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Bailey's Cafe Bar

) #25 of 53 Restaurants in Santa Maria €€ - €€€ , Cafe, British
Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (6 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Cafe, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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1 - 10 of 358 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went out to Santa Maria for the morning and walked to Bailey's it was very good food I recommend the Chicken and Bacon wrap! If you are in sal you should try Bailey's

Thank AlexIsSoAlex
Reviewed 6 days ago

Curry was the order of the day for us. Delicious. We want again on our week long holiday and had burgers. Not disappointed. On our last day we bought takeaway sandwiches for our flight. Perfect.

1  Thank Louise D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped into Bailey's bar to watch the football. Nice friendly family atmosphere, People with a bit of banter... Beer good. Very relaxed. Busy evening service with food. Would recommend. Easy to walk to.

1  Thank jcaro64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for drinks which were smashing. Playing Smooth radio, always a plus. Also had a full menu of sports TV and pool table etc. Decided to return the next night for a Chinese meal but regretted it. Chinese food obviously isn't their forte....More

Thank Bury-babe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Greeted with a grunt, when asked what soft drinks are available they replied miserably with 'sprite. Coke. Fanta.'. As well as this, the owner also decided to let us try their wine in a small, lip stick stained filthy glass and when asked what white...More

Thank Harveys09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place as Santa Maria is abit difficult to find a place to eat in the afternoon, all the good reviewed places open in the evening. It's similar to a weatherpoons standard of food, there is a big menu and they also offer...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you decide to walk into santa maria this watering hole is ideally situated [about half way] and very friendly staff.

Thank alan s
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We come here for drinks and it's nice and reasonably priced. ( €3.20 for pint of superbock) They play SMOOTH RADIO which is great!! They have a child's play area which is good for the kiddies. Food is average but some people might like it....More

Thank Penny M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We happened to have 2 meals at Bailey's and enjoyed both of them, they made a refreshing change from the hotel food we had been eating. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food is cooked from fresh by a local chef who has...More

Thank Kazbar10
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

As a group of 6 we were staying across the road for a week and had a walk over a few nights ate once didn't really enjoy it but wasn't offensive, suppose they can only work with the supplies they have imported. Drinks were very...More

Thank Zoe L
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Questions & Answers
5 December 2016|
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Response from sircsol | Reviewed this property |
Hi only got this message this morning 06/12/2016, but have contacted Baileys & they know these people & will pass on your sad, sad news.
17 August 2015|
Response from LeicesterBabyv | Property representative |
It is Cape verdian escudos, which you can only get on the island but euros are used all over as well.
17 December 2014|
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Response from razorfight | Reviewed this property |
Don't own the bar, only reviewed it on a visit to Cape Verde. Looks like your asking everyone who's reviewed it for accommodation as opposed to the owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
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