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The Black Stove

Rua Dom Joao II 26, Alvor, Portimao 8500-012, Portugal
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Trying to be Irish

Looks like an Irish bar charge like Irish bar but run by locals and not very good at it poor... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bladesmanSheffield
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Expensive Drinks

Seems to be a “real Irish pub’ charges real Dublin prices for drinks and uses Irish measures, has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David M
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“the pub” (8 reviews)
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Rua Dom Joao II 26, Alvor, Portimao 8500-012, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Looks like an Irish bar charge like Irish bar but run by locals and not very good at it poor service bad manners never again one to avoid

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seems to be a “real Irish pub’ charges real Dublin prices for drinks and uses Irish measures, has music and shows matches but there are better alternatives,

Thank David M
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely welcoming staff. Great atmosphere, especially during the world cup!. Food tasty and good value. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Alison C
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

spent a few days there last november. town of alvor is about 1 hour from faro airport. weather was exceptional for time of year. quiet and relaxing at that time of year. Black stove is a wonderful pub with excellent food and great entertainment in...More

1  Thank Denis F
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We had a few here nearly every night we was here. Very friendly staff and very reasonably priced. I hadn't much food here myself only a few small bites here and there. One of the girls in my company got a meal here and she...More

1  Thank John T
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We went for drinks but were overwhelmed by the greasy smell from the kitchen. I could still smell the clothes I had on that night a few days later. There was a good enough atmosphere and a singer with a guitar came on. Wouldn’t return...More

1  Thank JayCee193
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We arrived for dinner with our friends and 2 small kids under the age of 2. The pub wasn't busy at all but no one came near us for service. When we approached the lounge staff he told us he was just the glass collector...More

1  Thank Elaine D
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Went lunch and evening. One of the best pints of Guinness outside the traditional places, excellently kept and served. Great cheese and onion butty with proper bread! Excellent music and atmosphere in the evening. Became our go to pub. Warm and friendly welcome.

Thank John D
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

8 men to watch champions league in evening. All had a couple of drinks and 4 x sausage and mash. 2 x curry. 1 x salmon and 1x fish and chips. Place really busy but food was hot and in a reasonable time. 8 meals...More

1  Thank 1966StGeorge
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Was there last night with my wife. Second visit in a week, this time took the time to have a good look around! Music was enjoyable, there was a good buzz in the pub and the care and attention to detail in the photos on...More

1  Thank Ronan M
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LMC66
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Response from ShazFinlay | Reviewed this property |
The Black Stove is a pub, I am not sure if they do rooms x
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