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  • Age under 40, Bar, Beer garden, Good singles bar, Party venue, Pub/Bar
  • Lombok, Gili Trawangan | Map
  • Indonesian
  • 70s and 80s, Live Music, Reggae
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • Budget

Gili Trawangan bar and restaurant Sama Sama

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Gili Trawangan bar and restaurant Sama Sama

Gili Trawangan bar and restaurant Sama Sama is a famous Gili Trawangan bar and party venue.

Festooned with the red, black and yellow rasta colours, it is a bit of a throwback to the 70s and 80s reggae bars that were so popular in the West.

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Open during the afternoon, mainly to die-hard beer drinkers, usually Aussies seeking to quench their thirsts out of the hot sun, Sama Sama bar Gili Trawangan usually comes alive at night, when a live reggae band plays.

Sama Sama is split down the middle by the main road, and on the ocean side there is a lively and roudy bar with a DJ while on the inland side there is the live reggae band.

Sama Sama bar is a good fun basic Gili Trawangan bar where all kinds of fun can be had, if you like being around young people getting drunk and being silly.

It attracts a fairly young crowd, meaning under 35, so if you are 50 plus forget about it.

Like in many Gili Trawangan bars you have the choice of imported or local spirits.

Bearing in mind the deaths and other injuries that have been well publicised over the last year, it is a good idea, especially if you like to drink a lot, to stay away from the local spirits even though they may be 50% cheaper, as they may just be methanol, illegal but still often used to bolster the alcohol content of drinks.

Pay the extra, get a cleaner experience, and better hangover!!

Gili Trawangan bar and restaurant Sama Sama is a good fun bar on Gili Trawangan for Bali visitors to party at.

See Parents of teen poisoned by methanol call for tougher regulations in Indonesia and Paradise lost: new alert over counterfeit cocktails

See also The Gili Islands off Lombok on this website.

By Mark O’Brien 2013, updated June 2015.

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admin August 28, 2014 at 2:47 pm

Definitely a fun party venue on Gili Trawangan