First “La Pierrade” restaurant on Portuguese soil opens in Albufeira


With the opening of a "La Pierrade" restaurant franchise in the heart of Albufeira, the famous French franchise brand has finally found its way to Portugal.

David Mejean, a French national from the city of Lyon, has previously worked with this brand and has always liked the friendly and cozy atmosphere created by this restaurant concept. Married to an Algarvian woman from Pêra, he decided in early 2018 to sell his business in France and move to the beautiful Algarvian coast.

He contacted Belalgarve Consultants in June, with the instruction to find the most suitable property for his project. Belalgarve quickly identified a closed restaurant on Albufeira's Avenida da Liberdade as the ideal location for such a project and negotiations began quickly afterwards.

The deal was concluded with the professionalism of partnering Real Estate agency Algarmed Imobiliária. La Pierrade Albufeira opened its doors on December 10th of last year, only months after David's decision to open this business in the Algarve.

With the "La Pierrade" -concept, a meal with family or friends becomes a moment of conviviality and shared pleasure. The preparation is so simple and fast, that the person who prepares the meal has nothing else to do during the meal than to share this moment with others.

Children are not forgotten. For them too, La Pierrade is a party. They can cook their own food like the big ones, without any risk.

The Pierrade stone cooking appliance allows dietary cooking because it uses no fat. All foods retain all their original taste, it is not denatured by a supply of fat. It is of course important to take care of the contents of your plate by choosing only good products, but a healthy way of cooking is equally important.

Make sure to pay David and his wife a visit next time you're in Albufeira and discover a different dining experience, now, after many other countries, also available in Portugal.

La Pierrade Albufeira is located on 92, Avenida da Liberdade and opens daily from 8.30am until 2am. You can book your table by telephone +351 289 107 134. Find out more and follow their news on .

"Belalgarve is proud to have helped adding a new dining experience to the Algarvian restaurant landscape, especially as it is David's intention to remain open during the winter time", explains Ralf Medernach, founder of Belalgarve, and continues to explain that "every restaurant or tourist business which remains operational during the winter helps us to promote the Algarve as a true all-year-round holiday destination."

Belalgarve Consultants are successfully matching tourism and real estate since 2015 and do provide multilingual consultancy services to private and corporate investors looking for tourism related investment opportunities in both Portugal and Cape Verde.

Our Real Estate partner Algarmed Imobiliária provides services of excellence to both buying and selling customers throughout Portugal and offers a wide choice of exceptional homes and business opportunities in all price ranges.

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