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Scooby's Pool Bar

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Gale | Lote 28, Albufeira 8200-318, Portugal
+351-919-575-688
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Description: Opened in 2001 our family buissness is open from april-october. We open...
Opened in 2001 our family buissness is open from april-october. We open seven days a week from 9.00am- midnight. We are suitable for families. We have a full adults and childrens menu from breakfast to snacks and specials. We also have some lovley home made desserts. We have a free mini bus pickup/return drop off service upto to a certain distance. (Please enquire). Activities include: algarves deepest pool, Krazy golf, under 8 swing parks and a seperate area for live sports on 3 large HD tvs. We invest a lot of money every year into scoobys and the whole 3000 sq. metre plot is spotless. There is free WI-FI and entry, sunbeds and pool are free to all coustomers. All cocktails are half price 7 days per week until 8pm and on tuesday and thursday they are half price till midnight. We also do a delivery/take away service on whole menu.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fresh food

Visited here with the family... food was fresh and staff were very helpful... home made desert was 5 star.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Kal K
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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English first
Walsall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Visited here with the family... food was fresh and staff were very helpful... home made desert was 5 star.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Just returned from a family holiday to Gale. We stayed near Scooby's and went there most days. We found all of the staff really attentive and friendly. Simon, the owner, was so helpful-even sorting us a transfer to the airport late the night before the morning we were due to leave. The food was good especially the cake!! Only downfall... More 

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Penryn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great place, friendly service, kids loved the pool, good food and beer. The kids also had a great game of crazy golf

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Friendly and welcoming staff who were very attentive to our needs, we had barely finished one cocktail before they were asking if we would like another. Great value for money. Would definitely visit again, especially with the family as the large pool, crazy golf, play area and water slide would be great for the kids. On our first day at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

really packed and noisy, no room to sit anywhere, the staff were really friendly though, the food was quite expensive when compared to other restaurants. Possibly better at quieter times of the season.

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ScoobyScoble, Owner at Scooby's Pool Bar, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for your review. Being August and being a family bar and the only place where you can take kids in gale its going to get busy. We hold 155 people and next year will be extending to maks a 200 capacity. We are obviously a victim of our own success. Thanks for the positive parts of the... More 

Stanford-Le-Hope
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Family told us about Scooby's before we went on holiday and I must say it lived up to everything we was told. The staff are amazing they make you feel part of an extended family. The food is very good quality and excellent value for money. Simon is a terrific guy working tirelessly to ensure everyone is looked after, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Probably the best family run bar I have been too . Spotlessly clean . Great food . Scooby the owner is a great host .great food menu and value for money . A fantastic pool , with plenty to occupy the kids . A real gem of a place . A must visit if you are in Albufeira . See... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

we had time to fill after being ejected from our villa & waiting for our flight home & I would definitely recommend spending some time here. We had a party of 12 ranging from 1yr to 72yrs & we were able to keep all of them occupied during our time! It is a very relaxed place with great service and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Have been staying nearby from Scoobys and popped in a few times for drinks on are way into the Oldtown!Great place with friendly and very helpful staff who go above and beyond to make sure everyone is looked after!If your looking for a proper English breakfast look no further☺I went for the double English brekkie and it was fantastic!came with... More 

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manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great place to chill out would highly recommend the food, the atmosphere, and the staff are spot on very professional. Simon the owner is extremely customer orientated and makes sue every meal and drink is to his very high standard we always tell our friends about scooby's don't miss the chance if you can get there try it for yourself... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gale | Lote 28, Albufeira 8200-318, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351-919-575-688

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Opened in 2001 our family buissness is open from april-october. We open seven days a week from 9.00am- midnight. We are suitable for families. We have a full adults and childrens menu from breakfast to snacks and specials. We also have some lovley home made desserts. We have a free mini bus pickup/return drop off service upto to a certain distance. (Please enquire). Activities include: algarves deepest pool, Krazy golf, under 8 swing parks and a seperate area for live sports on 3 large HD tvs. We invest a lot of money every year into scoobys and the whole 3000 sq. metre plot is spotless. There is free WI-FI and entry, sunbeds and pool are free to all coustomers. All cocktails are half price 7 days per week until 8pm and on tuesday and thursday they are half price till midnight. We also do a delivery/take away service on whole menu.

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