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Address: The Strip, Albufeira, Portugal
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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The Empty Glass-rarely empty when open!

We like this pub a lot-whether it is for a quiet drink/cocktail, to watch the football or to join in with the party atmosphere generated by the great mix of clients-always good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
CheshireCat42
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We like this pub a lot-whether it is for a quiet drink/cocktail, to watch the football or to join in with the party atmosphere generated by the great mix of clients-always good value. Carlos is a great & dedicated host.

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376 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The Empty Glass is an excellent little pub that is located on the main strip heading upto Hotel Montechoro.A Portuguese run pub with a traditional pub style interior and an excellent outside seating area.This pub is a joy to spend a few hours while having a few beers on a roasting hot day.We went here early afternoon and this pub... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

With so many bar's and pub's on The Strip you are spoilt for choice were to go but a visit to The Empty Glass is a place i always visit on any holiday to Albufeira. The pub itself is awesome with a fabulous neon lit serving bar and great pubby decor all around the pub plus lots of seating options... More 

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Redcar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The Empty Glass is a couple of hundred yards straight up from the top of the strip, as a group of lads away for a week we used it as our meeting point. The owner was there all the time no one else worked with him he arranged taxis for us (good price) and a takeaway pizza shop next used... More 

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sunderland
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this bar 3 times in the week we stayed in the resort. Carlos the owner is very friendly,he was happy for the children to be there and even allowed them to choose the music that was to be played in the bar. If we ever visit this area again we won't hesitate to call in for a drink or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great pub Carlos the owner can't do enough to make you feel @ home it's a real family friendly bar unlike some others in the area he serves a whole range of drinks & cocktails there's also a great games room downstairs for the kids & if your struggling to find a taxi like we did on... More 

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Chessington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

the own Carlos made you feel very welcome.very friendly.spent must evening in here,felt very comfortable doing so. choice of tv screens with variety sports on. also music playing in back ground.

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Thank PAULA M
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Well where can I start. Carlos the owner puts a lot of effort into making this bar what it is,Brilliant. Nice Beer and games room downstairs suitable for all ages reasonably priced great.

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Thank goater1
Dublin, Ireland
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Always drop in to Carlos on our holidays to Albufeira! He greets everyone with a warm Portuguese welcome! A great range of beers wines and cocktails at a reasonable price! Loads of Tvs for all the sports Pool table and wifi for the kids family friendly! Lots of music too 5 stars

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Thank Gerrirish
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great little bar Carlos is very friendly wouldn't go any other bar so homely busy wee bar need give a try

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