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Ancora

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Burgau, Burgau, Portugal
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

It is very difficult to single out any one of the many excellent restaurants in Burgau as every one seems to be the best while you are there, but the next one you eat in soon takes over. All in all every restaurant in the village is very good indeed. IIn Ancora I had the steak Portugese which was immense... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here on a wet and windy night last week!! Our waitress was absolutely lovely, friendly and knowledgable. Meals and wine really nice. Waitress brought over a bowl of melon for my 9 month old which was lovely and thoughtful. Will return on next holiday here.

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Thank Joanne R
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Visited for many years always excellent. Food good quality staff friendly and always helpful. Good selection of wines and food great

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Thank Gemini0650
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

The best steak in the Algarve ! It was huge! Food is great, service is really good and the resturant itself is quite cool and quirky inside. Will definitely return !

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Thank lucyg282016
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

From coming to Burgau twice a year for the past 24 years I can say the service here has to be one of the best if not the best. Family run restaurant, Angelica and Daniel always deliver a very personal service! Great food, great portions, worth every cent!!

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Thank RJFD92
Truro, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Fabulous meal. Great service . We really enjoyed the crab starter. Will definitely be back. Steak delicious. Lamb kebab was amazing. In fact it was the best meal we had this week in Burgau.

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Thank Joanne B
Horsham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I've been dining at this restaurant for over 30 years and not once has the service, food or atmosphere let me down. Be it Angelica and Daniel, or their parents before them, the service is always fantastic, food delicious, setting fantastic. While all the dishes are so tasty my usual fayer is the seafood cocktail and the house fillet steak.... More 

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Thank Fubes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Visited twice and wish we had found this place sooner! The staff were amazingly friendly and helpful. They remembered us between visits too which we thought was nice. I had catch of the day the first visit which was beautiful. Filleted at the table too and the skill is undeniable. My partner had the steak skewers in curry sauce. They... More 

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Romford, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

The service here is very personal. The waiting staff actually discuss the menu with you so you can really make a good choice. Food was fantastic, cooked very well and full of flavour. Largr selectiok of wines and beers.Would thoroughly recommend.

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Thank EastLondonReviewer
St Helens, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant before but have never rated for Trip Advisor. This should put the record straight. We visit this area of Portugal regularly and usually manage to dine here at least once a year. On this occasion there were just the two of us. The welcome is superb. Daniel and Angelica, who run the Ancora now their Mum... More 

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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, International, European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burgau, Burgau, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau

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