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Promenade, Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently good

We have never been dissapointed here, always enjoyed our meals and the service is good. Try the Chopitos (baby squid) deep fried in light batter...delicious. The fish is fresh and cooked to order. Book as it gets busy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Chepstow
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chepstow
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We have never been dissapointed here, always enjoyed our meals and the service is good. Try the Chopitos (baby squid) deep fried in light batter...delicious. The fish is fresh and cooked to order. Book as it gets busy.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely meal here on the last evening of our stay in Playa de Santiago. The young waiter was very friendly and helpful, letting us see the fish prior to preparation. We sat in the cave as it was cool outside. The fish was beautifully cooked and presented, following good starters of melon with ham and one of... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The young couple running the restaurant were friendly and welcoming, the grande dame was seated at a table and not dealing with customers - thankfully! The food was nicely presented and well cooked. The view from the restaurant is limited by the boatyard opposite.

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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We arrived at the restaurant without having made a reservation, The lady proprietor informed us that there were no tables available inside, only outside in front of the restaurant, Rather than taking us outside and showing us the table, she waved in the general direction of the outside of the restaurant and expected us to decide on what table was... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A good place to eat fish in Playa Santiago, and also good value for money. We prefer Junina or Don Tomate, but this place is OK as well. The lady that owns the place doesn't seem to enjoy herself running the restaurant, but the younger couple is very friendly.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

we had been slightly disappointed with our visit to this restaurant two years ago but decided to give it another try. Wish we hadn't!!!! The greeting was lukewarm and the service more or less went downhill from there. The senior lady showed no interest in us and presented the bill with an ill grace. The food was also disappointing -... More 

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sheffield
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Returned here after a few years and found that not much has changed. The restaurant is set in a cave which is quite unique in itself and the food is not cheap. However the lady in charge has little personality and no sense of humour which doesn't lend anything to the ambience. The food is OK without being outstanding. Rumour... More 

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Shrewsbury
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
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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
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70 reviews 70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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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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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