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La Gruta

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French, International, Mediterranean
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Enric Serra, 15, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
972776211
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Today
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 16
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  • 6
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  • 5
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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
Great dinner place in l'Escala! come super hungry because the plates are big

great restaurant and great taste and service. Very interesting dishes. Maybe plates are a little too big...come really really hungry!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Denis A
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

great restaurant and great taste and service. Very interesting dishes. Maybe plates are a little too big...come really really hungry!

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

If you are in L'Escala and want a top quality meal look no further than this excellent restaurant. The ingredients were seasonal and local and served in an imaginative way. The service is excellent with all the waiters having a detailed knowledge of the food they are serving. We were so lucky to experience this restaurant as it was their... More 

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Kildare
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had a very pleasant meal here.While the prices are higher than other restaurants in the town the quality is evident in the presentation and in the ingredients. The chicken with foie gras was unbelievably good!! Definitely with the extra few euro for a real treat.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

I discovered La Gruta few years ago and have been every visit to the area since. This year, although the food and service were up to the usual very high standard I have come to expect, the behavior of at least one person connected to the place was peculiar and, in my opinion, highly unprofessional. My sister booked us a... More 

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Calne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We are regulars at La Gruta in the last few years and can honestly say we have never been disappointed with the superb food and attentive, pleasant service. The €17 menu del dia offered excellent choices for our party of six and the food was cooked to perfection and beautifully presented. Definitely one of the best restaurants in the Costa... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is the fourth time that we have been to La Gruta and we have never been disapointed. So much so that it's now on the "Must Do" list every time that we are in L'Escala. From the outside it doesn't stand out, it's just another small building in one of the town centres narrow steets. Inside it has lots... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had lunch here whilst visiting friends in L'Escala. Menu of the day for €17 was great value and included wine and water as well as a good selection of three courses. House wine was fine, food was well presented and service was friendly and efficient. Would definitely go there again.

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Perpignan, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This restaurant came to us highly recommended and we were not dissapointed. The staff, service and food were excellent. Great value for money

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We have lunched at La Gruta a number of times over the years, and over the last 14 days have eaten there with friends twice. From being very good the food at present is outstanding, and some of the niggles we have had about service have gone. It is unusual for us to eat twice in the same place on... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Went to this restaurante for the first time and from we came until we left the young guys gave us excellent service. We had the Truffel meny wich was Amazing for only 30 euro for 5 Courses. Will for sure be back very soon.

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Additional Information about La Gruta

Address: Enric Serra, 15, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
Phone Number: 972776211
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Escala
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $16 to $53
Cuisine: French, International, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Enric Serra, 15, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Escala
  • Phone Number: 972776211

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $16 to $53
  • Cuisine: French, International, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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