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Bailey's Cafe Bar

Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (5 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Cafe, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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1 - 10 of 349 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As a group of 6 we were staying across the road for a week and had a walk over a few nights ate once didn't really enjoy it but wasn't offensive, suppose they can only work with the supplies they have imported. Drinks were very...More

Thank Zoe L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good lunch time menu with plenty of choice - quite expensive with regard to price as was most of Cape Verde.

Thank Hazel C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

12 of us went in on a Saturday night, to be told we could have one drink and they were closing Have no more to say

Thank TenerifeDiver2
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Been visiting Sal for about nine years now and always go to Baileys it's English owned (albeit by northerners lol ) and your always made to feel welcome. Rob

Thank robthebuilder0
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Went here one night after having awful food in the A/I hotel. Had a good meal from steak, curries and fish n chips with good choice of drinks. Returned every night of our holiday! Gayle the proprietor was lovely as were her staff. She always...More

Thank joatfivebars
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Nice escape from the all inclusive with a good range of English, local and Chinese dishes and a friendly atmoshphere

Thank daveww2015
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Had a Chinese meal during our stay which was edible, but average. Service was bordering on rude. Owner didn't say hello or welcome us (did to another couple on another table) and just asked us what we wanted, mostly grunted at us when bringing the...More

Thank C00PERTR0N
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Me and you husband just had dinner here and it was outstanding. It is an amazing place to go for comfort food whilst we where away on holiday! Definitely recommend to anyone that comes to cape verde and is very close to the many hotels...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

If you are a bit home sick this is the cafe bar to come to.It has british sports on many tvs around bars inside and out.Food is basic and not upto high standard,they do have imported drinks at reasonable prices.but sorry not for me.

Thank rehauto
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Just had a meal here, it was amazing! So tasty would recommend lasagna, fish and chips steak with Diana sauce and the sizzling beef, we're staying all inclusive down the road and this place is so much better!

Thank Emma G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Desperately trying to get a message to Esa and Aikka, the Finnish couple in the apartments you run. I am John Richmond and was due to meet them tomorrow, 06/12/16. Cannot join them as my father has died. Any chance you can pass this brief message to them? Thank you John
5 December 2016|
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Response from sircsol | Reviewed this property |
Hi only got this message this morning 06/12/2016, but have contacted Baileys & they know these people & will pass on your sad, sad news.
what is the local currency
18 August 2015|
Response from LeicesterBabyv | Property representative |
It is Cape verdian escudos, which you can only get on the island but euros are used all over as well.
Hi, in your bar 2 years ago. Great. Do you have or know of an apartment for rent for 2 weeks from end of March to first week in April 2015? Regards, Keith
17 December 2014|
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Response from razorfight | Reviewed this property |
Don't own the bar, only reviewed it on a visit to Cape Verde. Looks like your asking everyone who's reviewed it for accommodation as opposed to the owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
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