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Pub Calema

En face de l'eglise, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“strip club” (2 reviews)
“most nights” (2 reviews)
“great music” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub
En face de l'eglise, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour Cape Verdian style: from 4pm until 10pm 😀. Low prices and a great atmosphere. We love to sit on their terrace and watch people walk by. In the weekend you have to go here, especially on Saturday night

Thank Brinckman
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

After 8 months living in this island I've heard a lot about this place. I visited it for the first time and i wished i had visited before. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, well located. The drinks were very cheap, especially the great Caipirinha. I highly...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The longest happy hour and impossible to understand the strength of the drinks until you try to stand up !! Strange location opposite a Catholic Church , fab loud music and a strip club upstairs ? Great people watching .

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Calema calema calema, what to say... it's not possible to just walk past it! They have the longest happy hour I know about, and this is nice. Come after the beach sit down and drink something refreshing and just relax! But after 12 am this...More

Thank Cecilie D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We went to Calema most nights and Thursdays and Saturdays were the best. Other nights were alright too (except for tuesdays...only old tourist men). The DJ is great...plays a good mix of tunes. The bartenders are really nice and theres wifi as well. Theyve got...More

Thank Elnaz A
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Pros: Live music and seats in the street Mid: Caipirinha's are €3.50 each Cons: Bit grimy. Also has strip club (with likely more) upstairs. Steady stream of local young ladies and old western men going in and out. A few older western women with young...More

Thank davidlross87
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We went here several times during our stay in Santa Maria, both for the happy hour and later at night for the dancing. There are not many people there before 1 o' clock. The DJ plays a great mix of Cape Verdian dance music, latin...More

Thank Saskia L
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this bar quite a few times during our stay and loved it! The music and atmosphere is brilliant, very good selection of drinks, located in a really good area, easy to find!

Thank rachael0709
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I loved this place for pre dinner drinks. They serve fabulous Caiparinhas at only 2 Euros a pop! It is a wonderful place to watch the world go by & mix with other tourists and expats. The staff are great, truly fabulous!

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Had drinks here a number of times.. Very good service and the best happy hour in town. It gets very busy in the weekend, preferred it during the week.

Thank Jchilds_77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Bar, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: En face de l'eglise, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
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