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Restaurante Aquarelle

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Estrada das Escanchinas, Almancil 8135-033, Portugal
+351 289 397 973
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Judy and I first dined in Aquarelle on our honeymoon in 2000 and have popped in many times over the years. The food and wine seems to get better every year. Had a great evening tonight and are going back again next week before we return home to England for the summer. If you are in the area and are... More 

Thank Philip J
Brighouse, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a week in Portugal , and we visited our favourite restaurant , Aquarelle , where we were greeted by the owner Loris like old friends. The other staff are equally effusive with their welcome. The menu is varied and of good quality, what is really a delight is sitting outside under pergola . All in... More 

Thank James N
Newick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to a really comfortable dining room with an outside space that must be lovely in the Summer. The staff were attentive and friendly. A two course menu was on offer at 25€ a head with a well priced house wine available too. A really generous plate of pan fried prawns in a delicious garlic and lemon butter sauce... More 

Thank SaraMezzo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super welcome lovely excellent service from the pleasant waiters Fab flambeed prawns delicious steak great all round will be back cheers Natalie

Thank Natalie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent food once again, just love the fois gras. Staff very professional ,knowledgeable and friendly. Another great evening.

Thank Susan J
Santa Barbara de Nexe, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

last Saturday we had a lovely lunch from the set menu, this lets you pick from several choices of starters, mains and desserts for a fixed price of 16,50 euros. Especially the fish of the day was excellent. The staff is very friendly and helpfull, so you feel immediately at home. And on a day with wonderfull weather in November... More 

Thank Remco H
Kortenhoef, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Besides a very good kitchen - and cook - and great service, this fine restaurant now also provides food for the eyes. On the walls are beautiful paintings of Portuguese feelings by the Dutch artist Will Kellermann. One more reason to visit the Aquarelle!

Thank Moncarapacho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Unfortunately, the weather meant that we could not use the outdoor terrace area, but the interior space of the restaurant was pleasant and stylish. The menu choice was good, offering sufficient variety of fish, meat and veggie but without endless choices. Service was friendly and relaxed, with the timing of the courses being just right, so that we were neither... More 

Thank Hursley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

............. and the food wasn't bad either! From the moment we walked in we felt that we were in for a good night and that's exactly how it turned out. Excellent service, really good food and a lovely local wine recommended by our host ensured we enjoyed our evening. To cap it all we were very well entertained by the... More 

Thank giggsyPe11
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My wife and I ate here for dinner a couple of weeks ago. We visit the Algarve every September and this is one of our favourite restaurants. Great meal as always with the scallop stdish probably the best starter we had during the holiday and that includes Pequeno Mundo and Gourmet Natural where we also had fabulous meals. The only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada das Escanchinas, Almancil 8135-033, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 397 973
Situated just outside the centre of Almancil, in a quirky octagonal building on the road to Vale do Lobo is homey restaurant Aquarelle. Surrounded by greenery, whether you choose to enjoy an airy evening at an outside table or retreat to the air conditioned dining room, carefully decorated in tasteful Mediterranean colours, you���ll be ensured a relaxing evening, hosted by friendly and welcoming staff. On menu you���ll find a host of glorious French delights, all attractively served with great attention to detail. Don���t miss the fabulous homemade ice creams from the dessert menu ��� even if you don���t think you could eat another thing they really are unmissable.

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