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Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro

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Rua Almeida Garrett | Areias de S. Joao, Albufeira 8200-272, Portugal
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The very best Sunday roast and live music in a cool, buzzing & interactive atmosphere. If you are a jazz enthusiastic and enjoy entertainment, this is the place. Johnny Hooper definitely earned his spot!

Thank aseretAlbufeira
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked by email and received a reply within hours, so glad we did as this was probably our best night of the holiday. Everything from the host, service, food and entertainment were excellent, would highly recommend this place on a trip to albufera.

Thank MerseysideTravs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Friday and Johnny is on sax. Brilliant food and quality service what more could you ask for on Holiday. Deffinatly one to add to your list .

Thank Phillip B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had seen reviews of this place before we went away and thought it looked quite a good place to visit. Through the holiday I never got round to booking a table for us until myself and family were walking through the old town and heard Johnny playing in the square, I went up and booked a table for that... More 

Thank Rebekah M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food in Johnny Hoopers is excellent and the entertainment is absolutely brilliant, Johhny Hopper is a an excellent Saxaphone player and he gets the whole place rocking. We have been several times and this time it was as good as ever.

Thank nobbygrimsby
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Last week we had a very good and tasty Sunday lunch accompanied with music on the terrace. Very popular, good music and great food. We went for the 3 course menu and everything we chose was good. At last we were able to come here, because in winter it is closed, unfortunately

Thank gerardaVeldhoven
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a really great night out Johnny welcomes you as you arrive ,staff very attentive,food auperb and the saxophone playing and quiz make for a great evening. Had an early home flight bso had to leave before end of show but will be back . 5 stars to you Mr Hooper.

Thank heathass
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked the Bistro via email as we were a large party and was delighted at the prompt replies to my queries . We were greeted by very efficient and helpful staff on our arrival and the night was very well organised. The saxophone playing was excellent together with the pop quiz and finally the saxophone disco ! - we have... More 

Thank hd2
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Decided to change things up in terms of restaurants and had seen a lot of reviews mention that this place had a great atmosphere. We were lucky to get a table (were told when booking that there was one table left which I thought was a white lie till I got there and saw that we were in very last... More 

Thank Myles_Splitz
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! What a night!!!! This gap to be the best night I have had in a long time! The food was wonderful, the sax amazing, funny how good music can make you new friends. A quiz and a disco to boot, playing all the old tunes you haven't heard in years, in all a great friendly evening I would definitely... More 

Thank genjaz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $24
British, International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Grill
Breakfast, 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
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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 | Areias de S. Joao, Albufeira 8200-272, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: 963176635
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!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?