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Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro
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Ranked #23 of 921 Restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$24
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Grill
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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!
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We booked the Saxophone bistro online for Monday this was instantly advised by text that the entertainment was Tuesdays and Fridays and would we want to rebook so there started an excellent service as we did for Tuesday 1st May.
On our arrival we were greeted by Johnny himself and made to feel very welcome we had a couple of drinks outside as we were a tad early.
We ordered our food mine a goats cheese salad followed by braised belly pork and for the money it was a good feed.
The entertainment came on with Johnny playing and to say it was fabulous would be a disservice the entertainment as brilliant.
The key to here is the man himself Johnny Hooper a good sax player and aground entertainer. He kept everyone captivated and never left people out, made to feel part of the place from the minute you walk in.
We have recommended this now to people staying in the hotel.
I’m no fan of the here we go holiday and the Albufeira strip is not for me but I must say a massive thanks to Johnny and his team for a fantastic night if I ever come back to Portugal I will head there.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Russell P
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous afternoon at Johnny hoopers last Sunday. 12 of us spent a lovely afternoon on the terrace as part of my cousins hen weekend and Johnny couldn’t do enough for us. It was slightly cloudy when we arrived and Johnny and the team had setup our own area on the terrace and had decorated it with balloons and banners. as the forecast was for rain Johnny had also decorated an area for us inside so we could move indoors if the rain started which I was really impressed with. Luckily we managed to bring the sun with us and it ended up being scorching. The staff never stopped all afternoon and were constantly checking if we wanted anything. And the bride got a free drink which was a nice touch. They also had singer on Carolina moon who was brilliant she sang none stop for almost 3 hours without a break and we were all joining in and up dancing. It was a lovely feel Good atmosphere with something for all ages. would highly recommend this place. it ended up being one of the highlights of the weekend and were just gutted that we missed out on the party night we’ll definitely be visiting again next time we’re in Portugal.

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank MRSHOCK
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Been before and never been dissapointed. Today the food was good but whats happened to portion sizes. The staff are attentive Jonny mixes with his customers but his singer on a Sunday needs some new Songs sorry been coming here for 4 years Same routine same music. Still enjoyed and highly recomend.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank smfSmf
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

This place never fails. Great music, fab food (although I did complain that my mash was watery, they immediately replaced it with wonderful home cooked chips) Music as always was first class. Staff were friendly and attentive. Special mention to Tanya, she had the knack of knowing how each customer wanted to be treated/approached. All in all, best night of the holiday. Will be back in June.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Fleety62
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We stopped here for lunch last Sunday, on arriving we were greeted by Johnny himself. Nice touch, made us feel very welcome. Lunch was good, I had the roast pork two ways, with an Eton Mess for dessert. Both were good, as was the service. I can recommend the Sangria!!

We had been sitting out on the patio which I would imagine is lovely in warmer weather. But when we visited it was cool, breezy and then started to rain, so we moved inside!

At 2pm a singer called Carolina came on and entertained us all with a range of hits from the last few decades. She was very good, and took requests which was lovely. We ended up staying till 4pm and had the best afternoon of the holiday here. Already looking forward to going back! We were told that the party nights are fab, and we have yet to hear Johnny play the Saxophone.

Date of visit: April 2018
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1  Thank Scarlettangel
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