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Restaurant Family Bar Balu

San Telmo | Playa Las Vistas, Los Cristianos, Arona, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 75 14 16
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“home made chips” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“club sandwich” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, International, British
$$ - $$$
San Telmo | Playa Las Vistas, Los Cristianos, Arona, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have loved watching the world go by for the last thirty years & the transformation that took place from a grey expanse to the now attractive Los Vistas Beach.Firstly the now disgraced Georges Bar,then very happy times spent at Breeze Inn where we met...More

Thank granny4144
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always visit here when we are in the area. Always good service and food and drink. Great place to pass an hour or two watching the world go by. Prices are not the cheapest in the area but you get what you pay for. Worth...More

1  Thank Droggs
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped here a few times on my last holiday to Tenerife. It has a great location on the 2nd floor looking out over the beach and sea! They have a good drinks selection with pints of beer for 2€, it may be more than other...More

Thank Oztraveller E
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Have been visiting Balu for 7 years now. Food is always lovely. Staff are fantastic & friendly. And the views over the sea are fabulous. Can't wait to see you all again in December.

Thank Debj1967
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This was the first restaurant that refused to tell cudtomers their wifi password. The waitress, cold english woman typed one by one to our phones. The difference between the pictures of hamburgers and what was served was huge. Kiev Chicken was burned in fat through,...More

3  Thank Kai L
Reviewed 12 October 2017

we had one cloudy day during our holidays so decided to go out for lunch. we chose bar balu as it was next to our apartments. the staff were very friendly and attentive and quickly gave us the menus. we both chose the half roast...More

1  Thank kennyandtess
Reviewed 7 October 2017

If you are visiting Los cristianos then definitely give this restaurant a try. The food is all home made, the staff are extremely friendly and attentive especially Andrea and Andy and they are not at all pushy. The views out over the sea is a...More

Thank Lindawand
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Came to Balu bar on our first night of our holiday as family who were already in Tenerife had been there every night. It is British owned and the service and food was amazing! Lovely view of the beach as it's on the beach front...More

Thank Sammy D
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Terrible unfriendly, unhelpful owner! British owned was a bit shocked at the treatment we received Will definitely not be back!

Thank Rhona G
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Great friendly wee place, went there our first night and was nice to have someone decent approach us rather than someone hounding you to go in. Liked it so much we went back a second time. Great prices and great staff! They also do paella...More

Thank Dawn M
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Questions & Answers
23 October 2017|
Response from SUNSEEKA82 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a set menu for NYE, you should call them
14 December 2016|
Response from SUNSEEKA82 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Balu is serving xmas lunch, visit the Facebook page Restaurant Family Bar Balu. The menu is on there along with how to book👍
6 October 2016|
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Response from parkiepie | Reviewed this property |
Sorry there is quite a few steps from the beach to get up !!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Telmo | Playa Las Vistas, Los Cristianos, Arona, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  Arona  >  Los Cristianos
  • Phone Number: +34 922 75 14 16
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