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Henrique Leis Restaurant

Rua Vale Formoso, Almancil 8135-148, Portugal
+351 289 393 438
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (23 reviews)
“caviar” (12 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (20 reviews)
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French, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Rua Vale Formoso, Almancil 8135-148, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best in the Algarve. In the town of Almancil. Semi rustic restaurant with modern art vibe. Food is very high end , well presented and the staff are friendly and explain each course very well. Went for the tasting menu if you...More

Thank Alexgran63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is worthy of a great review on every visit. LUnch here is a memorable experience. The food and all the little extras are so delicious. The hostess was charming, and my friends and I think this has to be the best value lunch...More

Thank mandifirman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The restaurant isn't that hard to find, even though we missed it on the first time since it's kinda dark at night. We went there by car, I reckon public transport isn't as convenient or available. The service was great, frequent yet not intimidating. We...More

Thank XinnieY
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I frequent a number of cheap and cheerful restaurants in the Algarve serving authentic Portuguese food but there is also a place for fine dining whilst over there and that place, for me, is the restaurant of Henrique Leis. With a tricky entrance off the...More

3  Thank cageybee
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The whole evening was a delight. Great food, exquisitely presented and cooked to perfection. The staff could not have been more courteous and attentive. Yes, the prices are high, but quality comes at a price. Compared to some so called 5* hotel restaurants in the...More

Thank selbmur
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic lunch on the veranda to celebrate a family birthday. The food was superb throughout. The amuse bouche was a warm pumpkin veloute with beetroot meringue. I chose the tortellini to start, followed by breast of duck. The duck was perfectly pink and served with...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was our first visit to this restaurant in the evening and we opted for the tasting menu - we were not disappointed! This really is a stylish intimate restaurant serving great food. There wasn’t one dish we didn’t like and I have to admit...More

1  Thank Ann B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Approaching the building in Almancil, you might just drive past and miss this gorgeous restaurant which looks like an Alpine lodge. Believe me it is worth a visit and more so if you are a bit of a foodie who likes quality. The food is...More

1  Thank jillsy91261
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Our friends have raved about the lunch at this place for sometime so we were tempted out of Quinta do Lago for a visit. The location, by the main road from Almancil to Loule, is not inspiring but just get there as soon as you...More

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We came back to this restaurant to try out the tasting menu and it was sublime. A great variety of quality dishes, each beautifully presented with stunning flavours. Service was first class and the setting overlooking the view to the ocean perfect for sun down....More

1  Thank EddieOnTour
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Vale Formoso, Almancil 8135-148, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 393 438
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