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Tam Tam Bar

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516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
2385872355
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Sidcup, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

By chance we came across this bar. Apparently it used to be an Irish bar but not now it is a really good bar but don't rely on the TV's. service is good, price is excellent. Friendly and welcoming.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Called in here for a cup of tea as i was half way round a coastal walk. I liked it so much i had a meal of spaghetti carbonera or something like that. Then on came the sound of televised english football. I moved inside and enjoyed the friendly staff and had another cup of tea.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As far as dining here goes, it is just the same as most other restaurants/cafes in Santa Maria. We shares the grilled fish with chips and salad. - it came in kabab styles which was un expected but tasted ok. Service as usual in Santa Maria was slow and slightly moody.

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Herstmonceux, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tam Tam is consistently good. Tasty food & friendly service. The Tuna Burger with Caramelised Onions is indeed excellent. Good value, Strella 2.5 euros a pt! It`s also a good place to meet expats & tourists to watch Premier League football.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped in for a lunchtime snack, ordering garlic bread, chicken wings and fries. The fries were okay, however the chicken wings must have been quail wings they were so small. There were 6 on a large plate drizzled 'cheffy' style with a barbecue sauce. They tasted only of salt. Expensive at €4. The garlic bread was just a bread... More 

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Essex
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good atmosphere. Watched the football and had lunch. People friendly. Quite a few TV screens showing all matches. Good cocktails and range of bottled beer and ciders.

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1 Thank Shazmblue
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Dear Shazmblue, Thank you for your review and nice words, we are glad that you liked our place, in fact our place is known for showing sports, you should come when there is Rugby, amazing atmosphere! We are looking forward to serve you again soon! Hope that you are having a good time at Santa Maria. Best Regards The Tam... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there again after 4 months and the quality didn´t change!! Me and my family had an amazing dinner! I tried the duck magret and it was incridible, my wife and son had the curry and the tam tam steak! Also the drinks we´re great! You should try the cocktail of the day! Can´t wait to come back!

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1 Thank 264colin
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Dear Colin, Thank you for your review and for your nice words, its always a pleasure to serve at our place. We are looking forward to serve you again soon! Best Regards The Tam Tam Team More 

Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After arriving on the island and discovering an error in our accommodation we were directed to a b&b behind this photo of this bar where we stayed the first night (then moved on the next day to the hotel Odjo d'Agua. This place was a welcome sight after the trauma of messing up our original accommodation so we needed a... More 

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mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Dear rocktripper12, Than you for your review and for the nice words, we are glad that you liked our place. We hope that you had a good time at Santa Maria, we are looking forward to serve you again soon. We like to have travelers so that we can have a nice mix of cultures. Best Regards The Tam Tam... More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't comment about food, sorry we didn't eat there but would certainly try. Very clean staff friendly worth a visit. Cleaner than some bars in the UK, can I say more.

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1 Thank sue c
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Hello Sue, Thank you for your review and for your nice words. We hope that you had a good time at Santa maria, We are looking for to serve you again and next time you have to taste our food! Best Regards The Tam Tam Team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and fantastic service. Small food menu but really good choice. I had the thai curry and the ingredients were fresh and delicious. Would return again and would like to try it in the evening

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mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Hello kDizzle23, Thank you for your review and for your nice words, we are happy that you enjoyed our food, we are looking forward to serve you again soon. Best Regards The Tam Tam Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Cuisine
International, European, Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: 2385872355
Description
Tam Tam Bar and Restaurant is perfectly positioned in the heart of Santa Maria. Often described by our friends and customers as the 'hub or epicentre' of the town, consistently providing excellent food, beverages and service. Tam Tam is frequented by many nationalities which makes for an International flavour and a very unique ambiance to be enjoyed by all. We offer a delicious range of homemade fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu also offers some very tasty snacks and light bites along with some scrumptious desserts if you fancy a treat! So, whether it's for a bite to eat, to catch up on all the latest televised sports or simply a spot of people watching why not come and join us? We all look forward to welcoming you to your little home from home! Best wishes and happy holidays....The Tam Tam Team

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