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Chinese Gourmet

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Rua Casa do Povo no 18, Almancil 8135-116, Portugal
+351 289 356 422
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended to us by a regular and it didn't let us down. Michael the chef came out for a chat and has told us with great enthusiasm about how he cooks and his awards he won in London a few years ago. The sizzling fillet beef was divine as good as I've ever had. We had a good mix... More 

1 Thank Tony S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Truly disappointing. Had the worst Hot & Sour in my life. Shrimps and ducks mixed together, didn't taste anything like Hot & Sour (and I have it regularly in various places). Being a big fan of very spicy food (myself and my partner) we couldn't have more than 3 spoons. The stuff was not helpful or accommodating at all. I... More 

1 Thank Min K
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

In there last night for an early takeaway. Very pleasant (not a huge fan of any type of takeaway). Fresh and tasty. Would use again.

Thank the_flange_man
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405 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Have been using the restaurant for the last 15 years and enjoyed Michaels cuisine. Unfortunately he is no longer involved not sure whether he's sold out or is working an earn out. Either way the food is now well below the usual standards judged over the last 3 visits in October Won't be returning such a pity , nothing is... More 

Thank Weldge
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We have eaten in this restaurant before and It was amazing. After viewing the menu online I rang to order a delivery, I was informed that the menu online was out of date and that someone would call with a new menu, they were here in no time. I then ordered and the food was delivered piping hot and tasted... More 

1 Thank Michgibson
1 review
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

WOW! food was amazing! We had 2 young children and we're catered for in every way. Excellent food,drinks and service. Lovely family friendly run restaurant thank you to Mike and his lovely wife and staff ❤

Thank Mrsgrugelleanne
Waterford, Ireland
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191 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I decided to take the easy way out and ordered a takeaway for myself. I Ordered the hot and sour soup and sweet and sour chicken Hong Kong style. The soup was very good but the chicken in the sweet & sour had been cooked earlier and then added to the dish. I have eaten here before and it has... More 

Thank EddieOnTour
1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant serves good western style Chinese food but don't be fooled by the raving reviews if you're looking for authentic Chinese.

Thank Marco V
Preston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant every year for the past 8 years and we're really disappointed this year. The restaurant was extremely warm with no air con on and the young male waiter was either very nervous or extremely miserable as he didn't even smile once the whole time we were there. He also didn't seem to know anything... More 

1 Thank sianyfish
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We visited this place recently. They have a massive range of food. The dishes I had were okay but the rest of party were extremely impressed hence the rating Michael the owner comes across as a great guy.

1 Thank DanielMcD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$34
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Casa do Povo no 18, Almancil 8135-116, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 356 422

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?