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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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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Almeida Garrett 30, Albufeira 8200-272, Portugal
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

So much fun, food is exceptionally good, the steak is so tender, the salmon is wonderful. The entertainment is like nothing else. Music is brilliant. Johnny Hopper is awesome on the saxophone and is a great host. Into the night when you're shaking your stuff...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank carolecook01
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant birthday night out with friends. Food was amazing, service was fabulous, entertainment was great fun and we received a warm welcome upon arrival. We will definitely be back!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Great night with music and food and a lovely Sunday lunch with relaxing jazz music . Johnny is very entertaining and very welcoming and his staff were very friendly.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank marian s
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Last Friday of the season booked but only 1/2 full. No surprise as everywhere is the same right now. However a warm welcome from Johnny and all the staff who made us welcome and looked after us very well. We had an excellent meal of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank andrew4952017
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Great bar and restaurant. Terrific layout with excellent background music. Staff extremely hospitable and attentive. Located just off the main strip within easy walking distance. A must visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank robert c
Reviewed October 24, 2018

I visited Johnny's last night and yet again, had a fabulous evening. There is something very special about the Tuesday and Friday live saxophone shows. The restaurant is large enough to cater for quite a large number of people, but has a very intimate and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KLJ337
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

As we were staying across the road and the good reviews we booked for Sunday lunch. The three of us had the roast beef, two of us are gluten free and were thankful for the gf Yorkshire puds and gravy! They were so good you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dawniewalsh
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Warm welcome from the owner - Sunday roast was mediocre although starter was good. Waiting staff were uninterested and added drinks to our bill from another table even though place was only half full. At €50 (they tried to get 60) for two we were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wendy E
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Went to Johnny Hoopers last night, Johnny greeted us on arrival, which was lovely. Such a friendly atmosphere and made to feel at home straight way. Food and drinks were really good and the service from all of the waiting staff was faultless. Entertainment was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vicky L
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

3rd year in a row my sister and I have booked to come here on the Tuesday night show whilst on our annual break away seated on the same table 11..another super fun night had - food was great..wine was lush..Johnny fab on the sax...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ggsgirl
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Questions & Answers
September 16, 2018|
Response from susieb64 | Property representative |
Hello. Our last live saxophone show will be Tuesday 30th October. We will then close for the Winter until mid-March 2019.
September 8, 2018|
Response from susieb64 | Property representative |
No, we don't open New Year's Eve. We close for the Winter from November through to mid-March. Kind regards.
Adele M
September 7, 2018|
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Response from susieb64 | Property representative |
Hi, Adele - yes we have many gluten-free options clearly marked on our menu here at Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro. If you email me I will send you our current menu to look at. email: Sue @ johnnyhooper . com None of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $24
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:15 AM - 12:30 AM
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
Open March - October. Seasonal closure: November - February. Visit our Facebook page: facebook.com/JohnnyHooper'sSaxophoneBistro. 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 from March - October. During the summer, 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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