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La Gruta

Enric Serra, 15, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
972776211
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Ranked #4 of 103 Restaurants in L'Escala
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $53
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean, International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Chamonix, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Visiting l'Escala for the last three years we have always visited La Gruta as it is one of the best in the area in our opinion. Michelin star starter (Tuna), excellent John Dory, but sadly disappointing desert with the shortbread over done and the fruit bland - hence the four stars rather than five. This said, the starter was to... More

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Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Very good food, very nice service, you have to make a reservation. Only thing which is a minor point is the noise. But go there if you visit this town, it's worth it!

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L'Escala, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have eaten here many times. The midday menu is superb value. We plan on going lots more in the future, as we live close bye.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Before I go any further, non able bodied people, a word of caution......the toilets are at the bottom of very steep and narrow metal spiral staircase. It is narrow that you can use both hands and there are not too many steps. We went for lunch and had the menu of the day (you will need to book). Small restaurant,... More

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Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Original menu, amazing food, great dining experience. Very welcoming staff, even specially-prepared an off-menu tuna tataki for our son. Affordable lunch menus at 15-20 euros are also quite the find in L'Escala.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We have now eaten in La Gruta several times and it just gets better. Friendly, efficient service, Catalan food with a French influence, always meets expectation. The lunch menu of the day, Monday to Friday changes daily and you are always given a great choice. Three courses including wine bread and water for 15 Euros. It is well worth travelling... More

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Juvigny-sous-Andaine, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We ate here with some friends on several occasions . Although we ate at lunch time we found the menu to be extensive & of the highest quality, better than all the other restaurants " A la carte " menu's. The restaurant has a great ambiance & very friendly service, we discovered that the chef/owner is French & you can... More

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Banyoles
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Had lunch with my wife and son here. Delicious food, tasty. Pleasant service and child friendly. Great place to go when in l'Escala, just outside of the usual tourist traps. Good value for money. Will definitely go again.

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L'Escala, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

There are just a few lunch time menus I would definately highly recommend in L'Escala and this is definately one of them !!!!

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L'Escala, Spain
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I've eaten here many times and it is always and extraordinary experience. The food is beautifully prepared, presented and served. Friendly, comfortable yet always a lovely surprise. If you are ever in the area, do not miss La Gruta. Reservations are a good idea

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