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“Disappointing”
Review of Hickey's Irish Pub

Hickey's Irish Pub
Ranked #3 of 22 Nightlife in Alvor
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Our Family run business, Pat and daughter Jane from Limerick her partner Dave from Kerry and John from Dublin. Nice cozy pub with a big rooftop terrace!!The terrace is Great for large groups, weddings, golf prize givings, hen, stags etc. If your looking for a venue for the "day after" your wedding our terrace upstairs is the perfect location to meet up with your wedding party and chill out in the sun with a cocktail or an ice cold beer!!We show all sports on our 3 large TV's downstairs and on our large 50' screen upstairs.Good friendly atmosphere with a late night Sing Song!!! We stock: Guinness, Heineken and Sagres on draught, Magners, Kopperberg, Budweiser, Corona, Coors light, Miller, Desperados, Becks alcoholic + non-alcoholic, Sagres, Super Bock, WKD, Smirnoff Ice, Bacardi Breezer, Lucozade, Red Bull, Coke and diet coke, 7-up and diet7-up, Fanta orange, Sprite, Ice tea, slimline tonic, ginger ale, bitter lemon
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Had read great reviews about this bar. Really looking forward to the "welcome and craic". Big disappointment neither appeared. Seems like a pub with a local Irish clientele which doesn't need "new" customers

9  Thank jackiemac5
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Hello All

Here I ma again raving on about Alvor while hubby's watching the football! There are 3/4Irish bars in Alvor but, in my opinion even though its the smallest Hickey's Bar is the best. No music or slot machines (yes there are TV's to show the sport) and you don't need them as tis a cracking bar for a few drinks and a chat. The bar staff are efficient and friendly, the wine and beer are lovely, all the customers are chatty and Pat Hickey (the landlord) is a lovely man. You don't have to be Irish to drink there people will talk to you any way. Its a small bar and very very popular so if you cant get in on your first attempt try again, its worth the effort. Cheers from Ruby & John

5  Thank john h
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Made feel very welcome by Pat and Dave in Hickeys. Great pub for atmosphere which usually ends up with a sing song. Well worth a visit even if its just to browse through the many photos on the wall of all the old bands (see how many you recognise). We'll definitely be back.

1  Thank Liam G
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

What a night it was, stayed until 4am and it was still rocking.
Dont go until about 12/1am but do not go to Alvor without going! There was a guy on the guitar all night and loads of people singing. Incredible atmosphere, warm Irish welcome from a lovely Limerick man who looked after us with a taxi at the end of the night outside the door and even some golf balls as a memento! Super lillte spot.

1  Thank Phil B
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Popped into this bar with the hubby & got a very warm welcome , everyone very friendly , the landlord came out & shook hands with newcomers, had a really good night xx

1  Thank christine1355
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