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Sa Volta - La Cueva

Carrer des Apuntadores, 5, Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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Ranked #223 of 1,428 Restaurants in Palma de Mallorca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Sa Volta and La Cueva were two adjoining Tapas bars owned and run by the Nieto brothers. (I think their parents established them.) Sa Volta was TINY but they have now connected the two bars and they are packed out every night. The food is incredible. The service is excellent.

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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had dinner in this restaurant the first evening, without a car, we didn't want to be too much adventurous. It was full and the atmosphere seemed nice so we gave it a try. Portions were not big, we ordered some tapas: the prawns with garlic, the octopus, the pepper, other fish and the grilled squid. Everything was really tasty,... More

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Trollhattan, Sweden
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

A restaurant in an old cellar in downtown Palma, traditional tapas go average quality. The lighting in the restaurant partly destroyed the atmosphere. A softer ambient light would have created a much nicer impression. We ordered garlic mushrooms, croquettes and chorizo. The garlic mushrooms were tasteless and can not be recommended. Price level ok.

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Navodari, Romania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

We found this place on a narrow street very close to the cathedral. Even though it was very crowded, they manager to find a table for us in less than 5 minutes. The downside was that we were sitting at the same table with some other people that we did not know. The service is excellent, they brough our order... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great atmosphere and worth the wait - you can book. Service good and the food mostly very good - especially the sea food, which was prepared on the spot. A devil to find though. On a busy narrow street, but look out for La Cueva, rather than Sa Volta!

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London
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111 reviews 111 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

This basement tapas bar is full of character with a great atmosphere. We arrived by chance as a group of six with no booking and they were very welcoming and managed to find us a table. The food was well prepared and the drinks are very reasonably priced. We almost ordered too much but the waiter told us we had... More

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ambleside
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Fab food at this Tapas Restaurant exceptionally busy full of Spaniards which says it all, & holiday makers, they were queueing to get in, We had Rabbit Stew , Mallorcan Lamb Chops & selection of Tapas the dates in bacon were to die for . Would very definately dine there again

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north yorkshire
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Really good food and great service would certainly recommend that you try here The service was really good even though it was really busy and the menu has something for eveyon

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I love this place! The staff are just so great and helpful, the food is great but I love to go because we are made so welcome. They put up with my Spanish (which is probably annoying) and the atmosphere is fabulous.

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Perth, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Centrally located in palma, the place is always packed. Tapas was wonderful, the portions were quite large too. The oxtail was delicious as were the tomato mussels, dates wrapped in bacon and pimiento verde. The waitstaff were nice and friendly too.

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Brisbane, Australia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We headed into Palma for dinner -after reading all the reviews on this place we decided we had to check it out. We got a table immediately even though we didn't book but that was probably more to do with the fact it was Boxing Day (Dec 26th) than anything else. All things considering it was still pretty busy! The... More

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Address: Carrer des Apuntadores, 5, Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Palma de Mallorca
Cuisine: Spanish

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