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Address: 1 Kombo Beach Hotel Road, Kotu, Gambia
Phone Number:
+220 727 2222

LIV Cocktail and Sports Bar is located inside Kombo Beach Hotel in Kotu. We...

LIV Cocktail and Sports Bar is located inside Kombo Beach Hotel in Kotu. We offer the undisputed best cocktails Gambia has to offer. Cocktails happy hours from 5:30 pm to 8:00 and also from 10:00 pm till 11:00 pm served by the friendliest people around, and we are happy to help with information about things to see and do, restaurants etc...We show as many Football, Rugby, F1 etc... Matches and events as possible on up to 5 large screens. So we are again the only place in the Gambia that you have a choice of which sporting event to watch. In the evenings we have Karaoke , bingo and quiz nights, it we attracts people from all age groups.We are open on Weekdays from 4:30 pm till the last customer leaves (anywhere from 1:00 am till 7:00 am, we party as hard as you do ;-) on weekends we start early to show all the premiership matches , so we open about 15 minutes before the first match of the day.We also have a pool table room. You are welcome in a classy and bumster-free venue. Where every single customer is made to feel at home. So come and Karaoke party or dance till the early hours daily.Mention tripadvisor, and you may get a surprise ;-)See u thereAli, Elias, Victor and the crew

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Great bar!

Nice friendly bar, privately owned in the grounds of the Kombo Beach Hotel. Has all the live football on big screens if that's your thing, which it is for us. The owner was away... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2016
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

So if you are a resident no problem to pop in at any open time, but otherwise call and book to pass hotel security. An attempt at a trendy London wine bar (if you like that sort of thing in an Africa setting). Okay for a pre meal drink, selection of cocktails, well prepared, but pricy. Evening of our visit... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Being in the Kombo Beach Hotel the bar competes with the hotel for business, yes it provides football and sports coverage and yes plenty of drinks but could be a lot better, it's pool table is a mess with its pool cues with no ends on them. If the club played more music late on maybe people wouldn't go elsewhere.... More 

1 Thank paul h
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

Nice friendly bar, privately owned in the grounds of the Kombo Beach Hotel. Has all the live football on big screens if that's your thing, which it is for us. The owner was away but his partner Karalina (sorry about the spelling!) was a wonderful, friendly host and very helpful with advice when asked. It was quiet as it was... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Just back from a week at Kombo Beach, Liv Bar is well located as it's housed in the Kombo Beach hotel an directly overlooks the pool and the sea beyond it The price of the bottled beer was the same as the hotels own bar (the most expensive we found in town) however with faster, more reliable Wi-Fi, and crystal... More 

1 Thank buster_bv77
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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Liv bar by the pool in the Kombo beach hotel has better prices and faster wifi than the Kombo provides. Run by Ali, Karolina and Adam it's a friendly family business. Happy hour most evenings and Ali will get take away in for you if you want. They do a great calzone pizza.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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425 reviews
229 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 429 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The Liv bar is in the centre of the Kombo beach hotel and competes directly with the Kombos main bar, its great for watching televised sports in and during happy hour, julbrew is 15 Dl a bottle cheaper than the hotel, which gives it a slight advantage. the staff are very friendly and helpful and the free WIFI is very... More 

1 Thank andycoldham
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

My partner went to Livs most nights and enjoyed every visit. The staff were helpful & friendly, drinks tasty & reasonably priced and the WiFi actually had some speed behind it so i could catch up on work.

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69 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Lovely bar and staff but drinks twice the price of the kombo beach hotel in which it is located all also if they see you drinking in the hotel bar they change their wifi code so you can't access theirs even though we spent over c £1000 in their bar in 2 weeks. Well over priced for the country

4 Thank deanmhall1
Liv_gambia, Owner at Liv Bar, responded to this review

The excellent wifi we provide is obviously to entice clients to use our establishment and not when you are patronizing our competitor. simple business tactics Our competitor doesn't want to invest in a good wifi , their wifi hardly works, so We don't see why we should give our wifi to their clients, use our facility and you are more... More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

First time to Kombo Beach Hotel and Liv Bar. Staff in Liv Bar very friendly and always on hand to help. Can't wait to come back next Easter.

2 Thank RichP73
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Coming to this bar for years, it's a lovely place to grab a drink and watch sports on big screen or to sing karaoke at night enjoying a nice cocktail, great (iced) coffees and cold (draught) beer! Staff is very friendly too.

4 Thank Amberella90

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