjoyed eating at Alambique. Choice of cuisine and wine was impressive and the dishes were perfectly prepared, cooked and seasoned. Friendly and welcoming employees.

Thank RedzerH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant offers a lot of sitting and was fully booked(holiday time). Nevertheless service was quick and friendly. There was nothing special with the plates. The shrimps were unimpressive. I would compare this type of restaurant with the van de Valk restaurants as we have...More

Thank Ursula2302
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful evening from start to finish. Beautiful decor and attentive staff. Lovely man welcomed us and all the dining staff lined up at the door to say goodbye. The food was cooked to perfection. We live in Irelands biggest white fishing port in Ireland and...More

Thank Sullivanbere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As ever on our visit to the Algarve we had dinner in this top notch restaurant. The food and beverages are really good value and pleasing to the palate and eyes. Even if you eat nothing - not recommended- the buzz ambience and charm of...More

Thank WoIman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every year 8 of us come to Portugal for a weeks golf. Every year Alambique is on our list of restasurants to eat at. Not any more. I was so disappointed with my meal this visit, that I shall not be coming back. The part...More

1  Thank 7will7
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

A beautiful restaurant with some excellent food. We both had the grilled whole fish and they were perfectly cooked. Very good wines by the glass. I’d give 5* if the service had been a bit more personal (it was professional) and if the vegetables served...More

1  Thank Howard M
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal. Even though out of season it was busy on the Friday evening we visited, always a good sign. Be warned; portion sizes are large. Steak Portuguese style is not for the light hearted! Really didn’t need a starter after the complementary...More

Thank Barney121277
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Alastair P
29 December 2017|
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Response from Malcolm H | Reviewed this property |
We have not been on NYE but as other guests have indicated, smart casual would not be out of place.
5 September 2017|
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Response from CycleGuy49 | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you contact the restaurant rather than everyone else?
22 July 2017|
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Response from Lyndsay W | Reviewed this property |
Yes that would be fine - lots of children there the evening we were there - it was lovely
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Quinta do Lago | 8135-160, Almancil 8135-162, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 394 579
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