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Rua 5 de Outubro 20, Albufeira 8200-109, Portugal
+351 289 515 755
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today on the special €5.50 deal, chicken fillet with mushroom sauce, rice & salad, it was lovely! My husband had the chicken kebab which wasn't on the deal but he wasn't disappointed! Lovely food, good service, the waiter could just do with a bit more good customer service etiquette 😊

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Skarnes, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wonderful Fado and great food served in the very special atmosphere of the old theatre. I will especially recommend the tasty Cataplana. The excellent service and thoughtfulness og the staff made me fell like a princess.

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South Bend, Indiana
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were lured into this place by a guy on the street. Enticed by the opportunity to hear some Fado, we took the bait and entered. We were seated at a balcony table and promptly approached. The music was good and the food decent. However, one crazy waiter tainted our whole experience. If you want a truly Portuguese experience, you... More 

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middlesbrough
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a former theatre, and as such is a really atmospheric space to have a meal in. They have a live band on certain nights, and you can book a table looking out onto the street below. The waiters are friendly enough, and the service is efficient, but the food alas, was only average, after the build up of... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Had a lunch there, were disappointed,we tried the chicken and the fish both were cooked far too much almost burnt and the chips seemed as if they were warmed up from the previous day.Staff were very friendly.

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Thank janine122
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great place with great food, very traditional in a gorgeous old building.Staff very lovely, we ate on one of the tiny balconies overlooking the street..Great place..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant on the 5/10. My partner had the chicken cataplana whilst I had the surf and turf. Both meals arrived quickly and were if an excellent standard with my steak being cooked perfectly medium rare and my partners meal was also of a high standard. During our meal a table on one of the balconies became available... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a great place to sample Fado Music. The performance made the evening. The food is fine, but not outstanding. I ordered Leg of Lamb, which was quite good, but it tasted more like beef than lamb. The service was very good and they did give our group complimentary port at the end of the evening.

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france
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We got hooked at the door to eat at this resto one busy evening. The show is great! Live music and entertainment Portuguese style Food arrived a bit slow and some plates arrived even burnt Almost as if they had forgotten the order on the stove I would come back but only for drinks

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

What a find this place was. Tucked away upstairs in an old theatre, the guy downstairs was handing out flyers for a set lunch - always dubious with these types of things but how wrong was I! Well worth EUR5.50.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 5 de Outubro 20, Albufeira 8200-109, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 515 755
Description
Fine dining with tradition. Atrium Restaurant. Set in the heart of Old Town Albufeira this former Theatre dates back over 100 years.In this beautifully restored building you can taste a selection of Portugal’s favourite dishes; including fresh fish, meat and the famous ‘Cataplana’.There is no better setting than the high Theatre walls, to carry the sound of live, traditional ‘Fado’ music.The welcoming, relaxing atmosphere is the perfect opportunity to take in the cultural tastes and sounds of Portugal.

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