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Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro

Rua Almeida Garrett 30, Albufeira 8200-272, Portugal
+351 963 176 635
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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British, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Rua Almeida Garrett 30, Albufeira 8200-272, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excelent choise! We spent 10 beautiful days in Albufeira. If you like jazz music you should go to Johnny Hooper's. But, Johnny reacently plays on Theusday and Friday. He plays on saxshopone. If you go to JH's you would have to eat steak with dry...More

1  Thank Viktor P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow what a night in the Sax bistro, Johnny is an excellent entertainer and a real gent with his engagement with the customer nothing is too much trouble. Great Sax player who gets all involved with tambourine's and table banging and lots of singing. Gets...More

1  Thank Topabs1
Reviewed 6 days ago

You will be greeted by Johnny himself before enjoying the relaxing atmosphere of his Bistro. The service and the food are first class and the live music by the man himself is superb. My wife and I first met Johnny many years ago when he...More

1  Thank rslgmjb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's an extaordinary place. Very special athmosphere. Johnny welcoming every couple. Food was very deliciuous!!! I defenetly recommened it for everyone 🎷😎

1  Thank Reka F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't rate this place high enough! Great host, great staff, great food and a great atmosphere!! As soon as you arrive Johnny greets you and sits you at your table, and from there you are served by lovely, attentive staff. The food is spot on....More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on specific orders from my brother who'd been in the past. Was so worth it. The atmosphere is amazing and Johnny is an expert at keeping everyone entertained. Food is great too but make sure you pre-book otherwise you probably won't get a...More

1  Thank Gate220105
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great night out at Johnny Hoopers. From the minute you arrive genial host Johnny greets you personally and sets the tone for the evening. Food is good and entertainment great. Would recommend this as a good family fun night out. Will definitely go again before...More

1  Thank CaseyJ58
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had both Sunday Lunch and a Friday night meal and show. Food is very good and served well. Good quality/price. The show, quiz and disco on Friday was great fun. Johnny and Sue run a super restaurant where the food and entertainment are good. Johnny...More

1  Thank familyhiggins2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our honeymoon and we were treated so lovely. Cannot fault . Lovely terrace to catch the last of the sun. Great cocktail Taken to the table at the time we booked. Great atmosphere inside. Johnny is amazing on the saxophone and the quiz...More

1  Thank Claire R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Tuesday with our 2 children after seeing it highly recommended. It was a 5 min walk off the strip and easy to find. We were welcomed by Johnny. The place is very friendly, jovial and relaxed. The food was fantastic. The...More

1  Thank groover1978
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July 13, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from susieb64 | Property representative |
Hello, yes, definitely book ahead. September is one our busiest months! For bookings you can email me at sue @ johnnyhooper . com or call me on (00351) 96 3176635
Paul H
April 29, 2017|
Response from susieb64 | Property representative |
Hello, we close for the Winter November to February but re-open in mid-March. So, yes, we will definitely be open in April 2018! You can book a table with me by email: sue @ johnnyhooper . com
April 15, 2017|
Response from susieb64 | Property representative |
Hello, we have a good range of gluten-free options on our menu and you can look at a sample menu at johnnyhooper . com / menu (type this into your address bar without the spaces) All gluten free options are clearly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Almeida Garrett 30, Albufeira 8200-272, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 963 176 635
  • E-mail
Visit our Facebook page: Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro. 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. Great place for celebrations! Open March - October. Seasonal closure: November - February
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