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Bars & Restaurants in Pollensa, Majorca Where to eat and drink. For great reviews and comments on bars, cafes and restaurants. Do give locations if possible.

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Old 01-01-2008, 20:35
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Does anyone know what's happened to Balaixa? Pollensa told me the farmhouse was up for rent so has anyone taken it over?

Any residents in the know?

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Old 11-01-2008, 23:37
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Would have thought KiethMarwell,Mallorcaboy and Smiddy might know as they frequent Bistro Balaixa?
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Old 12-01-2008, 01:02
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Poppy, Mallorcaboy is no longer a resident, so i don't think he will be up-to date, although i've went once or twice and enjoyed i could not be described as a regular, over to Keith.

I'm going over to PP 1st Feb, will check then.
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Old 13-01-2008, 08:55
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There is no sign of anyone about at Balaixa.
I can't find any evidence of the place being for sale or for rent, but.........
It's intersting that there is no advert for Balaixa in the Eating Out section of the adverts, so does Pollensa know any more?
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Old 13-01-2008, 09:39
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If Balaixa is gone it is a sad day for me and my family. We had some great times there both for lunch and evening meals.
We are back in PP for a weekend in Feb, our first visit since moving back to UK. Have already warned my stomach that a visit to Stay, O Lume and Can Cuarassa is approaching
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Old 13-01-2008, 11:46
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Mallorcaboy, Does your w/e trip include the 1st w/e in Feb, if so, it's about time you bought me a drink
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Old 13-01-2008, 19:35
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Blimey Smiddy, you're up late!!
No, we are there a couple of weeks later.
I've found it a little hard to come back to PP, but I know this weekend is going to get me rolling again, so I'm sure we'll meet up sometime and I'll bring a big bottle of "Slimline Tonic" with me
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Old 13-01-2008, 23:24
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Re Balaixa,

as some of you have noticed, they have not renewed their advert. We were asked to include some text stating that it was for up for rent & this can still be seen on their advert on the goalcudia.com website as this advert has not yet expired.

I think that they still be keeping on the bistro in Cala San Vicente but I'm afraid I don't know any more.
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Old 14-01-2008, 06:33
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I am so disappointed to hear this sad news. I have enjoyed some wonderful meals over the years. It will be such a shame to lose Balaixa.
I hope to find out something while I am over there.
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Old 27-01-2008, 02:52
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Just back from PP last weekend and having made some enquiries about Balaixa I have in on good authority (but can't guarantee it!! ) that the lease expired and Arnie and Mandy have taken themselves off to the mainland ( Granada? )and purchased a property and will be doing bed and breakfast. However the same person also told me that they plan to come back for the summer to run the bistro in Cala.
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Old 27-01-2008, 03:01
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So no news about Balaixa opening under different management?

I must admit when we were there in the summer, it was a bit off-putting to see the car-park of the new SYP supermarket backing onto the pool area of Balaixa. It must have taken away that "rural idyll" feel the restaurant had.

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