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“Great Food, Great View!”
Review of Restaurant Luau

Restaurant Luau
Ranked #326 of 811 Restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$41
Cuisines: European, Mediterranean
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Dear clients of LUAU restaurant. I hereby come, once again, to tell you that the management of the LUAU Restaurant has changed, on the 2nd of June. On June 9, he opened an Italian restaurant, now called "Enjoy - restaurante - Bar", but he has been evaluating. Being the reason the new management finishes with Italian cuisine, we will implement some of our favorite dishes to continue to please you! I am very fond of all my Luau clients, for having supported us over the years. Helena and the entire LUAU team
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great View!”
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

This was my second visit to the Luau and once again I left completely satisfied, the service from the moment our group of four arrived was faultless and the food thoroughly enjoyable. Great food at a good price with some fantastic views overlooking Albufeira's Marina. We arrived in the early evening and decided to sit in the open air part of the restaurant and I'm happy to report we weren't bothered by any bugs though I'd recommend anyone arriving after dark would be better off sitting inside.
The Luau offers a set three course menu for just €15 per head which includes half a bottle of house wine, those venturing away from the set menu will find their prices are more than reasonable, definitely worth a visit.

Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Ryan D
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Maksim_Ko, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant Luau, responded to this review, 27 June 2014
Ryan,
Thank you very much for your review. Our team appreciate for your opinion and is open to hear any comments in case you want to improve our service.
Enjoy good weather and see you soon!

regards,
Maks K.
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English first
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Lovely Hidden Restaurant”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Have been visiting here for a fe years now, food is very good.
The owners are very nice.
The views from this restaurant are amazing.

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank CAC76
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Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Amazing food but poor service ”
Reviewed 31 October 2013 via mobile

We attended the restaurant on their last night of the season, no real welcome and no atmosphere as we were the only people in the place, no music playing or any thing really going on. The food was spectacular and I would recommend the goats cheese starter, but as I say not particularly friendly staff or anything else really going for the place.

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1 Thank Charlee B
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London
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Will not return !!!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Once you pass the tacky neon flashing Las Vagas style sign the restaurant is set high up a long drive in a picturesque setting with waterfalls etc, and inside it looks nice, clean etc, but the two waiting staff were not overly friendly. The food was ok and we were a group from the UK but one of our group was from Macedonia and didn't tell us until after we had left the restaurant, that the waiter and waitress were talking in Romanian and he could understand what they were saying. It turns out that they were apparently moaning,swearing and cursing at us all the way through the meal - not good customer relations. We won't be returning here ever again because if we had known this at the time we would have walked out. We will be spending our 400.00 euros elsewhere, so Laua have lost our custom for good !!!!!

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank BurlingtonBobLondon
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Derby, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“A nice restaurant but let down by lack of staff”
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant, hadn't booked for a Friday night but was no problem. Great setting up a hill near the marina. No real greeting on arrival. Only 2 members of staff on, they were working really hard but you could tell they were under pressure. Only 2 other diners in the restaurant, everyone else sat outside. The staff were always dashing about and chatting to each other. Food was nice but let down by the service I'm afraid, we wouldn't rush back.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Sarah H
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