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Solar do Farelo

Varzea do Farelo | Portimão, Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao 8500-160, Portugal
+351 964 080 719
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Varzea do Farelo | Portimão, Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao 8500-160, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I visit this restaurant every year and have always been delighted with the choices available and the friendly service. Fernando the host, ensures that produce of the highest quality is used to provide the dishes on offer. The chef is extremely talented...More

Thank templeschoolhouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant a few times, although the food is excellent I feel it's got very expensive over the time we have been going, so not sure I want to spend so much

1  Thank Maria528785
Fernando D, Proprietário at Solar do Farelo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Maria Thank you for your advise. Over the times every thing get more and more expensive...and I just use the best produces.And I think it depends as well on what you have ordered. Best regards. Hope to see again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch twice this last week whilst in Portugal. Set menu €14.50 - starter (garlic butter, fresh bread, garlic carrots & olives); a large variety of main courses which change according to supply and dessert. For a further €2.50 as much wine (red or...More

1  Thank ACHLancashire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely .. excellent food, brilliant value / quality .. lamb chops are divine, the owner / waiter is very friendly and welcoming .. would recommend without a doubt .. booking is advised .. we need to revisit very soon!

1  Thank Grace H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Solar on every visit. Lovely views from the dining room, great welcome and amazing food. The wine from the barrel is just perfect.👍This restaurant is a must.Booking is strongly advised.

1  Thank Ursula D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our first visit to this fabulous restaurant run by Fernando. He makes a point of remembering your names, providing the most personalised service I have ever experienced. And the lunch time menu was excellent. Great idea if serving yourself to endless wine at...More

1  Thank LouisWood
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Been to this restaurant many times over the past few years and it never disappoints. It is our must do restaurant when in the Algarve and we visited 3 times during our 10 day stay. The host, Fernando, is very friendly and accommodating. The food...More

1  Thank Dennis O
Reviewed 21 June 2017

we have been before its 15 mins in a car but if you like your wine as much as your food. get a taxi at lunch Fernando only charges 2.50 euro per person and you can quaff as many glasses of vino as you like...More

1  Thank Joe C
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We visited twice during our stay and well it is just amazing. Staff are so friendly and the restaurant is beautiful. Food is so fresh and delicious and beautifully presented. The main point is the unlimited wine. You pay €4.50 each and help yourself as...More

1  Thank KernowBoys
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The owner is a very friendly multilingual man that will serve you with a smile and recommends his quality food and drinks with such and enthusiasm that you might walk out with a too full stomach and a heftier bill than you expected but every...More

Thank Bearchef
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3 June 2017|
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Response from AC690Flyer | Reviewed this property |
No there isno outdoor eating as fsr as i know
Nick C
17 March 2017|
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Response from Fernando D | Property representative |
Hi Nick. 18.30 please. Regards. Fernando
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8 March 2017|
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Response from Fernando D | Property representative |
Visa card accepted.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Varzea do Farelo | Portimão, Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao 8500-160, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Mexilhoeira Grande
  • Phone Number: +351 964 080 719
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Opening hours: Lunch Time: Open from 12:00 to 16:00 (kitchen service until 15:00) Dinner Time: Open from 18:30 to midnight (kitchen service until 21:30) The restaurant is closed sunday evening and all day monday.
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