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Pigs Head

Just Outside Burgau towards Luz, Burgau, Portugal
+351 282 697 315
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“sunday roast” (17 reviews)
“pot roast” (20 reviews)
“pies” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International
Just Outside Burgau towards Luz, Burgau, Portugal
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The pigs is probably the best English pub outside the uk. The food is really good like your grans your never go home hungry! Rot and pat the landlords are very friendly and welcoming with a great sense of humour . Going to the Algarve...More

Thank Rixter H
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place to eat and drink the landlord and lady will do everything possible for you Food is brilliant We will be definitely be returning in the next month or two

Thank Malcbow
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We've been going to Burgau for the last 17 years and no trip is complete without a walk to the Pig's! Greeted as old friends, there is always a warm welcome. The gracious hosts, Rot & Pat, always go out of their way to make...More

Thank Weekender_Girls
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Came to Burgau a few years ago and had fairly fond memories of the pig. We walked up and sat out most late afternoons and enjoyed the good company of ex pats and holiday owners mostly. Didn't have the same welcome this time. Smelled like...More

6  Thank waldershelf
rotnpat, Owner at Pigs Head, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Memories can be so strange,Infact often they can be rather confusing.Had you wrote this following your visit a few years ago I may have tended to agree in part with your view of the outside area.The two structures of wood that afforded shaded areas were...More

Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We visited as a family of 8 (4 generations) we all had Sunday lunch including my 16 month old son, who ate every bit on his plate! The lamb was cooked to perfection, the homemade Yorkshire puddings were very tasty as was the whole Sunday...More

3  Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We had a brilliant time here .Rotten and his staff were very hospitable , we stayed all evening and watched a band called the shakespearos .If you like the buzzcocks , jam and clash you will love them.The bbq cost 8 euros and tasted great...More

3  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

A week in Burgau with friends and all had a great night at the bbq and band night. My fav pub in the village A cheerier happier landlord I've yet to meet and what excellent coffee he makes! Cheers rotten always good to see you...More

4  Thank Tommyk64
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Very entertaining place, superbly cooked food, good fun staff, especially if you have a sense of humour!, excellent sports coverage, great quality bands and BBQs at amazing value. All the advantages of a British pub but with a Portuguese twist. Plenty of other places to...More

2  Thank sheilapolson1
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We went to this pigs head a few times on our holiday in May 2016. We love this place, good food, better drinks and rotten is a legend.

1  Thank Tomhorley90
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

The staff are fantastic and make you feel more than welcome, great atmosphere, food is superb all home cooked, would definitely recommend coming for nights out 🍻🍻👍👍👍

2  Thank paulyounger
rotnpat, Owner at Pigs Head, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Thanks for the glowing review ,but have you possibly clicked on the wrong rating as your review does not sound like a terrible visit.Cheers Rot

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Paul R
27 July 2017|
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Response from mumstheword2017 | Reviewed this property |
We paid in cash. It's quite a traditional 'British style' pub and was nice to go to the bar and exchange pleasantries with the landlord and locals and exchange good old fashioned cash! And whilst I realise there is a... More
11 February 2017|
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Response from rotnpat | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Bar, British, Pub, International
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Just Outside Burgau towards Luz, Burgau, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau
  • Phone Number: +351 282 697 315
  • E-mail
Extensive property with bar area seperate dining area plus a games room,we have 3 outside terraces one to the front 2 at the back,we also have a swimming pool for customer use. We are the no 1 sports bar in the area with the abbility to show different sporting events at the same time we host lots of live music events usually inconjunction with eat all you like bbq and hog roast. Add to this the largest selection of draught,bottled,canned beverages plus wine and spirits in the area. Plus our full menu with something for everyone and our popular sunday lunch and pie night.
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