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The Cottage Restaurant

Avenida Sa Carneiro, The Strip | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200 362, Portugal
289542100
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Ranked #109 of 584 Restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $22
Cuisines: Central European
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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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English first
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Like others on trip advisor we found most places closed, we found The Cottage on our second night here, the first question we asked was if they were open for at least two weeks and we were very pleased that the answer was yes, we were even more pleased with the very extensive and varied menu, the portions are generous.... More 

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Forfar, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Just returned from a winter visit. Almost everything on 'The Strip' was closed - and from what we could make out that was a blessing! Thank goodness we found The Cottage - a hidden gem which we probably would've missed had we not spoken to another British couple. Excellent home cooked food. Very competitive prices. Staff were welcoming and friendly.... More 

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County Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Nothing negative to say about the cottage, OMG, we ignored it on previous visits during summer as it looked small and busy, we had a party of five adults and each night we went in they had seats for us, they have a full menu and a " winter Special" , in all honesty its hard to see how they... More 

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West Midlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Visited The Cottage twice during out weeks stay We found the food of exceptional value and good quality The staff were very friendly and attentive We would definitely recommend you visit this place.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Just returned from a christmas holiday, whilst there our baby became ill and she wouldnt eat anything, knowimg that she will eat anything with veg and gravy, I remembered reading about this place on tripavisor. The staff were so helpful and lovely, and she had a roast dinner, which I must say smelt like a home roast, the baby ate... More 

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Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I came to The Cottage twice during my 6 week visit to Albufeira, once for Sunday Roast, the second for Lamb Chops. I love all the local cuisine but sometimes you crave some good old British Food or a Curry... Lol. Positives where the value for money, the Specials Menu was a little confusing tho. We liked that you could... More 

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

Thanks for your comments. The loo - sit back for a story! The new buttons cost 40 quid a time and break after about a month. One has even been stolen! If the loo and cistern were not built into the wall we would change them but for the very small inconvenience of having to push a little button rather... More 

Shropshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

we visited twice - once for lunch and the second for breakfast - the first time the food was good home cooked english food - (lasagne for us both) service was good - the second time was breakfast and although the food was fine - the young blonde woman serving was quite snappy and abrupt with fellow diners which spoiled... More 

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Cork, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My husband and I ate here on 3 occasions in September. The food is lovely , very good value and the area is very clean, but one particulat member of staff really turned us off the place, she served us on 2 occasions and we found her manner very abrupt, one night I went to pay and I was left... More 

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Some great value offers but not for us. Our party of 9 nipped in for lunch while visiting the strip. service was poor with the waitress hovering over us while we were looking at the menus. food came one by one so by the time the last meals were out the first served had actually finished. The drinks glasses were... More 

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

Sorry about your the 'dirty' glasses but the problem was the rinse aid on the glass washer machine that was set too high and thus left a white film on the glasses. I have mentioned to the cook to be more aware of getting all the meals served at the same time. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We spoted this place on a wonder down the strip offering a 3 course meal for 8.75 euros and breakfast for 2.95 euros. As we'd just eaten we went back the following day for breakfast and what can I say but Fantastic. The staff were super friendly without being invasive and the food was great. We had a small and... More 

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Address: Avenida Sa Carneiro, The Strip | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200 362, Portugal
Phone Number: 289542100
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
Cuisine: Central European

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