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Die Insel

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Pescadors, 17, 17480 Roses, Spain
+34 972257123
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Catalan with German overtones

We went for Sunday lunch with friends from RSA and Germany as we knew it was a favourite of a German neighbour. We had a good meal that we all enjoyed, served very professionally.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Empuriabrava, Spain
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Empuriabrava, Spain
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We went for Sunday lunch with friends from RSA and Germany as we knew it was a favourite of a German neighbour. We had a good meal that we all enjoyed, served very professionally.

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Roses, Spain
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We went to Die Insel to celebrate an occasion. BIG mistake! Referring to the last reviewer’s title ”Good food and if all goes well you won't meet the owner's wife”, we unfortunately did meet the owner’s wife. This restaurant is not cheap, we knew that before we went, but we had a celebration and thought Die Insel would be perfect.... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We recently had lunch with friend at "Die Insel". The fish of the daily menu was out so I asked for another kind of fish. The owner's wife suggested tuna and I accepted. When the tuna came it had a strange taste. I let one of my friends taste and he agreed that something was not quite right. I called... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

With the products of the mediterranian see and the knoledged of the northen sees you have a very nice resolt in a very unnespected place. Ask the cheef why he is in Rosas and y'll have the respond. He allso aows the Harry's Bar netx door the restaurant.

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Trim, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had the pleasure of experiencing the best that Roses has to offer when my husband and two daughters visited Die Insel. We absolutely loved the food which was exquisite, the service attentive and the atmosphere which was relaxed and friendly. There is an excellent wine list and the quantities of food were ample which is not always the case... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We eat here every time we visit the in-laws in roses. The German owners and staff are very nice and speak English as well. Pasta and fish entrees are both excellent. Go here if you're visiting roses!!

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Ceret, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We went to this particular restaurant to celebrate a friends's 80th birthday. It had been recommended to us. Everything was delightful. The staff were charming, helpful and very efficient. Thé ambience was all we could have wished for on this very special occasion. The menu was very extensive with some dishes rather expensive but you could avoid these if you... More 

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Linter, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We come to Roses every summer in the last 25 years. At least 2 times each year, we visit Die Insel. Forget about The German name of this restaurant. The owners are German, yes, but the food is 100% authentic. The best Paella in town! Great Zarzuela! Perfect mejillones. Try it out!

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

I have been visiting the Insel and Harry's Bar (both share the same kitchen) for over 10years with my family. Whether you order a seafood dish or a meat dish, it is always meticulously prepared with high quality ingredients. If I had to chose one restaurant that I could eat at every day, as I have in mum's kitchen, year... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Excellent meat and fish dishes served by efficient friendly staff for me the chateaubriand for meat and the sea bass in salt for fish.Also very good value is the fixed price menu. The same owners also run the very nice bar next door Harry's bar.We think Harry has got it right.

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  • Address: Pescadors, 17, 17480 Roses, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Roses
  • Phone Number: +34 972257123

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