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Bailey's Cafe Bar

$$ - $$$
Bar, Cafe, European, British, Pub
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Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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West Midlands
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

12 of us went in on a Saturday night, to be told we could have one drink and they were closing Have no more to say

Thank TenerifeDiver2
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been visiting Sal for about nine years now and always go to Baileys it's English owned (albeit by northerners lol ) and your always made to feel welcome. Rob

Thank robthebuilder0
East Yorkshire. England
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here one night after having awful food in the A/I hotel. Had a good meal from steak, curries and fish n chips with good choice of drinks. Returned every night of our holiday! Gayle the proprietor was lovely as were her staff. She always found time to have a chat. Gave us plenty of info etc. Even exchanged our... More 

Thank joatfivebars
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice escape from the all inclusive with a good range of English, local and Chinese dishes and a friendly atmoshphere

Thank daveww2015
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a Chinese meal during our stay which was edible, but average. Service was bordering on rude. Owner didn't say hello or welcome us (did to another couple on another table) and just asked us what we wanted, mostly grunted at us when bringing the food over and didn't even thank us and say goodbye when we paid for the... More 

Thank C00PERTR0N
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and you husband just had dinner here and it was outstanding. It is an amazing place to go for comfort food whilst we where away on holiday! Definitely recommend to anyone that comes to cape verde and is very close to the many hotels that surround the Bar! You will not be disappointed by the food, staff or the... More 

Thank Lisa M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a bit home sick this is the cafe bar to come to.It has british sports on many tvs around bars inside and out.Food is basic and not upto high standard,they do have imported drinks at reasonable prices.but sorry not for me.

Thank rehauto
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a meal here, it was amazing! So tasty would recommend lasagna, fish and chips steak with Diana sauce and the sizzling beef, we're staying all inclusive down the road and this place is so much better!

Thank Emma G
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Baileys have a good choice of menu if you fancy a change plus they have several TVs for the football fans .

Thank sylvia7491
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A quaint little bar and restuarant run by English couple which offers a good choice of cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank mavis1955

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, Cafe, European, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?