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The Cottage Restaurant

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Avenida Sa Carneiro, The Strip | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200 362, Portugal
+351 289 542 100
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9:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
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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  • 217
    Excellent
  • 98
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
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
Good food

It does good english food cottage pie v.gd. Good service and cheap. We went there most days for lunch or a breakfast and no complaints

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Peanut126
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It does good english food cottage pie v.gd. Good service and cheap. We went there most days for lunch or a breakfast and no complaints

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Was prob the least fav place of our holiday. Hubby & daughter had fish & chips, which was obviously cooked from frozen. I had a steak pie which was ok, but I've had better. It was the cheapest of our eating nights so I guess you get what you pay for.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The food was very good.the garlic mayonnaise wow.we had dinner there first night,and breakfast every day we were there.good prices.a place to look for .

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Ate here after reading the excellent reviews, and wondered why we have never been before when in Albufeira! The restaurant is slightly set back from the strip, just after Fredi's. On our first visit we had the €8.95 2 course deal with wine, I had the mushrooms in breadcrumbs and homemade chicken curry and my husband had the nachos and... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I think a lot of the good reviews are for the English breakfasts which we didn't have, this review is for a dismal evening meal. My wife and I had fish and chips and lasagne and it was poor to say the least. The fish and chips was oven cooked from frozen supermarket fair, no better than I cook in... More 

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

The menu states 'Battered fish and chips' and if you'd asked, you'd have been told it was not freshly caught fish and microwaving freshly homemade lasagna is the quickest and most efficient way to reheat it. I am sorry you were disappointed. More 

Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Had a breakfast here and a lunch(lamb chops/mint sauce), both meals were excellent, orange juice included with the breakfast, only wish I had doubled up now. Found this on the day before we were leaving...pity. Bob Jones Merthyr Tydfil

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

brill food excellently priced. a wide range of meals on menu, staff excellent and service very good.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We visited for an evening meal and also a breakfast. Both times we were welcomed service was great and food excellent. Would have liked to returned more but having children with us we visited the old town more

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Fethard, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Once again we ate here the staff and food excellent and very good value, staff remember you from the year before great place

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Clare Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Best value ever! 8.95 for 2 courses, with potatoes and a litre of wine/beer. Food was very good and plenty of it

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Address: Avenida Sa Carneiro, The Strip | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200 362, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 289 542 100
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $9 to $22
Cuisine: Central European

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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: +351 289 542 100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $9 to $22
  • Cuisine: Central European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, 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.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm

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