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Burgau, Burgau, Portugal
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to come here for dinner. The food was good but the service did not appeal to its own standards! They showed an attitude equivalent to a star restaurant to welcome us. We selected two starters and a fish to share. Instead of ordering a full bottle of white wine, we decided to drink by the... More 

Thank Moritz G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely place fab people with the best attentive service ! Food is of the best quality . My husband is very very fussy on his steak ... He reports it to be the best on the western algarve ! Don't go here unless you're hungry . One downside is they want cash only .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Finally after years of coming to burgau we made it to the Ancora food was outstanding, the best fillet steak I have ever eaten. Great service to match.

Thank Jonathan G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Two excellent meals here during our recent holiday. First class service and wonderful food. Yes, it's more expensive than others in the village ,but worth it.

Thank Bigworldsmallwallet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

....or you will miss what we considered to be the best Restaurant in Burgua. Four of us ate at many restaurants there but none matched the quality of food ,ambiance and professionalism of the staff. Indeed we all considered our meal to be amongst the best we have had for sometime!

Thank BilloEngland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

As usual, fantastic evening with beautiful food and charming service. A cut above everything else in Burgau.

Thank bjp54
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Good welcome and nice ambiance The food was beautifully presented and well cooked It was hard to choose from the menu A special night out

Thank Libby m
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We have dined in fine restaurants for over 30 years and we have been in Portugal for two weeks and this is the first time we have ever received rude service: from the co-owner, Angelica no less. The other co- owner, Daniel was welcoming, witty, and passionate about food. We ordered appetizers from him and asked if we could wait... More 

Thank SeattleShaw
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We had a good meal here on our first night in Burgau. The food could not be faulted but the service was a bit manic, with the head waiter running all over the restaurant (a but like Faulty Towers but not in a bad way!). Would definitely return and recommend to others.

Thank BordersBlondie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Happened across the Ancora during our first stroll around the village and luckily they found us a table - the place quickly filled up and after our delicious steak and chicken dishes we understood why. Fabulous friendly service - we will return!

Thank frogtrip

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, International, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burgau, Burgau, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau

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