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Scooby's Pool Bar

Estrada da Gale | Lote 28, Sesmarias, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
+351 919 575 688
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (6 reviews)
“chilli” (13 reviews)
“crazy golf” (111 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Estrada da Gale | Lote 28, Sesmarias, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Enjoyed two trips to Scooby's Pool Bar for different reasons. Firstly to have an evening meal as it was a reasonble walk there from our centrally located Villa Katerina. We were three adulta and two children and the menu suited all our tastes. Good pub...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tom M
carriesX2075KW, General Manager at Scooby's Pool Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Hi Tom and thankyou for your lovley review. We are so glad we made your holiday that bit more special. Carrie

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We came here on our first night of our holiday as I had read good reviews on here. I wasn't disappointed. I sent a text to arrange free pick up from our villa which was great, they took us back when we were ready to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Melanie A
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We'd never visited Portugal before and were checking out reviews of places to visit. Scooby's sounded just what we were looking for. It certainly lives up to its reputation. The food is good and portions are large. We arrived early on our first day and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ukdarrenfan
Carrie S, General Manager at Scooby's Pool Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi Darren. This is one of my favourite reviews. It says so much about Scoobys and how good it really is. My husband Scooby was overwelmed what you said about him. Ive never met someone so passionate about what he does. He always goes that...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

We had heard so much about this little bar from a friend of ours who comes here twice a year , we thought it must be good so we gave it a go and we weren’t disappointed, it’s fantastic, so friendly and the service is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Loulou4u2323
Carrie S, General Manager at Scooby's Pool Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi loulou and thankyou for a lovley review. We are all so happy that you had a great experience. Carrie

Reviewed 12 October 2018

Not what you expect to find in this area but still welcome, it has a good range of reasonably priced snacks/drinks in a pleasant setting. I guess it may be a little overwhelming and noisy in high season, but ideal when not so busy!More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank glyno123
Carrie S, General Manager at Scooby's Pool Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Hi glyno and thankyou for your review. It was fair and correct. You can not imagine how busy we get in the season especially the high season. We opened in 2001 and this area was screaming out for a place like ours as its a...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Brilliant family friendly restaurant. Pool and good food. Staff are good. We had 4yr old and 16yr old too. Everyone loved it

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank McNicoll2704
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A really cool and unique spot, stumbled across it one day and ended up going back every day following it! Kids loved the pool, the crazy golf was brilliant, the food was excellent and the staff (although under pressure) were friendly. We would absolutely recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RobC85
Carrie S, General Manager at Scooby's Pool Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Hi rob and thankyou for your review. It was a fair and honest. October usually starts to slow down as we end the end of the season so we are on minimal staff but for some reason it carried on being busy and had us...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Scooby's is a brilliant family bar, we had breakfast there every morning of our 1 week holiday(apart from Monday when it was closed) and had nothing to complain about. It's very clean and fresh, great for families, with the pool, an aviary and 15 hole...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank eric i
Carrie S, Owner at Scooby's Pool Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Hi Eric. Thankyou for you great review. My wife usually replys to most reviews but when people mention how good my staff are i love it. Marcia is a warrior. She is such a lovley hard working girl, as all my staff are. Without them...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Don’t pay any attention to the very few negative comments. They are nonsense and these people can’t be very bright. The welcome and service is very friendly and efficient, the food well cooked and well presented (see photo), the grounds and loos were spotlessly clean....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank SpinyNorman09
Carrie S, Owner at Scooby's Pool Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Dave and Jayne. I always love when people are passionate about Scoobys as i am. Thankyou for your review, it was great. Scooby

Reviewed 30 September 2018

We went to Scoobys a couple of times during our holiday. It is set back off the main road but has a lovely pool, mini golf and serves good food. It is also a sports bar and has a childrens tv room. We had a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gill M
Carrie S, General Manager at Scooby's Pool Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thankyou for your great review Gill. So glad you enjoyed Scoobys. Carrie

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steve p
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Response from Abusj | Reviewed this property |
Closed for winter
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8 December 2018|
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Response from carriesX2075KW | Property representative |
its 5 mins by taxi. Ring me on 00351919575688 and we will come and get you and drop you back free of charge. Happy holidays. Scooby
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melanie a
23 October 2018|
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Response from Ckshields | Reviewed this property |
:00351919575688 - really worth a visit ! Lovely friendly staff and owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada da Gale | Lote 28, Sesmarias, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira  >  Gale
  • Phone Number: +351 919 575 688
Description
Opened in 2001 our family buissness is open from april-october. We open six days a week from 9.00am- midnight. We are suitable for families. We have a full adults and childrens menu from breakfast to snacks and specials. We also have some lovley home made desserts. We have a free mini bus pickup/return drop off service upto to a certain distance. (Please enquire). Activities include: algarves deepest pool, Krazy golf, under 8 swing parks and a seperate area for live sports on 3 large HD tvs. We invest a lot of money every year into scoobys and the whole 3000 sq. metre plot is spotless. There is free WI-FI and entry, sunbeds and pool are free to all coustomers. We also do a delivery/take away service on whole menu.
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