No Restaurant of the Month column this time round. Instead, a dozen different quality eateries that are delivering service with a smile (behind the mask) and made-to-order specialities. Thank you, chefs, for the opportunity to get us out of our own kitchens.

Vale Verde

On the menu: Fabulous five-star food from Piet – and an ever-changing menu of designer dishes, at around €16 for a main course. Great starters and quality wines available too. The Lamb’s Shank on a bed of Couscous will have you coming back for second helpings.
Delivery details: In order to be able to deliver to an area that goes from Tavira to Portimao, Florians is working with Azul at Home. Visit chefathome.pt/takeaway-and-delivery/delivery for precise days, and also to see Azul’s Asian offerings at Azulathome.com. For home delivery order a day in advance.
Payment: Visa/Multibanco or cash in a sealed envelope with the correct change,
961 828 630


Restaurant Figueiral

On the menu: Most popular dishes include Fillets of sea bass with mustard, €15; and Beef Wellington, €21. There are salads and pasta dishes, and puds include a wonderful banoffee pie.
Delivery times: Monday to Saturday lunch, 12.30 to 2pm and dinner 6.30pm-9pm. 50 minutes notice required.
Delivery area: Almancil (min €25 order); Quinta do Lago, Vale do Lobo, Quarteira, Loulé (min €40)
Payment: cash or card
289 395 558


Quinta do Lago

On the menu: Homemade juices, great salads including pulled duck.
Collection times: Daily 8am-5pm
Payment: Cash or contactless card
289 390 708


Sushi Yama

On the menu: Most popular dish so far, 2-persons’ feast with 50 pieces of sushi and sashimi, €38.50. Beautifully presented, thanks to chef Gerson Alves insistence on detail.
Delivery times: Monday to Saturday 5pm-10pm; 30 minutes notice required.
Delivery area: From Albufeira (min order €50) to Olhão (min order €80)
Payment: cash or card
289 040 399


No Contact Catering

On the menu: Individual orders, meals for the week, fresh groceries and wines – this brilliant partnership between chef Jonnie Pratt and sommelier Justin O’Hanlon, takes care of every taste, including Sunday roasts for up to eight people and two-course dinners for four. Soups include roast pumpkin and coconut, mains a ravishing confit duck leg that comes with green beans, duck fat potatoes and homemade duck jus for an astonishing €10, and a favourite pud is the family tray of pear and ginger crumble. There are vegetarian and vegan options, too, on the extensive menu and next-day deliveries of fresh fruit and vegetables and fresh and frozen quality meats.
Delivery charges: Based on location and volume.
Payment: Cash or card
289 397 784



On the menu: Bagels, toasties, pancakes, smoothies, all ready and waiting. The €7 Bang Bang tofu bagel has smoked tofu, peanut butter, carrot, bean sprouts, cucumber, avocado and spicy sriracha and there’s a breakfast bagel with bacon, English sausage, egg and cheddar for €6.50, in the selection. Miso Ramen and Tom Kha Gai Soup and more.
Collection and delivery times: Monday-Saturday, 12am to 3pm.Take-aways and deliveries in Loulé.
Payment: Cash or card
967 753 658


Harvest Kitchen & Bar

On the menu: Some pretty tasty treats from this new eaterie which was due to open over Easter but since lockdown has specialised in 3-course meal takeaway and deliveries. The idea of Beef Carpaccio followed by Braised and Charred Octopus, topped up with Blueberry Pie, all for €18, is a pretty good indication of what’s to come when the Harvest Kitchen doors finally open.
Delivery times: 1.30pm-7.30pm, within 10km of Vilamoura, free with min order of €20.
Payment: Cash or bank transfer
963 847 552


Pizzaria Luzzo

On the menu: Traditional Italian pizzas, calzone, loaded with flavours, and with some unusual twists on toppings.
Collection and delivery times: Seven days a week, lunch and dinner, email for times. Order and pick up or get deliveries by Ubereats, and prepare for an evening of some serious TV watching. That’s what pizza at home is all about.
Payment: Cash or card
289 414 372


Solar do Poeta
São Lourenço

On the menu: Traditional menu that includes chicken, ribs and homemade fries, and an Indian menu with the likes of chicken tikka masala, chicken korma and beef curry, priced from €9 to €13. The legions of fans of Simon’s Sunday specials do not have to live without his carvery options – now available to take away or have delivered. €12.99 will buy you that roast with all the trimmings, plus a delicious desert. Farm shop offerings include packs of six pies for €30.
Collection and delivery times: Tuesday to Sunday, 5pm to 9pm. There is a €6 delivery charge, but if you collect you get a 10% discount on your order.
Payment: cash or card; home deliveries cash only.
289 398 489


United Kitchens of India

On the menu: Most popular dishes are chicken tikka masala, crackling greens, samosas and shish kebab. All delicious and with perfectly-balanced spices.And there’s a great lunchbox of a lentil special, with potato stir fry and a mains choice with pulao and a roti. Average main course is €11.
Delivery times: Lunch and dinner every day, deliveries within the Vilamoura area. 20-25 minutes notice required.
Payment: Cash or card
963 856 334


Sol e Serra

On the menu: Chef Alexandre’s fish and chips are outstanding and a constant on the take-away menu which was launched mid-April and includes chicken wings, meat and pasta choices, starters and desserts. Average main dish is €15. The homemade ice cream is an absolute must with new flavours introduced all the time.
Collection times: You phone, and they’ll let you know.
Payment: Cash or card
289 422 344

Share This Story