Irish Club Marbella Celebrates Bloomsday!

Irish Club Marbella are celebrating Bloomsday and this year the occasion will be taking place on the upstairs terrace of Club Maritimo Marbella, overlooking the marina – where the boat for Puerto Banus leaves from and the regattas are held.

Bloomsday celebrations will start at 2pm on Saturday the 18th of June and everyone is welcome.

Dress code: Hats (caps, fedoras and bowler hats for the men, sun-hats for the ladies). NOT obligatory.

The Bloomsday Menu:

Welcome glass of Cava at 2pm

Choice of Starters between 4 persons – 2.30pm:

Russian Salad
Seafood Cocktail
Mixed Salad
Tropical Salad

Main Course:

Mixed Paella (meat, fish & veg) – 2 persons
Vegetable Paella – 2 persons
Grilled Chicken
Iberian Sirloin


1 bottle of Wine (4 people) and Mineral Water

There will be two readings from Ulysses read by Roger Cummiskey, an expert on Irish writer James Joyce (readings – not poetry – entertaining, amusing and not for the faint-hearted!)

The price for the Bloomsday Menu & Entertainment is €27

* 1.15pm: Bloomsday pre-lunch drink at El Bodegan, across the road from Club Maritimo on the corner; the Bodega with the barrels.

* RAFFLE: There will be a small raffle held after lunch; the winning prizes have been donated to the Irish Club by their supporters (prizes listed below). Tickets are €2 each.

* If you are buying extra wine in Club Maritimo, the house wine costs €12

What is Bloomsday?

Bloomsday is a commemoration observed annually on 16th June in Dublin and elsewhere e.g. Marbella, to celebrate the life of Irish writer James Joyce and relive the events in his novel Ylysses, all of which took place on the same day in Dublin in 1904.

Raffle prizes:

1. Playwright restaurant in Elviria have donated a lunch voucher for 2 persons

2. Pan y Mermelada restaurant on Marbella’s Golden Mile are offering dinner for 2 any Friday Blues Night (2nd Friday of every month – please check in with the owners, Rafael or Luis, regarding dates). This is left as an ‘open’ voucher allowing for food and wine, which is extremely generous (and no need to abuse!)

3. Aztec Hair Salon in Riviera – wash, cut & blowdry with top stylist Helen Brady

4. Rio Real Golf & Wellness Resort – Golf Voucher

5. €25 voucher with mobile therapist Anita Greaves of Beauty Services

6. Shampoo & blowdry at Sylvie & Co Peluqueria in Marbella Old Town

7. The Costa Golfing Society (Ronan Maguire) – 2 Memberships, value €86

For more information and bookings on Bloomsday, please call: +34 607 340 523 or email:

Restaurante Club Maritimo
Marbella Marina



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