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Rua 25 de Abril 30, Lagos 8600-763, Portugal
+351 282 763 210
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We made the mistake of not booking a restaurant on Saturday evening and ended up here. The fact that they had so many free tables when so many other places were full did raise questions, but we had to eat somewhere (1st mistake). My wife had pork fillet with figs (in season) or prunes (according to the menu). As figs... More 

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Thank Keitht
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Just go somewhere else . Save yourself the grief . Don't ruin your day . Worst Meal Ever in Portugal in 30 years . Awful with a capital Aw .

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Thank jim C
Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

At first the service was pretty quick.............until we ordered............then we waited, and waited and waited. When our food eventually arrived, (I had the rump steak), it was barely warm and the steak was as tough as old boots and had a lot of gristle. I could only manage to eat half as it was so bad. We were totally ignored... More 

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Thank supadart
Treorchy, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The restaurant looks inviting as does the menu,however the service was terrible,we were given the food menu,no wine menu or desert menu was offered.The food took ages to arrive and when it did it was poor quality and not prepared well ,it is also quite expensive.We made our feelings known when we eventually got the bill,the staff didn't appear to... More 

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Thank melaniethomas04
ireland
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch at this restaurant. Worst meal of our holiday. Wine €5 euro per glass. Undrinkable!! Swordfish gristle and bone. Inedible. Waiter totally disinterested. Avoid this restaurant. Wish we had checked first !!

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Thank s42
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This restaurant should be rated higher than 3* on trip advisor. My partner and I had the monkfish and prawn skewer which was amazing, by far the best dinner we had out of the 7 restaurants we visited during our stay. Fantastic tasting fish and large portion sizes. The waiters were very friendly and attentive, our waiter was running around... More 

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Thank James P
Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Inflexible with menu. Ordered fish with rice. Told only could have boiled potatoes with the fish. So I changed my choice to steak . Asked for medium rare. When steak arrived it was well done. I told the waiter I asked for medium rare. There was no apology. He took the plate away. 10 mins late I was given rare... More 

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Thank Shelley A
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Popped-in here on first night in Lagos, the food was ok, I had fish which was grand, but I thought the service left a lot to be desired

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Thank Alan B
Edmonton, Canada
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123 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick lunch to this restaurant. There was not a big crowd so we figured we could get in and out quickly. We were served quick and the meal did come within about 15 minutes. The service was a bit dismissive. The portions were large, which was nice. The meal itself tasted average and bland, however.... More 

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Thank OurGreatEscapes
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was just ok. Food is acceptable but I found lack of taste. Portions very generous and the service is really slow. Location is very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 25 de Abril 30, Lagos 8600-763, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 763 210

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?