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Sao Gabriel

Estrada Vale do Lobo Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-106, Portugal
+351 289 394 521
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
“blue fin tuna” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Estrada Vale do Lobo Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-106, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When planning our holiday in the Algarve, Portugal in October 2016 my fiancé and I decided to try Sao Gabriel, a one Michelin stared restaurant. Sao Gabriel is on a busy road just outside Quinta do Lago. The chef patron Leonel Pereira is from the...More

1  Thank Flyers007Dublin
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Sao Gabriel is my favorite restaurant on the planet. I haven't seen such attention to detail from every member of the staff and such enthusiasm and love for presenting and serving of food . Along with the incredible setting, the very carefully selected wine and...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We visited Sao Gabriel for a dinner. The outside seating is arrange in a perfect manner, so chic and romantic! The very first greeting from the staff is excellent and the service is bespoke. They have few options , two set menus or a la...More

Thank Flower53_10
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We heard a great deal about this restaurant over the years.Recently we decided to take the plunge and dine here! This restaurant is top class with wonderful service- particularly from Patricio and her colleagues🥂 This is a Michelin star restaurant with all that goes with...More

Thank WoIman
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This was our first visit and it certainly won't be our last. Amazing food and nothing was too much trouble as the kids did not like the aperitif so they changed it. Great wines as well. See you next year

2  Thank Tori T
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We visited as a family for Sunday Lunch. Having 2 boys (10 and 7) we went with an element of trepidation. We shouldn't have worried; the staff were friendly and very accommodating throughout and we had an excellent meal. The set lunch was great value...More

Thank NeilMarlow
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Thai Garden part of this Restaurant which is a little confusing as you ring the same number for both restaurants when you book, use the same car park, enter the same way to reception, and met by the same Maitra'D who takes...More

Thank Pogger56
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The food is ok. But then the service is terrible! Slow and seams like they are actually doing you a favor. In the end you will be unpleasantly surprise with a huge bill! A place to avoid!!!

Thank João M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We didn't let them know it was a special meal , as we thought it would be a special place anway . We were seated in a cold wind and were not offered any alternative seating until our dessert course when there were other tables...More

Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Food was not at all impressive. Service is very slow. Not recommended. Very expensive given the above. Only good Thing is the setting.

Thank Ziad M
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18 January 2017|
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Response from Alice_Romsey | Reviewed this property |
I'd just mention it when you book and they'll be super helpful to give you an excellent meal whatever your needs.
9 March 2016|
Response from Tazjocks | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Vale do Lobo Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-106, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 394 521
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