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Buddy's Bar

| Plaza De Ole, Benalmadena, Spain
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Always great

This place was good but always was a little cliquey, however since the takeover it's amazing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MULCASTER2
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CUMBRIA
A lovely place

We always call in for a drink when visiting this part of Spain very friendly staff who are always... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andy C
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| Plaza De Ole, Benalmadena, Spain
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"plaza ole"
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"feel so welcome"
in 7 reviews
"been coming for years"
in 3 reviews
"quiet plaza"
in 3 reviews
"nice drinks"
in 3 reviews
"every night"
in 16 reviews
"background music"
in 9 reviews
"great hosts"
in 10 reviews
"a lovely relaxed atmosphere"
in 3 reviews
"lovely square"
in 9 reviews
"warm welcome"
in 9 reviews
"most nights"
in 9 reviews
"other customers"
in 5 reviews
"nothing too much trouble"
in 3 reviews
"triton hotel"
in 7 reviews
"great night"
in 9 reviews
"spanish square"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place was good but always was a little cliquey, however since the takeover it's amazing!, Shane and his team do a great job in making all welcome. Well worth visiting - I promise you will have a fabulous evening. To a must if you...More

1  Thank MULCASTER2
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always call in for a drink when visiting this part of Spain very friendly staff who are always smiling and serve a good pint and a great G&T

Thank Andy C
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

We had another fantastic night in Buddy's bar,great atmosphere,great selection of drinks,lovely sat either inside or outside the bar & as usual you get first class service off Shane and the staff,highly reccomended!

4  Thank steve j
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We have just returned from a rather cold week in benalmedina . Our evenings were warmed up in buddy's bar . We sat outside because it was full inside so Emma put the heater on for us which was lovely . All the staff are...More

2  Thank susan s
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic little friendly bar , we visit every time we are in the area . I can’t fault the place just booked to go again , I think we will be visiting the bar most night .

Thank tomyork
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We go in buddys every time we visit benalmadena always a very warm welcome from the staff and the bar has a great atmosphere

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This was of course Jackie and Malcolm's bar, and I guess people wondered how it would go after their era. No need to have worried, Shane has done well. He has been assisted to a lesser extent by his sister, Emma, and Richard. Always a...More

Thank mojomads
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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

No wonder this bar is number one, staff and owner are sparkly, funny and generally just very good at their jobs, glasses are also sparkling, everything is done to the best it can be, a place not to miss, once you visit you'll be a...More

1  Thank katieandjoe
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Shane, Richard and Emma made me feel very welcome as a solo traveller and were always happy to chat. The bar is very well appointed and stocked - and a darn sight cleaner than some! Very highly recommended by me. Thanks all!

2  Thank Lance H
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this bar situated in a lovely square on our way back from the beach. Great service and prices. A beautiful place to sit outside and have a relaxing drink.

1  Thank werw
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Colin B
9 August 2017|
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Response from MULCASTER2 | Reviewed this property |
Never! What's all this about closing. Shane at the helm things got even better
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11 March 2017|
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Response from Stephen N | Reviewed this property |
Benelmadena, Costa del Sol, Spain. Just along from Malaga. Buddy's Bar is located in Plaza Ole off the main coastal road next to Best Triton hotel.
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lisadrew82
18 January 2017|
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Response from katieandjoe | Reviewed this property |
Nice days about 64 degs, nights need a coat as its a little bit chilly, especially if there is a wind blowing.
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