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Ancora

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Burgau, Burgau, Portugal
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Aachen, Germany
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Ancora in Burgau, because we heard and read such positive comments about this restaurant. Unfortunately, we were rather disappointed- perhaps our expectations were too high. We had dinner at the restaurant on a rather quiet evening. The staff was very pleasant and friendly, the service certainly is to high standard. Everything we tasted was good individually, but... More 

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Thank smettbo
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been holidaying in burgau for over 10 years and always have eaten in this our favourite restaurant, we have recently had a family holiday in the village and had a lovely meal with a new menu Angelica and all the staff were as always attentive and so friendly excellent food in a superb location , the fillet steak... More 

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Thank Sharon J
Ascot, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pleasant setting and attentive staff. Food was sensational and looked very professional when served. Would likely have to book in peak season. Although our guests had been in Burgau a few times before, this place had eluded them. I am sure they will be back! Highly recommend.

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Thank c0uperb
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This little piece of beautiful dining, juxtaposed with the casual beach location of Burgau, takes one initially by surprise. Walking into the restaurant gives the air of hedonistic elegance of the French or English 'entitled' as is experienced on a movie set of times past. The reality is that the service and staff are exceptional, the food varied and divine,... More 

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Thank Ellena H
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

One of the best restaurants in Burgua. Angelique and Daniel are so friendliy and warm you feel more like family the guests. Food is always superb and plentiful . House wine good too . Don't miss it booking advised.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Ancora always greets us warmly and presents a menu to enjoy lingering over, likewise the wine list. The food is of a consistently high standard, be it fresh local fish cooked to perfection or more exotic dishes with a creative combination of flavours. The charming staff will ensure that you have a memorable evening. Over the years we have come... More 

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Thank MNHLagos
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We ate at this restaurant once but would love to have returned but unfortunately ran out of time. It is a little more expensive than others in the vicinity but well worth the extra to ensure that you get wonderfully fresh, quality, well cooked and presented food. It was absolutely delicious and the best meal of our holiday. The service... More 

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Thank Stuart B
Milford Haven, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of cringy customer care so many darling comments from the staff it became over the top so much so that the food became irrelevant The food was ok but expensive given the rest of Burgau You're paying a big premium for glib service

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Thank malcolmjonez
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely Restaurant ambient super friendly service and delicious food with creative menues based to the roots of portugal Thx to Angelica and crew for lovely perfect nights

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Thank Oliver S
Stamford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

4 chose to eat here on first night. Shared a large sea bass as one couple and the turbot for the other. Both exquisite. Booked to return on our last night and were welcomed back. The staff seemed to like a joke which made for a light hearted evening too.

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Thank Keith W

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, International, European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burgau, Burgau, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau

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