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Bolan Bar

Rua Poeta Joao de Deus, Alvor, Portimao 8500-026, Portugal
+351 964 874 681
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Lively happy place

Such a fun atmosphere, the staff are chatty and polite, great music and the cocktails (especially... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
Gazteorio
,
Timbuktu, Mali
via mobile
Great atmosphere and friendly staff.

We were recommended to try Bolan and we're glad we listened. The barman was great craic, chatting... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
Emma M
,
Dundalk, Ireland
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Rua Poeta Joao de Deus, Alvor, Portimao 8500-026, Portugal
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+351 964 874 681
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Such a fun atmosphere, the staff are chatty and polite, great music and the cocktails (especially the mojitos) are first class. Oh and make sure you write your name on the wall outside. Highly recommend!

1  Thank Gazteorio
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

We were recommended to try Bolan and we're glad we listened. The barman was great craic, chatting with us when he was serving drinks (we were at the bar) and having a laugh with a few other groups. He recommended Gastrobar 13 which we are...More

Thank Emma M
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

Have been here 10/12 times and never disappoints! Lovely mix of drinks, good prices and always an atmosphere in the place. If your passing by stop in for a couple of drinks and say hi to Caubi!

Thank Phil B
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Lovely bar, lovely people and lovely music! If you want you can write down one of your thoughts at the already full written walls. Love to come back here again!

Thank IngeAfrika
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Just passing this bar and drawn by the music,decided to stop for one drink just to rest our feet. Well,as you've guessed,the drinks flowed, The music played and the hours passed But what a way to spend them! So pleased we were passing. Iain and...More

Thank Iain P
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting this bar since 2000! Still busy and still has the original charm all be it a little more commercialised which is to be expected in 2017. With no words really needed you have to have a Caipirinha as there world famous! Check...More

1  Thank johnjohnHull
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Definitely my favourite! Nice people, good spot in the main street and nice drinks! (En voor de Nederlanders onder ons: ook nog eens goedkoop)

2  Thank Rosine v
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Reviewed June 28, 2017

This place has been there for at least 20 years. It looks a dump from outside and I love watching how people turn their noses up as they walk by. It is owned by a Brazilian who brought over the white rum. Go in and...More

1  Thank johnbarrett07
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

if you visit alvor this place is a must fantastic atmosphere great music.good cocktails and very friendly staff what more can i say

1  Thank dillyboy
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

Best bar in Alvor for us,great music ,chilled out vibes,wicked drinks,no frills bar.Everything you could want on a warm evening ,surrounded by lots of other bars,but stands out from the rest,good mix of people and really nice people who run it,see you soon.

Thank den-rick71
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