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Restaurant Family Bar Balu

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San Telmo | Playa Las Vistas, Los Cristianos, Arona, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 75 14 16
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Horwich, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to the Balu Restaurant on two occasions on this trip to Tenerife and I will report all the good points, but sorry there are a couple of bad points, the bad points will not stop us going but we feel we should point out we feel there is room for improvement. The good points= the food is fantastic, well... More 

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2 Thank albert g
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I'd just like to write this review albeit some months after but can't wait to return in July '17. With all the bars to choose from lay on Playa de las Vistas beach my family certainly chose the right one here! The bar snacks menu was fantastic nothing ever a problem if not on the menu! Andrea the waitress was... More 

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1 Thank Ian B
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic bar. Good food, very attentive friendly staff And amazing views over the beach Always find time to go to Balu bar 🍻

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1 Thank Tenerife6
Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Nice sun trap to chill soak up the rays and sup a few. Burgers are totally awesome as well ! Staff really friendly makes it a great place

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1 Thank Petechinnock
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Love it here 😎 we have been coming for years and the staff are so friendly. Food fab and the view is just the cherry on the top 😄

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1 Thank PeterandGail
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

While on our Christmas holiday we visited here for lunch. As we entered the restaurant the waitress walked passed us several times without even a sideways glance. The tables were full and we were happy to wait all we would have liked was a "good afternoon/hello/I'll find you a table as soon as I can" not a great deal to... More 

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1 Thank kvin18
Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food great atmosphere and friendly staff. What more could u ask for? Oh the views are spectacular we even have a canvas in our home showing the view from this restaurant. Would recommend to anyone x

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1 Thank tracy p
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely relaxing place to have a drink or eat food. Breakfast was English which was brill & I tried a pasta dish too. Thank u 👍🏻

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We spent most mornings enjoying the high level sea views at this bar. They do food but our time there is not at a mealtime. We have been there also on many earlier holidays and the staff are so friendly and efficient. Anita, Andrea, Andy and Peter make you so welcome

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portsmouth
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here by chance today for lunch and what a pleasant surprise it was. Goats cheese salad beautifully presented with crushed walnuts , a cheese omelette perfectly cooked with a side salad and hand cut chips. The staff are very helpful and attentive and you have a lovely view from the terrace. This one is well worth a visit ,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Telmo | Playa Las Vistas, Los Cristianos, Arona, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  Arona  >  Los Cristianos
  • Phone Number: +34 922 75 14 16

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