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Restaurante La Aquarela

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Seafood, International
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Apartamentos Aquamarina | Barranco de la Verga, 35120 Patalavaca, Gran Canaria, Spain
(0034) 928 735 891
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Description: The restaurant “La Aquarela” is located in front of the ocean in...
The restaurant “La Aquarela” is located in front of the ocean in Patalavaca, in the south of Gran Canaria. It opened more than 20 years ago with one goal, to offer the pleasure of tasting a refined cuisine in a privileged environment.After several years of an excellent reputation, it was actually from 1994 the restaurant La Aquarela rounded it qualities with the arrival of its new owner, Gregorio Fernández.Gregorio not only continues with the reputation of the restaurant on the island, but also rather consolidates its name, making it a reference.In its constant evolution, the restaurant knows how to combine the quality and consistency, offering its distinguished clientele a place to return, a place to enjoy self-indulgent moments.
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  • 12
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect Restaurant

Everything was excellent. It must be One of The best restaurants in Gran Canaria! We will come back :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Bergen, Norway
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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Everything was excellent. It must be One of The best restaurants in Gran Canaria! We will come back :)

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Hesingue, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Well I could rave on about his restaurant, but you know....I think you should visit it yourself. The dining experience of dreams, wonderful wonderful wonderful! Can't wait for my husband to invite me on a date there again one day!

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Strangnas, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

By far the best dinner I have ever had the honour to experience. Wonderful setting, staff and food. Only minus I can think of is the famous macaroon which was really dry. But still, it is the best dinner I have ever eaten even. Technique, flavour, depth, innovation. Cannot say enough good things!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A beautiful meal was enjoyed at this restaurant! We could not compare it to any other place we visited during our stay

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This was my second visit and if anything, the food was even better than the first visit. A beautiful dining room, which wouldn't look out of place in London, exceptionally professional service, including waiters wearing gloves to place cutlery, wonderful, exquisite food and a great wine list. I really didn't expect food and a venue of this standard in Gran... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This has to be one of the best restaurant in Gran Canaria. Wonderful service and amazing food in a beautiful setting.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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121 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Located at the apartments of Aquamarina, it has a lovely view at night overlooking a lit pool and the "bay" of Arguineguin. The food is good, a bit too rich for my taste and we found the portions small. Service is ok, friendly but not really genuine.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My hubby booked for my b day. It was great ambient and nice food. The staff was very professional and friendly. It was a great experience. I would defiantly recommend for special occasions. Quite pricy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Two years ago since I visit and and enjoyed the complete food experience..... La Aquarela delivers big time....and have even improved. The staff is the same and just as friendly as I remember and always taking care of the small details. We had the 6 course meny with wine package....purely Spanish wines and such an exploration of different tastes. An... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Pool, beach and sunset view. Live piano music of the great type so hard to find. So many waiters I stopped counting, yet helpful, discrete and very very competent. Food just fantastic. Truly gourmet. A precious gem in Gran Canarias endless wilderness of mediocre or even crappy food scene. Saved our holiday! But please ban smoking in the restaurant!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Apartamentos Aquamarina | Barranco de la Verga, 35120 Patalavaca, Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Patalavaca
  • Phone Number: (0034) 928 735 891

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, International

Description

The restaurant “La Aquarela” is located in front of the ocean in Patalavaca, in the south of Gran Canaria. It opened more than 20 years ago with one goal, to offer the pleasure of tasting a refined cuisine in a privileged environment.After several years of an excellent reputation, it was actually from 1994 the restaurant La Aquarela rounded it qualities with the arrival of its new owner, Gregorio Fernández.Gregorio not only continues with the reputation of the restaurant on the island, but also rather consolidates its name, making it a reference.In its constant evolution, the restaurant knows how to combine the quality and consistency, offering its distinguished clientele a place to return, a place to enjoy self-indulgent moments.

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