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Rua Barragem da Bravura N125-9, Bensafrim 8600-070, Portugal
+351 282 687 810
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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Now renamed HelloGoodbye. Open only for lunch but very very good food. We had Sate and then went back the following weekend for Nasi Goreng. Lovely location with walks around the reservoir.

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1 Thank jdhx
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Hansel and Gretel was very good but it is now been closed over a year, there is still something there but it has not been open when we visited.

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2 Thank 953keithh
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We previously visited when hanzel and gretal, two years ago. Checked online before visit this year June 2014, to see if still open. Saw previous remarks re bad service etc, but decided to call in to see for ourselves. Waitress lovely, very polite and accommodating. Had meal and drink, all very good, young Portuguese waitress couldn't do enough to ensure... More 

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1 Thank Karen C
Almadena, Portugal
1 review
Reviewed 28 June 2014

I enjoy my visits to Hello Goodbye very much. The location is fantastic. The staff and the owner are very friendly and provide a warm welcome and the menu offers a very reasonable choice of fare at a reasonable price level. I too was present during the Linda g coffee controversy referenced in prior reviews and I would also like... More 

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Thank Tony P
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

I have been coming to the Algarve for many years and visiting the Hello Goodbye many times. I was present with others when Linda g and her partner was at the hello goodbye restaurant. I have to say I was ashamed to be British. They were bullying the poor waitress over a few cents mistake, I felt I had to... More 

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Thank TwmC9
Loule, Portugal
1 review
Reviewed 23 June 2014

A tip for the cook: Your onions were not cut finely enough and not fried gently and slowly. They were large chunks and glassy. After all this is the all important basis for your "boemboe" and can't be done in a rush! Not convinced about how authentic the large amount of celery stick and bacon used in the nassi and... More 

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Thank J K
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Stopped off here for something to eat yesterday - was completely won over by the location above the reservoir and the 5 km road up to it from the N125 in Odiaxere was the nicest stretch of road I cycled in the Algarve. Ok - so the food is a euro or two more than you would pay on the... More 

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Thank Clive P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2014

HELLO!..Stopped off for a coffee after a drive around the countryside, Asked for a bica (expresso) and an abatanado (expresso with extra water).Looked at the menu and realised the price was 1.75euro for each. Said if its that much no thanks, bearing in mind the going rate for a coffee is 60 cents to 1euro for both in most other... More 

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1 Thank Linda g
SCOTLAND
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2013

My partner and I returned to Hansel & Gretel's, even after the disappointment of our visit in April. This time, we arrived on a Sunday afternoon, always a busy time in the past. On arrival a waitress came out and told us that the whole place was closed for a private function. We couldn't even get a drink. Now many... More 

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1 Thank MIKEROBE
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Visited the former H&G after a hike around the reservoir. Now known as "HelloGoodbye." Was disappointed to see that it changed hands, but happy that a restaurant exists at the location. One needs refreshment after a walk around the lake. Had lunch from a good selection off the menu. Yes, it's not the same as before, but don't the new... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Barragem da Bravura N125-9, Bensafrim 8600-070, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Bensafrim
  • Phone Number: +351 282 687 810

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