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calle pajar | san sebastian de la gomera, San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
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Bristol
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

You probably won't just walking into this little establishment... The service is b St described as cute, the decor is really interesting almost Swiss chalet but not. The food perfectly cook but when it comes to charging the price seems to be different to that on the menu. I don't think there's a wine list....we didn't get one. Nothing wrong... More 

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Ireland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stayed in La Gomera for five nights in an apartment and never cooked dinner - the choice of small local restaurants is too tempting. We found El Nilo by walking up Calle Ruiz de Padron - there was a nice looking restaurant nearby, but Mr El Nilo was standing outside and enticed us in. Not a hard sell at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

San Sebastian de La Gomera is a charming little town, where the centre spreads around the main square (just beside the marina), where most of bars and restaurants are located. Sometimes it’s just too easy to stop there instead of venturing into one of the side alleys, but if you are curious enough to do this (like us), then you’ll... More 

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Hampshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is run by a husband front of house and a wife in the kitchen, the food is at best average but the service when it gets busy is dreadfull. There was a group of 8 Germans in on the day we visited and a number of couples, he just couldn't cope, food was almost chucked at you, there was... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This was the best dish I have tasted in some time - since a meal in a Michelin starred London restaurant - and it came a close second. Also the insalata mista was large and varied. Friendly atmosphere as other contributors have stated, Excellent house red, somewhat less good house white - for my taste anyway.

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reading
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

small restaurant with an amazing guy who would win any time and motion competition for getting the orders in and the food out, providing in-house entertainment. well cooked food, large portions, good value for money and the nicest mixed salad we ate in la gomera

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

A friend of mine and I came to La Gomera on a sailing trip and lucky for us, with stumbled upon this little gem, right on our first night and went back there another 3/4 times during our stay. Mario, the owner, is a true Gomeran and made us feel very welcome and friendly, to the point that one late... More 

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Ceriana, Italy
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

according to nice Germans we met in there (both times), and if you want traditional local fare I would agree. Mario very welcoming, food & wine excellent as was the offered digestivo. Good atmosphere and good prices. Only reason I would disagree is that the Salamandra had a slightly more interesting menu, but hard to beat for good value Gomeran... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

The ambience is charming and the staff is brilliant. I especially love the pork and my husband the lamb. We allways eat here when we are in town.

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Lanzarote, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We visited this restaurant today, after a tiring day of playing tourist we were rather hungry. After looking at several restaurants/cafes that didn't interest us, my husband said lets just eat here. We walked into a very small and dark restaurant with wood panelling on the walls :/ we ordered a mixed salad and Serrano ham & tomato bread for... More 

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Address: calle pajar | san sebastian de la gomera, San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Gomera  >  San Sebastian de la Gomera
Cuisine: Spanish

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