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Aldeamento Dunas Douradas, Almancil 8135-170, Portugal
+351 289 396 347
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (18 reviews)
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
“sea bass” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Aldeamento Dunas Douradas, Almancil 8135-170, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need a gimmick to fill an Algarve Restaurant this time of the year. Ronnie and Gay hit the spot with an Abba Night - Dancing Queen still gets the feet tapping. Always a welcome at Xenia.

Thank DandMLagoa34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic night. Totally lived up to expectations and even surpassed them. Dinner was superb. Party of four full of praise rib eye steak cooked to perfection, chicken and leek pie to die for, lamb cutlets and fish and chips. All four were full...More

1  Thank Katiebobscotland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ronnie, Gay and the team are awesome at making you feel weicome to their lovely establishment. The food is great, the beer cold, the wine left to breathe just right and you want for nothing from the moment you arrive until the moment you leave....More

2  Thank gileshudson
Xenia586, Owner at Xenia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Giles Many thanks for your kind words, we reopen on 1st March so our first Sunday Lunch will be 4th March Look forward to your next visit. Regards Ronnie

Reviewed 8 December 2017

We ate here several times during our stay because for us it had everthing we wished for. Great drinks at the bar in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere - felt very welcome and enjoyed chatting and making new friends. The food in the restuarant was...More

1  Thank GJD56
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Visited in late Nov for a few days with some friends and found this brilliant restaurant. The setting is fabulous overlooking the pool and the restaurant has a lovely relaxed feel. The food was superb and the service excellent. Ronnie & Gay are perfect hosts...More

1  Thank Sue D
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Visited Xenia every day of our short holiday in November. We were always made very welcome by Gay and Ronnie who both work really hard along with their lovely staff to make your visit special. The bar and resturant areas are well looked after and...More

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We visited the Xenia Bar and Restaurant whilst staying in Val do Lobo. The positive comments already seen on trip advisor were pleasingly accurate and we were pleased we visited. The restaurant is extremely well decorated with lovely comfortable furnishings. The front of house hos...More

2  Thank DJR66
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Visited Xenia 3-4 times over a long weekend. Had Dinner, Sunday lunch and one afternoon just for drinks. The Sunday lunch was exceptional as we were part of a large group and the service and meal were excellent. Great team, lead as always by Ronnie...More

2  Thank Martin N
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Ronnie and Gay maintain a tip top standard in fare and hospitality. We would like to find something wrong with this lovely place but we can't. That's all..

1  Thank barnetboy8
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This place has a welcoming environment, nice food and pleasant staff. I really enjoyed my meal and the service provided. Ronnie and Gaye are great hosts and made sure we had an excellent night!

1  Thank cjcorney
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5 July 2017|
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Response from RebeccaMOB | Reviewed this property |
If you're staying in Dunas Douradas then yes you can.
20 August 2016|
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Response from cholloway48 | Reviewed this property |
I think the other people have answered your question! No, there isn't entertainment every night but don't be deterred by that. It's well worth a visit.
20 August 2016|
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Response from Thefacers | Reviewed this property |
Not last year was midweek and Saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aldeamento Dunas Douradas, Almancil 8135-170, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 396 347
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