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The Beach Basket

Praca Miguel Bombarda 7, Albufeira 8200-076, Portugal
+351 289 512 137
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea bass” (34 reviews)
“monkfish” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Praca Miguel Bombarda 7, Albufeira 8200-076, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 464 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my wife on her birthday, and everything was delicious. The waiter was friendly and professional, and made a great suggestion for a bottle of wine. Food was really good and authentic.

Thank dmbassy
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We decided to give this a try for lunch. I had tuna salad it was lovely and fresh. Husband had seafood spaghetti he really enjoyed it. We washed it down with some lovely white wine which the waiter recommended then we had home made tiramisu...More

Thank chakawesley
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Cataplana, seabass, sole, prawns all absolutely first rate. Brilliant wine list and super friendly staff, great terrace views. That good we ate here three time in a week. If you are luck enough you might get to meet Basil the cat, check him out on...More

Thank MauiBuilt2011
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

All I can say is unbelievable, €25 for a full freshly cooked crab served on ice, the whole restaurant watched as it was brought out , this place is a must do

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I have had sea bass many times in different places, but I've never tasted anything like the fish they serve here! Expertly filleted at the table by Romeo, it just melted in my mouth and tasted delisous! My Husband had steak (as always) with peppercorn...More

Thank Jean_l195
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We had travelled in to Albufeira for a morning trip and to have a look around, on leaving we decided to stop for something to eat, on the way back to the car we met a really nice lady who said they had a terrace...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We ate at the beach basket on several occasions and after ordering the sea bass on our first visit, I had it each time. It was simply cooked in salt and olive oil and expertly filleted at the table by our lovely waitress rita [who...More

Thank lethaltime
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Wonderful food, top service and a view to die for. We ate here three times during our week in Albufeira - it was that good. To ensure a window table, book the day before. The view looks out across the beach and you can watch...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Went here for a steak on Beach View Terrace, it was OK, not the Wow factor I was expecting. Tables crammed in together, I spent 80 pounds and was hungry when I left.

Thank Patsy V
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in a beautiful setting directly overlooking the beach. We had the goats cheese gratin to start and then the monkfish cataplana and squid cataplana. Both dishes were delicious (definitely try the traditional Cataplana!) and went well with a bottle of house wine....More

Thank AI09
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Questions & Answers
25 October 2016|
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Response from Moog0_4 | Reviewed this property |
The Beach Basket In the old town - Almost next to the old church. Lovely view of the sea and beach just below you and over the rooftops of the old town. Always very busy – need to book! Praça Miguel Bombarda 7 Albufeira 8200... More
mary r
30 April 2016|
Response from mimanguz | Reviewed this property |
Not really, it's mainly a restaurant. Buy anyway the terrace is nice for a cocktail.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Miguel Bombarda 7, Albufeira 8200-076, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 512 137
Situated in the Old Town with a terrace overlooking the main beach - wonderful food and delightful, friendly, helpful staff
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