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“Disappointing” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pueblo Marinero

Pueblo Marinero
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

Oh dear oh dear oh dear. Cesar Manrique will surely be turning in his grave. What this square, an homage to a typical Canarian Fishing village could be and what it actually is are two distinctively different things.

What it could and should be, and what I suspect Cesar Manrique had in mind was a beautifully atmospheric, arty and quirky gathering place where people could sit, eat and drink, with authentic Canarian shops, bars, restaurants and craft stalls.

The shops, bars, restaurants and stalls are there OK but on the whole it feels like a movie set - fake, a sham, a plastic imitation lacking in heart and sincerity.

It has all the atmosphere of a Blackpool shopping mall and all the authenticity of a 3 pound note.

I don’t know who is responsible for turning the great man’s vision into this touristic travesty but if you’re looking for a taste of the real Canary Isles prepare to be disappointed.

In my view it was about as genuinely Canarian as Fish and Chips and Fosters Lager and you’ll certainly find both here.

Visited June 2014
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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“Always busy!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Always some live music (not brilliant but does the job) and busy enough but you can get a seat at a bar.

Visited May 2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Something for Everyone”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

Visitors to the Canaries are familiar with bars and restaurants being coralled into Centros which often lack atmosphere. The Pueblo, however, is designed to resemble a Plaza that might have grown naturally in a fishing village. There are lots of bars and restaurants but I would recommend the Ticino, run by a Swiss couple. Their salads are the tastiest I have tried and their veal dishes are the equal of anything you'll get in Italy. Bars? Lots to choose from but arguably the friendliest welcome is to be found in the (obligatory) Irish bar...

Visited April 2014
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Watford, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
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“People-Watching Paradise”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

If you want a nice place to relax in a bar or restaurant while endorsing in the sport of people watching - this is the place for you. We used this area as base for starting our evenings and especially enjoyed the markets that they sometimes have.

Visited May 2014
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Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
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“sometimes live music :)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

This is a square in Costa Teguise that has quite a few bars around it. There is a market on every so often which sells the usual (and sometimes the unusual). There is a bandstand in the centre that has live music on every so often. Its a great atmosphere on a night if someone is playing a guitar and singing. Under the bandstand is a bar called The Snug. You can sit in or out. Every Tuesday there are the drummers. Its very loud but enjoyable.

Visited May 2014
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