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“Fantastic and quality music.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Island Bar

The Island Bar
Calle Tenerife | Old Town, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
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Owner description: Lanzarote's best Live Music Bar! Home of Rory Gallagher ("Jimmy's Winning Matches", ex frontman of The Revs).Est March 2013 by Rory from Donegal,Ireland and his wife Cara from Edinburgh,Scotland. Open 6 nights a week from 8pm,(we may open early for major sports). Closed Thussdays. DIRECTIONS: 3 min walk downhill from the big Biosfera shopping centre in old Town, Puerto del Carmen, just past the chemist, next door to Da Vinci's restaurant, beside Scotch Corner bar. See you there! RORY & THE ISLAND.
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic and quality music.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

This bar has to be part of your holiday. Rory is a fantastic musician and probably the best on the island at the moment. His wife Cara and the rest of the staff in the bar are lovely and welcoming and make you feel comfortable straight away. The prices are also extremely reasonable for a bar that has live music every night of the week! Whilst we were there Rory played with a few different special guests which made the nights even better. Get in early to get a good seat and you will be there all night !

Visited April 2013
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“Top of the To Do list!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

If you only get time to visit one Music Bar on your holiday make sure its Rory's Island Bar. Situated in the centre of Puerto del Carmen's old town the atmosphere it generates will surely carry you along for the rest of your holiday. Rory, an accomplished singer songwriter musician, supplies the music for most of the evening, Cara, his wife, runs the bar and together with the rest of their team, Paul, Albert from Barcelona, Jimmy from Senegal and guests from time to time, they create the holiday mood you are looking for. Its a simple formula, great music, great service, and a great team only too pleased to make sure you have a great time. Such is their welcome at the end of the evening they leave you wanting more!! Well, its every night 'cept Tuesdays...Enjoy, just like the rest of us !!

Visited April 2013
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Castlebar
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“A must see venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Myself and my partner visited here a few nights while we were visiting lanzarote and have to say it is definitely worth a visit. Decent live music is hard to find on the island and music (Rory Gallagher) is the life and soul of this venue, excellent entertainment music for all tastes and polite and friendly bar staff. The place was busy every night we were here with a great atmosphere. I would recommend it to all ages for great entertainment.

Visited April 2013
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Wales
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“Be there early!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Great music with interesting guest singers ;) good atmosphere! Busy every night - get there early for seats!

Visited April 2013
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tootsy26, Owner at The Island Bar, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Glad you enjoyed the nights with us, see you again soon
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Wigan, Lancashire
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“A good night out!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Visited this bar twice during our recent holiday. Great new bar. Rory's an excellent entertainer. Thoroughly enjoyable. Just what PDC & particularly the old town needed. I wish them every success. We are returning in June and will defo be heading back to The Island Bar. Great fun! Not to be missed!

Visited April 2013
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tootsy26, Owner at The Island Bar, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Thank you for the review, we look forward to seeing you again!
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