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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%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (23 reviews)
“prawns” (31 reviews)
“steak” (37 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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1 - 10 of 524 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Ate twice during our recent visit - same fantastic service, same great food and wine. If you have a chance visit this restaurant you wont be disappointed - our favourites were the cataplana and sole with banana...yes that is correct sole with banana.

Thank Horace4836
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Possibly the best seafood I've ever tasted, with superb service included. Alambique is something of a hidden gem near Vale do Lobo, but has a great (and well deserved) reputation for a family friendly experience. As I suffer from an allergy to garlic, many restaurants...More

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaraunt was recommended by s friend. Made very welcome on arrival. Beautiful restaraunt. Good was excellent and reasonably priced. Slight glitch in that a second glass of wine I ordered did not materialise. When I pointed this out the manager was very apologetic and...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alambique never fails to impress ! From the moment you arrive you are attended to, professionally and with great courtesy. A beautiful evening meant we sat in the palatial gardens and enjoyed an outstanding meal. Amuse Bouche of butterflied sardines, with a tomato salsa, followed...More

1  Thank shorrock41
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over the top greeting but many would think this great. Very popular always have to book so shows how popular. It's nice setting and loathe menu with good seating plan. It's not cheap but been around long time so shows it continues to impress.

Thank alangsmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extensive menu! I would recommend this restaurant to also make your list to eat at whilst on holidays.

Thank Marcia D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You won't go wrong with this place. It is 10/10 every time. Beautiful ambience and very good service/food

Thank chiefhelmet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been going to Vale do Lobo for 15+ years we had never been to this restaurant before. We have missed out as it was great and we had dinner there twice during our 20 day stay. The food was absolutely brilliant and very reasonably...More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

friendly welcome with a diverse menu to suit all tastes. some old-time classics mixed with new options and the fish of the day is always good. been visiting this place for 30 years and it gets better and better

Thank Tac113
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Alembic is always a sure thing in Quinta do Lago. The setting is pleasant with its tonelle and fountain that gives it a false South American look. The staff is very considerate and has a real concern for doing the right thing. The map...More

Thank Millenium2016
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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