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The Cottage Restaurant

Avenida Sa Carneiro, The Strip | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200-362, Portugal
+351 289 542 100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
09:30 - 22:30All hours
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Avenida Sa Carneiro, The Strip | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200-362, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

We have come here 5 years running and this year was no different, we visited at least 5 times during our stay in Albufeira. The food is delicious especially the Spaghetti Bolognese and is always red hot, the staff are very friendly, nothing is too...More

Thank Aball2011
Reviewed 6 days ago

The first year we have been to The Cottage and found both the food and the friendly staff excellent. We would have used this far more if it had not been so far from our hotel. In fact so good we are looking for rooms...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

come here every year, good food & good friendly staff. Clean & tidy Good value for money Only downside is they have stopped doing the homemade banoffee pie

Thank Maggie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the second year we have been at The Cottage and it did not disappoint - great home cooking, very varied menu and half portions which were more than enough for me - desserts delicious and free wifi - staff very friendly and helpful....More

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, lovely staff. Had roast beef on a Wednesday night and prices are very good. Menu has a good variety, free WiFi.

Thank LMB400
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was our 3rd year visiting the cottage for breakfast and it did not disappoint.The best in albuferia.however we decided to try the sunday roast as its sold to you as home made so i was expecting perfection like their breakfast.I was sorely let down...More

1  Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here for breakfast. There was a good selection on offer. We had both vegetarian and English breakfast, both was tasty and cooked fresh. The staff are friendly and there is a relaxed atmosphere. It could do with some painting as walls are a...More

Thank LeonaIreland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here, good value and great food. Had breakfast a few times and evening meal. Friendly pleasant staff.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came across the cottage on our first night we were shattered from travelling through the night and had a fab meal here staff were lovely and meals great value at 2 for €14 visited again during holiday as well will be back next year

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had great breakfast on three mornings. The staff were very friendly but it was the food that makes it great. The food is freshly cooked and was consistently good over the three morning's at a reasonable price. Highly recommend the fry.

Thank john carmody c
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3 September 2017|
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Response from TheCottage | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are in our old cottage restaurant, 5 mins walk up the strip. Please send me your email and I'll send you all the details. Regards Pete
18 May 2016|
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Response from TheCottage | Property representative |
Yes, i think we do but would want to check on a few things, such as the oil we use. I will check with my staff as to whether we've had many nut allergic clients and how we were able to help. We can explain all ingredients... More
25 November 2015|
Response from TheCottage | Property representative |
Afraid we are closed in January for painting etc. Maybe open mid February but more likely early March.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Sa Carneiro, The Strip | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200-362, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 542 100
  • E-mail
Open all day, everyday, serving breakfasts, snacks, drinks, lunches, teas and dinners. Large sunny terraces. WiFi, book library, Sky news. Established in 1998
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