We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Cottage Restaurant

Avenida Sa Carneiro, The Strip | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200-362, Portugal
+351 289 542 100
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
09:30 - 22:30All hours
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Avenida Sa Carneiro, The Strip | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200-362, Portugal
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (622)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 617 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What can I say that hasn't been said many times, simply great fresh prepared and cooked food, a good choice for breakfast. Lunch or dinner. Staff super friendly a must visit, the picture is of my husbands breakfast roll lol

Thank Dock751
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick service and proper English food cooked well , loads of mushrooms for extra portion and reasonable price

Thank jobrown25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here few time for lunch very good sandwich .Also had apple cake ice cream Great value for money they do anything you want ,nothing to much staff very friendly

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit most mornings for a good breakfast, plus the friendly staff always make you welcome, also tried the chicken salad for lunch -excellent !!!

1  Thank Gary442
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Had two meals in here both great.Good English breakfast and tea /coffee plenty of choice and combinations.I also had lunch and the portions were generous.when I was there a group had the Sunday lunch and it looked delicious.they also serve Sunday lunch on a Wednesday!A...More

Thank lorrainemc2014
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We were back in Albufeira in May for a week and had dinner at The Cottage again I had roast beef the wife had roast chicken we both had Yorkshire pudding, roast & mash, 3 veg. gravy 1 pint beer & soft drink .VERY TASTY...More

Thank tommy k
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Just been to The Cottage and must say a great little restaurant and super value for money.We had Hawaiian burger and cheeseburger.Food was fantastic and massive portions.Some people must just moan at trivial things to be negative about this little place.A starter,two massive mains and...More

1  Thank tobytobias1
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I did a review last year and, having been back a number of times since, thought it was time to do another. Thankfully they have reverted to The Cottage after a brief spell as Burger Bar - which I believe most folks are thrilled about...More

Thank Rachelemma
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We came here on our first day in Albufeira for some lunch with my mother, wife and two boys and have to say we were utterly disappointed. I gave three stars because the food was ok, but nothing to scream and shout about. The staff...More

1  Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Had Breakfast here, could have been in a good class Cafe back in UK. Good quality, fresh cooked and obliging good staff. Not the cheapest on the strip but you get waht you pay for, an extra euro or two doesnt matter on holiday. Would...More

Thank Cleethopresmafia
Nearby Restaurants
Senhor Frogs
968 reviews
.15 km away
The Wander Inn
526 reviews
.20 km away
O Farnel
168 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
6 reviews
.42 km away
Indigo Divers – Albufeira Dive Centre
157 reviews
.33 km away
33 Sports Bar
90 reviews
.28 km away
Devlin's Irish Bar
95 reviews
.11 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
19 May 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from TheCottage | Property representative |
Yes, i think we do but would want to check on a few things, such as the oil we use. I will check with my staff as to whether we've had many nut allergic clients and how we were able to help. We can explain all ingredients... More
26 November 2015|
Response from TheCottage | Property representative |
Afraid we are closed in January for painting etc. Maybe open mid February but more likely early March.
26 October 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from TheCottage | Property representative |
hi, we will be open up to and inc daytime of 31st dec then we are closing for a couple of months
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Sa Carneiro, The Strip | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200-362, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 542 100
  • E-mail
Open all day, everyday, serving breakfasts, snacks, drinks, lunches, teas and dinners. Large sunny terraces. WiFi, book library, Sky news. Established in 1998
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing