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“Great food, excellent service”
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Santos Bar and Grill
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 19, 2013

We went to Santos bar this evening and although it was quiet we were not fussed over by the waiter. He was very polite and noticed when drinks were running low, the food was well presented and was very well cooked. 2 starters, 2 mains, 2 beers and 2 double g&ts all for £40.

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Thank Atm1984
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

We visit this restaurant frequently as it is local and is ideal for a midweek supper. A few months ago my son accompanied us and as he had lived in Lisbon for a few years was well qualified to pass judgement on its authenticity. His verdict was "genuine, typical Portugese".
Last night we went with some friends and had yet another excellent meal. The pork with garlic bread starters were very nice as were the grilled king prawns starter ordered by my partner. Mains were sirloin steaks and chicken skewers accompanied by chips (the best in Merthyr!) and salad. We stuck with the house wines, a carafe of white and a bottle of very acceptable red, both of which were Portugese and at £12.50 a bottle good value. My fresh bread was also very good.
My partner being a coeliac sufferer was delighted to find that the menu is now clearly marked to show the gluten free offerings. She congratulated David (Santos) the owner on this new development and he informed her that he plans an even more extensive choice of gluten free meals soon.
Another attraction to this excellent eatery is that parking is literally just around the corner although last night we had opted for a taxi as I had imbibed a large G&T before leaving home.
To summarise I would say that this is a very good restaurant that offers good quality fare at an affordable price (£20 plus per head inc wine) thus making it suitable for a last minute night out or a special occasion venue.

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Thank keith r
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Reviewed October 30, 2012

what a great little place, a real little gem. Food is gorgeous, excellent quality and a little bit different obviously being Portuguese. Service with a smile counts for a lot, Tables laid out like a top notch restaurant and just a very nice atmosphere all round

1  Thank 972SianK
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Reviewed October 4, 2012

Went there tonight 4th \October, had the pork and garlic bread starter and ribs and fries as main with a wonderful dessert called German tart, it was all superb and I highly recommend it.

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3  Thank David E
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Reviewed September 14, 2012

Lovely clean place. Food very good. Service second to none. Nothing is too much trouble for this lovely staff. Atmosphere was great and the wine flowed freely. Open during the daytime also where you can enjoy an espresso watching the world gO by. Highly recommend a visit, you won't be disappointed.

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1  Thank golddustWales
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