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“Busy Chicken Shack”
Review of Marufo 1

Marufo 1
Ranked #27 of 382 Restaurants in Quarteira
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
212 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Busy Chicken Shack”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

We have been going to this basic "chicken shack" restaurant for many years and it was as busy as ever. Usual service with a scowl - although still reasonably priced, the portions seem smaller and the prices are creeping up, still low compared to marina though!

Visited May 2014
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Canterbury
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Marufo 2”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Please people try Marufo 2- there is a false rumour that it is more expensive- it is not- the chcken comes from the same BBQ and is the same price! However it is a proper restaurant- you are not sharing a bench, you have your own table and everything is less rushed! Everything on Marufo 1 menu is the same price in Marufo 2, however Marufo 2 has a much larger menu and thats where it gets more expensive if some of your table go outside the chicken and chips option, i.e. steak etc.
We are now Marufo 2 fans and will only go there- you sit on the deck and watch the Qs at Marufo 1 as you relax at Marufo 2. Just in case you don't know Marufo 2 is the same side as Lidl, directly accross from Marufo 1! Only thing is take aways are still from Marufo 1!!

Try it you will be impressed if you like Marufo 1!

  • Visited May 2014
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Cheap, cheerful and tasty!”
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Noisy, canteen a

Noisy, efficient, canteen like setting. Appeals to all, never disappoints. Nothing to dislike.



Visited June 2014
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Elgin
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best chicken ever”
Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

The chicken shack is an amazing place. Row upon row of benches and tables. Always packed to the rafters. It doesn't look much and I've been twice and still never looked at a menu. Because the half roast chicken comes with chips and tomato salad and it is the best I've ever tasted. Cheap as chips also!

  • Visited June 2014
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Best Piri Piri EVER!!!”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I've been here many times over the years. Way back in the day the locals referred to this place as the Chicken Shack.

I dined here last week and although it's had minor make overs to the decor in recent years the quality of the food remains as high as when it first opened.

It's predominately chicken piri piri - done the authentic Portuguese way, marinated for a long period with a squeezy bottle on the table so you can add more. It comes with chips and a tomato and onion salad - always! There is no other way to serve piri piri.

Great starters are available too - try the prawns, clams and sardines when available.

All in all a great relaxed dining experience - no fuss or pretensions just good honest food.

Oh by the way, if you are staying close by, they do a takeaway service too.

  • Visited May 2014
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