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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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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 2 days ago

Another place that Tracey had visited on a previous Holiday and recommended visiting Very good, home cooked food, good portions at a reasonable price. They do "Sunday" dinners on a Wednesday as well as Sunday......very tasty. Great breakfasts. My favourite though is the chilli con...More

1  Thank stevethegibbon
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to visit the cottage amazing food the portions are very generous We ate here on numerous occasions filled us up for the day. I have two boys 16 and 14 who can eat they could not finish their meals. You should also try...More

1  Thank jane6363
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very tasty, reasonably priced meal - they have a 2 for €14 meal list which is very good value for money considering their portions! Plenty of choice, just good homely food paired with quick and friendly service

1  Thank Ffion G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say that hasn't been said many times, simply great fresh prepared and cooked food, a good choice for breakfast. Lunch or dinner. Staff super friendly a must visit, the picture is of my husbands breakfast roll lol

2  Thank Dock751
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Quick service and proper English food cooked well , loads of mushrooms for extra portion and reasonable price

1  Thank jobrown25
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We came here few time for lunch very good sandwich .Also had apple cake ice cream Great value for money they do anything you want ,nothing to much staff very friendly

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We visit most mornings for a good breakfast, plus the friendly staff always make you welcome, also tried the chicken salad for lunch -excellent !!!

1  Thank Gary442
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Had two meals in here both great.Good English breakfast and tea /coffee plenty of choice and combinations.I also had lunch and the portions were generous.when I was there a group had the Sunday lunch and it looked delicious.they also serve Sunday lunch on a Wednesday!A...More

Thank lorrainemc2014
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We were back in Albufeira in May for a week and had dinner at The Cottage again I had roast beef the wife had roast chicken we both had Yorkshire pudding, roast & mash, 3 veg. gravy 1 pint beer & soft drink .VERY TASTY...More

Thank tommy k
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Just been to The Cottage and must say a great little restaurant and super value for money.We had Hawaiian burger and cheeseburger.Food was fantastic and massive portions.Some people must just moan at trivial things to be negative about this little place.A starter,two massive mains and...More

1  Thank tobytobias1
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Questions & Answers
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.
26 October 2015|
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Response from TheCottage | Property representative |
hi, we will be open up to and inc daytime of 31st dec then we are closing for a couple of months
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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