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Riverside Bar

Bar, British, Pub
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Rua jaques passao 29 | By the Military Bridge, Tavira 8800-116, Portugal
+351 281 324 570
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Very friendly competent staff, very comfortable to sit out and admire the river! We enjoyed the Portuguese winning the Euros here at this bar, wow!!!! what an atmosphere, what a night!!!!!

Thank Fermanaghfiona59
Heywood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Nice bar being coming here for absolute years. A great breakfast. Then at night bouncing with so many different personalities. GREAT.

Thank Lucinda D
Tavira, Portugal
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Great typical British ex pats, holidaymakers bar with pub grub and all day English breakfast. Sports on TV etc etc.

Thank Drew P
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

We come here every year in the off season, quiet but a real British breakfast with proper bacon and English sausages, rather than the German served else where. Sky news running for those that want to keep upto date, free WiFi which does not block VPN tunnels for those that need to log into a work computer back home. Seems... More 

1 Thank Anthony C
Listowel, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Myself and three friends called in at around 1pm for a meal but after getting our drinks it turned out that they no fish and chips no pies in fact they could only do us a breakfast we finished our drinks and left.

Thank Michael A
newcastle upon tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

James the bar keeper at night is very pleasant, they have a good range of drinks, small beer 1,50 euro, further they do nice bar food from full english breakfast till home made pies.open at 10 am till late, food all day.

Thank Johannes M V
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

I went into the riverside bar with the friends I was travelling with, as Dani is known to my friends daughter, as I was on holiday I was introduced to my first shots, first one was called a "Boner and second one was a Brain haemorrhage" lol. And they were lovely. And that was the day we got there, a... More 

1 Thank Tracey D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

Great bar with friendly atmosphere, all the staff are friendly and Knowledgable about the local area and places to eat. The locals are also very welcoming. The bar staff have great banter and good Mojitos

4 Thank Juan K
Leeds, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

We ordered multiple full English breakfasts, which were cooked by only 1 member of staff, all came out correct, warm and tasty - miracle! Great views over the river and great atmosphere :)

Thank emmajo1
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Been to Tavira many times. This bar has one of the best riverside locations , in Tavira. it is clean , simple ( like all Tavira ) but with an English flavour but remaining faithfully to the local traditions. it offers an alternative food menu of English dishes ( breakfast, dinners etc, ) when one is all fished and portuguese... More 

1 Thank Pat B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua jaques passao 29 | By the Military Bridge, Tavira 8800-116, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 281 324 570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?