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New Fat Frog

Rua Vale Formoso 24, Almancil 8135-148, Portugal
+351 289 392 243
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“t bone steak” (6 reviews)
“meat kebab” (4 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
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Italian, European, British, Portuguese, Scandinavian, Mediterranean, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Vale Formoso 24, Almancil 8135-148, Portugal
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

A little gem of a place and Riccardo is a real charmer! We were made very welcome and greatly enjoyed our meals, so much so we went again a few days later taking another friend with us. It was her first time but certainly won't...More

Thank plumble
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Came to Almancil a few years ago and never went in. Came for our 2nd visit and on our last night decided to go in. Wish we had gone in there before. The food was lovely. Can’t fault anything. Yes it’s very relaxed service but...More

1  Thank Tanzi L
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

When I saw the reviews really thought this place would be an experience but to be honest it was a bit average. The service took quite a while but because in August everything in the Algarve takes time. The menu wasn't that exciting and the...More

Thank repto74
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The food is very delicious and tastes home made. They are small servings. Very friendly service though. My only complaint is the blistering heat. Really recommend an AC as everyone was fanning themselves and uncomfortable. This was later in the evening- around 10:30pm. If you...More

Thank twinkerbell03
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Would definitely go back there without a doubt! Such lovely staff and a beautiful outdoor area where we are the amazing food! Food is brilliant and for a decent price. Would recommend it to anyone as they is quite a variety on the menu and...More

Thank miaelliott
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Had another lovely evening at the New Fat Frog. The food is still delicious. One of our friends had the meat Kebab, and said it was the best meal he'd had since being in Portugal! Another friend had the Lamb, again she thought it was...More

Thank sasha24
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place. friendly staff who bend over backwards to meet your needs. Food was exquisite so tasty and cooked to perfection. Will definitely be back some time. Highly recommended and not to expensive either.

Thank Barry J
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Was recommended by locals. Really good restaurant with such a friendly atmosphere and local food with freshly caught fish Extremely helpful and the food was excellent cocktails wee to die for too. Not too expensive either. Would definitely recommend

Thank Midwife10
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple of times now and it's been brilliant , the food it self is superb and decent for the right price , Robert is a very hard worker and professional to Ricardo the most polite and always with a smile , makes...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant situated in the northern part of almancil and you won't be disappointed if you visit. Ricardo and his team greet you with such warmth and a friendly smile with good food to match the hospitality. Lovely terraced area and is a perfect spot...More

3  Thank noelbrennan2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Vale Formoso 24, Almancil 8135-148, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 392 243
  • E-mail
New Fat Frog is an international restaurant and bar featuring mainly Portuguese, British and Scandinavian inspired dishes. Located just by the rail crossing in Almancil, New Fat Frog opened in the summer of 2016. The restaurant is lead by experienced food and beverage manager Ricardo Calado, whom many will recognise from Monty's and Dunas Douradas Beach Club
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