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The Beach Basket

Praca Miguel Bombarda 7, Albufeira 8200-076, Portugal
+351 289 512 137
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Praca Miguel Bombarda 7, Albufeira 8200-076, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited in June 2018 after this place was recommended to us. All i can say is it must have changed!. We found it overpriced and only very average food. We ordered sardine pate to start, but were told that bread was extra - how...More

Thank lindacrickson1
Reviewed 3 days ago

My boyfriend and I went here based on recommendations from friends. The menu looks quite dated and it would be easy to assume it's a tourist trap restaurant but it's the opposite. Amazing, high quality food and excellent service. The setting is lovely, overlooking the...More

Thank Niamh C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a lovely restaurant where myself and my husband had dinner. It was very reasonably priced . We both had starters, I had sea bream and my husband had a fillet steak for mains and a pud, with drinks came to around 53 Euros....More

Thank nyrob
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food here was superb. We tried. A fair bit of the menu across our two visits and both times was not disappointed. Sangria is tasty here too with a nice kick to it. Romeo was our waitor both times and he is super friendly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had my first meal in Portugal here. It was average. It took quite a while to come out but as I was sat out overlooking the beach I didn't mind. There was just nothing special about my meal. I was expecting Portuguese Piri Piri...More

Thank Jodie_Aus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited this place many times before but unfortunately it was not great this time. Aubergine gratin to start was a thin slice of soggy aubergine topped with a thick slice of cold beef tomato then grilled cheese. Not at all what was expected....More

Thank melanie j
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting here during our holiday and would definitely go again! The food was great especially their fish dishes and tiramisu! There was 7 of us and the waitress didn’t get a single order wrong without making a single note - impressive! Great views...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small but really lovely restaurant with see view. We ate: Pasta de mar -> 7/10 Grilled prawn -> 10/10 Grilled sea bass -> 10/10 Grilled sardines -> 8/10 Fish soup -> 9/10 Highly recommend to visit this restaurant. The staff is really...More

Thank Anikó S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food - fresh sea bass, lovely location overlooking Albufeira beach . Service was good and very pleasant hosts.

Thank christineZ5398MN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to eat Lunch here having been sat in the bar across the road.. the smell of the cooking made us hungry !! We choose to sit looking out to the Sea and what a choice - beware its rather hot and not breezy in...More

Thank shelley0417
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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, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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