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Ex Libris Gourmet

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Time for a break from Super Bock and Sagres?

What an amazing find! Fantastic Portugal brewed craft beer and a wonderful host. We visited twice... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
John C
via mobile
If you like craft beers you willm love this place!

We visited this little shop & café whilst on a recent trip to Tavira. My husband was missing real... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Swansea, United Kingdom
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“little gem”(5 reviews)
Situated in Tavira historical town, next to the "Roman Bridge". A Beautiful 19th century building associated to the traditional local trade. Tiago and Sandra´s Ex Libris Gourmet Shop is charming, pleasant and delightfully refined.Recreating the old...more
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Rua 5 de Outubro 12, Tavira 8800-327, Portugal
+351 281 094 130
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

I like the place for the owner who are so nice. They choose very carefully their products beer artisanal, olive oil, you could have a rest and as it’s a small place, it’s not crowded what I like.

Thank Bruttia
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

What an amazing find! Fantastic Portugal brewed craft beer and a wonderful host. We visited twice spending quite a few hours in the company of Tiago who looked after us brilliantly. Great knowledge and a real passion for the craft. If you have a hankering...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We visited this little shop & café whilst on a recent trip to Tavira. My husband was missing real ales, so was delighted to see that this shop was selling local craft beers. The place is tiny, and very old which gives it a fabulous...More

Thank J60bud
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We have found this charming little beer shop while walking through Tavira. You can buy various products here (such as local sardines, pasty, beer, brandy, soaps...). You can also have some Portuguese draught beer and taste great cheese from farm. Also very kind staff!!

Thank sourlady
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Great little beer shop and cafe in Tavira town centre which also has a tremendous range of various bottled and craft beers to either take away or can be drank on the premises. The Orange Wit beer is superb. We picked up some beers here...More

Thank MrMrsHappyR
Reviewed 2 January 2018

.....finding this little place was life saver for my real beer loving other half.... I think another superbok might just have been the end of him... to my delight it also served some amazing coffee and port (at the right time of day). we loved...More

1  Thank Karen L
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Spent a lot of time in this charming micro bar/deli in Tavira. Tiago and Sandra were very hospitable. Tiago wanted to give me a free drink as a loyalty bonus. I told him that it wasn't necessary. Very welcoming, with a genuine interest in Portugal's...More

1  Thank Heeksy
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The owner Tiago and his family have a wonderful, friendly place here in Tavera. We have been so many times and everytime you get a big welcome and a friendly smile. We went in the other night, it was our wedding anniversary, had the usual,...More

1  Thank Scottieboyuk
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This was a real find. A little deli only 3 tables that sold a wide variety of craft real ales from different brewers in Portugal and lovely Portuguese wine. The owners are lovely and friendly and knowledgeable about the products. You could sit in and...More

1  Thank 220wnelson
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We had great craft beer and local Portuguese wine in this little gem of a place It has a few small tables and chairs to let you relax and sample the lovely drinks , local cheeses and sardine pate It's is also an amazing shop...More

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