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As Velas

Apartado 2208 | Four Seasons Country Club, Quinta do Lago 8135-024, Portugal
+351 289 357 000
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Apartado 2208 | Four Seasons Country Club, Quinta do Lago 8135-024, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in the four season hotel this very lovely restaurant delivered 5* service and food. As it was a warm night we sat outside on the terrace overlooking the pool. If it is very hot I’d recommend sitting inside with air con and enjoy the...More

Thank LondonCher
FSCCQDL, General Manager at As Velas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear LondonCher, Thank you for your kind review and I was very pleased that you enjoyed your visit. My apologies if the duck was a little overcooked that would not be the way that it is normally served and it should be pink, at most....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a member at the FSCC you take for granted sometimes how good As Velas really is. The consistent high standards year on year are quite remarkable. Whether its's lunch, dinner or takeaway for your villa it's top quality and at a reasonable (relatively) price....More

Thank Mr D
FSCCQDL, General Manager at As Velas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mr D, Thank you for your most encouraging comments and for your recommendation. It is very rewarding to read a review like this and I appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with others. Ian Pugsley General Manager

Reviewed 14 August 2018

This restaurant has wonderful service and delicious food. If the weather is hot remember the inside is air conditioned and has proper linen etc. But the same food and service.

Thank JebsLondon
FSCCQDL, General Manager at As Velas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear JebsLondon, Thank you for your kind review. I was very pleased to read that you have enjoyed so much both the food and the service. Ian Pugsley General Manager

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Fantastic food, fantastic service and a great atmosphere. One of our very favourite places to eat on the Algarve.

Thank Geoff M
FSCCQDL, General Manager at As Velas, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Geoff M, And a fantastic review – thank you. Ian Pugsley General Manager

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service always look forward to dining here . Staff very friendly and great choice of food and wine

Thank Theresa2357
FSCCQDL, General Manager at As Velas, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Theresa2357, Thank you for your very kind comments. Ian Pugsley General Manager

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

As a member and occasional user, service is normally of a very high standard . However, there was a big delay this time , with a gap of at least 30 mins between mains plates being cleared and the offer of desert menus, which only...More

Thank ZingerGR
FSCCQDL, General Manager at As Velas, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Dear ZingerGR, I am, of course, very sorry that you had the wait for your dessert, the restaurant was very busy on Friday evening and was one of those evenings where a lot of people arrived together, despite our timing of bookings. Anyone who knows...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

As a member of Four Seasons Country Club we are regular visitors to As Velas, and I must say that it gets better year on year. The choice on the menu whether Table d'Hote or A la Carte is extensive and interesting, I am sure...More

1  Thank voucheruser
FSCCQDL, General Manager at As Velas, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Dear voucheruser, Thank you for your very kind comments and I am very pleased to hear that we would seem to have achieved that. Ian Pugsley General Manager

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We were there as a family of several generations. The food was really good, meat, fish, pasta and even the kids dishes... delicious! The seating outside near the pool is beautiful and cozy, the service very nice and engaged. Good place to go to in...More

Thank jeepee0815
FSCCQDL, General Manager at As Velas, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Dear jeepee0815, Great to know that you enjoyed it all and thank you for sharing your thoughts with others. Ian Pugsley General Manager

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The food is always consistently excellent, A wide ranging menu to suit all tastes . We have eaten here many times over the years for lunch and dinner. Favourites include Prawn curry, Sardines, Sea Bass and Beef Stroganoff.The staff are always friendly and nothing is...More

Thank Karen9978
FSCCQDL, General Manager at As Velas, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear Karen9978, Thank you for such very kind and encouraging comments. We will look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Ian Pugsley General Manager

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

As Velas is a special restaurant with an extensive menu, served by extremely polite, cheerful and professional staff. We have dined here over the past 20 years and nothing has changed. A truly value for money experience.More

1  Thank Tony L
FSCCQDL, General Manager at As Velas, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear Tony L , Great to know that you have enjoyed everything so much, particularly over such a long period of time and particularly, in all that time, that you found it to be such a good value for money experience. Your kind comments on...More

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Susan T
10 May 2015|
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Response from FSCCQDL | Property representative |
Good afternoon, non residents can use the restaurant only in an evening however we recommend that you make a reservation this can be done through our reception on +351 289 357000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 22:00
Monday
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Apartado 2208 | Four Seasons Country Club, Quinta do Lago 8135-024, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quinta do Lago
  • Phone Number: +351 289 357 000
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Description
A celebration for the senses Be seduced by the exotic flavours of our superb restaurant, As Velas, our poolside dining and the plush comfort of our bar. We look forward to welcoming you.
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