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CARRETERA ISLA PLANA-CARTAGENA, 23 30868 Cartagena, Spain, 30686 Isla Plana, Spain
968 15 20 16
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Dining options: Breakfast, 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely and extensive set evening menu

we have eaten here quite a few times over the years. It's one of the restaurant we love to take family and friends when they visit us. The set menu has nearly all the choices that the Al la carte menu has and it's such great value. I and another one of the party had chicken Paella for a starter,... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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English first
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

we have eaten here quite a few times over the years. It's one of the restaurant we love to take family and friends when they visit us. The set menu has nearly all the choices that the Al la carte menu has and it's such great value. I and another one of the party had chicken Paella for a starter,... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This no frills restaurant & bar is right in the heart of the village and serves quality fresh local seafood. We had good seabass and turbot (a local specialty) and was all very good value for money. Popular with the locals and open most nights this is a reliable and easy-going place to go .

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Newport, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Always a warm reception awaits. And excellent menus of the day and night along with an extensive al la carte. We have never been disappointed with the food or the obiance whether inside or alfresco dining. It's in a beautiful village often missed by those passing through. Well worth a visit.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Copious amounts of food (3 courses) of great quality, wine or beer, huge dessert or coffee....all for 9€. Always go back.........always too stuffed for at least 3 hours to swim in sea ! Can't rate highly enough

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We ate with friends here one evening. 3 of the diners ordered the Cod, it was raw inside. The three dishes were sent back and upon return one of them was still raw inside. I had the mixed fish which contained 4 small anchovies and baby squid only. No salmonetta etc. as claimed on the menu. I wouldn't dream of... More 

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Cartagena, Spain
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Curious opinion --- Friends invited us for a meal, and we chose La Chara in Isla Plana, which has had many favourable opinions, except for some like the very sad one of an experienced traveller in october 2014. This made us curious. Well, we have never seen a menu with such an overwhelming choise. The food was of good “... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Plenty of choice from fresh fish to steaks - and all freshly cooked - excellent value for money I think it was either €12 or €12.50pp for three courses and a drink. Really friendly staff who were eager to please

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El Puerto de Mazarrón, Murcia, Spain
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82 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

As one of the most noteable resturants in the area we went with high expectations. We have dined here often over the past 5 years both menu del dia and la cena in the evening so we knew what to expect, Wrong! I can't be doing with grubby menus, that's what we got, dirty and sellotaped together in a well... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Good fresh food,well cooked, great atmosphere and attentive service, everything you would want from a restaurant. Do try the fresh fish, delicious and a speciality of the house. You will need to book for the evening as they do get busy.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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82 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

We didn't fancy the set menu at 21 euro each so ordered from the main menu. Didn't think you could go far wrong with chicken breast and a medium fillet steak. We were asked if we would like a sauce with them. As the menu stated the steak came with a sauce I said yes and my wife asked for... More 

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Address: CARRETERA ISLA PLANA-CARTAGENA, 23 30868 Cartagena, Spain, 30686 Isla Plana, Spain
Phone Number: 968 15 20 16
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Isla Plana
Cuisine: Spanish

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  • Address: CARRETERA ISLA PLANA-CARTAGENA, 23 30868 Cartagena, Spain, 30686 Isla Plana, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Isla Plana
  • Phone Number: 968 15 20 16

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

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