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The Fat Frog

Rua Vale Formoso 24, Almancil 8135-148, Portugal
+351 289 392 243
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
3 weeks ago
“Not as good as before”
4 Jan 2017
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French, Vegetarian Friendly
Rua Vale Formoso 24, Almancil 8135-148, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited twice just after it re-opened & the food & service was very good. This time it was not quite as good. I had a T Bone steak that was OK, nothing more, as did my friend. They were both cooked differently & the...More

Thank OldKJ
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in the algarve I have been to I here been before and am glad to see that the standard is still the same Fabulous food from starter to desert and the most lovely and friendly staff with a...More

Thank SMcCean
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is a restaurant you should not miss from the friendly staff to the best food I've had this trip to the algarve The food is excellent I had meat kebab it was delicious my husband had t bone steak it was all well presented...More

Thank SMcCean
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Lovely staff, excellent food, staff have great sense of humour. Free glass of port with the bill . Great choice, for both starters & mains, didn't have pud as too full. All meals are marked for gluten free, nut free, or vegetarian. This was so...More

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 2 February 2014

This restaurant is closed. There is nothing more to add. If you drive past there, you will see a big 'for sale' sign outside

Thank HEHW53
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Not a bad place but unfortunately now no longer open. We visited February 2013 but by July it was closed.

Thank blondesally
Reviewed 21 June 2013

This restaurant has closed down and has been closed for months. Not sure how anyone has reviewed it recently. It is not possible they have eaten here for most of this year.

1  Thank Algarvedave
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Fixed price, small menu. Good quality International food. Decent wine list at a good price. Well worth a visit

Thank OldKJ
Reviewed 11 February 2013

The Fat Frog is wonderful - we've been several times and the food is always excellent and beautifully presented. On that basis we would highly recommend it to anyone. The only thing is .... well ... the proprietor is just soo irritating that on our...More

Thank kobi54
Reviewed 19 November 2012

This is a small restaurant on the outskirts of town but the food is of superb quality. It is a french brasserie and bar in Portugal run by a Scotsman but the mix works. As an added bonus to a dwindling portion of the population...More

1  Thank David W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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
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