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Casa Velha

Rua Formosa | Quinta do Lago, Quinta do Lago 8135-162, Portugal
+351 289 394 983
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (7 reviews)
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
“crab starter” (2 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Rua Formosa | Quinta do Lago, Quinta do Lago 8135-162, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love going to Casa Velha. If ever visiting Quinta Do Lago, then this place is a must!! The food is lovely, staff are always so attentive and the place its self is beautiful. if it's nice enough to sit outside, do it as the views...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Attentive service, delicious amuse bouche, amazing food and wine. The whole experience was fantastic. It wasnt very busy when we were there so lacked a little atmosphere but with 8 girls nattering it didnt matter very much!

Thank LynnoP
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Visited for Dinner - the whole experience was lovely - from the aperitifs on the terrace watching the sun go down to the petits fours with coffee this was catering and hospitality excellence - as good as it gets - anywhere

1  Thank walmsleybear
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This restaurant has been here for a long time. It has been moved to a new building, close to the older one. The hostess has been in charge for 11 years and is very professional. Plates are fine, prices OK. A nice dining experience, but...More

Thank Ursula2302
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is close to Michelin standard and the prices reflect that. Food has always been excellent and service attentive. Restaurant is beautifully decorated and the ambience is special. Wind list a little intimidating in its size, but sommelier recommended a very good Portuguese wine for...More

1  Thank handbagsbrockham
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The building is as well designed as the interior design. What a pity that the temperature in the Restaurant is too cold and in addition in the well designed toilet it is as cold as in winter for skiing. The reason is that there is...More

1  Thank AlsterHamburg
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Casa Velha offers nouveau cuisine with great drama, attentive and friendly great service and food presentation. All orchestrated by a most delightful french lady. Expensive but worth it for that special night out.

Thank johnen2014
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Casa level was an old farmhouse that has been converted into a beautiful restaurant. The service is attentive but I think the cehf tries too hard to impress with his menu and I found it difficult to fiind a dish I really wanted to eat...More

Thank MyTravelsMyReviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We have been coming to this part of Portugal for nearly 15 years and have eaten out a lot. We came here in October, without the children, and experienced the best meal we have ever eaten in the area, absolutely wonderful. My wife started with...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

An incredible gem overshadowed by it's well known neighbour, Bovino. This place is incredible! Delicious food and unbelievable service. Very expensive but so worth it. Treat yourself, you won't regret it.

Thank Kate H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this restaurant suitable for children?
23 February 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Beate R | Reviewed this property |
At the evening we were there two couples with children joined 4-6 years But it is not your usual Italien resto where children are very welcome And the Menü has no special dishes for children
how accessible is it for someone with reduced mobility? if we arrive by taxi can the taxi driver straight to the door?
19 September 2016|
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Response from TMac1984 | Reviewed this property |
yes its fine. there is a taxi drop off area.
Is there a dress code please?
25 May 2016|
Response from tonyjames4040 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Fairly casual. I was wearing jeans
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Formosa | Quinta do Lago, Quinta do Lago 8135-162, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quinta do Lago
  • Phone Number: +351 289 394 983
The enjoyment of a fine meal here is not limited to just your taste buds - the whole experience is to be savoured and enjoyed. Summer dining at Casa Velha is on the gorgeous patio. Fabulous food, sunsets and starlight, and magnificent views across the lake. An experience that is hard to beat.
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