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“Gem of the Algarve” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Burgau Beach Bar

Burgau Beach Bar
Burgau 8650-112, Portugal
+351 282 697 553
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Ranked #8 of 21 Restaurants in Burgau
Cuisines: Grill
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Gem of the Algarve”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The Beach, the village and the Beach Bar are well worth a visit. We had lunch on one day a fabulous tuna baguette, fresh bread, lots of salad and well filled with delicious tuna. We returned the following evening for dinner and sun downers - drinks over looking the sea.

Friendly and professional staff served us and then gave us space whilst we enjoyed our chilled wine. The fish we had was some of the best during our trip to the algarve. Salmon Grilled and Sea Bass were served with a choice of chips, pots or rice offering a change from the norm,.

The setting is fabulous, plenty of outside tables and amazing views. Inside they have larger bench tables ideal if you are a larger group.

Highly recommend this place for lunch or dinner.
Points to note - closed on a Monday. Lunch served till 3pm, dinner served from 7pm.

  • Visited July 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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Hohenfels, Germany
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Gorgeous views and Bier”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

The Burgau Beach Bar is located right on the top of the beach. Several nights while we were in Burgau, the tide was in at dinner time, and the only way to get to the restaurant was to walk on the elevated sidewalk. Imagine sitting on the wrap around porch, drinking a bier or glass of wine with a loved one, listening to the roar of waves crashing just below you on the beach. The wait staff is quick to serve and very friendly. Just a tip though, the tables located on the outside porch in front of the bar are for drinks only. IF you plan to eat, you will need a seat on the side patio or inside. Also, this place fills up fast most evenings, so you may want to make a reservation during high season.

Visited July 2013
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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162 reviews 162 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 62 cities Reviews in 62 cities
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
“Great food on the beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We both took the BBQd fish from the specials menu, it was the best sea bass I've ever had, anywhere. The waiting staff are friendly and polite, but they are busy. Drinks were well chilled and served quickly. Be warned though, this is not fast food, so if you do not have a couple of hours, better go somewhere else.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tralee, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A memory to keep!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Don't visit burgau, without checking out the beach bar. The location is like something from a James Bond movie. The bar is located right on burgau beach and if you get an outside table you could listen to the ocean while enjoying your food. The menu is varied offering everything from burgers to fresh catch of the day. The prices are more expensive than elsewhere in burgau but it is worth it just for the view. You will need to book during the summer months

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Still a great place to eat in Burgau”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We have been going to the Beach Bar in Burgau for 15 or more years - and it remains one of the best places to dine in the Western Algarve - lunch or dinner - the service is good and the fresh fish always excellent. The prices have been creeping up but that is because the £ is weak against the Euro - the quality of the food remains very good. The views are great and the atmosphere often lively and fun.

Visited June 2013
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