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Algarve's top rated; "Solar do Farelo" March 2016

Saturday, 25 April 2015 08:47
Restaurante Solar do Farelo, Algarve Restaurante Solar do Farelo, Algarve Restaurant's website

Restaurante "Solar do Farelo" in Mexilhoeira Grande, Algarve

(1 vote, average 4.00 out of 5)

Top rated and reviewed Restaurant in Algarve.


"The Restaurant "Solar do Farelo" is a typical space in the Algarve placed in the inner Portimão council, about 6 Km from the Meridien Penina Golf Hotel, 11 Km from Alvor, and about 5 minutes from the International Speedway of the Algarve.

As per Trip Advisor early  March 2016, This excellent restaurant is being rated the number one restaurant within the Algarve's cuisine landscape.  See here if it has changed since our last check. If so, send us a comment below to update it.

It is in an orange production area, with a view to the orange groves in a field with the beautiful Serra de Monchique as background.

Our restaurant does not have available a fixed menu. Our gastronomic proposals are daily made, based in daily products, yet with much variety.

Aged in our Wine-Cellar, we propose to our clients many of the best wines in the country at unbeatable prices to drink in the restaurant or to take home.

The Restaurant "Solar do Farelo" associated with the "Adega da Quinta do Morgado da Torre", wine producer in the region, offers to the clients the opportunity of, on Tuesdays and Fridays by dinner, enjoying a "Wine Festival": free wine as wanted to accompany our food specialties, à la carte.

For lunch, daily, we have a fixed price proposal with several dishes of the day available, including couvert, wine from the cask, festival of desserts and coffee.

We recommend advance booking.

We have private parking and Handicap access.

The restaurant is closed Sunday evening and all day Monday.

We have special group conditions, subject to agreement."

SomeReviews of the restaurant "Solar do Farelo" from Tripadvisor:

 “Excellent evening meal”
We were on a golf holiday and this was recommended by our club Pro's mother who lives nearby. Fernado the owner looked after our party of 18 and descibed each meal in detail before we ordered the evening meal nobody was dissapointed and to be offered wine from the barrel at 4 euros per person for all you wanted all...

 “Incredible value!”
We were recommended to visit this restaurant while visiting the nearby race circuit (thanks Marcus), arrived without booking thinking lunchtime in the middle of nowhere it would be quiet. Wrong, it was fully booked so waited for a table to become free. The all inclusive menu is a bargain, nibbles for starter, choice of main course, desert and coffee plus...

“You need to book!”
I am reluctant to recommend this place as it represents such excellent value for money that it is difficult enough to get in as it is! Fernando is an excellent host who speaks very good English and is quite entertaining. Weekday lunch for €15 includes cover, choice of up to 20 main meals, dessert, coffee and wine. The food is...

 “Just Tuesday Lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was nothing ordinary about this lunch,from beginning to end it was awe inspiring.Fernando is the perfect host and oversees every detail of the visit.The menu is extensive but my lamb shank dinner looked and tasted as if it had been cooked just for me.My companions,without whom I never would have found this delightful spot,enjoyed equally delicious,well presented meals.I have...

Hours of Operation:
The restaurant is closed Sunday evening and all day Monday.

Address: Várzea do Farelo, 8500-160 Mexilhoeira Grande, Algarve, Portugal
Phone:  +351 964080719  or +351 282471405
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Reservation: Advanced reservation is recomended

Website and Reviews:
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Last modified on Saturday, 19 March 2016 01:36


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    Quite an experience. We went with my friends for a birthday party and the owner just went well out of the way to accommodate us. Excellent food and a great simple ambiance. Quite a treat. Well worth the drive.

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