We are in Albufeira. Any tips?

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  1. Jac Sprat

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    While we wait for our house sale to go through in order to buy our van we have come here for a week. We wondered if there are any other funsters here and any recommended bars or restaurants? Went swimming today in the warm sea and sunbathing in 22 degree temps is very pleasant.
     
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    How is the main town centre? It was virtually washed away a few weeks ago?

    Sorry no tips on where to eat.
     
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    We are in estoi now, phew, hot isn't it, all the restaurants in the main square in albufeira are reasonable if they have opened again, but a real Portuguese one is up the Main Street out of the square and up an ally to the left , usually an old woman outside with leaflets.
     
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    Actually we tried a trip adviser restaurant yesterday and were rather underwhelmed with it but it's all fun isn't it.
     
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    Anyone know of anytime rentals around? Maybe time to try out that tandem!
     
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    Any bike rentals that should say
     
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    Restaurante Almareado, it's called
     
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    hi, if you visit Paderne, the ZIP ZIP restaurant is well worth a visit.
    If you have a bicycle with you ,the area is just fabulous,up through the orange groves towards Alte.The hill up to Alte is a bit of a bugger,but you do not have to take it as there are a few wee roads that will take you back to Paderne,with very little traffic.
     
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    Show me the road to Almareado....because we will be in that area in 3 weeks after bimbling our way across Spain.
     
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    I have wintered in the Algarve for nearly two decades now... indeed I love Portugal so much I have bought a couple of bits of it.

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    Ranch Burger burgers are much better than the McDonalds ones but Burger King are still top of my list...

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    The Bagatelle. Good food then Karaoke in the Galeano opposite (y)
     
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    We went off in search of a little restaurant we discovered last night but couldn't find it. In the end we had cracking grilled sardines in a pub in the corner of Rua Santana where we'll probably eat all week. We have a birthday tomorrow in case anyone has any extra special recommendations!
     
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    Can't get a link to work but our favourite restaurant is called Casa Del Fonte.

    Just Google it.
     
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    Thanks @Chris we'll have a look at that one.
     
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