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Promenade, Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
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Good for:
Local cuisine

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    Very good
  • 16
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Superb

The menu offered an excellent choice. The food was excellent and so was the service. This is a very popular restaurant and booking would probably be a good idea.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
SylviGr
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Shrewsbury
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  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Shrewsbury
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The menu offered an excellent choice. The food was excellent and so was the service. This is a very popular restaurant and booking would probably be a good idea.

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La Gomera, Spain
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Expected good things from other reviews. Wins my worst restaurant reward for those in small fishing villages. From the start the lady M'd was totally unfriendly, impatient and, frankly, not up to the job. Service of the fish dish for two was halted mid serving and she vanished never to be heard from again. Fish was tough, dry and very... More 

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Tenerife
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If you like seafood then this is the place for you. Everything fresh and well cooked. Make sure that you make a reservation if you want to go at weekend. Friendly and helpful staff. Not to be missed if you want a change from hotel food. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

As with Junonia, lunched there twice during the first week of February and as with Junonia enjoyed the experience on both occasions. Ordered and enjoyed local tapas on both occasions - over ordered the first time (wrongly expecting small portions); good, friendly service in an unusual but nice setting.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

lovely fish very fresh and really well cooked. Very reasonable price and pleasant waitress .sat outside bit nippy but great to be outdoors at this time of year.

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Cambridgeshire, England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Waitress surly and indifferent. Food NOT as described on the menu........fish certainly not filleted, and in no way fresh....fresh from the freezer more like, and tasteless to boot. Far better places to eat in this little village.

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La Frontera, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This restaurant at the end of the street served very good food - we had grilled tuna and a steak - and it was all delicious. The building is set into a little cave (a Cuevita) which was a novelty, or you could eat outside.

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

we had a nice meal here and found the service was fine, although we were quite early and initially the only couple in the restaurant. We had the catch of the day which was very good and some Gomerian wine which was also fine. We would certainly return.

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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Having visited La Cuevita in previous years, it was on our list once again for this years holiday. The location is convenient, but after that it went progressively down hill. The service was appalling, with long waits between courses and we eventually gave up trying to order desserts. The female waiter could not have been less interested, even though the... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We visited La Cuevita several times. Friendly welcoming service. The fish of the day, often vieja, was superb - as was the sweet of the day, often tiramisu. We aso enjoyed the prawns and langoustines.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Promenade, Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Gomera  >  Playa de Santiago

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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