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The Joker

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Rua Goncalo Velho, 13/15, Quarteira 8125, Portugal
+351 289 380 267
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Inverurie, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice friendly place, great home made meal, large portion and very tasty & well priced. Would definitely visit again.

Thank kev034
Orangeville, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relaxing atmosphere, great service and excellent fish and chips! Enjoyed another evening meal of delicious cottage pie, lambs liver and roast beef with Yorkshire pudding! The whole family gave 2 thumbs up. Keep up the good work Malcolm!

Thank Oohdee
Manchester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Easy to miss, near ther Fish and Vegetable market but worth a visit if you want good British grub. We tried Fish and Chips ( superb) and Liver and Bacon(also delicious) We visited in the Winter which was great, but not sure how comfortable it would feel if the temperature was 25 plus.

Thank birdyboy12
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We visited The Joker while on holiday because of the reviews we’d seen on Tripadvisor about the Fish and Chip night. I’ve got to say it wasn’t as good as people have made out. I live near the sea and have eaten MUCH better Fish & Chips in lots of other places. The bar is very small and the smell... More 

1 Thank Alex G
County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My Huband and I came across this little restaurant while on holiday in Quarteira in January 2017. We ordered Fish and Chips and mushy peas we never thought we would get such a excellent fish and chips so far from home . Their was a good choice of English food on the menu.Its a lovely friendly place and we will... More 

Thank Diane I
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent the fish very light & crisp good home cut chips which you can't beat !! Tartar sauce & mushy peas just perfect lovely can't wait until next time Wednesday & Friday special well done Grace & Malcolm very welcoming love Paul & Natalie x

1 Thank Natalie S
Brentwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I've spent many a holiday golfing in the Algarve and I love Portuguese food. Every now and then I get an urge for English comfort food. The a joker is the best place without doubt. I had home made steak pie mash potatoes cabbage peas and carrots Sadly I couldn't manage the apple pie and custard.

Thank barbarahead
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Thank you Malcom and Grace for another great Xmas visit to The Joker. Part of our tradition for the mast five years to visit several times AND on Xmas Day. Great to bring new friends, meet old friends and see regulars having a great time. A perfect gem of a place with Malcolm and Grace being the perfect hosts and... More 

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I've eaten here a few times now and enjoyed each visit. Fish and chips are so lovely! Roast was good too.

Thank Victoria J
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

this was our third visit to Portugal and knew we would be going here again!! as we were there for two Sundays managed to get two Sunday roasts in!! as always Malcolm greets you like old friends rather than just customers! the food is delicious and highly recommend it!! there is a sign in this typically English pub that says... More 

1 Thank deborah b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Goncalo Velho, 13/15, Quarteira 8125, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 380 267
Opening hours: Dinners: Tues-Sat from 6.30pm. Lunches: Wed & Sun 12-2.30pm Closed Monday & Thursday. Menu of the day: Main course + dessert + drink €10.95. Sunday Roast 2 courses + drink €9.95 Wednesday + Friday: Our famous Fish & Chips

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