Best value on the Algarve?

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Best value on the Algarve?

Post by dennisg » Wed Jan 25, 2012 7:24 pm

I know I have mentioned this one before, but today we had a splendid buffet lunch, all you can eat for 7euros a head.
Hot and cold food, excellently cooked, choice of 16 or so salads, fish,chicken,lasagne etc, and the chef brings round slices of pizza every now and then. Half a litre of red wine between us, and the bill came to 20 euros. Could hardly walk afterwards (as a result of the quantity of food, not the effect of the wine!). It's dearer in the evening though. 9 euros a head.
La Dolce Vita buffet, next to their pasta and pizza restaurant, in Praia da Rocha, on the front road between the two hotels.

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Re: Best value on the Algarve?

Post by tricky » Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:52 pm

Now you've started something Dennis. There are certain members of this forum who find it, dare I say, a challenge
to find the best value restaurants in the Algarve, certainly the Carvoeiro area.
watch this space......... :D

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Re: Best value on the Algarve?

Post by Bruce Wallis » Thu Jan 26, 2012 2:03 pm

The problem becomes one of equating cost to quality and value.

We can eat very well for 7 or 8 euros a head.........
We can have a stunning meal, in a lovely setting for 50 euros a head.....

Your criteria at the time determines good value.

We have eaten at both ends of the scale, and appreciated both equally.

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Re: Best value on the Algarve?

Post by tricky » Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:15 am

Next week you can treat me to both ends of the scale Bruce Babe

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Re: Best value on the Algarve?

Post by Canada » Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:30 pm

Another week and we are in too! :lol:

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Re: Best value on the Algarve?

Post by tricky » Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:43 pm

What date are you out Jan? I am there 5th-12th

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Re: Best value on the Algarve?

Post by Bruce Wallis » Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:29 pm

2 of my favourite women coming out the same week.....what more could we want?? :D

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Re: Best value on the Algarve?

Post by Canada » Mon Jan 30, 2012 4:24 pm

tricky wrote:What date are you out Jan? I am there 5th-12th
just posted to laserblazer - Feb 8 - Apr.4 Looking forward to seeing you, Bruce & Julia. :)

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Re: Best value on the Algarve?

Post by tricky » Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:30 am

Great Jan, see you next week x

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Re: Best value on the Algarve?

Post by dennisg » Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:20 pm

Funny how a theme gets hijacked!

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Re: Best value on the Algarve?

Post by Canada » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:59 pm

Sorry! :oops:

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Re: Best value on the Algarve?

Post by laserblazer » Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:13 pm

I hope it's going to be warmer in cvo than it is here at present?

Just joking :) We can't afford to pay €20+ a head every night, so the package deals are quite attractive to us. If it's clean, the food well cooked and the jug of wine half decent, then we will happily pay €7. Have you tried the one at the far end of Armacao by the fishermen's huts? That used to be very good value.

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