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Simply Tapas and Vinho

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Estrada de Vale do Lobo N 862 | Escanxinas, Almancil 8135-016, Portugal
+351 289 391 145
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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

arrived with 11 of my close friends on Friday 19th may ....we had the chefs table which is a higher than normal table with high stools ,,,perfect in my opinion ...the staff were fantastic and very attentive ....i can not fault the food ...its superb....the cheeks are to die for as are the ribs ....we ate so much and accompanied... More 

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Thank peter w
frederico s, Owner at Simply Tapas and Vinho, responded to this review

Hello Peter. Thank you for your kind words. Chefs table in the Adega it is perfect for a group of friends want to enjoy some wine that are around you, and also thank you to follow our suggestion on the wine. Cheers and hope to see you again. Fred & The Team More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love his place, really well decorated and welcoming inside and lovely outside seating area. Large selection of wines from all over the world and amazing tapas. I would definatly recommend the cheeseboard and the porks cheeks were amazing! Will definatly be eating here again on my next visit to the Algarve! And have to try one of their desserts next... More 

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Thank 326chaz
frederico s, Owner at Simply Tapas and Vinho, responded to this review

Hello 326chazz. Thank you very much for your review, we are so happy that you had a good time. See you on your next trip to Algarve. Cheers Fred & The Team More 

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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading all the excellent reviews we were looking forward to our lunchtime experience. The food was lovely, but after expecting the tapas to be brought out a couple of dishes at a time, it was brought out all at once, so by the time we got to the delicious lamb tagine and chicken curry it was cold. Also the... More 

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Thank Nicola J
frederico s, Owner at Simply Tapas and Vinho, responded to this review

Hello Nicola J, we are really sorry if you didn't have the best experience with us, i do apologize if our waiter was inappropriate but it wasn't because she needed to go, as we don't close all day. Again I am so sorry about your experience, and I hope you come back, so we can make it 100% better for... More 

Vilamoura, Portugal
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us visited almost one year after our previous visit and were hugely disappointed. The greetings and service were excellent but the food was bland and in some cases did not reflect the menu description. Spicy chicken wings that were not in any way spicy, Mexican? spicy meat wrap that contained good old mince with peas and carrot, not... More 

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Thank isimmy
frederico s, Owner at Simply Tapas and Vinho, responded to this review

Thank you for your review isimmy, sorry you didnt enjoy our Tapas & sangria. Maybe another time. Ps can you please describe me how Iceland fish cakes tastes? Cheers Fred More 

Burton Leonard
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come here every time we are in the area and it never disappoints. Great value lunch pâté and red onion chutney amazing and the tapas dishes were all excellent. Highly recommend

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Thank harehounds112
frederico s, Owner at Simply Tapas and Vinho, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Hoping to see you again. Cheers Fred & The Team More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Simply between official lunch time and dinner time. And we were lucky enough to find a special offer for this period: tapas menu. 3 tapas, olives and paté for strater and ice cream for dessert. We were 4 so we could choose 12 different tapas from the available 13. :) All was fantastic! Don't miss some good... More 

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Thank Gergely T
frederico s, Owner at Simply Tapas and Vinho, responded to this review

Hello Gergely T. Thank you very much for your review. Looking forward to seeing you again. Fred & The Team More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Come here frequently, fabulous staff, food and wine. Very reasonably priced and a great atmosphere. Private room by bar....perfect for a party.

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Thank Helen G
frederico s, Owner at Simply Tapas and Vinho, responded to this review

Thank Helen for your lovely review . Looking forward to seeing you again. Cheers Fred & The Team More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having driven past it a couple of times on our way to and from the villa we decided it would be a good place to have an extended lunch on our last day before flying late in the evening. It was a good decision! The selection of both hot and cold tapas was incredible and we found it difficult to... More 

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Thank DevonMillieBrown
frederico s, Owner at Simply Tapas and Vinho, responded to this review

Thank you Devonmilliebrown for you kind words, we are very happy you enjoyed ou simply tapas. Looking forward to seeing again. Cheers Fred & The Team More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Early evening few Tapas's and great glass of wine...High end Villa owners spot...I like it...Comfortable. Food well done...I also like the cosy bar area where the lads hang out...

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Thank Douglas B
frederico s, Owner at Simply Tapas and Vinho, responded to this review

Thank you Dough, It is always a pleasure to see you!!! Cheers Fred & The Team More 

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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed, food was good staff very friendly, loved the tangine Will be visiting again as we are in the area quite a lot.

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Thank 229michelleg229
frederico s, Owner at Simply Tapas and Vinho, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. See you soon Cheers Fred & The Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$28
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Contemporary, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada de Vale do Lobo N 862 | Escanxinas, Almancil 8135-016, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 391 145
Description
Simply Tapas and Vinho has taken the locals by storm and has quickly established itself to be the place to be and the place to be seen in. After considerable research in Spain, chef has put his own slant on many well known and traditional favourites as well as other more adventurous and interesting fare. If you are with a large party the Chef's Table provides the perfect setting. Whilst there check out the wide selection of gourmet delicacies on sale as well as a great selection of fine wines at reasonable prices.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?