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Address: Tavira, Portugal

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Riverside Bar and Resturant

Ideal situation, overlooking the river in Tavira. Owned by British, it as a great selection of beers and wine. Mainly a British menu, serving excellent food. Well worth a visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janice B
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Bar and restaurant.For fist timers can be difficult to find.Go over the Roman Bridge from the Castle side and cross the street then stop!Look left and youbwill see an alley.Look uninviting at night for newbies but it is perfectly safe.Through the alley and walk for 50 metres and there you be matey!Ecept its nit at all Nautical.Its billed as... More 

Thank Tadhg L
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal situation, overlooking the river in Tavira. Owned by British, it as a great selection of beers and wine. Mainly a British menu, serving excellent food. Well worth a visit.

Thank Janice B
Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in here a couple of times during a week in Tavira and it was always busy, service was very good and prices were very reasonable for drinks, never tried the food but there seemed to be lots on the menu. All UK and Irish sport catered for on tv and music on most nights , the Sunday night we... More 

Thank Dave W
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in a beautiful scenic riverside location this place provides a warm, friendly and hospitable welcome. It has great entertainment and a relaxed environment allowing all to make new friends even if just for the evening....food was hearty and great variety - especially loved the goats cheese! The owners Joy & Vinnie are good fun, caring and engaging with a... More 

Thank Deborah D
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Visited the Black Anchor recently at lunch time. Had a chat with owner Vinny as he hails from Wexford and we live there. After a nice beer we decided to stay for lunch. Had Fish, Chips and Peas for a fantastic price of 7€. The fish was the best I have had in a long time and the portion was... More 

Thank IrelandConall
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Nice bar with good food in the restaurant or at the bar. Nice location on the river. Good music regularly. Watch all the games as well.

Thank Richard C
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68 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a drink and planned to lunch elsewhere, put off by the fact it is an Irish Bar (not much prejudice - my husband is Irish!) and the fact they advertised Roast Dinners on Sunday. But after a glass of good wine, sitting in the sun with lovely views of the bridge and water, we decided to stay... More 

Thank Katherine C
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We usually stay in Monte Gordo 3 times a year but made a quick visit for the first time to Tavira in June. We saw the Black Anchor across the river. I decided to check it out myself for a lunchtime coffee/port. Good measure of port compared to other places I've been to. Of what little I saw the staff... More 

Thank Pipeman_71
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great location next to the river, food about average but service is very slow, ok so you are on holiday and not in a rush but waiting 45 minutes for your starter and a further 20 minutes for main, plus further frustration waiting for the bill. Other than it's location The Black Anchor has little to attract me back.

Thank James H
Athboy, Ireland
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We recently visited the Black Anchor on 3 occasions while we stayed in Tavira. The fact that we went back indicates that overall our party was happy with the food etc. there is a good choice on the menu and portions are generous. However the chicken (half roast chicken)left a lot to be desired. We were a large group and... More 

Thank Margaret G

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