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“Ditched Flipper and Chiller to come here - so glad we did”
Review of El Pirata Bus

El Pirata Bus
Ranked #19 of 252 Restaurants in Formentera
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed July 10, 2014

Cool little beach bar. Tapas looked great (didn't eat though). Drinks were cold and good value and we could have sat there all day long. Cool staff (once you spoke a little Spanish...) and a great beach music vibe. Just the place I was looking for.

As an aside, we came here after going to Flipper and Chiller first. Staff at F&C were dismissive and the vibe was very 'roped off VIP'. We had one beer and left for El Pirata which was bang on. I am SO over all that Ibiza VIP nonsense, especially when you can get great views, drinks and food without the attitude in many many other places.

Thank Chachmoohach
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

Has a virtual monoply on this wide sweeping bay and, boy, do they exploit it. The sun shining on the slatted, matted roof creates delightful shadows and one is reminded of laid-back beach restaurants in the Greek Islands before the drachma was ditched in favour of the Euro. The food is characterless .The waiting staff lurk. And the unspoken vibe is hurry up we want the table back.
And the prices are daylight robbery. The name Pirate is all too apt.

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Thank David T
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Reviewed June 14, 2014

We went here for a sundowner as I remember it from the 80's as a child. Back then it seemed so cool, with its bearded rock crowd, excellent music and flags blowing in the breeze. Really relaxed and welcoming.
Now it's rammed and soulless.
The bar staff were very rude and arrogant .music rubbish. No shade, anywhere, and you need it when you've been on the beach all day. Drinks crazily expensive. Really not worth it .never again. What a shame!

Thank Fliptophead
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

The place is just a typical Spanish "chiringuito" bar with mainly choice of drinks but the setting is fantastic and it is great to relax during sunset or to go with friends for a drink

Thank Cameoe777
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

Besides the magic of Piratabus magnificient sunsets and eazy laidback atmosphere here lives my favourite Mojito...I wait 11 months to drink this Mojito.. :-)

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1  Thank Katia R
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