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Al Faro di Portofino Lounge Bar

££ - £££, Cafe
Via della Penisola 18, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 320 308 7036
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“long walk” (9 reviews)
“castello brown” (10 reviews)
“nice walk” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Via della Penisola 18, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Stunning walk up to Al Faro along a nice path. Once you are there it is nice just to soak in the stunning scenery over a freshly squeezed orange juice or Prosecco. Not a large spot and can appreciate the logistics to get supplies to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Bywood
Reviewed 30 October 2018

It is a pleasant walk out to the lighthouse where you will enjoy great views. This bar offers a few tables, with umbrellas for some shade. Pricey, but about what you would expect considering the location.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Whilst in Portofino on a cruise we took the scenic stroll to Al Faro in the afternoon and enjoyed lovely cocktails in a stunning location. Peanuts and crisps are served with the drinks. Well work the walk for the views and drinks.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Allan M
Al Faro L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Al Faro di Portofino Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Dear Guest, thank you very much for you review. We are pleased to read that your experience at Faro Lounge Bar was great and positive. We hope to see you again in Portofino. Best regards

Reviewed 20 September 2018

Its quite a hike to get here but totally worth the effort! We had some well deserved beers while taking in the view. Small snacks such as peanuts, chips or pretzels and olives are served with your cocktails. A must do if you can handle...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 941debwagner
Al Faro L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Al Faro di Portofino Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Dear Debby, Thank you for your kind review and for sharing your experience at the Faro Lounge Bar in Portofino with the whole TripAdvisor community. The satisfaction of our guests is exactly what motivates us to do our best day after day. Hoping to see...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Our Aegean Odyssey cruise ship stopped in Portofino for the day and we walked all over Portofino, including stopping here for some R&R. The owner has a local seagull (named Franco) that comes by for snacks. He throws pieces of food to the quick-as-a-flash gull...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank on_the_go_98765
Al Faro L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Al Faro di Portofino Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review and for sharing your experience at the Faro Lounge Bar in Portofino with the whole TripAdvisor community. The satisfaction of our guests is exactly what motivates us to do our best day after day. Hoping to see...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Claudio was an terrific host! We ordered Aperol Spritzers, Americano, the Signature Iced Coffee (amazing!!!) and loved everything. The climb up is a little challenging, but SO worth it!!! You can see the whole bay from up here and as we just say and relaxed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lisa_030871
Al Faro L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Al Faro di Portofino Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Lisa, first of all I would like to thank you for taking the time to write your review.  It’s very important for us to receive our guest’s feedback. We are pleased to read that your experience at the lighthouse was positive and we hope...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

After a stroll around the Castle Brown in the midday sun we followed the signs to the Lighthouse Lounge Bar and it was superb. Cold prosecco, lovely mozzarella and tomato salad and spectacular views. One of the highlights of Portofino!More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hut49
Al Faro L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Al Faro di Portofino Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Hut, first of all I would like to thank you for taking the time to write your review. It’s very important for us to receive our guest’s feedback. We are pleased to read that your experience at the lighthouse was positive and we hope...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

We visited this bar after having had lunch in Portofino and then visiting the castle on the hill. On a very hot August day this bar is reached after a long walk (about a kilometre up a hill at 30+ degrees does feel long!) -...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank VesperLyndoo7
Al Faro L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Al Faro di Portofino Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Guest, first of all I would like to thank you for taking the time to write your review. It’s very important for us to receive our guest’s feedback and we are happy to read that you enjoyed our Lounge bar. PS. The lighthouse has...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

A short walk from Portofino, after a visit to Castello Brown, we discovered this gem. Had a couple of drinks each and we were supplied with fabulous nibbles. Although you do not get a view of the sunset, the view over the water is spectacular....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Andinjon
Al Faro L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Al Faro di Portofino Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review It is a pleasure to read that your experience at Faro has been pleasant. We hope to see you soon in Portofino

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Please TELL people, on your abundant signs, that it is a 25 minuet fast-paced walk up, and down steep slopes just to get there! When we made it, we had to turn around and go back into town for our dinner reservation, as we did...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank paxxxton
Al Faro L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Al Faro di Portofino Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Paxxxton, We are sorry to read that your experience for this reason was negative but on our website you can read about the walk to get to the Lighthouse, the small paradise overlooking the sea. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:30
Monday
10:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:30
Thursday
10:00 - 20:30
Friday
10:00 - 20:30
Saturday
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Penisola 18, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 320 308 7036
  • E-mail
Description
We are a Lounge-bar for an unforgettable "aperitivo" in the furthest and most beautiful place in Portofino. We are proud to say this place is magical and it's dedicated to romantic people looking to enjoying good drinks in a relaxed atmosfere and positive place .
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