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Buddy Bar

Open Now: 6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Open today: 6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
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Great caipirinha drinks

Stopped by after dinner with my wife, thought I'd try a caipirinha. Boy, was that a treat! I have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stockholm, Sweden
Best G&T in Town

Very good drinks nicely made in front of you with good strength not like some other bars close by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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  • Poor2%
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“nice bar”(4 reviews)
“local music”(3 reviews)
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Rua 1 Junho | Santa Maria Town Square, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 951 33 74
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by after dinner with my wife, thought I'd try a caipirinha. Boy, was that a treat! I have to learn how to make that drink. The service was fast, and unknowingly we had timed the happy hour prices! The tables outside on the main...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christopherh595
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good drinks nicely made in front of you with good strength not like some other bars close by, very good atmosphere where decent live bands play, take a jumper as it can get cold at night 👍

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shaz1963
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We only had drinks, but they were very good. The atmosphere was really nice and live music enchanted us even more.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NorthStar401756
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

drink prices are so cheap, brilliant atmosphere, quite warm inside so its nice to sit outside in the street, brilliant live music with local people playing

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Adammichael91
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Bar with the live music every day from 21:30. There were several performers during Tuesday night with a mix of various hits as well as local music. Drinks and prices are decent (200 ESC beer, 550 gin tonic). A lot of locals are hanging out...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Pavla S
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

If you're visiting Santa Maria you should visit this pub as well. For me usuall party route was starting at 9-10 pm in the local nearby, then at midnight we were moving to Buddy. Locals were very friendly and live music absolutely great. I ordered...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Shadov_Szcz
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Really nice bar with great gins and good prices. Good live music other than Thursday 26th May when the Saxophonist allowed a drunk local to freestyle sing. The lyrics were derogatory towards tourists, racist and accused tourism of not contributing to their economy. Frankly I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Adam M
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Come to this place if you would like to enjoy some good local music, dancing, drinks and atmosphere!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Cecilie D
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Nice bar with a very appreciable ambiance, mixed audience and at times really good music. The manager and staff are welcoming the customers and make them feel good. For dancing people, one of the best place in Sal! Recommended 🤗

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Stef C
Reviewed 7 April 2018

nice place , friendly live music nice ambiance prices ok worth a visit other nights its quiet especially mid week

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank BoroboyonTour
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Response from Cecilie D | Reviewed this property |
Yes kids are welcome but the music is loud. There is a square next to the bar where kids are playing.
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