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Address: Tavira, Portugal

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Flat chested chickens

We recently visited the Black Anchor on 3 occasions while we stayed in Tavira. The fact that we went back indicates that overall our party was happy with the food etc. there is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 October 2016
Margaret G
Athboy, Ireland
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We usually stay in Monte Gordo 3 times a year but made a quick visit for the first time to Tavira in June. We saw the Black Anchor across the river. I decided to check it out myself for a lunchtime coffee/port. Good measure of port compared to other places I've been to. Of what little I saw the staff... More 

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great location next to the river, food about average but service is very slow, ok so you are on holiday and not in a rush but waiting 45 minutes for your starter and a further 20 minutes for main, plus further frustration waiting for the bill. Other than it's location The Black Anchor has little to attract me back.

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Athboy, Ireland
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We recently visited the Black Anchor on 3 occasions while we stayed in Tavira. The fact that we went back indicates that overall our party was happy with the food etc. there is a good choice on the menu and portions are generous. However the chicken (half roast chicken)left a lot to be desired. We were a large group and... More 

Thank Margaret G
Darlington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Had a good day intavira then went to the Irish bar/black anchor With my family all 4 of us had a great meal which was very tasty. The wait was aprox 20 mins for the main course but it was worth the wait. I recommend the fish and chips. It's not fine dining but it's good and reasonably priced. Service... More 

Thank Danielle K
Westport, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the Black Anchor ( a few times!) while on a short holiday in the region. Called here after dinner on Sunday night in a local restaurant. The bar was busy and also served food on tables on the patio area outside the bar and next to the Rio Gilao river. There was live music with two guys, one of... More 

Thank FlamboShambo
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The staff was watching football. Okay, i understand Celtic - Rangers is An important match, but clients are more important, No? We we're waiting outside for 15min! Nobody came.

Thank Vincent B
Kettering, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Yes, it's another Irish Bar abroad, but it's great to go to now and again for a fix of a Pint of Guinness and some Pub Grub. Add to this the wonderful location by the river and you can't go wrong.

Thank Stumps42
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We ordered two quarter pounders and waited 35 minutes for our food. Place was busy. When we received our food and both burgers were 'raw'. We showed this to the waiting staff who apologised and returned food to kitchen . We had to wait a further hour for our food to arrive. We have eaten in the Black Anchor many... More 

Thank irishman15
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting on the river and very friendly staff. Food was average we had nicer while in Tavira. Good bar for drinks and had sport on television and music at night. Bar service was a little slow as only one guy on and he was making cocktails!

Thank Kim B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

I'm just finished a very tasty meal. I love the place and the staff are extremely helpful. Thank you Lena.We will be back.

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