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Pigs Head

Just Outside Burgau towards Luz, Burgau, Portugal
+351 282 697 315
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“sunday roast” (17 reviews)
“pot roast” (20 reviews)
“pies” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International
Just Outside Burgau towards Luz, Burgau, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hadn't tried this place before but glad we did on our last day in Burgau. Sunday lunch was great. The only criticism I have is that you have to pre order. I suppose this is necessary so that the chef can budget his requirements for...More

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place to watch sport, have traditional and fantastic quality British food and good banter. Highly recommend for tourists and residents.

Thank rebsimpo
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Visited as a group of families. Service good and food just as we wanted. It is a typical pub in the middle of Portugal!

1  Thank Frank197537
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

If you want a home made steak pie to die for on holiday...look no further. But make sure you book or you may be disappointed as there is high demand for this delicacy!. Pat is on hand to help with a beer and although he...More

2  Thank KKris4r2
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Came across this pub while walking to Burgau from our hotel. It's a traditional English boozer with clientele predominantly British. The landlord is from Sheffield originally and so are me and my husband and he actually knew people we did from back in the day....More

Thank henry703
rotnpat, Owner at Pigs Head, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thanks for the lovely review and hope to see you again soon. Believe it or not the season here is showing no signs of slowing down yet. Infact ever since the last week in September the place has been bouncing. Seriously though thanks again and...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Well disappointment is an understatement, firstly didn’t book but alas they managed to fit us in for Sunday lunch, we had to wait all of 45 mins, then it came “lunch” a full plate of beef (piping hot) veg and a stonking Yorkshire pudding also...More

Thank Bilbo666
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The place is warm and friendly, we went as a group of 8 for the food. The food was fantastic. I had a steak pie with mash beans and gravy. It was fantastic, so tasty and so much on the plate. Great for the prices....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We visited yesterday sat outside for a drink first the pool area is great, then sat inside for the Sunday dinner it was gorgeous really home made and piping hot the staff were lovely and we were served quickly and they were very friendly. Really...More

Thank Neenie43
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Visited 7 pm on a Sunday........it was like entering an estate pub in the UK with screaming kids everywhere Lunch was very poor with a stone cold Yorkshire pudding and only pork and gammon left only consolation was the bill was 13 euro for 2...More

1  Thank gardner1962
rotnpat, Owner at Pigs Head, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

We remember you , as surely you must remember us telling those children several times to stop screaming ,shouting and rushing about.As an establishment that is open to the public ,especially during the very last week of the school holidays it is not always easy...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

It's a tradition in our family to go to the pigs head for Sunday lunch we've been coming here for over 15 years now they never let us down, great atmosphere the kids love the swimming pool good beer what more can I say. I...More

Thank Nicholas P
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Paul R
27 July 2017|
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Response from mumstheword2017 | Reviewed this property |
We paid in cash. It's quite a traditional 'British style' pub and was nice to go to the bar and exchange pleasantries with the landlord and locals and exchange good old fashioned cash! And whilst I realise there is a... More
11 February 2017|
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Response from rotnpat | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 12
Bar, British, Pub, International
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Just Outside Burgau towards Luz, Burgau, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau
  • Phone Number: +351 282 697 315
  • E-mail
Extensive property with bar area seperate dining area plus a games room,we have 3 outside terraces one to the front 2 at the back,we also have a swimming pool for customer use. We are the no 1 sports bar in the area with the abbility to show different sporting events at the same time we host lots of live music events usually inconjunction with eat all you like bbq and hog roast. Add to this the largest selection of draught,bottled,canned beverages plus wine and spirits in the area. Plus our full menu with something for everyone and our popular sunday lunch and pie night.
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