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O Farnel

Rua Almeida Garrett, Albufeira 8200-272, Portugal
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried onions” (12 reviews)
“sirloin steak” (15 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, European, Portuguese
££ - £££
Rua Almeida Garrett, Albufeira 8200-272, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I, ate here last night, brilliant , we started with the large garlic prawns, a delight. Both of us then had the Sirloin steak, with peppercorn sauce and side order of fried onions, steaks cooked to Perfection and of a high quality...More

Thank DarkBlueDundee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had 3 steak meals in Algarve a week and this was my favourite. My initial impressions of restaurant were not great - no one greeted us on arrival, took ages to get served and big gap between order taken and drinks arriving. Also the pate,...More

Thank seanrobbo75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a walk and to look for someplace for dinner and came across this little gem!It is a small local steakhouse with a good selection of food and also reasonable prices! We all had sirloin steaks two with pepper sauce two with mushroom...More

Thank rabbwell2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after having it recommended by a friend. Appearance is nothing from outside but both my garlic prawns starter and fillet steak main were DELICIOUS. Partner chose t-bone steak and was a little disappointed because it was very thin so was difficult to get...More

Thank Nina L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely restaurant is just off the strip in new town and is away from the hustle and bustle. It’s small and unassuming but the food is exceptional. We had garlic prawns to start (amazing) and then a T-bone steak and chicken with mushroom sauce...More

Thank emhu1989
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great find away from lots of un inspiring tourist restaurants, read the reviews and went, a small basic set up with an open kitchen we were really impressed with the service, the food, wine and the price! We had the sirloin steaks - so tender...More

Thank Pete F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Literally just off the tourist strip, as others have commented, this is genuinely a little gem. We had two kids meals and two steaks with beers and wine (a pint of ice cold Sagres was €1.80!) This is cheap but the quality of the cooking...More

Thank Leecharlesmiller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chose this restaurant base on Trip Advisor reviews for lunch only to find the place open but closed for lunch. Sign outside the door claimed to be ‘’serving food all day from 6pm to 11pm’’? .....disappointed to say the least

Thank Monty M
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is an absolute gem of a steak house and a must do for any visitors to Albufeira. From the outside it doesn't look much but therein lies it's charm. No need for flashy signs, or reps trying to pull you in off the street....More

1  Thank Magills74
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Family of four ...2 rounds of drinks..3 sirloins 1 with prawns... Chicken with mushrooms...extra side of onion rings (which were huge by the way) all for 60 Euros....all the reviews were spot on..food was absolutely fantastic..

1  Thank Paul L
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Response from ChristineandJim | Reviewed this property |
12 is quite a lot as it’s fairly small inside. You could probably sit outside though. Give them a call, they are nice people.
2 July 2018|
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Response from ChristineandJim | Reviewed this property |
There is a small tv inside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Almeida Garrett, Albufeira 8200-272, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
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