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“Excellent - A must.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Pig & Whistle

Pig & Whistle
Ranked #19 of 151 Restaurants in Almancil
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$26 - US$33
Cuisines: Contemporary, European, Mediterranean, Portuguese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Ossett, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent - A must.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

We visited the Pig & Whistle last week whilst on holiday in Portugal. Wow what a surprise, the food was superb. There was something to suit everyone, all our party were highly delighted with their choice.
All the staff were highly attentive and couldn't do enough for you. If you are visiting the area then this restaurant is well worth a visit. We will definitely return to the Pig & Whistle on our next holiday.

  • Visited July 2014
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2 Thank Gill B
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Pigandwhistle, Owner at Pig & Whistle, responded to this review, 13 October 2014
Dear Gill, thank you for writing such a great review whilst discovering our restaurant. I will certainly ensure the staff all get to read your comments. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip. Mike
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
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English first
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Excellent food but a little pricey”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

The food was top notch but the service was a little nervous, drinks orders got confused and the food order left us a little nervous that we would get what we ordered.

When the food arrived we were very pleased but the bill is over the top, all meals are over €20 each and if you are taking younger adults there isn't really much choice, I would say this is on the side of finer dining rather than a family night out.

Overall good night but left room for improvement

  • Visited July 2014
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2 Thank Bunny H
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Pigandwhistle, Owner at Pig & Whistle, responded to this review, 13 October 2014
Dear Bunny, thank you for your review, I would say we are reasonably priced in comparisons to other restaurants in the area, and as you can see below from other reviewers, we cater very well for families. Please ensure to ask the chef for any special meals as all our food is fresh cooked to order and we will always try and accommodate. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip. Mike
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Can't wait to come back!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

We are returning to the Algarve for our family holiday for the 10th year..and cant wait to return to this restaurant. We usually try to visit twice per holiday. We fly out on this Thursday and are really looking forward to coming back to The Pig and Whistle. It is consistently excellent. Fiona and Damien, Belfast.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank 104FionaB
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Pigandwhistle, Owner at Pig & Whistle, responded to this review, 13 October 2014
Dear Fiona and Damien, we are always pleased to read that we are a favourite place to visit whilst you are on holiday. It was what we enjoy, welcoming our regular customers back. We look forward to seeing you next time. Mike
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London, United Kingdom
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“BOOKING”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

Hi Mike,

This is not a review. My family and I are coming to the Algarve on the 17th August and will be celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary on the 19th. Having celebrated anniversaries at the Pig & Whistle on a couple of previous occasions (and having had an amazing time) we would again like to book a table for three people on 19/08/14 at 8pm.

Could you please confirm in due course.
Regards
Ashok

  • Visited August 2013
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Pigandwhistle, Owner at Pig & Whistle, responded to this review, 13 October 2014
Dear Ashoka, we are obviously pleased to be your first choice restaurant whilst celebrating special family events, mike
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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Blown away by this gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Really fantastic restaurant!
We were 6 adults, 2 babies, 1 x 3 yr old and 1 x 4 yr old. The menu was extensive. I had liver and bacon which was amazing! The food was superb. The kids were treated v well. Would 100% return and recommend.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Lotte32
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Pigandwhistle, Owner at Pig & Whistle, responded to this review, 13 October 2014
Dear Lotte,thank you for such positive comments from a senior review contributor. I am glad you and your family enjoyed your evening and we look forward to welcoming you all back yon your next return trip. Mike
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