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Lively & friendly bar in a great location

Great for a night out in Tavira. Great atmosphere & beers , plus music for a good sing along. We... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2014
DoctrP
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Wirral
sport

good place to watch the foootie! and even though we only had the 1 breakfast it was great, thanks... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2014
1frankop
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 Dec 2014
“Lively & friendly bar in a great location”
16 Oct 2014
“Brits abroad”
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Rua Jacques Pessoa no 29 R/C, Tavira 8800-350, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

Great for a night out in Tavira. Great atmosphere & beers , plus music for a good sing along. We were a group of 8 male golfers but the bar was mixed with mostly couples - but all intent on having a good time.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank DoctrP
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Pleasant staff, a place guaranteed to have football/rugby etc, on tv. Clientelle were very loud and boisterous when I visited, only stayed for one drink as there were a few who had obviously imbibed a bit too much and I could not relax. A lot...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 31 August 2014

good place to watch the foootie! and even though we only had the 1 breakfast it was great, thanks JAMES!!

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank 1frankop
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I visit Tavira regularly and often pop in for a beer while I`m there. The bar staff are really friendly and accomodating, beer always cold and food hot and filling. The Riverside bar is well worth a visit if in the area.

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

Went in because my travel mate Arthur loves Guinness and shots (try the Boners!) and it was on the way back to our hotel. Friendly professional staff and excellent food. Became one of our locals whilst in Tavira. A must.

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Reviewed 6 June 2014

Great atmosphere , traditional British food and very friendly staff they show all the major sporting events on 3 large screen TV s Has a very mixed international clientele

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Best breakfast sandwich in Tavira, really friendly female staff and great value. 3 screens for Sky TV, watch all the sport and they sell Estrella and London Pride. We have walked past before but just parked outside and walked, glad we did

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank Neill903
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Great bar right on the river owned by English people who are very knowledgeable about what you can do or see in Tavira, seems to be a gathering spot for ex-pats with very good prices for both food and beer. A great place to just...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Mike J
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Has changed its name from the Madhatters but still essentially the same old ex pat bar. If you like your sport you can usually get any big football or rugby games being played.

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank k m
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Did not eat here, had a drink while men watched the football. Food looked like typical English grub. The place is quite tiny, has not had its original features removed. There isn't any outside seating, there are views over the river.

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Sophie009
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