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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%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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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 yesterday via mobile

This is a must do while your in Albufeira, we had an amazing night with an amazing dinner & cocktails, Johnny has the place rocking! We booked before we came as it gets very busy, from the moment we arrived Johnny was waiting to greet...More

Thank bodkinangelcakes
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Called in here after reading reviews and reserved a table on one of the nights Johnny was playing. A great night Johnnys excellent sax playing followed by a good natured quizz then music to dance to. Not only that the food was excellent. Pity we...More

1  Thank simonmurphy30
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited in early May 2018. We booked in advance. Johnny met us on the terrace, very personable, we had a nice table where we could see the stage. The meal was lovely, very friendly and helpful staff. Johnny played his set and he was...More

Thank Kevin1812
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited with my family & 4 year old daughter for the night. We booked ahead before our holiday to ensure we attended the night Johnny hooper was playing. We had the dinner as part of our night. The menu was varied & the food...More

2  Thank louise k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for regulars but little attention given to the passing trade. We attend for lunch and was put in a corner but other couples arrived and was offered to sit anywhere. So we felt uncomfortable and my wife was not happy. Our table wobbled from...More

Thank mark7242
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere and wonderful music (and we won the quiz!!) Highly recommended for a fun night on your hols. Aberdeen Dream Team

Thank Tippytoes86
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here many times now and have always had such a good time. Johnny and his team work very hard to make sure everyone is happy. I emailed a month or more before our holiday to reserve a table for Sunday lunch. The...More

Thank easty83
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Booked table on line prior to going on holiday. We had a fabulous night. Johnny greeted us at the door. Lovely meal followed by Johnny playing the saxophone. The music quiz was great and then Johnny was back again with more music. The place was...More

Thank Dotandmike
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Decided to try here for Sunday lunch and weren’t disappointed. There was a warm welcome. The staff were lovely, the service was good and the food was great. There was a singer on too playing some old favourites making an excellent atmosphere. We liked it...More

Thank LynnTSav
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Me and my other half came here one evening to listen to Johnny play his saxophone and he was fantastic, the atmosphere was very romantic and his music made Sit there and think this is the most perfect moment of my holiday. we just wished...More

1  Thank shaylett21
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May 28, 2018|
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Response from Marlene G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sephton. In March quizzes were Tuesday and Friday nights and always different. Lots of fun!
February 27, 2018|
Response from sheepdog3000 | Reviewed this property |
The Saxophone Bistro opened this week for the 2018 season. Its a 15 min walk from old town or a quick taxi ride costing about 4 or 5 euros
October 19, 2017|
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Response from susieb64 | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, children are welcome.
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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, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar scene, 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
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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