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Ancora

Burgau, Burgau, Portugal
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“liver” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, International, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Burgau, Burgau, Portugal
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Reviews (210)
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11 - 20 of 180 reviews

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....More

Thank Ellena H
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.

1  Thank Jan G
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...More

Thank MNHLagos
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...More

Thank Stuart B
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

Thank malcolmjonez
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

Thank Oliver S
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...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 7 October 2016

As other reviewers have suggested they set out to be a little different from the other places in Burgau - no harm in that. I was however left underwhelmed by my meal. Calf's liver sounded like a nice change from what we had been enjoying...More

Thank ask_a_local
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This restaurant is trying to be something its not. The food is ok, but does not quite live up to the price tag. Cannot really complain except to say they appear to struggle when the place is busy, which is most of the time. Over...More

Thank Ken_Simpson
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were recommended to go to this restaurant so made the trip from Lagos which necessitated a round taxi trip of 50 euro. For, ambience and service were excellent until we were requested by a rather charming waiter to leave the table so another patron...More

Thank Blaithin2010
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Booty
Is the restaurant open in January?
23 October 2016|
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Response from susan b | Reviewed this property |
As I understand it they do close over winter from November to March I think. I have only ever visited the restaurant in May, June and July.
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Irene S
We have been to you restaurant before and loved it Do you have online booking?
19 July 2015|
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Response from Fubarski | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge they don't. Just give them a call to make a booking as they all speak good English.
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Anne M
How to book a table on June 9th at 7pm as we are only in the area for I night
29 May 2015|
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Response from atw1946 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we are in the UK , but knock on the rear door from 16 .30 , or keep ringing that number
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Restaurant Details

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