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Cepa Velha

Rua Vasco da Gama | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200-294, Portugal
+351 289 543 604
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (22 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rua Vasco da Gama | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200-294, Portugal
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Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

We visited on Thursday evening when they have entertainment - Portuguese music, including some fado. The musicians were good but the restaurant was quite quiet so perhaps missing a little atmosphere. We were seated in the corner so had a slightly restricted view, which is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MarshallBuckley
Reviewed 7 December 2018

Went twice this week for the 8 euro lunch special. One receives a drink of wine or beer, an outstanding vegetable soup, and a lunch entrée. First entrée was a breaded fish fillet, good, not great. Today's lunch (you are always offered a fish or...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Craig B
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A lively and friendly restuarant catering for the tourists and the local Portugees. The menu is good with a broad selection of Portugese food at an affordable price. Once a week, on thursday, they have live Portugese music, these evenings are not to be missed....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Again this restaurant and bar comes out top would like to thank Jon Olivia and all the staff for looking after our family with fantastic service food and drinks this restaurant is fantastic till the next time thanks Keith Sue and family

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank keith07
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I spent a week in the hotel/apartments across the road.I had dinner here every night as there is a good varied menu, well priced and the service was excellent. Main course prices range from about 8 to 18 euros with a choice at all levels....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank patchycat
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here many times It's basic Portuguese home cooked fare - very good - never had a bad meal. You do need to book if you want to dine on a Thursday as they have fado and Portuguese folk music .. Well worth a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Balielvis
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We were greeted warmly by the staff and ushered to a table on the terrace. Our waitress,who spoke 4 languages, was friendly and efficient taking our order. The food arrived quickly, it was well cooked and tasty. So if you want a nice meal at...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank arlewis58
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I must say after having coffee and cake here I was blown away easy one of the best coffees around this ares

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank peter g
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to this lovely restaurant. First time was on a Monday and it was full so we booked for Thursday so that we could enjoy the local music and fado. The food is beautifully presented and cooked. Service is fantastic. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We are here 3 times and really enjoyed our meals. Service was excellent and all reasonably priced compared to restaurants on the beach or strip.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Vasco da Gama | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200-294, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 543 604
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