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Christmas In Portugal?

Let's be honest, 2020 hasn't turned out the way that most of us would have wanted. If you are thinking about heading out to the Algarve anytime soon, then consider whether you want to talk to us first. We can arrange the delivery of pool tables, table tennis tables, arcade machines, air hockey tables, trampolines and football tables too - you can either buy outright or rent for the duration of your stay. We wear masks when delivering all equipment and sanitize all items too after delivery. Stay ...

October 22, 2020

Slate Bed UK Made Pool Tables - Available in Portugal

We sell slate bed pool tables imported from the UK. We are based in the Algarve but have low cost shipping options right across Portugal and Spain. Each table is supplied with a FREE Accessory Pack which consists of 2 x quality one piece cues, 1 x set of 2 inch pool balls, 1x dust cover, 1 x triangle, 1 x table brush and spare tips and colour match chalk. Get in touch now for a pre-Christmas delivery........

October 8, 2020

Christmas 2020 - Let's Talk Pool Tables

Manufacturing delays in the UK caused by Covid Lockdowns has meant it's been a bit of a struggle to get pool table stock to the Algarve. We have, however, managed to order 4 pallets of pool tables that will arrive in time for Christmas. Most manufacturers have now closed their ordering books so if you are looking for a pool table (or any other games room item), please shout out sooner rather than later. Merry Christmas !...

September 24, 2020

Pool Tables - Algarve - Portugal

This Christmas, why not consider buying the family a slate bed pool table installed in the garage or basement or games room for all the family to enjoy. You might find that it means less screen time - which cannot be a bad thing. Most of our pool table models are priced at less than 2000€ which includes a full accessory pack and free local delivery. You can view in Almancil or get in touch to find out more - Ross - 917 846 242..........

September 9, 2020

Low Cost Slate Bed Pool Tables - Portugal

FJ North Lda has been around in the Algarve for 40 to 50 years. In the 1980s, Frederick J North, a British expat, started a coin operated pool table business with just a handful of bars and holiday centres around the Algarve.  Today, we have close to 100 and we've become to go to guys for all games room equipment related enquiries. This means pool, snooker, table tennis, foosball, arcade machines and trampolines. Get in touch to find out more..........

August 28, 2020

The Truth About Board Top Pool Tables

We are asked lots of times about board top and mdf top pool tables and whether they are worth the money. Our answer is always the same - Buy cheap and you will buy twice.  Pool Tables are traditionally made using a slate bed for a reason. Slate is true and level and, provided the table itself supplies adequate support, will remain true for longer than you are alive.The same cannot be said about board top pool tables. Some board top tables are such poor quality that they are warped before th...

August 14, 2020

The Slimline Pool Table - The Algarve's Favourite Slate Bed Pool Table

The Slimline Pool is a UK made slate bed pool table and we are the exclusive distributors right here in Portugal. Today, it might just be our best selling pool table. The table is supplied with a full set of accessories and free local delivery and assembly. Get in touch to find out more.........

July 29, 2020

Algarve Holiday - 2020

If you are planning on holidaying in the Algarve this year (or next), then consider renting a pool table, table tennis table, air hockey, arcade machine, football table or garden trampoline. Our pricing, equipment quality and service is second to none. Contact us to find out more........

June 25, 2020

Best Value Pool Tables - Algarve - Portugal

We've been selling pool tables for nearly half our lives. We put our success down to the quality of our product, our service and our pricing. Get in touch to find our what pool tables we have in stock ready for immediate delivery right across Portugal........

June 11, 2020

Pool and Snooker Table Recloths, Refurbishments and Re-locations

When we first saw this snooker table, it had no cushions, the cloth was in a poor state and it was only partially re-installed in room that was being unused. Now today, it has been refurbished back to it's former glory with newly manufactured cushion rails, a full slate and cushion recloth and reinstallation into a room where is can be played more often. If you have a pool table that needs some work, then let us price the work up for you. If you have a pool table that you don't want anymore, tha...

June 1, 2020

Coin Operated Pool Tables - Algarve - 2020

Our business is called FJ North Lda. The founder, Frederick John North, was largely recognised as the person that started the coin operated pool table industry in the Algarve during the 1980s. Today, the business continues to place coin operated equipment Algarve wide on a profit share basis. So, if you have a bar, restaurant or hotel, then get in touch to see what we can do together for this coming summer season.........

May 16, 2020

The Slimline Pool Table - Algarve's Number One Pool Table

The Slimline Pool Table looks good and plays even better. Its one of our most popular choices  and with its clean lines, it fits into most spaces perfectly. Each table is supplied with a Free Accessory Pack : 2 x quality one piece cues, 1 x set of 2 inch  kelly pool balls, 1x dust cover, 1 x triangle, 1 x table brush,  spare tips and colour match chalk.This table is available in different body colours and different cloth colours to suit your personal preference and home or of...

May 8, 2020

Covid-19 Update - 13th April 2020

We have been working with the Algarve Tourist Board and can announce that we will continue to trade almost as normal until further notice. We have taken some precautionary measures which include wearing gloves and masks for deliveries, sanitizing all equipment before and after delivery and a strong preference not to handle cash. Stay safe and be kind..........

April 13, 2020

Pool Tables - Algarve - Portugal

Pool tables have come a long way in recent years. Gone are the days where the only choice was a dark brown table with green cloth. Today, we sell a full range of colours and models to suit all tastes and budgets.....find out more....

March 17, 2020

Need Something For Your Algarve Villa Downtime?

Being on holiday is hardwork - wink wink - so, take some time for yourself after a long day at the beach and have a relaxing game of pool or table tennis with the family. Go on, you deserve it.........

March 4, 2020

Italian Foosball Tables

We are appointed Portuguese distributors for two of the biggest names in foosball tables - Garlando and Sardi. We have both indoor and outdoor options, multiple colour options and free local to Almancil delivery and assembly. Check out the range....

February 21, 2020

New Service - Lower Cost Lisbon and Porto Pool Table Delivery Options

In the past, we have struggled to deliver and install our pool tables beyond the Algarve in Portugal. This is becuase the cost to send Ross and Miguel out for a full day, with diesel and motorway toll costs, pushes the price up. That's why we have done a deal with a local freight company that should see the delivery and / or installation cost to our clients in Lisbon and Porto be halved.Get in touch for more information........

February 9, 2020

How Good Are Cornilleau Table Tennis Tables?

We sell both indoor and outdoor table tennis tables to homes and businesses right across Portugal. We stock exclusively the Cornilleau range of tables because we think they offer the best value for money against the other brands out there. All Cornilleau tables come with a 10 year playfield warranty and a 20 year guarantee on spare part availability too. The 100S is our entry level outdoor table and is availbe in blue and grey. ...

January 28, 2020

New Year's Resolution.....

Come 1st February 2020, our pricing will be increasing for most of our products. This is because our suppliers are UK based and they have Brexit fears and exchange rate challenges too. So, act now and save yourself about 10%. It will mean more money for pool table beers..........

January 15, 2020

The Slimline Pool Table - Portugal's Favourite !

The Slimline Pool Table - Free Accessory Pack - Free Local Algarve Delivery and Installation - Free Hug With Every Purchase - Happy New Year !...

January 1, 2020

Still Looking For The Ultimate Christmas Present?

We currently have a stock of about 25 slate bed pool tables in Almancil that could be delivered before the Big Day 2019. 7ft, 8ft and 9ft tables. UK and US specification. Player not included. Get in touch to find out more.........

December 8, 2019

How Good Are Cornilleau Table Tennis Tables?

We sell both indoor and outdoor table tennis tables to Portguese homes and businesses. We stock exclusively the Cornilleau range of tables because we think they offer the best value for money against the other brands out there. All Cornilleau tables come with a 10 year playfield warranty and a 20 year guarantee on spare part availability too.The 300S is our mid range outdoor table. Its our best seller and is available in green, blue and grey. ...

November 25, 2019

Less Screen Time!

Let's face it, kids spend alot of time looking at a screen. Adults too. Change that cycle with some family "no screen time" each and every day. Playing table tennis will get the heart pumping, the body moving and the kids laughing. And the adults too. Find Out More....

November 11, 2019

The Slimline Pool Table - Algarve's Number One Seller

If you are in the Algarve and want a little treat for you and your family  - then consider our Slimline Pool Table. It's available in both black and white with a choice of 7 different cloth colours. For most Algarve addresses, we deliver and install for free too. Get in touch to find out more....

October 29, 2019

The Offical Pool Rules

If you have ever watched Portguese play pool, you will note that they pick up the white ball and place it anywhere on the table when their opponent plays a foul shot. In some countries, areas and indeed families, two shots are permitted on the black and in others, just one shot. For some, a potted white ball can be placed inside the D or just behind the baulk line. What I am trying to say, is there are lots of different rules to play by and that's why it is important to agree the rules before yo...

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