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“Good lunchtime spot” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurant Family Bar Balu

Restaurant Family Bar Balu
San Telmo | Playa Las Vistas, Los Cristianos, Tenerife, Spain
922 75 14 16
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Ranked #101 of 267 Restaurants in Los Cristianos
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
The Wirral, UK
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113 reviews 113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 65 cities Reviews in 65 cities
366 helpful votes 366 helpful votes
“Good lunchtime spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We first found this place when visiting in the winter months and went back again in May (twice). We were not staying in the area so we had to go out of our way. Very friendly staff and the terrace is lovely. The goat's cheese salad is so luscious that I have had this on every visit! Coffee and alcoholic drinks are good and not over priced. Not been in the evening, so cannot comment on this. Definitely one of our favourites for lunch. Always full at peak times, so get in early for a good seat.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“club sandwich”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

seen special board that had fish and chips for 7 euros, so glad we did it was delicious,homemade. had great service and great views of the beach. went back again and had the club sandwich. so big you dont know where to start and cant fit in my mouth,and believe me i have a big mouth! drinks good price too pint of amstel 1.5 euros pint of coke 3 euros. will go here again.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bulkington, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“love this bar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

we went out of our way to come to this place every day :-) we stayed the otherside of the harbour and found this place and went there every day ....
have a drink over looking the sea while if its too hot for the kids they can go inside and play on the endless stuff there , game consoles pool everything .
would def recommend this place to everyone yes you have to climb steps to get there but its well worth it :-)

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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UK
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Under-rated bar restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This restaurant has a lot to recommend it. The staff work very hard at giving you a good dining experience and there are a few additions to the usual Tenerife menu of steak, fish and pizza such as the speciality Dorada (bream) cooked in salt which is cleaned and served at your table. It is also an excellent place to go and watch the sun go down but does lack heaters and can be a bit windswept after dark which, if it is not summer, might be the time to get the bill or move indoors. It is also good for a few beers and pricing is competitive. Definitely good for an evening meal.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Nice place, excellent view and good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We visisted balu for the third time this week. All at lunchtime. They serve a very fresh and tastfull fish and chips(homemade). 7 euro. The waitress was friendly and the view from the balcony breathtaking.
I miss the telly though, but the owner promised it would be back in the summer:) i will surely be back.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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