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Spice Cottage Burgau

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Quinta da Fortaleza, Burgau, Portugal
+351 922 273 828
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midlands
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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1 Thank Carol S
edinburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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1 Thank gwc50
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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1 Thank Ana C
Lagos, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Told about this restaurant by friends so decided to give it a try as it was well off the beaten track, and was it worth it! Genuinely friendly welcome, nice atmosphere, good menu as there was 5 of us in the party with very differing tastes, which they catered for without any problems. Excellent meal with great flavour, even the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great meal at the Spice Cottage. You'll have to take the (small) effort to get there, but you will not be let down!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent service was excellent experience was mine blowing I recommend to every one u should go for dinner or lunch every one is friendly i love spice cottage special thanx nasreen and sanjiv

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Milford Haven, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing exceptional food was ok Service was good Traditional ordinary curry house outside the uk Can't see why it's so highly rated in Burgau

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?