This delightful restaurant is housed in a charming four-story villa, adding a touch of grandeur to your dining adventure and promising an unforgettable experience.
As you step inside, you'll be greeted by the warm and inviting ambiance that complements the villa's elegant architecture.
The ground floor welcomes you with a cozy lounge area adorned with a stylish bar and a refreshing pool, creating a perfect setting to unwind before your meal.
Venture up to the first floor, where the restaurant awaits, offering a delightful balcony for enchanting al fresco dining.
For a more intimate and exclusive affair, head to the second floor, reserved for private diners.
Finally, ascend to the third floor's rooftop, providing panoramic views of the captivating Vilamoura harbour and the glistening expanse of the ocean.
Beyond the exquisite setting, the menu at Artisan is equally captivating. Catering to diverse tastes, it features a carefully curated selection of dishes, appealing to seafood enthusiasts, meat lovers, and vegans.
Mains from 15 euro.
The culinary journey commences with delectable starters like the dumplings with soy sauce and the refreshing papaya salad with tempe.
The main course offers a myriad of options, including the delightful palm heart with rice and the flavorful risotto with pumpkin.
To culminate your feast, indulge in the heavenly coconut and chocolate mousse dessert, leaving your taste buds in awe. We are having their red house wine, which is great and vegan!
Neighbourhood residents frequently flock to Artisan, savouring the exquisite flavours with their families. While the restaurant remains somewhat of a hidden gem among tourists, it is just a short 5-minute drive from the bustling center of Vilamoura and Quarteira, where you can relish in the lively atmosphere. Moreover, ample free parking is available, ensuring a stress-free visit.
A word of caution: locating Artisan on Google Maps might prove a bit challenging, as duplicate entries exist, and navigation could lead you astray by approximately 100 meters. To ensure a smooth arrival, it's advisable to double-check the correct location before embarking on your culinary journey.
In summary, Artisan presents an enchanting restaurant experience with its charming setting, delectable cuisine, and breathtaking views. Embrace this hidden treasure during your stay in Vilamoura, and prepare for an extraordinary dining escapade that will leave a lasting impression.
Open all day, Monday closed.
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Rating: 8.4 Price: $$ Vegan friendly: 3/5
Food 8.5 - Service 8.1 - Price/quality 8.5 - Atmosphere 8.5
Meet Peter Cruiming, an Algarve-based food blogger. Residing in Almancil with wife Marlot Anna, a professional photographer, and their 7-year-old son, Elyas. Explore daily Algarve dining stories at www.HotspotsAlgarve.com, focused on Peter's passion for healthy and vegetarian food. Photo by www.MarlotAnna.com.
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