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Rua de Barroca 40, Lagos 8600-688, Portugal
+351 918 556 618
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19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 19:00 - 23:00
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We saw the restaurant as we were coming up from the car park below it , we liked what we saw and looked it up on TA and then booked a table . Having read all the feedback it had to be either the grilled fish or a steak . We both went for the fish of the day and... More 

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Thank Simon S
Stockton on Tees
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have been to this restaurant every year since it opened. It always feels as if we are at home. Ken and his staff always make you welcome and the consistency and quality of food has never waivered. We love the grilled fish and the Black Pork from the BBQ as well as the meatballs and Flaming Salami. The Key... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This was recommended by a couple we met in another retaurant. You would never find it unless you chanced upon it or knew of it. It seves up most food from a BBQ at the front door and the fish and steaks are, quite frankly, perfect. The owner and staff did us proud and the atmosphere was wonderful. It is... More 

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Warwickshire, England
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126 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

First time visit even though we have had a property in Lagos for almost 10 years. Nice relaxed atmosphere. The steak was superbly cooked and washed down with a good house red. Not fine dining but worth a visit. Definitely a chilled place so don't dress up.

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Thank 1468VX
Darvel, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Lucky to get in without a booking. I don't normally write a glowing report but this place has a master chef I/C grilled fish. It was the best ever. Add in the owners choice of background music (Led Zeppelin etc) and a happy laid back atmosphere and it adds up to a night to remember.

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Thank John P
Lagos, Portugal
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great charcoal grilled steaks or fish in an minimalistic environment, going back hundreds of years. Few seats indoor, reservation needed. Limited selections, but grilled to perfection. A different, but positive experience.

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Thank Lars L
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Having carefully chosen this place because of the setting and other reviews we were left feeling very let down with the quality of the food especially the starters. The garlic mushrooms were undercooked and tasteless, the meatballs were even worse and just served on a bed of lettuce . The presentation and quality of both was poor , the fact... More 

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Thank Tracy F
Cedar Grove, New Jersey
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83 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This was some of the best fish we've ever had! Three friends and i ate here while in Lagos and absolutely loved it. The staff was super friendly, the atmosphere was beautiful, and the food was incredible. It was so simple yet so, so good. Would 100% go back.

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Thank Christina C
Northampton
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Second time we've been here and doesn't disappoint. I'd recommend any of their meat dishes cooked on the hot coals in front of you. Fantastic. Owner is a great laugh and a brilliant host. Book it though.

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Thank Ross H
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Visited again this year - Ken and the team as welcoming and friendly as ever! The steak once again to die for, although I did see a rack of lamb go past and that looked damn good too! Well done Ken - see you next year!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$34
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Portuguese, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Barroca 40, Lagos 8600-688, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 918 556 618

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