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The Shamrock Irish Bar

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Address: Rua Candido dos Reis, 12 | Centro Comercial California, Loja Z, Albufeira 8200-103, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 289 501 235
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Description: The Shamrock Irish Bar is situated in the lively centre of Albufeira's Old...
The Shamrock Irish Bar is situated in the lively centre of Albufeira's Old Town . We can be found upstairs on the first floor next to The Hotel California shopping centre. As the only Irish Bar on the main 'bar street' (Rua Candido Dos Reis) it is popular with tourists looking for a unique experience! Throughout the season we play a variety of music including traditional Irish. Come along and join in our live sessions. If you're a budding musician yourself, we welcome you to rock out on the guitar or perhaps the tin whistle! ♫ The bar has three large screen satellite televisions, showing all premier football matches, rugby golf and horse racing. Of course we show GAA, Irish games. Fully air-conditioned - Three large screen satellite TVs - Pool table - Free Wi-fi- and of course,- Live music. Opening hours are from 12 noon on Saturday and Sundays and weekdays, 2pm to 2am (doors to the shopping centre close at 12:00am) so make sure you get there early! We are a little tricky to find, so keep an eye out for our Shamrock bar flags flying above the popular 'bar street'. Cead mile failte!
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You Irish? The get in here!

Looking for G.A.A match and of course with a name like the Shamrock I thought I'd be in good hands. Founds the match with great atmosphere, great service and nice tellys! Boom... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2014
Anthony H
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English first
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Looking for G.A.A match and of course with a name like the Shamrock I thought I'd be in good hands. Founds the match with great atmosphere, great service and nice tellys! Boom. Great place to visit!

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Frank G, Owner at The Shamrock Irish Bar, responded to this review

Thank you Anthony H for the review, we are a bar that's 100% GAA, glad you were happy with our facilities! Call and see us again when you're in the Old Town Albufeira! Frank More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A great bar to enjoy some live music and relax will definitely be calling back next time were in alburfeira from the four lads singing at the bar .

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Frank G, Owner at The Shamrock Irish Bar, responded to this review

Hi guys, Glad to see that we can entertain four nice lads in the bar and that you enjoyed yourselves as well! Make sure you call and see us again next time you're in Albufeira and thanks for taking time to write us a review! Frank More 

Slough
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Fist came to this bar a few years ago and thought we'd check it out again ... Needless to say we weren't disappointed. The ABBA tribute band were great and their 2nd half was even better when they sang different covers. We enjoyed ourselves so much we have come back for our last night but thankfully packed before we came... More 

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Frank G, Owner at The Shamrock Irish Bar, responded to this review

Hi ScottySlough, It was nice to see old customers again, thanks for the great review and glad you enjoyed our entertainment while you were here! Hopefully we'll see you again soon. Frank More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Sitting in the shamrock while writing this, where do I start as every part of this pub is great, staff are great and so friendly can't do enough for u and very quick service , the entertainment is the best about , every night something new but the craic is top notch and once u come here u won't want... More 

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Frank G, Owner at The Shamrock Irish Bar, responded to this review

Hi Jake and family, What can I say, what a phenomenal review!! I only hope we can keep living up to this! We're glad you and the kids enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to seeing you again next time! Frank More 

manchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Loved it In here, very welcoming! Had A fantastic day and night, just gutted I found it in the last night of my holidays!!! Keep up the good work!

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Frank G, Owner at The Shamrock Irish Bar, responded to this review

Hi ddcj, Sorry you only found us on the last night but glad you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your review, it's always appreciated! We hope to see more of you if you come to Albufeira again! Frank More 

Newcastle
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I visited the Shamrock Bar on our first night 12th June unsure what to expect , we were welcomed and felt comfortable straight away (myself & partner& my 10 year old son)we then returned every night through our weeks holiday, great entertainment from 10.30, and it didn't make a difference if you were with children still the same atmosphere and... More 

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Frank G, Owner at The Shamrock Irish Bar, responded to this review

Hi Michala 25, Thanks for your review , Glad we helped to make your holliday ,Call to see us again if you are in the Algarve . Frank. More 

ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Just back from Alberfia a wk ago it's our 4th time .great 2 see Frank and Chris again 2 of de best people u cud hope 2 meet and de bar just redecorated it's fab music every nite and all de Irish games on and irish news so u don't miss out Free wifi cheap drinks and best company wat... More 

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Frank G, Owner at The Shamrock Irish Bar, responded to this review

Great to see you guys again and thanks for a great review Maddifitz Hope to see you again soon , You can bring Keith as well ! Frank. More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Wasn't sure what to expect when I walked in this upstairs bar off one of the main bar areas in the old town, you are guaranteed a warm welcome by the Irish staff, enjoyed a few nights entertainment, watching the world cup games whilst having a nice pint. This is a child friendly bar where you receive good service and... More 

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Frank G, Owner at The Shamrock Irish Bar, responded to this review

Thank you Michael L. for your review Glad you enjoyed your time here . Frank More 

Galway, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Went in to watch a match downstairs, then discovered the upstairs, really nice bar with a great atmosphere and there is a rooftop area also. show GAA and have live music every night.

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Frank G, Owner at The Shamrock Irish Bar, responded to this review

Hi Michael L . Glad you took the time to have a few beers with us , Call again next time you are in Portugal. Frank More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Went to albuferia june 5th and called to the shamrock every night with our 3 kids. Great entertainment every night, free wi-fi which kept children happy, friendly staff, would definately call again, well worth it.

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Frank G, Owner at The Shamrock Irish Bar, responded to this review

Thank you Lindshane for your review, Glad we contributed to your entertainment on your Albufeira holliday ,Make sure you call again if in Albufeira . Frank More 

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