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Adega Tipica A Forja

Rua dos Ferreiros 17, Lagos 8600-727, Portugal
+351 282 768 588
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
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Rua dos Ferreiros 17, Lagos 8600-727, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the amazing reviews and couldn't wait to eat here. What a disappointment. I ordered the cod and it arrived completely charred and burnt. It was rock hard and I had to break open and dig in to find any little bit that was...More

Thank Leora N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Liter of house wine for 5 euros, don’t mind if I do. Good food, not the best I had in Lagos but the standard is high. The squid were the best fish we tried.

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been visiting this restaurant for 12 years and it has always been very good- until now. To begin with the manager argued with us about the timing of the reservation, which he eventually admitted didn't matter as the restaurant was not fully booked...More

Thank LiamWestmeath
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We felt the main thing that let this place down was the staff/service although there were a few problems. The food although slightly overpriced we were happy enough with. The salmon was close to being underdone though was a big tasty portion. The steak my...More

Thank 67Rose
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We have been visiting this restaurant for years. As soon as I walked in, last night I knew things had changed. Although the waiter was pleasant he did not speak English and did not have any experience so ordering was not easy. . Although my...More

Thank Paula P
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to this restaurant for 11 years...change of ownership has changed everything...for the worse! Staff lacked warmth, food now tasteless! Why change anything??

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We tried this restaurant because it was recommended in our Lonely Planet guide. Not good. We are not difficult eaters, but only one of four plates was ok which was the cod. The chicken piri piri was hard and dry and no taste. Both my...More

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Sadly, the change in ownership/management has ripped the heart out of it. The traditional table wait, now longer, is rewarded with average food, average prices and bickering waiting staff. Now simply another restaurant which happens to have a blue door and not the legend of...More

2  Thank njr912
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Meant to be a must visit restaurant however forget the hype bang average at most, looks like it used to be good but not now.

1  Thank mark T
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

After visiting the blue door for years sad to find the owners have retired and the new staff and owners just don't compare. The food was good but the waiter was miserable and no interest in his job the place just isn't the same we...More

2  Thank Rachaelbrowne
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8 October 2017|
Response from Brian T | Reviewed this property |
At the bottom of the main street where the Portugal Football shop is, across from there is a street going back up a hill. This restaurant is best found looking for the blue door. If you are at the football shop you are... More
David L
13 August 2017|
Response from Viv777888 | Reviewed this property |
I'd say too busy to answer phone & they don't take bookings
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Ferreiros 17, Lagos 8600-727, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 768 588
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