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Restaurant Florian

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R Van Zanten, Almancil 8135, Portugal
+351 289 396 674
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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

When we arrived at this restaurant the first impression was good. We were seated outside in the garden which was lovely. Unfortunately, we were seated next to a table where the owner was entertaining his dinner guests, loud mouthed and swearing. When we asked if we could be moved to a quieter table, we were shown to a table for... More 

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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The good news is this restaurant has a great ambience and the lower level staff are great. The food is alright and our meal was some good, some average, none bad. The owners are an unusual couple, while we were there, the wife focused on the restaurant and customers and did a fine job, but the husband was load and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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156 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Restaurant Florian is run by a very gracious Dutch woman named Karen who welcomes you when you arrive at a lovely interior space and beautiful courtyard where the tables are widely spaced for privacy. The service is also gracious, and attentive without being obsequious. We all tried the special Florian cocktail with white port and loved it. Amuse bouches were... More 

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Thank gettingandspending
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Florian is a must visit whenever we go to the Algarve. It is the best dining available, with delicious, sophisticated food and great service, led by the lovely Karen. Highly recommended.

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Thank roy43
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was our second visit, and it is now a staple for our annual trip to the Algarve. Excellent food and service and a lovely setting. The staff are attentive and help make the whole experience a pleasant one.

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Thank Applecatcher
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87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

A thoroughly enjoyable experience dining at Restaurant Florian, with a professional but relaxed approach to service. Fillet steaks in particular were excellent.

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Thank East_Lothian_Scot
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Very good restaurant top class food . Not the cheapest place to eat for food but the wine isn't over the top in price . Another place that I find it hard to believe isn't rated higher on this site .

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London
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This restaurant is a real gem. We visited last year for the first time and it was one of the first places we booked on our return to Quinta do Lago. Karin the host is lovely and makes you feel welcome from the minute you walk in to when you leave. The waiting staff are professional, attentive and very friendly... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been to Florian's for a few months as we haven't been in Portugal since the spring. However the food, wine and service was as good as ever. We had the seafood ravioli from the specials and then the pork and the lamb, followed by apple tartlet. We sat in the wonderful garden. All in all a great evening.

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Thank Judy22391
Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting with superb food . Very friendly welcoming staff. We ordered goats cheese wrapped in filo pastry with toasted almonds , husband had king prawns .for main chateaubriand all absolutely delish . Would definitely recommend this restaurant . Great varied food and wine menu :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R Van Zanten, Almancil 8135, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 396 674

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