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La Chalana

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Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
922895969
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch

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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
A hidden gem

Great place for a lazy lunch. Good local rustic food, always ask about the fish of the day and I'd highly recommend the Tuna Croquettes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great place for a lazy lunch. Good local rustic food, always ask about the fish of the day and I'd highly recommend the Tuna Croquettes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

As previous reviews have said - dont be put off by the look its a beach bar. Views of the beach.....the food was fresh, service friendly, music really laid back sounds so good we stayed most of the afternoon. We went on a Monday thinking it would be quiet however is clearly a favourite and was full by the time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We enjoyed a good lunch, one having fish of the day, not identified but delicious, and the other having an excellent salad. Various local men were celebrating a birthday, giving the place a lively atmosphere, which did not detract from the experience or enjoyment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

really like this place, has a really nice vibe, the people running it were lovely and the food was fab, ate here most days for lunch great for chilling out listening to the waves .....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

do not turn your nose up at the appearance of this place, food is excellent, cooked fresh and with friendly service great place to relax and watch the world go buy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

We had eaten at this place twice before and although it looks run down and unprepossessing it has never failed to provide a first-class eating experience. The highlight on each of our visits has been the Croquettes de Abuela which are a tuna croquette to die for!!! This time we had fried squid and a tomato and onion salad to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Looks like a shack but don't be deterred. It's right on the beach with great ambience. The food was excellent and so was the service. The kitchen closes at 4.30 otherwise we would have gone much more often

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We ate here three times during our holiday, lovely location, excellent food and great friendly service (got a kiss from the waitress on my birthday) An unexpected (and unlikely gem)!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Excellent service and lunchtime food very good. Watch the sea. Gets very busy. Closes on Wednesday. Recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

One of the most relaxing places I know. A great setting and fresh food. We always go with the recommendation for the day, as that is what will have been landed in the harbour the same morning. We go year after year and have never been disappointed. Basic? Yes. But I'm not sure what fresh fish needs when someone who... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Gomera  >  Playa de Santiago
  • Phone Number: 922895969

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 22
  • Cuisine: Seafood

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