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Birds Nest Restaurant

R. de Tenoca, Loule 8100-070, Portugal
+351 289 366 458
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
30 Nov 2016
“Top end Restaurant "Class"”
17 Jul 2016
“Special Restaurant”
All hours
European, Mediterranean, British, Portuguese
££ - £££
R. de Tenoca, Loule 8100-070, Portugal
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21 - 30 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 13 June 2015

I have reviewed this delight in rural Portugal before, but am compelled to come back and rave about it a little more. This gem of a restaurant does everything to perfection. The front of house staff are an absolute delight. They have the knack of...More

Thank Verinia
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I have been with friends to this restaurant when visiting the Algarve and it is definitely worth a visit. Interesting menu, enjoyed the stater, main course and desert.

Thank John A
Reviewed 6 June 2015

First visit to this restaurant and will not be my last. Staff professional, welcoming, friendly and fun. Ambience excellent, good, traditional, high quality decor. The food is not traditional Portuguese/Mediterranean but it was first rate using good ingredients and very well presented. Very good wine...More

1  Thank jprwmlt
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Smoked salmon and beetroot starter and duck for main course. We also had lamb shank, fish cakes, soup and loads more on a special birthday meal. The food is beautifully cooked and the staff are friendly and efficient. I loved the place and would go...More

1  Thank RodButler
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Really great place to have a special treat. Really great food and really great service from Kay and Ben. Fantastic Sunday lunch.

Thank Portugaljock
Reviewed 21 May 2015

The Birds Nest is a beautiful restaurant in a tranquil setting. The service is excellent and the food is delicious. The wine is superb. The surroundings are tasteful and you can have both a wonderful lunch menu (not too expensive) or dinner (a bit more...More

Thank 441charlottes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

The Bird's Nest is an Irish run restaurant that serves excellent food. It is in the fine dining style and the service is personal and attentive. They even bake their own bread! A wonderful restaurant.

2  Thank Brinklow
Reviewed 25 March 2015

This place is local to us and now and again we go for a treat, The staff are always very friendly and always remember our names and what we drink!!! The food is always cooked to perfection and im always sucked in by the home...More

1  Thank Alicat1980
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

A wonderful find. Stunning surroundings, feels like you've stepped into paradise. amazing food and fantastic value for money. Would have paid double. Fantastic staff who were like friends by the time we left. A must for anyone looking for a fantastic evening out

Thank elizabeth2783
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We stumbled across this little gem many years ago and have been going back time after time again. The place itself is sublime, tucked away in the rolling hills of Tenoca just a 15min drive from Vilamoura just off the N125 (I even cycled it...More

1  Thank Cardiff_Rugby
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10 September 2015|
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Response from Norman R | Reviewed this property |
Closed8 August indefinitely due to health will reopen sometime eventually. See website bottom of page
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R. de Tenoca, Loule 8100-070, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule
  • Phone Number: +351 289 366 458
  • E-mail
We at The Bird's Nest regret to inform our loyal customers that as of 8th of August 2015 we shall be taking an indefinite time-out due to recent family health issues. We would like to thank you for your custom down the years and look forward to seeing you all soon in the near future. All the best from the team at The Bird's Nest
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