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Great wee bar

Although run and staffed by an Irish man and woman whilst we were there, this is an International... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William A

my wife and I are coming to Benalmadena tomorrow, can you tell me if Buddy's bar is open, if so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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All reviews plaza ole every night great hosts lovely square nothing is too much trouble warm welcome most nights feel very welcome ex pats quiet drink hotel triton great atmosphere great night the main road by chance little gem visit benalmadena
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although run and staffed by an Irish man and woman whilst we were there, this is an International bar. No TV, music or the usual touristy trappings, this is a great place for a drink and good banter. The owner and staff are brilliant and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank William A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my wife and I are coming to Benalmadena tomorrow, can you tell me if Buddy's bar is open, if so what are you opening hours as we have heard great things about this bar , thank you

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank billyboysnr
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Buddies bar is a really friendly place. Karaoke great fun. Aussie Graham. Lovely guy and Danny behind the bar. Great barman. Highly recommend but the week we was there in Feb 2019 it closed at 8pm unfortunately but had a great few hours in there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gerryc601
Reviewed 3 February 2019

just back from our winter break found this little gem by chance down a wee alley of the main road in benalmadena it sits in a square quite quaint [p.s. we were not looking for a bar we were heading back to our hotel and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Z8614IUrobert
Reviewed 30 January 2019

Called in on a cool evening, for a bit of heat. Was delighted to chat to Niamh (from Longford), who runs such a clean , inviting and relaxed bar. Enjoyed the chatting with her that much we called the next night. She even gave the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here a few times, set in nice quiet square away from the fumes of the nearby main road, excellent service by very friendly and welcoming staff, definitely recommend it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lindyloo1958
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Great bar , spotlessly clean , comfortable seating in a beautiful square . Shane and Emma know how to take good care of their customers , always a warm welcome . A must visit when in the area .

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Pjkilkenny
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Found this bar by chance and what a cracker it is. This is mainly down to the personalities of the staff mainly Shane and Emma they make you so welcome from the minute you arrive.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Came here a couple of times during our stay. Really friendly, welcoming staff. Drink prices very reasonable. Would definitely return.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mrandmrschallis
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Great welcome, friendly and courteous staff and good easy listening music. What a lovely place to spend an evening looked after by Shane, Emma and Niamh. The drinks are very good indeed and we didn't find the bill expensive .Good work guys.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Irene B
3 October 2018|
Response from BristolBubblesdevere | Reviewed this property |
I'm really sorry- I'm not sure.... We came up the steps from the beach around mid promenade. Not much help, I'm afraid but if you put the address into Google maps it should come up !
Colin B
9 August 2017|
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Response from Donnacha R | Reviewed this property |
It closes for Christmas only but is open year round other than that.
11 March 2017|
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Response from Stephen N | Reviewed this property |
Benelmadena, Costa del Sol, Spain. Just along from Malaga. Buddy's Bar is located in Plaza Ole off the main coastal road next to Best Triton hotel.