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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
$$ - $$$
Rua Almeida Garrett 30, Albufeira 8200-272, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food okay not the best to expensive some of the food was cold. Service very good situated in a good place.

Thank christinas91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very fun night out. Johnny is a great host and makes sure everyone has a good time. If you're looking for a fun night and a good time make sure you check out Johnny Hooper's on a night he plays. We didn't expect a place...More

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cannot rate this place highly enough, if you enjoy good food, fantastic service, great entertainment and the warmest welcome go to this place. We discovered this hidden gem through trip advisor. Johnny is a fantastic host and his saxophone playing along with his overall entertainment...More

1  Thank KarenA2607
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was as good as anywhere. Chicken liver parfait special. Fillet steak also really well cooked and quality! However the entertainment including johnny on the sax and the music quiz and sing along was superb. Johnny can make the saxophone speak let no one else!...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok if you like noise, indiferente, expensive food. I am a local and within a mile can list others far better, cheaper. Unless you like noise, poor food, miss it.

Thank darryl t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to visit. Johnny is absolutely fantastic host and musician. We visited on the Sunday afternoon where Johnny welcomed us once again. The singer/musician was fantastic and a real pleasure to listen to. We also visited the evening show again. Though we didn't eat...More

1  Thank sadiespad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a brilliant place. 15 of us went for dinner here last night. It is a little out of the way from usual restaurants but still near enough to walk. The food was lovely and the entertainment fantastic. Johnny involves everyone and it is certainly...More

1  Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wish we could give this a higher rating the place is amazing. Johnny plays the saxophone and the ambience is great. don't underestimate the food we couldn't find fault with it my husband said it was the best steak he had eaten in ages....More

1  Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another fantastic night as usual. Super food and great atmosphere. Good music to dance and a bit of fun with the quiz.

1  Thank JS56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right from the off this was an absolute humdinger of an evening. Johnny greeted us as front of house served up drinks recommended the salmon and performed a tremendous set from start to finish and in between had a nice wee music quiz.Assisted by an...More

2  Thank James M
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July 13, 2017|
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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 - $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
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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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