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“great nite out” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro

Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro
Rua Almeida Garrett, 30, just off The Strip | Areias de S. Joao, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
+351 963 176 635
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Ranked #24 of 582 Restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $22
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Grill, Eclectic
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Jazz and Blues themed restaurant. Johnny Hooper's live saxophone shows with fun music quiz, party atmosphere and dancing are on Tuesday and Friday nights. Chill-out Sunday afternoons take place on the garden terrace with cool local musicians providing the laid-back vibe. Gluten-free menu options.
warrington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“great nite out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

top food little dearer than the rest but your paying for the entertainment brilliant jazz sax player music quiz followed by more of johnny playing then disco till late super atmosphere.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cork, Ireland
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Terrible food and service!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

After reading the great reviews on here we decided to go there for a meal. It was the worst meal I have ever eaten in my life and the worst service I have ever experienced before. We found the price of the food far too expensive for the poor quality food we received. The resturant had three other couples eating there so it was not busy however we kept being ignored while there we sat with our empty plates in front of us for 30 minutes waiting for someone to come over and clear our table and give us a desert menu. Desserts are ment to be the best part of a meal but again these were a terrible let down. I wouldn't recommend eating here, I would suggest going somewhere nicer on the strip just several minutes walk away!

Visited September 2013
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Oh what a night!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

An entertaining evening from start to finish. Johnny gave us a table right at the front so had a great view. He plays the sax wonderfully & gets everyone joining in, singing & clapping. Music quiz is a nice touch & we joined up with a couple from Ireland (didn't do too well) but had a laugh. Enjoyed dancing till late on a small dancefloor. Great food. A little out of the way which means a lot of people will miss out on this great experience.

Visited September 2013
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Newcastle under Lyme, Staffs, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“A Good Night of Jazz”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Great night, pre booked it as we wouldn't of got in otherwise. The food was good and Johnny Hooper was a brilliant entertainer! Upon leaving our experience was dampened by a miserable girl doing the bills who had served us all night but tutted and spoke abruptly when we asked about our deposit being knocked off. She never even said thanks or goodnight. All other staff were fantastic, thank you!

Visited September 2013
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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75 restaurant reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

On our recent visit to the area we had Sunday lunch here twice. The food was lovely and Martin Jonathan playing & singing on the terrace was great. We also went to a 'party night' when Johnny played his saxaphone & we thoroughly enjoyed it as well. The food is a bit pricey but with the entertainment provided free it's well worth it. They also do curry nights on Mondays & Wednesdays when you can get a curry & a pint/soft drink/glass of wine for less than €10 each. We enjoyed all our visits but the second Sunday lunch had such a great atmosphere with at least 70 people all appearing to have a great afternoon. Can't recommend it highly enough.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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