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The Grape Vine

Urb.do Espiche , 39 | Espiche , Lagos 8600-109, Espiche, Portugal
+351 282 768 795
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“steak” (32 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Urb.do Espiche , 39 | Espiche , Lagos 8600-109, Espiche, Portugal
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Sailing friends who lived for many years in South Africa and now live in Lagos took us to The Grape Vine for lunch (10/26/18). As it was Friday, the lunch special was fish and chips. We all ordered the special. Lunch started with an excellent...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julia P
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Spent a very pleasant evening with Leo at The Grape Vine. He’s an amazing chef and host with a South African influence. He cooks, serves and still finds time to bring you drinks from his well stocked bar. You won’t be disappointed, but book in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Resort627719
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

so surpised, gentle people , the food was something from another world, friendly people, a giant portion of food , continue with the good . thank you so much

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Companion818255
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch and enjoyed the beef wrap served with salad and fries - all great quality and reasonably priced - as were the South African wines on offer. Recommended for lunch or dinner (but you may need to book for dinner).

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AndyPike
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

My family and I had an amazing lunch and drinks! Typical South African dishes, brought back memories. The staff are super friendly and the food is great. Generously served and super tasty. Highly recomend ir!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Justin P
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Grape Vine many times and wether you have just one of their delicious sandwiches for lunch or a South African special for dinner you won’t be disappointed. The menu is varied and there are daily 3 course specials . Try...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank William Keith G
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I always make a point of trying the local cuisine when we are abroad and were pleasantly surprised to find this little jem. The chef/owner is South African and there were a couple of main dishes I would have liked to tried...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Julie2shoes
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We visited the grapevine for both food and drinks and found it very good. It was reasonably priced with good service. Nice terrace that gets the evening sun

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited twice, both times a top notch experience, unpretentious, delicious and friendly service, had the mixed grill, wife had prawns, good wine and unrushed service, book so you are not disappointed, cheers boet, see you soon.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank nkcliff
Reviewed April 26, 2018

My partner is a vegetarian, so we enquired if vegetarians were catered for, reply yes but we need a day or two notice. On the strength of that we placed a booking for the following night. The host didn't disappoint, he prepared a really tasty...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Grapevine1946
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Questions & Answers
September 1, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from claytops | Reviewed this property |
It's 4 months since we were in Portugal we often found it closed but then it would reopen.
September 1, 2018|
Response from William Keith G | Reviewed this property |
No not sure - sometimes he closes without too much notice. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Urb.do Espiche , 39 | Espiche , Lagos 8600-109, Espiche, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Espiche
  • Phone Number: +351 282 768 795
  • E-mail
Located in a traditional Portuguese village, yet within 5 minutes of the beautiful beach at Praia da Luz, The Grape Vine serves a range of international dishes in a relaxed and friendly environment. All our dishes are prepared in our kitchen and made using only fresh ingredients. Customers are invited to come along to enjoy a glass of wine from our extensive list of world wines. We also stock a choice of beers and soft drinks! We hope you visit us soon.
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