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“How can you improve on perfection and first class service?”
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The Shamrock Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: This Bar is next door to the Bournemouth Sea front travelodge and many people talk about it in reviews so I thought it would be nice for them to have there own reviews instead of being added to the travelodge ones. I will be leaving a very nice reviews as soon as you accept my request thanks.
Alicante, Spain
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“How can you improve on perfection and first class service?”
Reviewed 22 September 2013

We stayed in a nearbye hotel and were looking for somewhere to have nice meals at a reasonable price. We stumbled upon the Shamrock Bar.
WHAT A FIND!!!! Only wished it was on our doorstep, we would be in there all the time.
It is a football bar but the décor, customers and ambience was first class. Even watched a match and the banter was fine, not unruly at all. (Me a woman)
"Shell" behind the bar was helpful, always polite and a great source of local news.
Let me get to the food.
They were doing meals from £6.50. 2 x these meals = £11. We had steak, chips and peas, my husband, fish and chips. Not only was the steak an 8oz rump steak cooked to perfection the fish was exactly to my husband's liking. The next night, we chose from the £8.95 menu. I had the belly pork and my husband a pie. Both with boiled potatoes and veggie.
We could not fault either menu. Again, we wished it was on our doorstep.
FIRST CLASS.
I cannot say anymore to highly recommend this place.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Holidays694
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English first
Thorpe, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great value food!”
Reviewed 8 September 2013

A friendly sports bar. OK if you don't mind lots of plasma screens! the food is great value for money. The steak was very good, but everything came with chips -nice chips though!
Absolutely beautiful hanging baskets.
Unfortunately it was spoilt by the cigarette butts littered outside. The toilets aren't the best in town either!

Visited September 2013
Helpful?
Thank Karen S
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great food”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

the food was excellent great staff very friendly
Dislikes none go here every time we visit bournemouth

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
Thank annettemarie2009
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Cleethorpes
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very Lively Sports Bar”
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Only visited the once but would definately visit again if in the area, great if you like sports as there is sports memorabilia everwhere.
Also serves excellant food, try the lamb shank it melts in the mouth, and very reasonably priced.
Very friendly staff which really makes it a great place for a good evening out.

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
Thank Margaret P
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great boozer!”
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Good beer, warm welcome, quality food & live football - perfect! Also, staggering distance to the Travelodge which was a big help after a pleasant afternoon.

Visited August 2013
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Thank BrookieEpsom_Surrey
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