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“Fantastic Meal Great Hosts Lovely Venue”
Review of Restaurant Florian

Restaurant Florian
Ranked #16 of 156 Restaurants in Almancil
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal on the last day of our trip to the Algarve. The out door terrace was fitting of the quality food.

The hosts and waiting staff were 10/10 and have great advise on food and wine.

The food was also top notch, our party hade the Cote de beuf and I had the veal all cooked to perfection.

The goats cheese with the cheeseboard was one of the best I have ever had.

The hosts made us feel very welcome and really topped off the night.

Will definitely be back next year.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

For no particular reason we haven't managed to visit this restaurant for about 15 years even though we are in the area every year. I was so pleased to find out that they still serve their 'Florian' drink - basically white port & tonic - as it's really refreshing before dinner. Food and service was good. We were a bit uneasy before as they don't provide highchairs for babies and we had a 10 month old with us! Two of the waiting staff, however, had children and were very helpful so we needn't have worried. 15 years ago one of our party was 'eaten alive' by mosquitos and they still have a problem, so I would recommend eating inside if possible. Even so, we will visit again soon.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

My wife and I visited this restaurant for the first time while we were on holiday here. There is a large car park and the restaurant was very attractive both externally and internally. We were greeted warmly by the lady in charge and were seated immediately in the already busy restaurant. there is a very good choice on the menu and we settled for the lobster bisque which was absolutely delicious. Our main course was the fillet steak which was cooked to perfection and was accompanied with vegetables and french fries. With no room for dessert we paid the bill. We were 103 Euros without wine so the meal was fairly expensive. Nice for a special occasion.

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Thank ian f
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

As above. We live here, and love the food and atmosphere at Florian, but until the mosquito issue is tackled properly, we will not be returning.

Thank Lucy S
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Piet W, Owner at Restaurant Florian, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

MAKING A ELEPHANT FROM A MOSQUITO.

Like I write before we living in a subtropical country where mosquitoes appear. By request we supplied mosquito spray or put a coal under your table.
You give us a 1star review but love the food and atmosphere . Have you any idea how hard we work fo that? No you dont! Just say on this medium we have a terrible restaurant! This review is from the same level you wrote from a colleague to put the music down when the had a live band performing , little silly ,you don't think so?
Concerning myself I dont want to boil water for you to make a tea.
So please skip Florian .

Piet Warink
Chef Owner

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

A welcome return to this fine restaurant, run by a Dutch couple, Piet and Karin.
Karin greets you and provides the menus and takes your order, while Piet slaves over a hot stove.
Waiter service was excellent, being unobtrusive but very aware of diners requirements.
A lovely meal - starting with an Amuse Bouche of a glass of Gazpacho and a Turbot cream, followed by Lobster Bisque and then the Iberico Pork.
The cooking is of a very high standard, with excellent flavour and presentation and the surroundings relaxed and attractive.
The whole experience was most enjoyable and is worthy of the accolade "Best restaurant "

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Thank shorrock41
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