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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
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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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went to this bar to watch the football and the staff were great, asked us which match we had come to see and promptly put it on. We ordered food and drinks and stayed a few hours. The food was good, and so we went back a few days later for another match. The owner wasn't in but the... More 

2 Thank Debra H
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Very pleasant relaxing atmosphere the food is good just wish they would do proper chips instead of frozen otherwise would have scored 55555

1 Thank sue n
Deal, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Right in the centre of town a couple of streets back from the "high street". Nice clean "local pub" sort of bar, with good beer and toasted sandwiches we had were spot on. Went there on carnival day.

1 Thank Lionel B
Selby, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great wee bar, good value for money. Good food, also shows British sport which is a plus. Not easy to find, up the back streets but well worth a visit

2 Thank Pearl070761
Northants UK
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Went there to watch 6 nations rugby. plenty of screens. Helpful staff, food looked good and free wi-fi

Thank marcoNorthantsUK
Sidcup, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 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.

Thank Pete_W43
Matlock, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 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.

1 Thank alan w
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

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.

Thank FromLondonto-
Herstmonceux, United Kingdom
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246 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

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.

1 Thank Neil H
Chorley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2017

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
International, European, Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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
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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