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Can Roura

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Carrer Major 10 | Sant Marti d'Empuries, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
972773380
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Del 12 de Septiembre a Mayo estamos cerrados, solo abrimos con reserva...
Del 12 de Septiembre a Mayo estamos cerrados, solo abrimos con reserva previa desde 2 personas, menu cerrado y mesa del chef. Hace falta avisar un dia antes. Gracias!
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Good for:
Special occasions

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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Best food in Spain

I have lived and travelled extensively within Spain. I believe that this is the best food I have eaten in Spain. I visited in the summer and as a result of my first visit went back three more times during a two week trip. The menu del dia offers exceptional value. Standard starter, main, desert and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2014
drobo12000
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
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Bath, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

I have lived and travelled extensively within Spain. I believe that this is the best food I have eaten in Spain. I visited in the summer and as a result of my first visit went back three more times during a two week trip. The menu del dia offers exceptional value. Standard starter, main, desert and wine or water and... More 

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Hindhead, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We have given a review of Can Roura before, however after this years multiple visits we feel we must just write and say Thank You to Joan, George and all the others who provide the excellent food and service always available at this wonderful restaurant.The Redberry mouse/cheesecake and the Chocolate desert were wonderful. We have been visiting this place for... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Probably the best recommendation I can give it is that my 15 year old daughter (fussy eater) said it was the best spaghetti Bolognaise, and chicken she had ever had, not only did we have to go back, but she wants to cook now! This is the only place to eat at St Marti, food is brilliant, service attentive and... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Good service and nice people, including chef. Good interesting food all fully explained. Not the cheapest but well worth it.

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Genoa, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

the best place i ate in spain original dishes, good quality, nice people and beautiful atmospheare i wish i discovered it before not just last day

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Dubai Barry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Having read the reviews we went out with the intention of eating at Can Roura, but arrived at Sant Marti D'Empuries a little early. Can Roura does not open until 8.0pm and the kids were hungry so we grabbed a table at the restaurant next door. After waiting for 20 mins we still hadn't even had our drinks order taken... More 

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Chamonix, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Quite simply outstanding food! Easy to miss as others have suggested as it is tucked in the corner and doesn't have the stunning exterior setting the other three restaurants have in the square. This said, it more than makes up for this but serving some of the best food to be found in the area and if you book ahead... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stopped here after our visit to the emporio ruins. It's just 10 minutes walking from there. Excellent patio to have lunch, friendly service and superb menu for just 16euro. In addition we ordered the shrimp ceviche as an additional starter and was delicious. Recomended place !

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Set slightly away from the square and without tables and chairs outside to attract the passing tourists, Can Roura is definitely a far better choice. Having had a great meal last year we made a return visit and weren't disappointed. The food was excellent and our waiter was so helpful and kind - he went out of his way to... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Among a range of touristy restaurants with tables to the village square, we chose Can Roura for a dinner based on very positive reviews here. Eating in the courtyard was nice and quieter than in the restaurants around. Prices too elevated Can Roura from its direct neighbours, with the starters in particular being quite expensive. The service was excellent though... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carrer Major 10 | Sant Marti d'Empuries, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Escala
  • Phone Number: 972773380

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Del 12 de Septiembre a Mayo estamos cerrados, solo abrimos con reserva previa desde 2 personas, menu cerrado y mesa del chef. Hace falta avisar un dia antes. Gracias!

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