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Late Night, Drinks
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 29 September 2019 via mobile

A small, grubby, smelly, stuffy bar with overpriced drinks (€5 for a beer! The Tivoli is cheaper). This place does not welcome families with well-behaved children even when it's almost empty. It's a shame, because the location overlooking the beach is fabulous, and it could...be amazing if it had owners who are not from the Fawlty Towers school of hospitality. The only bad experience I've had in Carvoeiro. If they don't want to welcome children, they should have a prominent sign at the entrance stating this.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 18 September 2019

Another regular, always does great cocktails and if you can get a seat outside then it has an amazing view, especially when the sun goes down or when the entertainment is on in the square. Lots of places in CV now do cocktails, but I...have watched these being made and know they are premium and fresh. Given the location, the prices are OK too. I'm sure the inside seating is just as good, I've just never sat there. My only gripe is that I think I have been told off every single time I have visited - not in a nasty way but that's just me - a little bundle of mischief.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 9 September 2019

This was our 2nd trip to Carvoeiro, and as we had such a great time at Charly’s the first time round, we didn’t hesitate going back. In fact, my husband was very disappointed to find it shut on the Wednesday, our first night...he was panicking...it would be shut all week! However, it was open the night night and it was just as good as we remembered. Great tasting, well presented cocktails topped by the friendly, yet really professional service. We were made to feel really welcome each night, and asked if we wanted to move to a better table when one became available, A really great place to end the evening overlooking the entertainment in the square. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

Cocktails and mocktails. Try the bourbon sweet and sour.. Beautiful. Plenty of seating. Thumbs up. Great view of the bay at night with the outside seating.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 15 August 2019 via mobile

We love the area and there was music in the square every night so we decided to try here as it has a good view. We sat in the window ordered cocktails which were lovely and we just people watched for about an hour very...relaxingMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

Visited on a couple of occasions best martinis by far. Lovely service and resident cats...what more do you need

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 August 2019 via mobile

We only had time for one quick drink, our experience was great. My husband had the Cuban mojito and I had Victoria’s Secret rum cocktail with Kracken rum. Both were icy cold and tasty. Lovely sunny spot with friendly service. Exciting menu with lots of...options, old favourites and ones that looked like new creations.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 28 July 2019 via mobile

Wonderful bar, with wonderful owners. Great place to people watch, with fantastic cocktails prepared with real skill. Long Island iced tea was the very best, strong and flavoursome - the one night Charly's was closed (Wednesday) we tried an alternative bar, and theirs was undrinkable....Can't meet nicer people, and I can't praise this bar enough.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 July 2019 via mobile

Nice drinks friendly staff and a lovely out look over the square and beach treat yourself to a couple of cocktails we loved it

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 28 June 2019 via mobile

Superbly situated, overlooking the beach and the plaza in front. Live music down below, expert cocktails at reasonable prices. We sat, talked, listened and drank the night away. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Charly's Gin & Cocktail bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5