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Solar do Farelo

Varzea do Farelo | Portimão, Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao 8500-160, Portugal
+351 964 080 719
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oxtail” (13 reviews)
“wild boar” (9 reviews)
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Varzea do Farelo | Portimão, Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao 8500-160, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are local or have a car, book a table & go. Great menu of classic rustic Portuguese food inc Wild Boar Stew, Duck a'lorange, Beef Stroganof, Rabbit Stew, Ox Tail Stew etc etc. Also recommend the Spicy Prawn starter. 5x ***** & what...More

Thank menzies297
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant about 2 yrs ago , from the outside it looks plan and simple . Step inside and it's a wonderful Portuguese cosy and welcoming place . However the lunch time menu seems to be a winner with most people as ,...More

Thank Denise N
Reviewed 1 week ago

A MUST for authentic Portuguese dining! Although Grilled Black Pork is a specialty, every dish was delicious and the service was outstanding. The owner personally comes around to the tables to meet and share a laugh with the guests and how can "serve your own...More

Thank Dale C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit was for lunch and included 3 couples. We were seated at a round table on the enclosed terrace, overlooking a view of the valley that stretched for miles. Stunning. Host Fernando is amazing. For €3.00, you can fill your wine glass from...More

Thank Zilana13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently visited for lunch in a group of 10 friends. We had reserved a table in advance which is recommended. We had the couvert which were delicious, a mix of the soup, prawns and cheese to start - everyone really enjoyed. The mains were fantastic...More

Thank DublinDollie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go every time we are in Lagos/Alvor and throughly enjoy it. It’s not just the food but the atmosphere created by Fernando and his family. He describes every item on the menu and you help yourself to the wine from the barrel. The food...More

1  Thank dannyb3182018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with friends who recommended this restaurant. What a lovely place to dine. The service and food were wonderful. Beef stroganoff was fantastic . A little quirk is the free wine at lunchtime. What a lovely Sunday lunch experience we had. Worth the trip...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant twice during the summer and will be going for a third time soon. It's a little off the beaten track but well signposted once you are off the en125 . You are given a very warm welcome and once...More

1  Thank Pete D
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Took some family and friends here to enjoy this wonderful restaurant Wonderful real food proper vegetables etc Fernando and his team never fail to impress me and my friends Starters are excellent with good choices The lamb cooked three different ways such choices to spoil...More

1  Thank Joe C
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing Service. Great food. People inside verry nice it’s definitely kid friendly and great for adults nice food quick service. ;)

1  Thank Kingharry11
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Questions & Answers
3 June 2018|
Response from John David H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mark and Linda. To make a reservation please call: 282 471 405 or 964 080 719 Enjoy.
28 March 2018|
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Response from Fernando D | Property representative |
Hi Sue No problem. Kind regards Fernando
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23 March 2018|
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Response from Fernando D | Property representative |
Ok. Kind regards Fernando
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Varzea do Farelo | Portimão, Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao 8500-160, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Mexilhoeira Grande
  • Phone Number: +351 964 080 719
  • E-mail
Closed for holidays. Reopens January 23rd. Opening hours: Lunch Time: Open from 12:00 to 16:00 (kitchen service until 15:00) Dinner Time: Open from 18:30 to midnight (kitchen service until 21:30) The restaurant is closed sunday evening and all day monday.
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