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“Slow service and poor food”
Review of Scubar

Scubar
Ranked #16 of 54 Restaurants in Ashkelon
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
cleethorpes
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Slow service and poor food”
Reviewed February 8, 2013

This place is full of cats so be prepared. The food is not very good and the service is very slow. The beer is expensive and tastes like soapy water.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Beautiful location with laid-back atmosphere.”
Reviewed December 17, 2012

Scoobar (Scubar?) is in an excellent location on the Ashkelon Marina, and in fact it seems to be sitting on the water itself. The outdoor seating area has great views of the marina and of the Mediterranean beyond, and inside the atmosphere is relaxed, intimate and comfortable. The food was good (I was pleased to see a fair number of vegetarian dishes on the menu), and although the staff didn't appear to be especially attentive or friendly, the service was acceptable overall. It seems to be a family-friendly bar/restaurant, as there were quite a few families with young kids dining there when I visited - good to know if you're travelling with children. I'd recommend this to anyone who appreciates a good view and a laid-back vibe, and also to any cat-lovers as you will meet lots of new friends outside!

  • Visited March 2012
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“So very laid back atmosphere :))))”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

Very relaxing atmosphere!!!! Great port location, sea view with ships sailing on the horizon, boats swinging on the water, meriads of cats, nice fish dishes, love it
It is so great to enjoy sun on the terrace, two steps away you can hide in case of rain under covered part of the restaurant!
Service is great as everywhere in Ashkelon!!!!

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Ashkelon, Israel
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246 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
“...fresh from the Med”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Scoobar has been holding its own on the Ashkelon Marina ever since it was commissioned a goodly number of years ago, and has maintained its status as the premier fish resto in the port city; try their "from Paris with love" sea bass special and taste for yourself...

Visited August 2012
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Montreal, Canada
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Even if just for the view...”
Reviewed June 15, 2012

Located in the marina, where you can sit right on the water. It's like sitting in a post card. Very nice.
Food is nice, fresh and generous and prices are o.k. considering you can share most dishes (and even if you "splurge" and order your own plate, it's still not expensive).
Enjoy!

  • Visited May 2012
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