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Spice Cottage Burgau

) #2 of 19 Restaurants in Burgau $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
Quinta da Fortaleza, Burgau, Portugal
+351 922 273 828
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (44 reviews)
“naan bread” (22 reviews)
“lamb special” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Quinta da Fortaleza, Burgau, Portugal
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Reviews (331)
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1 - 10 of 293 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to spice cottage one evening as it had had some good ratings! They gave us a nice welcome but both myself and my partner thought the food a bit bland I had a medium palak curry which was very mild basically no taste and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great meal no painted green garlic naan just light and soft garlic naan. Pilau rice with just flecks of yellow. Best curry I have had in a long time and believe me I have had a few curries over the years. Give this place...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Spice Cottage. We travelled the short distance from Burgau in Gary's Tuk Tuk which was great fun in itself (find him on FB if you don't see him around the town: Burgau Tuk Tuks). We were greeted by Nas...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely excellent food ready and very hot and ready for collection at the time advised, The three curries and rice and Pashweri Nan were all absolutely excellent as were the Poppadums and the mixed pickle tray to start. Absolutely the best curry in (near) Burgau....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a week off local food and starting to miss Asia this restaurant was a real find! The food was terrific and tasted better than many of this Indian Restaurants we frequent back in Asia! The portions are generous and the service was friendly and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having grown tired of the frankly shoddy service in all the restaurants in Salema, we decided to try the Spice Cottage. And how glad were we that we did. Best Indian food we have had outside the sub-continent and some notable places in London. Friendly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of seven ate here last night. From beginning to end, the owners/staff were helpful and patient, giving recommendations and making sure we all understood what we were ordering ! We all tried different dishes and each one was delicious. The homemade icecreams were...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food. Service V/G.Naan bread best ever. Ideal setting in countryside evenso easy to get too.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a Tuk Tuk ride out of burgau for delicious Indian food with great service. The best Indian in the resort.

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Excellent service, great meal in what must be said to be a hideaway as is located 1.5km outside of Burgau. We actually only went there given the rating on Tripadvisor but we certainly were not disappointed. Only negative, was the lack of air conditioning/fans for...More

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Questions & Answers
Monu B
27 October 2016
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Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property
Tim B
23 March 2016
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Response from jobrad98 | Reviewed this property
Just give them a ring and order by phone, or alternatively, go physically where you can wait at the bar until the food is ready.

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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