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Spice Cottage Burgau

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Quinta da Fortaleza, Burgau, Portugal
+351 922 273 828
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Bedford
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The last thing we expected to do was go out for an Indian meal when in Portugal but so many locals recommended this place that we just had to give it a try! The staff were attentive, the fellow diners were friendly and quick to praise the restaurant to us when we arrived. Our food was delicious, I especially liked... More 

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Lagos, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having lived in the Algarve very few of their Indian Restaurants live up to the ones found in the UK. Usually the naan breads aren't quite right or the pickle tray is garbage but, the Spice Cottage manages to get everything just about right. This family run restaurant offers everything you could want, set in a peaceful location we were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here several times now, and never left disappointed. Either in group dinners or just as a couple... The staff members are really friendly and lovely. Always with a smile, from the moment you park your car to the moment you leave. The food is great, in my opinion, even the best one in this area. (from Sagres to... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Average Indian. Dips for poppadoms weren't great and curries were mild even when asking for a medium to hot dish. Very long gap between main course and being asked if we wanted dessert as well. Not cheap either. Won't rush back

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midlands
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

food OK but expensive service was OK at the start of the night, but not so good at the end of the night .

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Cardiff
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Have always had a really good food at this restaurant. Last night we enjoyed excellent Vegetable Samosas and Onion Bhaji starters with lovely mango and mint dips. For mains we had a Butter Chicken and a Lamb with Special tikka sauce. The butter chicken was superb and highly recommended, but whilst the Lamb was tender and enjoyable, I thought that... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Great service and excellent freshly cooked curry. We had chicken Kashmir, lamb masala and lemon fish which were all freshly cooked and served piping hot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing meal here ...trip advisor seems to have the location in the middle of Burgas but it's in the road out of Burgas to Salema ...fantastic food and we eat Indian twice a week ..tried a highly recommended Lagos Indian and it was poor quality in comparison. We would definitely recommend Spice Cottage and will return next visit... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Easily the best we've had in Algarve. Garlic nan was special. Lovely butter chicken and a lamb rogan josh to die for. So good I'm writing a review. Not something I do lightly. Restaurant is not where is says on here. Outside the village and worth tracking down.

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great food and lovely staff. The place had the perfect mood for our romantic dinner. The prices are what you would expect for delicious indian cuisine. Whatever you eat, I recommend their Mango Sauce.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quinta da Fortaleza, Burgau, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau
  • Phone Number: +351 922 273 828

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?