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Casa Velha

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Rua Formosa | Quinta do Lago, Quinta do Lago 8135-162, Portugal
+351 289 394 983
19:00 - 22:00
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Casa Velha offers nouveau cuisine with great drama, attentive and friendly great service and food presentation. All orchestrated by a most delightful french lady. Expensive but worth it for that special night out.

Thank johnen2014
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casa level was an old farmhouse that has been converted into a beautiful restaurant. The service is attentive but I think the cehf tries too hard to impress with his menu and I found it difficult to fiind a dish I really wanted to eat from the menu.

Thank MyTravelsMyReviews
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78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been coming to this part of Portugal for nearly 15 years and have eaten out a lot. We came here in October, without the children, and experienced the best meal we have ever eaten in the area, absolutely wonderful. My wife started with the heart of smoked salmon sashimi style while I had the roasted scallops accompanied by... More 

Maynooth, Ireland
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

An incredible gem overshadowed by it's well known neighbour, Bovino. This place is incredible! Delicious food and unbelievable service. Very expensive but so worth it. Treat yourself, you won't regret it.

Thank Kate H
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had to wait another year before we could eat here, but the wait was well rewarded. A complete remodel has given the interior little color but left the food and hospitality top notch. The weather put us indoors, so warm but could be anywhere. Outdoors it's still definitely Algarvian perfect. For next time.

1 Thank Susan F
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Based on a recommendation from a fellow golfer we booked via the online service Terrific experience and can surly compare with my favourite fancy resto's back in Belgium Contemporary interior friendly welcoming staff serving superb food including little in between courses very good wine selection a clear favourite that will be visited soon again The only negative would be that... More 

1 Thank Beate R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

lovely atmosphere and decor. 2 courses were enough with all the little treats inbetween. The John Dory with Rissoto was really really tasty. Desserts amazing

1 Thank kenstirk
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I really like the new Casa Velha. It is very elegant and really suits the French couple who run it! It would have been nice to sit outside, but it was a bit windy so we sat indoors. We had the menu "Epicure" which was very good. Each course was something special. We had two very good wines to accompany... More 

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Stockport UK
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

A wonderful evening. It was the first time we had eaten indoors at this restaurant since its refurbishment last year and it was excellent. Décor, food and service just perfect. Not much more to say, just what my wife and I look for in a top class restaurant.

1 Thank CJOStockport
Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We love this restaurant and return every year when we're in Quinta. The welcome is gracious, the ambiance delightful and the food always excellent. This year we visited with friends to celebrate a special birthday and the staff couldn't have done more to make it a memorable evening. A first class restaurant, well worth a visit.

1 Thank LilBlack

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 13
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Formosa | Quinta do Lago, Quinta do Lago 8135-162, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quinta do Lago
  • Phone Number: +351 289 394 983
The enjoyment of a fine meal here is not limited to just your taste buds - the whole experience is to be savoured and enjoyed. Summer dining at Casa Velha is on the gorgeous patio. Fabulous food, sunsets and starlight, and magnificent views across the lake. An experience that is hard to beat.

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