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Clareanes | En 396 Clareanes, Loule 8100-236, Portugal
+351 289 438 129
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Tavira, Faro, Portugal
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A bit off the way on a dark rainy night.Definitely worth driving another 10minutes. Wonderful ambiance,I can imagine on a warm night,sitting in the garden.Food was a real treat,full of taste.Wine was divine.We will be back in numbers!

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Thank Laura P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best food we had in Loule; charming family run restaurant; may be hard to get a seat during peak hours.

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Algarve, Portugal
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I have had meals here several times over the past few months and would return anytime. The food is great, authentic, full of flavour. I've tried the wild boar, the rabbit, the fish and other dishes and it's difficult to choose my favourite. The service is attentive. The setting in the countryside is great and the terrace outside is perfect!

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Thank jrfc
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Visited for the first time for an evening meal in October. The restaurant was a little quiet which was a shame because the food was absolutely incredible. Had excellent scrambled eggs with prawns to start, followed by Iberian pork shoulder which was utterly historic and without doubt one of the finest pork dishes I have ever tried. For pudding you... More 

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North West England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

First ever meal in Portugal maybe Set the bar too high Three people ,three different meals ,three different courses All excellent returned for second time just as good. Portuguese steak as good as anywhere Lamb succulent and perfectly cooked Prawn ,clam and scrambled egg starters all first class Service perfect in every way Good English with humour

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very glad we phoned to reserve a table for Sunday lunch, all outside tables filled up with English, German and Portuguese diners, many clearly returners. Delicious prawns in ginger and mackerel also in ginger starters. Steak and crunchy topped lamb for seconds and lemon meringue pie and chocolate cake to follow. Efficient and friendly service and lots of space inside... More 

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Thank fooderella
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

You can always count on being served well here with well cooked Portuguese food. We often take guests who are in the Algarve for a short visit. They enjoy the special local dishes and the terrace with lovely views or the typically decorated Portuguese farmhouse.

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Thank Susan F
Cognac, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very much true Portuguese cooking , several hearty casserole type dishes with the more normal fish and steak offerings. Farmouse style deco with warm welcome from proprietor and staff. About 10 minutes outside Loule on the road towards Querenca. Well worth the drive.

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Thank Reiverone
Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We have been returning to this restaurant for several years now. The food and service are consistantly very good. It is family run, and the menu changes sufficiently to maintain interest. Keep up the good work!

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Thank Graham H
Sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Beautiful outdoor setting under the trees and away from the road side. Would describe the menu as cross between Portuguese and French. Delicious meal, generous portions, excellent wine. The set menu for lunch (3 courses and coffee) for 16.50 which was excllent value.

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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, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clareanes | En 396 Clareanes, Loule 8100-236, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule
  • Phone Number: +351 289 438 129

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?