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margaretm
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Rustic

Post by margaretm » Thu Jul 28, 2016 10:06 pm

This restaurant has recently opened just outside Rocha Brava ( it is where Raphiols used to be) and is run by Helder and his son Christiano , who both used to work at Julio's . The food is good with large portions . The fresh fish is not sold by weight so is very reasonably priced and it was a pleasant find after the disappointing experience we had at Raphiols, which meant we never returned. If anyone remembers Helder from Julio's pay him a visit as he will make you very welcome !

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Re: Rustic

Post by Mike Banks » Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:54 pm

Looking forward to trying this one when we come out in October. Do they have anything unusual on the menu?

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Re: Rustic

Post by widge » Fri Jul 29, 2016 8:24 pm

Mike Banks wrote:Looking forward to trying this one when we come out in October. Do they have anything unusual on the menu?
It depends on what you think is unusual Mike, you might care to argue the point with management for an aperitif ? :D :D

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Re: Rustic

Post by margaretm » Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:01 pm

Not sure whether there was anything unusual on the menu as we rarely look beyond the fish. They do have a couple of veggie dishes and I'm sure that there was a note on the menu to say that gluten free pasta was available.

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Re: Rustic

Post by cumbria sue » Wed Nov 02, 2016 11:17 am

Ate here last night would highly recommend, I had sea bass and hubby said his fillet steak was one ot the best he has had

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Re: Rustic

Post by janedkent » Mon Jun 12, 2017 1:48 pm

Does anybody know if Helder and his son have reopened this again? Came out in March hoping to give it a try but it was closed and no name sign was up. Hoping it was just closed for the winter. :)

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Re: Rustic

Post by tomgibson » Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:06 pm

It was open at the beginning of April when we were out.

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Re: Rustic

Post by margaretm » Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:25 am

This restaurant now has different people running it and is called Alfanzina. It is now being run by the guy who used to run O Literal in Benagil. We ate their last week and thoroughly enjoyed the food. The service was good too. The restaurant was quite busy and as there is a large outdoor space we were able to sit outside, round the side of the restaurant out of the wind. Last year the restaurant was run by Helder , who is now working at Casa Lamy in Benagil , and his son Christiano , who us now back working at the A Gale . If anyone knows them from the old days at Julio's they will be very pleased to see you .

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Re: Rustic

Post by logicbob » Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:37 am

margaretm wrote:This restaurant now has different people running it and is called Alfanzina. It is now being run by the guy who used to run O Literal in Benagil. We ate their last week and thoroughly enjoyed the food. The service was good too. The restaurant was quite busy and as there is a large outdoor space we were able to sit outside, round the side of the restaurant out of the wind. Last year the restaurant was run by Helder , who is now working at Casa Lamy in Benagil , and his son Christiano , who us now back working at the A Gale . If anyone knows them from the old days at Julio's they will be very pleased to see you .
Is it the guy who used to work on the ships, there was two of them, one was German I think and the other a Portuguese/ American?

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