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Restaurante Lanterna Velha

Estrada do Farol 47, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
+351 282 357 746
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“halibut” (5 reviews)
“garlic bread” (7 reviews)
“seafood rice” (3 reviews)
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Estrada do Farol 47, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
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Reviews (168)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the best we have eaten in It was amazing. Loved the food and the staff are willing to help. Thank you

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked past a few restaurants before deciding to eat here. We had the garlic mushrooms and the fried prawns to start and both were exceptional. Great taste, well seasoned and the prawns were amazing (very good portion sizes). For mains we both chose fish...More

Thank travelprincess43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first time we went, we would have given it 4*. It was pretty nice. Everyone tried fish and everyone was pretty happy with it. The mixed fish skewer was a little bit odd, it was hard to tell what fish was used but overall...More

Thank Tanya T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant.We visit Lanterna Velha many times every year and the food is consistenly good and served by friendly staff.We always enjoy this restaurant.

Thank 84will
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Just had a very nice meal at a reasonable price. Pleasant surroundings and very good service. Garlic bread, French onion soup and Spaghetti Bolognase all good. My partner had fish goujons and an excellent lasagne and a tasty side salad.A bottle of Vihno Verde and...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We turned up en mass with 4 children - they all ate well as did we! Great quality food and good service - you get what you pay for so not necessarily cheap - but that's not what we wanted!

Thank Richardcar
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I don't know what's more unsettling; our dining experience or the fact that people like this place. After 25 years traveling to Portugal and 3 years living in Monte Estoril, this was absolutely the worst dining experience ever in Portugal. Our French Onion Soup was...More

Thank JimmytheLip2014
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We visited and the upstairs was busy but were shown downstairs which was fine. We were served by a very friendly and helpful waitress. The food was excellent. My husband said the fish was one of the best he had ever eaten. The children's food...More

Thank maryellen51
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here for a beautifully cooked and presented meal of local food. Great service and great value.

Thank madfishlizzie
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I love this restaurant, it is unpretentious and serves great food with good service. Nicely positioned in the middle of town.

Thank Gavin O
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hi can we make a booking please for the 9th august for 13 people at 20.00hrs it is for my wifes birthday
3 August 2016|
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Response from Woodyblade | Reviewed this property |
Yes either contact them by phone or email they will happily book you a table I'm sure.
can i make a resrvation for tonight for 6 at 7:30
28 March 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Farol 47, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 282 357 746
  • E-mail