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C/ Benidorm, 3, 7710 Calpe, Spain
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 31
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Five Star Dining

Eat at The Abiss on the last night of our stay at Gran Hotel Sol y Mar. Absolutely fantastic and a memorable experience. The food was spectacular along with the service. The dishes served would rival any Michelin Star rated restaurant. Overall would highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Teresa G
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Scenic view
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Eat at The Abiss on the last night of our stay at Gran Hotel Sol y Mar. Absolutely fantastic and a memorable experience. The food was spectacular along with the service. The dishes served would rival any Michelin Star rated restaurant. Overall would highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The quality of the food and service was excellent but some of the tapas style dishes were a little too rich for our palate i.e. foie gras. We had a bottle of decent cava and 2 small bottles of mineral water and the meal (7 tapas and 2 deserts) and it came to over Euros 110 which seemed top end... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This was an exceptional evening from start to finish. I took two guests out for the tasting menu. We were treated like royalty and for what we paid it was a very cheap 3 hours. I live in London and eat in a lot of Michelin starred restaurants. This was up there with almost all of them. The morcilla de... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The current ranking of Abiss among restaurants in Calpe can hardly be reasonably explained. after a fabulous dinner with the current Menu Degustacion, for the modest price of €49per person, underpinned by a wine card leaving no aspiration, even high-standing, open, I would certainly rate this dining experience worth of a 15 points in Gault Millaut, and very close to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Excellent food Excellent service Needs a Michelin star Everyone should go if they like good food Love it Breath taking views What else can I say and I'm a foody

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant is part of the Sol y Mar Hotel where we are staying. We decided to have an early (by Spanish standards) meal there at 20:30. We did not book. The restaurant was empty - not one table was occupied. We were turned contemptuously away and when we complained we were shown a book which purported to show a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

Went for lunch good food,good wine good service and excellent view Would recommend this to people who love good food

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

What an amazing meal! We made reservations and requested a table near the window, with an incredible view of the Mediterranean Sea. From the moment we walked in, we were treated like royalty and the service was impeccable. Elegant, sophisticated and modern decor. We chose the menu of the day. It was so wonderful. Small portions, but they kept coming... More 

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Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Loved the Tapas menu as it was extensive and mouthwatering - small portions but full of flavour. Attention top detail was immense as even the dished used to plate the food were unusual. Staff limited in English but we were in Spain without any Spanish so just enjoyed the experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We went there for an evening meal which was part of a romantic pack booked with the hotel Sol y Mar and we had the "Menu Degustación Drassanes" with other things. The service was excellent, the food was scrumpcious, refined and varied! If you go during the day you'll also be able to enjoy the beautiful seaview.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/ Benidorm, 3, 7710 Calpe, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Alicante Province  >  Costa Blanca  >  Calpe

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 67
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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