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The Intimate Bar

Open Now: 00:00 - 23:59
Open today: 00:00 - 23:59
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what a blast

Spent New Years Eve in the intimate bar, we had a fabulous time, we are always made welcome by... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom
via mobile
Another great time

Visited Benidorm for fiesta's and stayed in the old town. Lot of bars and restaurants turned into... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
via mobile
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“old town”(73 reviews)
Long established British bar in the old town of Benidorm since 1965. Gay friendly music bar. Enter as strangers but definitely leave with new acquaintances and friendships.
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Calle Palma 6 Bajo, 03501 Benidorm, Spain
+34 610 13 86 02
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

Can't understand the the last review saying avoid,only welcoming if your a local,total crap,we live in uk and we are always made welcome and always enjoy a great night there,SO THERE!

7  Thank kevtravers
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 November 2014

I visited the intimate bar with friends and was appalled at the obvious dislike of our group by the staff. This is a karaoke bar in Benidorm and singing is what it is all about. Myself and my family were told we were not welcome...More

14  Thank Hillsbor
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All reviews every night old town keep up the good work port of call walking street great wee fantastic atmosphere last night robert karaoke regulars laugh holiday xx drinks fab
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Now owned by a straight guy who encourages rough groups of lads with rave music. What a shame no longer a safe friendly haven for nice respectable people.

10  Thank Deathoftheoldtown
IANANDROB, Owner at The Intimate Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Sorry to hear this. As the previous owner, for 8+ years, this review saddens me. I suppose things have to end and move on, sometimes not for the better.

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Spent New Years Eve in the intimate bar, we had a fabulous time, we are always made welcome by Robert, best host in Benidorm. We've made so many friends in the intimate bar, everyone's friendly, there's always someone to talk to, this is a MUST...More

3  Thank kevtravers
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Benidorm for fiesta's and stayed in the old town. Lot of bars and restaurants turned into pena in calla de Palma but not the intimate bar. Atmosphere was friendly and welcoming with people talking and laughing, just what need in a British pub and...More

1  Thank minesavoddy
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I was only in Benidorm a few days but couldn't miss visiting this bar. It's the friendliest place in the resort. Total strangers leave here close friends for many years. Drinks are cheap and a great number of old town visitors make this their ''local''...More

1  Thank Guit4rm4n
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This bar formerly had a great reputation however, when we went in there were 3 punters in there. The thing we noticed immediately was a smell of damp & the beer prices weren't that cheap compared to others. The bar staff were very friendly &...More

1  Thank NigelJ34
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We call in past here every time we are in Benidorm. Great to have a catch up with Robert for the latest news and gossip.

1  Thank Mr-TaxTax
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great little bar, in the beautiful old town. Robert was hilarious. I don't think I've ever had such a huge Bailey's with ice. Great choice of drinks with a super friendly atmosphere. Lyndon and I will be back. Thanks Robert for being such good entertainment....More

2  Thank Claire70-19
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I have had the pleasure of knowing this bar for so many years. I have witnessed the changes of ownership over the last 15 years ,the changes of entertainment that is offered but the one constant that remains, is the special atmosphere that lives within...More

6  Thank iancarline
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Robert is one of the best hosts in Benidorm you could meet, always smiling, very chatty and always helpful with advice of new places to visit while in Benidorm. Keep up the good work matey, your a star!

4  Thank kevtravers
Reviewed 17 September 2017

After a visit to Benidorm I be ventured into a lovely, British run bar called the intimate bar. Such a warm and friendly atmosphere provided by the host Robert. A nice, relaxing time ...if your looking for a traditional but fun type of bar then...More

3  Thank Simon P
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Jackie W
30 March 2018|
Response from Mr-TaxTax | Reviewed this property |
Wasnt up to a couple of months ago. Small, late opening, drinking bar. Has been recently taken over so may be changeing.
keith j
22 August 2017|
Response from EastYorkshireCoast | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately not. local Spanish bylaws have stopped a lot of bars doing karaoke, they say because of the noise. The authorities are charging extortionate fees for licences to discourage bars from applying. But all the same... More
8 February 2016|
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Response from ROBERT B J | Reviewed this property |
Well worth the wait , You will receive a warm welcome from Ian and Robert