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Is the bar still open?

This bar is well worth a visit. However, earlier in the year it was closed and even though we were... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
WilliamWisereply
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Benalmadena
MARILYN MONROE BAR

Fantastic and well run cocktail bar set in a well maintained complex just off bonanza avenue of... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Fred K
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11 Oct 2017
“Is the bar still open?”
17 Jun 2017
“MARILYN MONROE BAR”
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This bar is well worth a visit. However, earlier in the year it was closed and even though we were there until June it was still closed. Please check before you go.

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic and well run cocktail bar set in a well maintained complex just off bonanza avenue of Benalmadena

1  Thank Fred K
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Beautiful bar, spotlessly clean, nice friendly owner, best vodka and coke in the resort. Please check opening times before visiting the bar.

1  Thank annemarie c
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We found this place because we stayed in the wedding cake. Atmosphere was good and the music playing off the TVs was our type mix 50,60,70,80&90's. Beer prices very good and shorts plentiful and size worth value. Staff were friendly and attentive. The old lady...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2015

It was a nice atmosphere but nothing to get excited about. Very clean facility. Cocktails were very pricey. Had a vegas look but no feel.

1  Thank luslawgambo
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Adult only relaxing bar with a great atmosphere with background music. Staff are very friendly and welcoming, would recommend a visit and you will be very impressed

1  Thank Lizp210863
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We always visit this bar during our holidays in Benalmadina because the owner Gary makes you feel so welcome. As soon as you enter the Bar he comes over and talks to you and as soon as you are seated he brings over some nuts...More

4  Thank scotwomanGlasgow
Reviewed 21 November 2014

If you visit the area you must visit this bar. Most of the bars in the area are cheap with plastic seats. This bar is so different & romantic, it's wonderful. The music is stylish & smooth. Classic tunes from past eras & there are...More

2  Thank Denise O
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Had been a few years since my last visit and the old owner has since died but the character and charm remain the same - we visited on a Saturday evening and although it was not too busy we had some cracking cocktails, a dance...More

1  Thank Turbo250174
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I visited the Marilyn Monroe bar with my husband, just recently whilst visiting Benalmadena and I must say what a find. The owner Gary greeted us like old friends. The memorabilia of Marilyn Monroe was amazing, with so much to look at and admire. The...More

1  Thank jackiew44
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Sandra B
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Response from Fred K | Reviewed this property |
Yes Gary the owner of the Monroe Bar has retired to live in England The bar is presently for sale in Avila estate agents
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