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Pig & Whistle

) #35 of 120 Restaurants in Almancil €€ - €€€ , Mediterranean, European
Main Street towards Faro, Almancil 8135, Portugal
+351 289 395 216
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Contemporary, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Main Street towards Faro, Almancil 8135, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

A small quaint restaurant on the high street with enclosed outside garden area. Good varied menu with a twist. Excellent food and service, very attentive, background music playing. Started off many years ago as a British pub, now run by two brothers.

Thank CulinaryCook
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We come to this part of the Algarve regularly throughout the year. It has been some years since we dined in this quaint little restaurant on the main road into Almancil. We made up for our non attention to this place recently and were very...More

Thank WoIman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant, lovely atmosphere and excellent food. The prawns and fillet steak were exceptional and the service is outstanding.

Thank EmJanes
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the first time I'd been to the restaurant and I'm a real meat eater so went for the fillet steak; literally melted in my mouth, the best steak I've ever had. Loved the pork crackling strips too. Dessert was just as good, I...More

Thank DnDCooper
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whilst we had a nice meal it just was not the standard of last year - menu choice was smaller, service was good but not excellent (trying too hard and needs to more welcoming and friendly), had the steak which was over salted and therefore...More

Thank ksav3159
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it ...came highly recommended and didn't disappoint, lovely food excellent service, don't be put off by the location, looks fabulous once you're inside!

Thank thebreens2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here on 3 occassions, and have not been disappointed yet. The food is always excellent, with a varied menu and always intetesting wines. Most importantly it is always very good value and would have no hesistation in recommending it.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous quiet intimate meal. Fabulous food really tasty and great flavours! Ambience was lovely. No rush and great service. Very good value for money! Worth a visit.

Thank Jowebter
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous evening with family & friends. A wonderful welcome & excellent service. Very knowledgable on their wines. Food superb & good value. Would highly recommend. A great night out & nothing was too much trouble!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been visiting the central Algarve since the early 2000's and have had many excellent nights at the Pig & Whistle over the years - during our 2016 holiday we enjoyed it so much we were there twice in one week! Last Thursday we...More

Thank howesclan
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Gary W
26 August 2016|
Response from Caroline J | Reviewed this property |
You had better call the restaurant !
12 August 2016|
Response from lifeluvinlou | Reviewed this property |
You should call them and find out?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$33
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street towards Faro, Almancil 8135, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 395 216
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