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Fortaleza da Luz Restaurante

Avenida dos Pescadores No 3 | Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-130, Portugal
+351 282 789 926
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“prawns” (50 reviews)
“black pig” (12 reviews)
“pork” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida dos Pescadores No 3 | Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-130, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Menu too vast would not recommend or return An excellent setting overlooking sea But let down by menu.

Thank Humph3
Reviewed 3 days ago

12 of us turned up the staff were very helpful and friendly and soon accommodated us on a large table. The food choice was great and catered for all tastes. The wine flowed as too the beers all at a reasonable cost. Would highly recommend

Thank Courtenay I
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have eaten here very frequently over the years and always avoid high season. However they were clearly understaffed on this visit as ordering was a problem. The Lamb chanfana is usually excellent but a new chef had changed the recipe and turned a usually tasty...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had the rack of lamb aaaaamazing!! So tasty. My friend had a prawn and fish dish also very good. Skip the music on a wednesday night. A bit like elevator music. Views amazing. Very relaxing.

Thank scamp7695
Reviewed 6 days ago

Family of five of us visited on a Saturday evening, it was not very busy but appeared the staff try everything to look busy and ignore you as much as possible, took 20 minutes just to ask if we wanted a drink

Thank 452IanT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is beautifully located directly on the coast with a terrific view over the sea and western part of Praia da Luz. Alas, that's where most of the good impressions end, too. Service staff lack friendliness, meals are mediocre at best. My wife's "saltimbocca"...More

Thank Jochen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and Becky took the Olds here for the jazz lunch buffet. The setting is idyllic and although windy was great. They have a resident band for the lunch time on Sunday which makes it so chilled. Now on to the food, it was freshly...More

Thank The_Poppys030514
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant and outside space to this restaurant is lovely. A really nice place to sit and eat. Food is good but a little dated now - could do with updating their menu.

Thank gayle m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything from the service, to the food, lovely mojitos and amazing view made for an enjoyable evening. Thanks!

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous food in a beautiful setting. Beautiful views out to sea. Excellent quality and generous portions. I can highly recommend the salmon. Varied menu and reasonable prices. Courteous, friendly staff, great service. Reservation recommended.

Thank Taitfamilyhols
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida dos Pescadores No 3 | Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-130, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Luz
  • Phone Number: +351 282 789 926
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17th Century Fortress serving traditional Portuguese; freshly prepared, locally sourced with breath taking views across the coastline.
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