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Pig & Whistle

Main Street towards Faro, Almancil 8135, Portugal
+351 289 395 216
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salted cod” (5 reviews)
“calves liver” (9 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
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Contemporary, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street towards Faro, Almancil 8135, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

9pm booking and nice table in the garden on warm September evening. Nice welcome but after that service went down hill. Of 4 Rose only 1 left which was average and not chilled. Vegetable soup was cream vegetables despite waiter not quite knowing how it...More

1  Thank alangsmith
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We visit the Pig & Whistle every year we stay in Almancil. We take our friends each time who all just like us agree it is the best food of all restaurants in the area. The setting is just lovely and the food is absolutely...More

Thank jofoster2017
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Been several times before but always risky to assume another visit will be as good. This restautant styles itself as international cuisine which with a somewhat limited menu seems an ambitious handle. The meal this time was nicely presented but the chicken was tender but...More

2  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A small quaint restaurant on the high street with enclosed outside garden area. Good varied menu with a twist. Excellent food and service, very attentive, background music playing. Started off many years ago as a British pub, now run by two brothers.

Thank CulinaryCook
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We come to this part of the Algarve regularly throughout the year. It has been some years since we dined in this quaint little restaurant on the main road into Almancil. We made up for our non attention to this place recently and were very...More

Thank WoIman
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant, lovely atmosphere and excellent food. The prawns and fillet steak were exceptional and the service is outstanding.

Thank EmJanes
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This was the first time I'd been to the restaurant and I'm a real meat eater so went for the fillet steak; literally melted in my mouth, the best steak I've ever had. Loved the pork crackling strips too. Dessert was just as good, I...More

Thank DnDCooper
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst we had a nice meal it just was not the standard of last year - menu choice was smaller, service was good but not excellent (trying too hard and needs to more welcoming and friendly), had the steak which was over salted and therefore...More

Thank ksav3159
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Loved it ...came highly recommended and didn't disappoint, lovely food excellent service, don't be put off by the location, looks fabulous once you're inside!

Thank thebreens2016
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We have been here on 3 occassions, and have not been disappointed yet. The food is always excellent, with a varied menu and always intetesting wines. Most importantly it is always very good value and would have no hesistation in recommending it.

Thank Michael W
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Gary W
26 August 2016|
Response from Caroline J | Reviewed this property |
You had better call the restaurant !
12 August 2016|
Response from lifeluvinlou | Reviewed this property |
You should call them and find out?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$33
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street towards Faro, Almancil 8135, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 395 216
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