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The Public Bar

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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This is a bar and not a restaurant ,it's probably the cheapest in north Goa .It was better when it... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
London, United Kingdom
Not the same

Sorry to say this place is not the same anymore, we used to go here often and sit and people watch... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
via mobile
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Feb 16, 2018
Dec 21, 2017
“Not the same”
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Beach Road, Calangute, India
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

This is a bar and not a restaurant ,it's probably the cheapest in north Goa .It was better when it was down stairs but if it's cheap cheap drinks you want this is the place for you .We have always ended up chatting with people...More

Thank covill46
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Sorry to say this place is not the same anymore, we used to go here often and sit and people watch and talk to the regulars . The staff are still very friendly but don’t like the upstairs.

1  Thank annibear
Reviewed December 2, 2017

We have spent many an afternoon sat watching the Main Street in calangute sat at this bar. It has moved upstairs over the last year, so some of the atmosphere has gone, ( had to move as some the table & chairs were on the...More

1  Thank Babylady63
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Well this place took me back to my early years of pop and crisps in the early 70s. Awful decor, cheap cheap drinks and folks with red noses! The staff were brilliant and the atmosphere was great. Waiter service at the table and of course...More

2  Thank thefishersatlarge
Reviewed March 13, 2017

The Public Bar is situated up a short flight of stairs of the main road above a clothes shop - so as its on the 1st floor you get a good vantage point to watch the hustle and bustle in the street below. Drinks are...More

1  Thank LoubyW1
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Just loved spending early evening in this bar watching the world go by, flagging down the samosa boy, drinking gin and tonic. Excellent customer service, just loved this bar nd can't wait to visit again.

1  Thank Cavtat2015
Reviewed January 3, 2017

We like to visit this little bar when we are in Goa but this time we were very disappointed the seating now being upstairs . We felt trapped in ,it was only bearable if you sat by the railings and then you could not see...More

Thank annibear
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Excellent view, great service.The Public Bar or Sameer Wine shop is located about 100 meters from the main entry to the Calangute Beach.

1  Thank Lino P
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Why people want to fly 5,000 miles from the UK to sit in this dump is beyond me,situated on Calangute beach road the place is noisy with traffic & fumes all day long. If it's your idea of heaven to watch the Indian tourists stagger...More

1  Thank daveh729
Reviewed November 11, 2015

where could you find a better place sun lovely beaches to swim, walk ,drink and good people,role on January .aidan&laura

Thank 421happyirishman
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