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A Eira do Mel

Estrada do Castelejo | Apartado 12, Vila do Bispo 8651-999, Portugal
+351 282 639 016
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“nougat” (6 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
“chorizo” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International
$$ - $$$
Estrada do Castelejo | Apartado 12, Vila do Bispo 8651-999, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awesome tasting great quality food! The prices are not typical for this area, rather on the expensive side when compared, but the quality and taste is outstanding!

Thank Sascha M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

You can tell that the A Eira do Mel has joined the slow food movement. We ate there three times (had the lamb, the wild pork and the cataplana) and every time the food was excellent. This combined with a cozy atmosphere and friendly service...More

Thank Matz1969
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Did not See to much kitchens in the area. But my experience tells me, its one oft the best in the region. Excellent conception. Liked it very mich.

Thank Wolfgang W
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

For a restaurant in Portugal is a bit over priced for what they offer in terms of customer service and price of food and specially wines. The price of some wine is really exaggerated. Food was good but maybe a re assessment of target of...More

Thank Pedro G
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had 2 waitresses, one of them rushing us and the other one was lovely. As starter we had fresh oysters which very the best I've ever had. As main, we ordered rabbit (fantastic taste) and octopus (very delicious). Both dishes were served in a...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Honestly I had a run of emotions over my curried shrimps dish. I was equally happy to tears and almost crying to the memories its taste called back. Everything else on the list was equally superb.

Thank Dimitar A
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

After a week in Portugal, for the second time, after dining at places that were among the best on tripadvisor or other guides we can say that A Eira do Mel cannot possibly be number 11 in Vila do Bispo. This is by far the...More

Thank Steffed
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

If you are after alocal sea food place this is it. With a very nice setting this place pffers great local sea food. The octapus catapalana withsweet potatoes is a must.

Thank chovavz
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after a morning visiting the fortress in Sagres, following the very good reviews for this restaurant. Arrived at 12:10 to find the door locked, so I peered through the window and was noticed by the matron who ignored me for a...More

Thank Michael Thomas S
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Just lovely! We were hosted by a charming and knowledgeable waiter who was happy to advise and suggest items. Our main course was the prawn, chorizo and pork cataplana and it was beautifully spiced. We had fig nougat for dessert which was surprisingly good. The...More

Thank Kath D
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Response from Wolfgang W | Reviewed this property |
you can find their phone-number on tripadvisor. they speak english pretty well...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Castelejo | Apartado 12, Vila do Bispo 8651-999, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vila do Bispo
  • Phone Number: +351 282 639 016
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