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The Joker

) #62 of 328 Restaurants in Quarteira $$ - $$$ , British,
Rua Goncalo Velho 13 15, Quarteira 8125-221, Portugal
+351 289 380 267
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, European
$$ - $$$
Rua Goncalo Velho 13 15, Quarteira 8125-221, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 208 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

As we are back home now decided to have fish supper sadly does not measure up to The Jokers beer batter cod chips and mushy peas ,roll on October 😁 They also serve varied menu all home made served piping hot Would thoroughly recommend this...More

Thank lorny29
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Got a warm welcome from Malcolm the owner. He was very obliging and nothing was too much trouble. The fish and chips was fabulous and you can have a smaller portion for 1 euro less. The apple pie and ice cream was gorgeous. Was disappointed...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Small bar just happened to stumble across this one evening, lovely English food, quick service good food, reasonably priced

1  Thank Marcie N
Reviewed 10 May 2017

WEdnesdays and Fridays are special as the fish and chips and mushy pees are the speciality on those nights. We have eaten at this restaurant on many nights and have never failed to have an exceptional experience. Malcolm is an excellent host and you will...More

1  Thank brigi364
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Nice friendly place, great home made meal, large portion and very tasty & well priced. Would definitely visit again.

Thank kev034
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Relaxing atmosphere, great service and excellent fish and chips! Enjoyed another evening meal of delicious cottage pie, lambs liver and roast beef with Yorkshire pudding! The whole family gave 2 thumbs up. Keep up the good work Malcolm!

Thank Oohdee
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Easy to miss, near ther Fish and Vegetable market but worth a visit if you want good British grub. We tried Fish and Chips ( superb) and Liver and Bacon(also delicious) We visited in the Winter which was great, but not sure how comfortable it...More

Thank birdyboy12
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We visited The Joker while on holiday because of the reviews we’d seen on Tripadvisor about the Fish and Chip night. I’ve got to say it wasn’t as good as people have made out. I live near the sea and have eaten MUCH better Fish...More

3  Thank Alex G
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My Huband and I came across this little restaurant while on holiday in Quarteira in January 2017. We ordered Fish and Chips and mushy peas we never thought we would get such a excellent fish and chips so far from home . Their was a...More

Thank Diane I
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Have you any outside eating space and can we bring a very small dog
6 September 2016|
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Response from Anne T | 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
Where is the joker situated
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
Are u open at lunch times
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$9 - US$17
Bar, British, Pub, European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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