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El Matador

Loja 65 Marina Plaza | Marina de, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
+351 289 323 149
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Pub
Loja 65 Marina Plaza | Marina de, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is a lovely bar, quite small inside, but does have an outside seating area. It is not typical of the bars that are situated around the Marina. It has a great happy hour, but prices at other times are still reasonable. The one aspect...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Called while on holiday and twice the prices for the same drinks were totally different. It has an happy hour but we were not staying for it after an elderly was spoken to in a nasty manner by the girl behind the bar wearing glasses....More

Thank Deewin18
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Popped in here most nights during our stay in Vilamoura, happy hour between 7-8pm. Most of the staff are happy and you can meet new friends who have also found this nice little pub. Nice bar inside with couple of TVs for the football if...More

Thank shep2258
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The bar is great, the drinks are good and cheap as well, the only problem is its very small we couldn't all fit in it, but greta little place. Especially happy hour

Thank michelle_driver1
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We have visited this bar on every visit to Vilamoura and this was our go to bar ! We have visited twice this time and will not be going back! On our first visit the miserable barmaid could not even smile and there was no...More

Thank ANDY K
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Having always made an effort to come here for drinks, year in year out, I won't be rushing back. Prices have went up on spirits and the measures have went down. Very weak drinks in very small glasses. Ninety percent ice. It does the job...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Been here half a dozen times after we discovered it. Good cocktails for €5 large beer €3 . There are some places that do a happy hour, usually 7-8 or 8-9 that have beer for €2 and 2 cocktails for €7. A word of warning,...More

Thank Aletta W
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I have been making an effort to go here each time I visit Vilamoura (which is at least twice a year) but alas, no more. Arrived for happy hour and I ordered a carlsberg for my father, koppaberg for my wife, local G&Ts for myself...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Set back from the main area but a good little pub with nice staff. You can sit outside but facing a block of flats or in the alley way to the marina.

Thank PDE1992
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Had a few beers here over my weeks holiday - slow service at the bar, always seemed to be short of change, but the outside seating in the shade was a blessing - 3 Euros for a beer was also nice!

Thank Looie1954
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Questions & Answers
2 January 2017|
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Response from Mick S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - we only visit as early as May each year
6 December 2016|
Response from spikeyScotland | Reviewed this property |
Sorry,I cant help you, I was only there on holiday.
29 October 2015|
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Response from catweston | Reviewed this property |
No I'm told it won't be open over the Xmas period
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loja 65 Marina Plaza | Marina de, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 323 149
This bar is opposite Vila Gale Marina, it has Latin Music, sangria, tapas, and very friendly staff, cocktails, snacks are fantastic, "Happy Hours" for drinks.
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