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Restaurante Malveiro

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Estrada Vale de Eguas N. 169, Almancil 8135-033, Portugal
+351 917 824 131
19:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

We went to Malveiro several times during our two week vacation. The service was quick and the staff very friendly. My personal favourite was the veal stew which was slow cooked to perfection. The best I have tasted! The local wine was good and reasonably priced. I would recommend anyone staying nearby to try it, you will certainly return. By... More 

Thank Elaine186364
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Although this restaurant could be out of the way for most people, we luckily could walk here from our villa ,and wow it never disappointed. Lionel is the perfect host and so attentive and friendly. Quite a limited menu but all delicious and the local wine is gorgeous. We also tried a soft velvety port at the end of our... More 

Thank sandytoes44
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

Great Mozambique prawn curry, lovely house white wine (€15.50/bottle), very caring host. I am so glad we were recommended to go here. Please, please try this restaurant, it should be higher rated on T/A.

Thank MV1961
Bristol, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

I've been coming to the Algarve for over 10 years. This is our second visit to Malveiro and it's easily our favourite restaurant. There are fancier places in Quinta Do Lago or Val de lobo (boring, over priced, tasteless and forgettable in my opinion), but honestly the restaurants in Almancil make it truly a gastronomic quarter. Malveiro is a wonderful... More 

Thank veniceren
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

A bit of a Portuguese / Mozambique fusion feel to it. Excellent food and service and friendly staff. Be prepared to go with this season's wine and you'll be just fine.

Thank ontoeat
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Malveiros is a bit off the beaten track, but well worth a visit. The food is always good and the proprietor and staff invariably friendly and welcoming. The vegetable cake starter and the king prawn curry are particularly delicious and there are other very tasty dishes on the menu, like the steak and the goat stew. The restaurant is reasonably... More 

Thank SPVi
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

I have been going to Portugal every year for 8 years and always eat in Malveiro. The Kid Curry is my absolute favourite with the blue berry ice cream for desert. Lovely place, good atmosphere excellent staff.

Thank Efaniamh
Paris, France
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98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Like every year for the last 15+ years, we've gone for a family dinner at the Malveiro. The food is always the same and always amazing. They serve the greatest shrimp curry and that's always my choice. My kids, since they were babies, always take the veal stew and this is something to die for. The meat melts in your... More 

Thank PepitoD
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

This restaurant is a bit different and it is great. It is just a little out of town and those that know go there including many Portuguese. fantastic if you need to eat late. It is quirky, quaint and has personaility. Food is fantastic - we mostly had surf and turf comes with roast potatoes and great value at around... More 

Thank Katiebobscotland
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Such a shame one of our favourites, still same good food and a warm welcome, the king prawn curry is amazing, but no rice came, after a while I asked our waitress, she glared at me, stomped off and returned with the rice banged it down. I did tell the owner, it was such a shame it left a poor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Portuguese, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Vale de Eguas N. 169, Almancil 8135-033, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 917 824 131
The restaurant Malveiro existed for 30 years in the AlgarveGiven the specificity of our customers only serve dinner. We are open every day during the month of August. In the remaining months we closed on Sunday.We serve lunches for groups only by appointment.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?