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O Alambique

Poco Barreto, Silves 8300-042, Portugal
+351 282 449 283
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Poco Barreto, Silves 8300-042, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is absolutely nothing negative about this place. You're welcomed with kindness, you're well taken care of, the food is delicious and well presented, the restaurant decoration is pleasant... We were/are happy customers!!!! Other guests seemed happy too. We will certainly go back without hesitation.

Thank Katy4Smile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten often here over last 2 years. Last time September 29 2017, previously mid July 2017. Consistently very good food. Run by a "gewandt Dame" (sophisticated lady) who knows her technicals, food, delivery and prep. The menu is not extensive but good. Each dish...More

Thank rlp1865
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We visited with our children, in laws and and older cousin. My in laws have been a few times over the years but not for the last 6 years. Nevertheless, the owner seemed to recognize them and greeted us as if we were family. She...More

Thank Ciara M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this place twice during our 3 weeks stay. Found it through Michelin guide which award O Alambique with recommendation numerous times. The place is small they accept limited number of people daily. So one should about making reservation in advance. Dining room is...More

Thank Evgeny D
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

A small intimate restaurant, but that's not to say crowded, service moves at a relaxed pace as if you were at a dinner party. The food was fantastic, for example an unlisted appetiser between the tapas'esque cover and the starter of ham and figs from...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

owner as friendly as ever; recognised us at once. Despite being fairly busy, the restaurant gave us a lot of attention. The food was well prepared, too. All in all, a nice evening!

Thank Yves F
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Having read the positive reviews on TripAdvisor we decided to try out this restaurant. It was a fabulous experience from start to finish, the owner/host was most helpful, our party included 2 fussy teenagers but this did not present a problem for the restaurant, they...More

1  Thank Sue C
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a holiday in Portugal with family and friends. We dined in O'Alambique on 5 separate occasions each time with different friends in groups ranging from 5 to 12 diners. While we had the absolute pleasure of being here last year none of...More

1  Thank barryck
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

During our ten day holiday we ate dinner here twice and thoroughly enjoyed both meals. There were some very interesting dishes on offer and everything we had was good. We tried two different Portuguese white wines, both were excellent. Service was friendly, helpful and extremely...More

Thank Phil__cleeve
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Owner Marlen couldn't have given us a better evening, the restaurant boasts a very warm atmosphere, whilst serving some of the most delicious food I have ever eaten in Portugal. Service in the restaurant is on par with Michelin star restaurants. Everything is homegrown and...More

Thank 987ninam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poco Barreto, Silves 8300-042, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Silves
  • Phone Number: +351 282 449 283
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