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Casa Velha

Rua Formosa | Quinta do Lago, Quinta do Lago 8135-162, Portugal
+351 289 394 983
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (9 reviews)
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
“crab starter” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Rua Formosa | Quinta do Lago, Quinta do Lago 8135-162, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole dining experience was first class. Ambiance, food, wine ,service; all excellent. The evening was faultless

Thank Steve Q
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I had dinner at Casa Velha and enjoyed the experience very much. The interior design, service, food quality & preparation were outstanding. I love this place and can‘t wait to come back.

Thank 67MT
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a very friendly family run restaurant with a wide variety of choice and everything we chose was excellent, can't recommend this highly enough

1  Thank Donald F
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Great restaurant with efficient friendly staff. The food was delicious and the wine choice great. The cover selection was enjoyable and amuse bouche was very tasty. The starter choice of Fios Gras de Franco was again very tasty and the grilled Fios Gras was a...More

1  Thank Brianheliman M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Agree with all of the excellent reviews. Fine dining at it's best. Delicious varied menu served in lovely surroundings by delightful friendly staff.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Casa Velha is in the premiere league of excellent restaurants in the Quinta do Lago - Almancil area. It has a magnificent location in Quinta do Lago with a beautiful terrace for stylish outdoor dining. The terrace offers glorious views over the local lake. It...More

Thank ProfMA
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Can't fault this place. The menu is exciting the food outstanding with fabulous attention to detail and presentation. The service was attentive but unobtrusive. Best food I had all holiday

Thank disneytastic31
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I had been to Casa Velha many times but hadn't been back since it's makeover. What a transformation, it is simply stunning, a great location, beautiful views, attentive, polite staff and great food. We will definitely be returning. It is quite expensive but well worth...More

Thank 28Suzie
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My wife and I have dined twice this week (July 2017) in Casa Velha. The food, the service and the setting were all excellent. Case Velha is relatively expensive - but aspires to, and delivers , a dining experience to match any in Portugal. Celine...More

Thank TV N
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I went with my wife for the first time in quite a few years - our absence was nothing to do with the restaurant! We were amazed by the make over - not sure when it was done but it has totally transformed a typical...More

Thank Les H
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Questions & Answers
23 February 2017|
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Response from Beate R | Reviewed this property |
At the evening we were there two couples with children joined 4-6 years But it is not your usual Italien resto where children are very welcome And the Menü has no special dishes for children
19 September 2016|
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Response from TMac1984 | Reviewed this property |
yes its fine. there is a taxi drop off area.
25 May 2016|
Response from tonyjames4040 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Fairly casual. I was wearing jeans
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Formosa | Quinta do Lago, Quinta do Lago 8135-162, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quinta do Lago
  • Phone Number: +351 289 394 983
Now closed for the season. Re-opening on the 27th December

The enjoyment of a fine meal here is not limited to just your taste buds - the whole experience is to be savoured and enjoyed. Summer dining at Casa Velha is on the gorgeous patio. Fabulous food, sunsets and starlight, and magnificent views across the lake. An experience that is hard to beat.
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