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“Good food.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ancora Cocktail Bar

Ancora Cocktail Bar
Ranked #603 of 769 Restaurants in Albufeira
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Birmingham
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2013

Stopped here for a meal one evening at about 9.30. The bar downstairs was busy and restaurant upstairs was busy but not overly full.
The staff were friendly and attentive and the service was good.
Over all the food was good and plenty of it.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank bearskinBirmingham
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great Family Fun Pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

Great to find a little oasis for families among all the nightclubs of the strip. Good service by the bar girls. 2.50 euros for a glass of wine (big) or a large beer. The kids loved the disco and live shows.

Visited July 2013
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2 Thank James P
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“FOOD POISONING BEWARE!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

FOOD POISONING BEWARE! Me and my friend went to the steakhouse upstairs and ordered 2 sirloin steaks on the 18th April. After eatin i told my friend i wernt feelin right. We went back 2 our hotel ready 4 an early mornin start but that morning turned out to the worst morning ever we have been sick 4 2 days with diarea the lot. It has ruined our holiday!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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5 Thank milky2012
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice place great staff!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

We went down to the strip as a couple for a night out went down about 10 pm. Spotted this bar looked really nice. ,music playing lovely girls behind the bar. Only problem. .We were the only customers in the place. Had a drink and were given a free shot of some bubble gum stuff! great spot for a drink id say its much better in the summer though with few more people.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Brighteyes79
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glasgow
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“delfim miranda and so on ....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

Ancora bar is siutated at the top of the strip which genrates alot of passers by due to there Michael Jackson tribute act- Delfim Miranda- who actually performed twice in one week when we stayed. The other nights of entertainment were two nights of an Elvis Presley Tribute act in which me and my partner did not visit. The other nights when they are not occupied as tribute shows are put down as kareoke nights! But when me and my partner ventured in the place was not busy at all and it was mostly familys gathered round tables hoping someone would go up and sing ... but they didnt. The dj who i presume is the owner because he tends to always be hanging around the bar sits back and drinks pint after pint while playing mind numbing (general crowd pleasing) pop hits over and over and over again.
On the karoke night he said to his punters "if you want to have fun , you need to WANT to have fun because I'm just going to sit here" , kinda puts you off just a weeeeee bit.
A fight broke out one night between the dj/owner with a group of hens on a hen do! total scene was caused but it was entertainment I suppose ! a tad dramatic

never tried the food but in general the place is ok if you want a few drinks and some entertainment. bar staff are good espeically the guy who remebered every order my boyfriend put in but sadly the bar fails to offer Passoa or Midouri .

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Emmamith
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