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Local products, knowledgeable owner

We stumbled across this little shop & were introduced to the local products (carob, figs, etc) by... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
goldrush2525
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Chester, United Kingdom
Great shop for local produce

Awesome shop with great knowledge of all their products. We bought 4 different types of honeyyyyy :)

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Samuel G
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Canastra is a local shop of regional products with cane basketry, handmade serving boards in local wood and with a wide range of food products made from the most important fruits of Algarve: Figs, Almonds and Carobs. We also have products with...more
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Rua do Pe da Cruz 59, Estoi 8005-469, Portugal
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

We stumbled across this little shop & were introduced to the local products (carob, figs, etc) by the very knowledgeable owner who spoke excellent English. He explained not only the uses for each of the products but also the history & economic importance. Absolutely fascinating...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome shop with great knowledge of all their products. We bought 4 different types of honeyyyyy :)

Thank Samuel G
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Proprietor is so passionate about local produce and crafts. Produces some stunning wooden boards in his workshop below the shop as well as selling locally made baskets. Great local products mainly fig, carob and almond based - all presented beautifully. We bought some wine and...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

We came across this shop purely by chance and glad we did. The owner was very friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable about his produce without being overbearing; I learnt so much about carrobs in 10 minutes than I thought was possible! There is also an excellent...More

Thank TheAdriansM
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Found ourselves in estoi , came across this wonderful shop full of local produce, Baskets and wooden serving boards all beautifully crafted. The owner was so enthusiastic about his products, showing us the workroom where he makes his boards. Left with some lovely products, and...More

Thank 17CG1952
infocanastra, Proprietário at Canastra, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks for sharing your excellent review with our customers on Tripadvisor! We hope to see you again at Canastra shop in Estoi and we will welcome you with the same enthusiasm!

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Don't go past this small shop. Go in!! It's well worth a visit to find its treasure of high quality local produce. The owner takes time to explain the produce too. Thankyou

Thank Jasmine18_12
infocanastra, Proprietário at Canastra, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thanks Jasmine from Bristol for your very nice review! We shared it in our facebook page (facebook.com/canastraestoi) with a picture of the shop!

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Wondered past this place by accident but glad that we did. The owner is very warm and willing to talk about his wares. Picked up some really great ingredients here and learnt a little about the local area. Thanks once again!

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infocanastra, Proprietário at Canastra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks Timmy for you nice review on Tripadvisor. Your feed back is very important for us!

Reviewed 5 September 2017

So pleased we ventured into Estoi and visited this shop. The owner is so nice and very passionate about his products. He is very talented and makes wooden items out of locally sourced wood. We purchased some serving boards made out of the local carob...More

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infocanastra, Owner at Canastra, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks for your very kind review dear customers! To produce a carob cutting board for you was a pleasure! Thanks for letting me know that nice location merged into carob orchards, was beautiful! Hope to see you again at Canastra!

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Owner is very friendly and welcoming He is very knowledgeable about the products and the local producers and was able to tell us a little story about each product. He is clearly very passionate about what he does while at the same time not making...More

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infocanastra, Proprietário at Canastra, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thanks Peter for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We try to transmit the sane passion to our kind customers and is really rewarding to read your excellent feed back! You are always welcome!

Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were in luck, as the owner saw us standing in front of the shop and opened just for us. He's a great guy and told us a lot about all the regional products (food, oil, wine. baskets, lots of different food) and how it...More

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infocanastra, Proprietário at Canastra, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thanks Paul for taking time to write a review on tripadvisor! It is very rewarding to read such opinion on our shop! We hope to see you again at Canastra.

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