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The Joker

Rua Goncalo Velho 13 15, Quarteira 8125-221, Portugal
+351 289 380 267
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (36 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Goncalo Velho 13 15, Quarteira 8125-221, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normally eat the local cuisine but as it was fish and chip friday had to have one of these and was not disappointed .Great little pub.

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We went for tea to have fish and chips and wasn’t disappointed. The chips homemade and the fish in a really nice batter and mushy peas. The pub is a quaint British pub. When there it was very busy and would highly recommend 👍🏻

Thank gusfoy1
Reviewed 9 November 2017

nearly three years later and a few days wait for winter opening hours it was a pleasure to again visit the joker.on arrival I immediately spotted a Huddersfield town shirt belonging to an expat, I went along again that evening and enjoyed lovely fish and...More

Thank mcc1884
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Can’t believe until last Friday that we’d never experienced Jokers ever before! We had Fish n Chips which were fantastic. (We’ve been in the business over 25 years and for hubby to say they were as good as his, well) empty plates spoke for themselves....More

1  Thank Mandy B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Was happy to stumble upon a British pub whilst on holiday. Very welcoming host and service. The steak and ale pie was very good and very reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend if you want a good British meal

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple of times over the years from holidaying in Quarteria and it still serves wonderful food! The menu is of a traditional English restaurant and all home cooked, absolutely beautiful and excellent value for money. The owners are lovely and welcoming and...More

2  Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice during our 6 night stay. We had the Fish & Chips which was the best I have ever eaten. Staff were really friendly and even opened up a little earlier to accommodate us as we were flying home. Really good value for...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Malcolm is a very welcoming host. Food very good and Sunday lunch is excellent. Also you must try the fish and chips.

1  Thank paulpalace
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The fish and chips were cooked to perfection, and the service we received was also very good considering there was a large party sat down when we arrived

2  Thank bobbyb49
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We spent 30 days in Quarteira and all our meals at The Joker apart from when they were closed. Excellent food and service. Malcolm & Grace were very good hosts. They couldn't be more friendly. It didn't take long before you were on first name...More

2  Thank Johnny B
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Questions & Answers
6 September 2016|
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Response from MrMrsB14 | Reviewed this property |
I would ask Malcom and Grace, if you're sat in the bar area by the doors they might let a well behaved small dog in?
Norman R
29 February 2016|
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Response from doppa24 | Reviewed this property |
Directly opposite the Fish Market is a pub known as 'The Drunken Duck'. As you look at the Drunken Duck from the Fish Market there is a street to the left of the Duck, the Joker is about 20 yds down that street.
Norman R
18 February 2016|
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Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
Open for dinner Tuesday, Wednesday , Friday and Saturday. Lunch Wednesday and Thursday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Goncalo Velho 13 15, Quarteira 8125-221, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 380 267
Opening hours: Dinners: Tues-Sat from 6.30pm. Lunches: Wed & Sun 12-2.30pm Closed Monday & Thursday. Menu of the day: Main course + dessert + drink €10.95. Sunday Roast 2 courses + drink €9.95 Wednesday + Friday: Our famous Fish & Chips
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