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Paseo de Las Canteras, 31, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
(0034) 928 271 731
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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preston
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147 reviews 147 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

We visited here twice in the last week at lunchtimes. It is 30 years since some of us have been here and it is still good. Very traditional Spanish bodega inside, we chose to sit in the sun on the promenade. First visit we tried the gambas pil-pil which were brilliant, the second time was the steak in a delicious... More 

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Merseyside
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139 reviews 139 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Came here twice for a group meal with our Ramblers group. The restaurant is situated on the Las Canteras promenade. It does have a few outside tables but on both occasions we eat inside. The restaurant is decorated with lots of ceramic pigs of various sizes. The starters were good, the main courses very good but the sweets we had... More 

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This is a good restaurant that is very popular with tourists that return year after year as well as with the locals. The staff are excellent and the standard of the food is consistently good. I have used the restaurant for many years and strongly recommend it.

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Cuneo
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109 reviews 109 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The restaurant has a terrace along Playa de las Canteras but I preferred dining inside. The interior is very cosy. You can see nice piglets all around. Prices are good. I had the recommended course: salmon with an unknown (for me) sauce (mojo?). The salmon was fantastic. The sauce was made with cumin, a spice I cordially detest (for me,... More 

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Gibraltar
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

Eaten here several times over many years, always a lovely evening. The food is not fancy, best to stick to simple fare, excellent starters, very good steaks and fresh fish. Good service, always busy with a nice atmousphere. The hot rasberries with ice cream is a great dessert. Always very good value for money, suitable for 95% of the population,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

When there are a lot of good reviews but some real stinkers, a place is usually best avoided. How true this is of this restauraurant. Why anyone ever goes back a 2nd time is a mystery. First the good points - they have a selelction of half bottles of wine. The fact that they brought us the wrong two was... More 

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Lanzarote, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Have been to this restaurant many times over the years and it still offers a varied menu for a sensible price. The seafront position is an added bonus and the staff are cheerful.The head waiter has worked there for 38 years!!!!! Wine selection good, as is the beer. The very close by ;el gallo feliz, is in the same danish/swedish... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

we three went to Las Palmas for vacation on March, all days we ate buffet so the last day we decided to go to a local reatauramt for seafood. el cerdo que rie came to our mind because it is just along the coastline which we had passed by several times. This restaurant is full of visitors on dinner time,... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I doubt that more of our meal was fresh. Rest from cans or frozen. Only salad on my dish fresh (for example aspargus definitely from can) and my wifes avocado. Main course vegetable soup fro my wife definitely tasteless and veggies looked either frosen or be sitting in this bowl for a long time. My main possibly just wrong choise.... More 

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london uk
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Service was helpful and welcoming - not too familiar, just right. Menu sufficiently diverse with food presented attractively. Langoustines were particularly tasty. Drink measures were liberal. Lots of competition in this area but it was always busy with what looked to be a fairly discriminating clientèle. Steps down into main restaurant could be a challenge to the disabled but plenty... More 

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Address: Paseo de Las Canteras, 31, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number: (0034) 928 271 731
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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