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El Gallego

C/ Transformador, 1, Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
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Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Brilliant Spanish food, very very good prized, very fresh and pack of flavour, the onlu lack more proffesional staff. Is a hidden little gem with live music in weekends.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Brilliant Spanish food, very very good prized, very fresh and pack of flavour, the onlu lack more proffesional staff. Is a hidden little gem with live music in weekends.
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Chester
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

we met and chatted to a man on the beach who recommended this restaurant - "particularly if you like steak" . we tried it and we were not disappointed and have now visited this restaurant on 3 occasions. It is busy and lively. The food is great but portions are very large and suggest sharing starters. I had a fillet... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Typical Spanish restaurant. Fantastic meat and fish with extremely generous portions, the size of the steaks are amazing, a challenge to the most hungry of carnivores. I had the Gallician fillet steak expecting one but was two large fillets, cooked to perfection and melted in the mouth, wonderful. My wife had salmon and this was two large salmon cutlets. A... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
177 reviews 177 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant provides excellent food, great service and a comprehensive menu, the place hums with activity,a pleasure to visit great service good wines and very affordable prices, well worth a visit, but beware the portions are huge....

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England
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This restaurant us quite local,to where my wife and I live. We do like variation so visit many if the restaurants in the area from Torrevieja down to Los Alcazares. El Gallego is still one of the best. It really depends on what you want and what you expect. This restaurant is Spanish. It is owned and run by the... More

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Torrevieja, Spain
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was one of those restaurants we had been told about, but it was awful! The starters were nice, but the mixed grill, one of the signature dishes, was awful. The white meat aspects were not cooked, and the red meat was burnt, there was more bone than meat and it all tasted the same. The biggest liberty was the... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Recommended by local folk. Sat at the far end of the restaurant and just about ignored for total visit. Steaks not cooked correctly. Took steak back to villa and had it cooked properly for breakfast.

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Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
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133 reviews 133 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Its some while since we last ate at El Gallego, but we took some friends on Saturday last. We knew already that the size of steaks was huge and were not disappointed. Ordering a galician Sirloin cooked medium (14€) it eventually arrived after a decent period in which to enjoy the company, wine, alioli and bread. Having picked myself up... More

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Co Durham, England
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I booked a table for a Tuesday night for 5. I had heard good reports from friends but also looked on tripadvisor for comments, so it was with some trepidation that I went as this was a birthday celebration for my husband and I wanted it to be perfect. One of our friends has been a few times so we... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We have been told about this Resturant so we gave it a try , we did look at the reviews prior to going so with this in mind , some of the comments are true the portions are huge so ladies choose one and share, men will need a big appetite to deal with the simply massive steaks , steak... More

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Wroxham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This restaurant had all its goods on display as you walked in so it was easy to make a choice. There were four of us and we all chose steak which was cooked to perfection. The chocolate-filled pancake we had for dessert was quite delicious. The service and wine were good but the actual restaurant itself was a bit lacking... More

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