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Burgau, Burgau, Portugal
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (15 reviews)
“liver” (3 reviews)
“peas” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, International, European
$$ - $$$
Burgau, Burgau, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

We were a party of 6 and had a delicious meal. Great steaks, great fish. Friendly, funny staff made for a perfect evening. We'll be back!

Thank crwhittaker58
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Ancora in Burgau, because we heard and read such positive comments about this restaurant. Unfortunately, we were rather disappointed- perhaps our expectations were too high. We had dinner at the restaurant on a rather quiet evening. The staff was very pleasant and...More

Thank smettbo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been holidaying in burgau for over 10 years and always have eaten in this our favourite restaurant, we have recently had a family holiday in the village and had a lovely meal with a new menu Angelica and all the staff were as...More

Thank Sharon J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pleasant setting and attentive staff. Food was sensational and looked very professional when served. Would likely have to book in peak season. Although our guests had been in Burgau a few times before, this place had eluded them. I am sure they will be...More

Thank c0uperb
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This little piece of beautiful dining, juxtaposed with the casual beach location of Burgau, takes one initially by surprise. Walking into the restaurant gives the air of hedonistic elegance of the French or English 'entitled' as is experienced on a movie set of times past....More

Thank Ellena H
Reviewed 29 November 2016

One of the best restaurants in Burgua. Angelique and Daniel are so friendliy and warm you feel more like family the guests. Food is always superb and plentiful . House wine good too . Don't miss it booking advised.

1  Thank Jan G
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Ancora always greets us warmly and presents a menu to enjoy lingering over, likewise the wine list. The food is of a consistently high standard, be it fresh local fish cooked to perfection or more exotic dishes with a creative combination of flavours. The charming...More

Thank MNHLagos
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We ate at this restaurant once but would love to have returned but unfortunately ran out of time. It is a little more expensive than others in the vicinity but well worth the extra to ensure that you get wonderfully fresh, quality, well cooked and...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of cringy customer care so many darling comments from the staff it became over the top so much so that the food became irrelevant The food was ok but expensive given the rest of Burgau You're paying a big premium for glib service

Thank malcolmjonez
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely Restaurant ambient super friendly service and delicious food with creative menues based to the roots of portugal Thx to Angelica and crew for lovely perfect nights

Thank Oliver S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the restaurant open in January?
22 October 2016|
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Response from susan b | Reviewed this property |
As I understand it they do close over winter from November to March I think. I have only ever visited the restaurant in May, June and July.
Irene S
We have been to you restaurant before and loved it Do you have online booking?
19 July 2015|
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Response from Fubarski | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge they don't. Just give them a call to make a booking as they all speak good English.
Anne M
How to book a table on June 9th at 7pm as we are only in the area for I night
29 May 2015|
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Response from atw1946 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we are in the UK , but knock on the rear door from 16 .30 , or keep ringing that number
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burgau, Burgau, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau
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