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Restaurante Calhou


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic

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Tradional portguese food, seafood, grilled meat and fish, cataplanas...In Calhou restaurant you can enjoy a tasty and delicious meal! Bring your family and friends. We're waiting for you!
US$9 - US$19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Seafood, European, Portuguese
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rrstaurant had great ambiance with woodwork, wine barrels, candles on the tables. We enjoyed octopus salad and olives as a starter and then the fish and prawns cataplana. Everything was perfect. There were 5 cataplana options and you could enlarge the amout from 2...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank chester1
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Prices are reasonable, there is a lot of choices. The atmosphere is nice and it feels like home. The menu was represented by the kindly chef. We had black pork, squids and desserts. Everything was delicious. Especially pork and 3 chocolate cake. At the end...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Barbara Z
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Went to this Resturant with great expectations but was utterly disappointed. Felt it was a bit too cramped but then we ordered Lamb Chops and Fish & Shrimp Cataplava. It took an awful long time (around 45 minutes) to come even though the restaurant wasn’t...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank VirenS79
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We loved our dinner at Calhou! Staying at an Air BnB 250 metres away was a stroke of luck! The warm, friendly, and prompt service was fantastic. Our group tried the garlic lamb chops and chicken breast dishes. Both are huge portions and delicious! You...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ed_AbbyW
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I would have def given this restaurant 5 stars cos it ticked all the boxes: ambience, staff, prices, menu, food, bar that the starter (octopus salad) simply lacked flavour! It was so Bland & disappointing so avoid this one dish. My squid on the other...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LoveTravelVentures
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Traditional family run restaurant. Starters are unusual, for example, if you order mackerel then it’s just mackerel and you would need to order bread/olives/carrots with it (carrots were very tasty). We had the prawn and fish cataplanta to share for our main and it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BeckyWool
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Shared the Cataplana traditional fish - best yet! The Black pig loin was awesome as well. Ordered the Calhou steak which was very good but too much garlic for our taste. The atmosphere was lovely as were the staff. They offered to serve a new...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LouLindy50
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

It was our first trip to Portugal and on the first day as we arrived we had a fantastic dinner at this family restaurant. It’s better to book a table because all tables were reserved. We were served by a young waitress Anastasia, I believe...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank labtikch
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Best option evere to have dinner in Lagos. Traditional food, cosy place and quiet/fun. Fully recomended!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Fernando S
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved this traditional family run restaurant- so much we are there 3 times during our holiday. I am coeliac so strictly gluten free. Because everything is cooked traditionally none of the dishes contain flour - except for the bread and a couple of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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28 January 2019|
Response from silvino m | Property representative |
hello, sorry but we are closed all January. best regards
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5 December 2017|
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Response from silvino m | Property representative |
Hello Your Restaurante closed next saturday 16th Dez.and we reopen on The 1 February Mary Christmas and happy new year. Restaurante Calhou Silvino
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2 October 2017|
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Response from silvino m | Property representative |
Hello, Calhou Rest it s closed on january and reopen on The first of february. Thank you
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