Walking distance to Restaurante VdM.

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Walking distance to Restaurante VdM.

Postby montyperera » Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:44 am

Hi. We're staying in a villa called Casa Cristal in August. From what I can make out from the map provided, if you're coming out of town on Estrada Farol, you take a left turn just after the Baia Cristal hotel, and the villa is a short way up on the right. Can anyone tell me roughly how long it would take to walk to Restaurante Vale do Milho from here? Thanks in advance, Monty.
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Re: Walking distance to Restaurante VdM.

Postby djprescott » Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:59 pm

Roughly 15 or 20 minutes from there - sorry for the late reply!
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Re: Walking distance to Restaurante VdM.

Postby montyperera » Wed Jul 16, 2014 10:00 am

Cheers dj. I'm happy to walk anywhere but I'm only asking because I'll have a few women and children with me who start moaning after 100 yards. I'll walk up there myself to book a table and judge wether or not it'll be too much for the others. Out of interest, would you recommend Restaurante VdM?
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Re: Walking distance to Restaurante VdM.

Postby djprescott » Wed Jul 16, 2014 10:57 am

Hi Monty, I would recommend the restaurant. I am presuming you do mean VDM Restaurante and not the golf club house restaurant?
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Re: Walking distance to Restaurante VdM.

Postby montyperera » Fri Jul 18, 2014 10:43 am

Yes dj, I'm talking about Restaurante Vale do Milho and not the club house. We did eat here a couple of times but that was back in about 1990 when I was 15, (I'm now 38!) and remember it being good, but obviously a lot could have changed by now! It seems to be one of those restaurants that hardly gets a mention on the forum or Trip Advisor, but the few reviews it does get are all good, so we'll definitely give it a try in August. Thanks for your replies, Monty.
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Re: Walking distance to Restaurante VdM.

Postby djprescott » Fri Jul 18, 2014 10:55 am

Hi Monty, we find the quality of the food very good although the menu is a bit limited. Service from Fernando is excellent!!We will be going there on Sunday evening!
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Re: Walking distance to Restaurante VdM.

Postby carolyn » Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:18 pm

We always go to VDM Restaurant when we visit. Really friendly service and good food. You don't need a starter - just order the cover as you get several different items as well as the usual bread and pate. Pretty setting in a garden and there is some play equipment for children.
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