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The Joker

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Bar, British, Pub
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Rua Goncalo Velho, 13/15, Quarteira 8125, Portugal
+351 289 380 267
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've spent many a holiday golfing in the Algarve and I love Portuguese food. Every now and then I get an urge for English comfort food. The a joker is the best place without doubt. I had home made steak pie mash potatoes cabbage peas and carrots Sadly I couldn't manage the apple pie and custard.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Malcom and Grace for another great Xmas visit to The Joker. Part of our tradition for the mast five years to visit several times AND on Xmas Day. Great to bring new friends, meet old friends and see regulars having a great time. A perfect gem of a place with Malcolm and Grace being the perfect hosts and... More 

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I've eaten here a few times now and enjoyed each visit. Fish and chips are so lovely! Roast was good too.

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Thank Victoria J
Appleshaw
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

this was our third visit to Portugal and knew we would be going here again!! as we were there for two Sundays managed to get two Sunday roasts in!! as always Malcolm greets you like old friends rather than just customers! the food is delicious and highly recommend it!! there is a sign in this typically English pub that says... More 

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1 Thank deborah b
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We could not come to Quarteira without paying a visit or two to the Joker. Warmly welcomed and made to feel at home. Excellent place to relax and enjoy home cooked food.

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2 Thank Susan H
Croydon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Went today for Sunday lunch and it was excellent, good wine and reasonably priced. Will definitely return!

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Ashcott, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Excellent food and really fair prices. Always a warm welcome from the landlord and his wife. Seemed a very popular place with the British.

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3 Thank Watikwo
Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

called in here on friday 9/9/16 .Had fish /chips mushey peas less then tenner really enjoyable.Great banter at the bar. Nice english guy owns the bar could not be more friendly.Enjoyed a few pints.Well worth a visit and Quarteira is a brill market town and lovely place

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2 Thank Johnnywindows
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely traditional English family meal. Children's menu available which our 10 year old thoroughly enjoyed. Excellent food and very friendly British owners. Would highly recommend.

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1 Thank mac2136
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to be can't wait to go back food Is excellent and the banter is even better ready for a good search at za sad.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 16
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Goncalo Velho, 13/15, Quarteira 8125, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 380 267
Description
Opening hours: Dinners: Tues-Sat from 6.30pm. Lunches: Wed & Sun 12-2.30pm Closed Monday & Thursday. Menu of the day: Main course + dessert + drink €10.95. Sunday Roast 2 courses + drink €9.95 Wednesday + Friday: Our famous Fish & Chips

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