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Safari Restaurant

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Av Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
+351 282 423 540
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stumbled upon Safari from the seaside entrance while having a walk. A great place for a drink at the end of a day. A friendly and relaxed ambience. We decided to have an evening meal there a couple nights later. To start, the best Gin & Tonic I've had in decades that I didn't make myself. I chose the... More 

Thank dna2017
Francisco C, Owner at Safari Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow thank you so much for your kind words! We really appreciate this kind of feedback. We hope to see you soon! More 

Ottawa, Canada
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Absolutely worth a visit! Delicious dinner with fish or other dishes and wine of-course. Very friendly and prompt service. Offers a good view of the beach. View of the Restaurant from the street is a little misleading or strange. Once you enter, you are in a different world.

Thank Ashok S
Kharkiv, Ukraine
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I enjoyed eating Golden Bream with potatoes and vegetables there. Very delicious! Nice ocean view. It's a pity it was growing dark quickly. The waiter was very professional and service was perfect.

Thank Traveling_Inna
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Have been going to Safari for at least 14 years. Just love their chicken curry (not like an Indian curry) which is nicely flavoured with spices. I believe the recipe is Angolan. Lovely staff also. I must try some of their other dishes but so far I have stuck to the chicken curry because I love the flavour.

Thank alandmal
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Nice staff, nice food (try the chicken curry!) , beautiful terrace facing the beach and good value for the money

Thank hansj642016
Francisco C, Owner at Safari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Very Much for your reinforcement, we like and we need that positive energy!! Regards More 

Meriden, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Having read reviews was looking forward to a good meal but unfortunately was not to be. Garlic bread arrived overcooked and nearly broke our teeth this was refunded when we told them however, they must have known and prawn curry safari style was not good strange taste of apples could not eat much of it. When mentioned to waiter he... More 

Thank 1096382Patti
Francisco C, Owner at Safari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry for your disappointment and we look forward to have "a second chance" to reach your expectations. Please accept our apologies. More 

Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

a wonderful and very relaxing location offering a great view over Praia da Rocha, very friendly and professional service, special atmosphere, delicious food, not cheap but still acceptable

Thank amazonia9691
Dukinfield, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have visited this restaurant many times over the last 28 years, this year the restaurant has been upgraded, the interior décor is lovely. We both had the Safari chicken curry which is the best ever, you must try this, together with cold beer and wine and excellent, friendly service. There is also a little bar to the front of... More 

Thank Tracey L
Northampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

our group decided to gove Safari a try on our last night and was not disappointed. good wine and the vegatble soup was excellent. our mains included seafood taglatellie, burger and shrimp curry, all of which were enjoyable. slight problwm with desert as only two options available, which we did not choose. overall well worth a look.

Thank lockyn14
Rochester, NY
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our group of 11were nearing the end of our bike trip of the Algarve and were ready to celebrate a successful adventure. We asked our hotel where to go and they recommended Safari. We were greeted by Francisco, the owner, who had arranged a large table for us and made us feel welcome and at home. We started with drinks... More 

Francisco C, Owner at Safari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. It is always good to have feedback from our guests, but a review like yours is GREAT! The details of your review are fantastic and revealed your knowledge and experience in this "wonderful world" of restaurants. You honored us with your words. Looking forward to see you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Praia da Rocha
  • Phone Number: +351 282 423 540

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