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Vila Velha

Rua Patrao Antonio Faustino, Sagres 8650-385, Portugal
+351 282 624 788
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (27 reviews)
“rabbit” (22 reviews)
“fish kebab” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Rua Patrao Antonio Faustino, Sagres 8650-385, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent well cooked and really interesting choices of real Portuguese food Great choice of wine The service was first class and really friendly Gluten Free was easy with bread available and the waitress happily checked with the kitchen for us regarding Gluten Best restaurant in...More

Thank curzonparkboy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We would never have found this restaurant without trip advisor. It was so windy at Cabo de Vicente and Sagres that we needed a sanctuary. The moment we walked in, We felt warm and cozy. There are three places to sit; inside, indoor patio, and...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank goodness we got our hotel to make a booking for us - we were lucky to get in. The staff were very knowledgeable and service was smooth. I chose the fillet of beef in a creamy mushroom sauce with sides of sauté potatoes and...More

Thank Claire R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally! In a world of gluten free, eco whatever confetti, this is a real, true and genuine restaurant, like a Land Rover it has stood the test of time and is still great. Amazing steak and amazing desserts!

Thank Mcunild
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps we were spoilt having visited Mum's the night before, but this place felt dull and tired by comparison and the food very uninspiring. Despite that and not having had starters that we enjoyed at Mum's, our bill still came to more so it really...More

Thank NeilRBBath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the most cozy, romantic, grown up Restaurant in town :) It is definitely a must go! They have a new take on Portuguese traditional dishes, and every single bit that melts on your mouth keeps you wanting more! The starters are amazing and...More

Thank Marta C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to go back after a fantastic dinner last year. Again we found the food delicious, the people charming and the atmosphere of the old room very special. Rabbit and fish skewers were just as good as we remembered. Not cheap but worth every...More

Thank Q1177ZCsue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vila Velha is an excellent little restaurant a few hundred metres from the port of Balleira in Sagres. Attractive setting, looking like a private house, it has a warm atmosphere inside and the staff are great, attentive, friendly, respectful. The food was really excellent. I...More

Thank SkiierParis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious freshly caught fish brought on a tray to choose from. Generous fish kebab had fresh scallops, prawns and the freshest line fish. Steak came as ordered. Friendly service, good wine. Recommended.

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at this restaurant based on the reviews and were not disappointed. A little off the beaten path, the restaurant has a nice charm and setting. The owner/chef can be seen working diligently in the kitchen and serving meals. The ambience is very nice,...More

Thank Ian T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Patrao Antonio Faustino, Sagres 8650-385, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Sagres
  • Phone Number: +351 282 624 788
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Vila Velha serves real food, made from scratch with highest possible ingredients. We offer a very friendly, informal service, in a really cosy ambiance.
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