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“Worst ever”

O Colonial Restaurante
Ranked #62 of 187 Restaurants in Vilamoura
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cork, Ireland
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Worst ever”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

One evening we were enticed to go off the main strip which is the Marina. After about Four or Five minutes walk we came to an area with about Eight restaurants. We were told the Food quality, quantity and price was much better. We were given a half pint of Beer or a glass of house Wine each just for going there. We ordered our starters it took 48 minutes before they came. I had to ask if we were going to be served our main course and what was the problem. A very young waiter came with our main course one plate at a time, I mean Cod on a plate and then went back for Veg, this happened for each meal all Eight of us. The only good part of this meal was the Soup it was good but after waiting 48 mins anything would taste good. I would give this place a skip if I were you. There is a restaurant in the same area called Pipa Rota give it a try it is good.

  • Visited May 2014
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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
“Worst ever”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

Eight of us four couples went to Vilamoura from the 15th _ 22nd May 2014. The weather was great and we were having a great holiday. One evening we were enticed to go off the main strip which is the Marina. After about a four minute walk we came to about eight or ten restaurants in this area. We were told the food and quantities were better and the prices were lower very much lower. We were given a half pint of Beer or a glass of Wine each for just going there. We ordered our starters five Soup, One Sardines, One Onion rings and Mushrooms. It was 48 minutes before they came. We then ordered the main course at one stage I had to ask if we were going to be served after waiting some more a young lad brought out one plate at a time i.e. Cod on a plate for one he then went back for Veg etc. This happened for each meal all eight of us. The only good part of that night was the Soup it was good. I would tell anyone going there to give this place a skip. Now there is a good Restaurant up there called Pipa Rota give it a try it is very good.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Jerry A
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Staffordshire
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“food was okay but service was slow”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

our second visit to this restaurant. The food was good - in particular the Cataplana was excellent - however the service was slow, we waited over our meal and then tried to rush us out as a big group had arrived.

Visited May 2014
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Scotland
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Awful”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

I can't believe anyone can praise this restaurant. Only 2 waitresses working their tails off. House wine not fit to drink. Long wait or shockingly bad food

Don't go here!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank sangobeg
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Rayleigh, Essex
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

Recommended by our taxi driver......and was excellent, staff very friendly and food was yummmmmmmmm. Defo worth a visit or two as in our case!!!!

Visited May 2014
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