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The Cottage Restaurant

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Avenida Sa Carneiro, The Strip | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200 362, Portugal
289542100
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Open all day, everyday, serving breakfasts, snacks, drinks, lunches, teas...
Open all day, everyday, serving breakfasts, snacks, drinks, lunches, teas and dinners. Large sunny terraces. WiFi, book library, Sky news.
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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  • 195
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    Very good
  • 21
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  • 17
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely food lovely people

Really Nice place to eat. Friendly helpful Staff. Hubby was not to well só they rapped bis food to eat later. I recomend lasagne. Very Good on prices

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Andrea S
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Derby, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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331 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Derby, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Really Nice place to eat. Friendly helpful Staff. Hubby was not to well só they rapped bis food to eat later. I recomend lasagne. Very Good on prices

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We asked a friend to recommend a good place to go for an English Breakfast and he recommended the Cottage. It is on the strip about half way down and we even parked outside for free!! We enjoyed the double breakfast which comes with 2 eggs 2 toast 2 sausages beans and hash browns! also free orange juice all for... More 

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northwich
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Very good quality food, and very good value, link that with excellent service and that means it has to be tried again. We will certainly be paying another visit

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

recently visited Portugal went to the cottage was amazed at prices and the huge portions of lovely food. Went a few times while there would strongly recommend any one to give the cottage a try, you will be very pleased you went. 10outof10

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Huddersfield
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87 reviews 87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went 3 times, good value, good service, good wine and good food. Will go again next year when we go on our long stay winter break

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Bolton, U.K.
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Called for a full-English breakfast one day. Great value, good plateful, very friendly service. At 2.95 what's not to like?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

The food was awesome considering myself and my daughter are very VERY fussy veggies the staff made up a pasta dish not on the menu to our specification just wish we had found the place at the beginning of the week and not on our last day , defo recommend this cute wee place plus it's excellent value for money... More 

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TheCottage, Owner at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. My wife, Chez, came home last night and told me about making your pasta sauce!! Hope to catch you another year!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

We found this place on our second day here in Portugal, and was enticed by the 2.95€ Full English. What better way to cure your holiday hangover than a fry up? We tried it and the food was superb. We've been back every day since and found more fantastic offers like a three course meal with a drink for only... More 

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TheCottage, Owner at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. I just want to point out that our new Summer menu started on the 9th March and that the full breakfast is now 3.5€ and you can get a starter and a main + half litre of wine for 8.95€. We hope people will appreciate that these prices are still very good value, especially with the... More 

York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We total enjoyed this place the waitress was very nice the restaurant was small inside but had an outside area too. We had a 3 course meal plus a pint of larger and half a litre of wine for €9 each so cheap we went 2 nights and we only stayed 4 nights we total recommend this place to eat

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

good quality value for money food.......pleasent staff . Called in here just before they were due to stop serving...great value 2 or 3 courses....food was hot and very tasty, I had home made soup which was excellent. The surroundings were very good if not basic, but the quality and price of the food made up for that.....

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Restaurant Details

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: 289542100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
  • Cuisine: Central European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget

Description

Open all day, everyday, serving breakfasts, snacks, drinks, lunches, teas and dinners. Large sunny terraces. WiFi, book library, Sky news.

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