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Casa Velha

Rua Formosa, Quinta do Lago 8135-162, Portugal
+351 289 394 983
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“risotto” (3 reviews)
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French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Rua Formosa, Quinta do Lago 8135-162, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want genuine 5 star silver service look no further. This beautiful sited restaurant has it in spades. My wife and I had a memorable meal here on Tuesday 26 June. Staff unbelievable yet unobtrusive. It comes at a price but excellence Invariably does.

Thank jacobean10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, the food was impeccable as was the service! The foie gras for starter was sublime and followed up with the tournedos beef filet for main, ordered medium and came perfect nice and pink but not under. Apple tart tatin to finish what was a...More

Thank RG182013
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to this restaurant for years and it has always been a firm favourite so it's such a shame to not leave a 5 star review, but this time it just didn't live up to expectations. The wine waiter was clearly very...More

1  Thank meridian-payne
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Wowzer’s not very often I’m lost for words !! But simply all I can say is that if you are in Quinta then you really must come to this simply stunning restaurant !! From start to finish simply blown away by the amazing food, amazing...More

Thank Bradley M
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

What a pleasure returning to Casa Velha. As ever, Céline’s warm welcome is so special. The entire staff are attentive and courteous and efficient. The amuse-bouches are lougre watering succulent. Our meal tonight was simply amazing: carabiñeros followed by sea-bass for my wife; foie gras...More

1  Thank Philip893
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here on the 14th of February. It’s an old favourite and we were not disappointed. A set menu but lovely Food prepared by Yannick and fantastic front of house service from Celine and her Team. Casa Velha is not...More

Thank Jacaran
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

The whole dining experience was first class. Ambiance, food, wine ,service; all excellent. The evening was faultless

Thank Steve Q
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

I had dinner at Casa Velha and enjoyed the experience very much. The interior design, service, food quality & preparation were outstanding. I love this place and can‘t wait to come back.

Thank 67MT
Reviewed October 13, 2017

This is a very friendly family run restaurant with a wide variety of choice and everything we chose was excellent, can't recommend this highly enough

1  Thank Donald F
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Great restaurant with efficient friendly staff. The food was delicious and the wine choice great. The cover selection was enjoyable and amuse bouche was very tasty. The starter choice of Fios Gras de Franco was again very tasty and the grilled Fios Gras was a...More

1  Thank Brianheliman M
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February 23, 2017|
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Response from Beate R | Reviewed this property |
At the evening we were there two couples with children joined 4-6 years But it is not your usual Italien resto where children are very welcome And the Menü has no special dishes for children
September 19, 2016|
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Response from TMac1984 | Reviewed this property |
yes its fine. there is a taxi drop off area.
May 25, 2016|
Response from tonyjames4040 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Fairly casual. I was wearing jeans
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Formosa, Quinta do Lago 8135-162, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quinta do Lago
  • Phone Number: +351 289 394 983
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The enjoyment of a fine meal here is not limited to just your taste buds - the whole experience is to be savoured and enjoyed. Summer dining at Casa Velha is on the gorgeous patio. Fabulous food, sunsets and starlight, and magnificent views across the lake. An experience that is hard to beat.
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