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Korpilombolo

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Carrer del Mar 28, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
34972773295
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1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Sun 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    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
New Year's Eve celebration

We chose this restaurant as we have fond memories of quality small dishes of yummy food on previous trips to L'Escala. We were not disappointed, New Year's Eve set dinner menu comprised of 7 carefully prepared individual, locally sourced dishes. Each one was beautifully presented and tasted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Sarah D D
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant as we have fond memories of quality small dishes of yummy food on previous trips to L'Escala. We were not disappointed, New Year's Eve set dinner menu comprised of 7 carefully prepared individual, locally sourced dishes. Each one was beautifully presented and tasted delicious. This small intimate restaurant certainly is a must. Can wait for our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Not many people are able to innovate a traditional art, but Pau and Anette put so much passion in what they do that the result can't be better... and they make you feel like at home! Small portions allow for you to try different dishes, which is ideal for an experience which goes far beyond simply eating.

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Thank Toni C
Celtishire
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We have eaten in this room many times over the last 15 years and it's provided us with many good meals. We first ate in it as Korpilombolo three years ago and for us it has been the go to restaurant in L’Escala ever since with several meals on each visit. The room is tiny – only eighteen seats -... More 

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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

I could not believe that I had spent holiday time in L'escala for years and never heard of this restaurant! It used to be in a bigger and less centric location until a year or so ago. In any case, the food was just amazing, the chef is pasionate about food and really cares about what he does. The new... More 

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Thank mireia s
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The reviews for this restaurant made my husband and I want to visit it. We could not get a table ad hoc on Wed 8th but booked for Thurs 9th July. What a revelation the food was, small portions as warned but the flavours were fantastic, the Patatas Bravas, reindeer and veal cheek deserve special mention. We ordered 6 dishes... More 

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Thank Jakkles2
Barcelona, Spain
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

A very nice surprise. Creative cousine. Order 4 dishes per person to be satisfied or share 8 per couple. Nice service, charming small place, only six tables. Highly recommended.

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Thank Marc M
Oupia, France
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

If you are the No. 1 restaurant on Tripadvisor for a resort then there is pressure to make sure you live up to the billing. No pressure then and none shown, these are 2 people who are in the zone. They make serving a full restaurant of 20 covers (small by normal standards) seem like a breeze. Having dined in... More 

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Thank DEREK484
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

In the back streets of L'Escala you find a husband and wife team, he Spanish and doing the cooking, she Swedish and front of house (the restaurant is named after her mother's birth place) providing the most innovative tapas type food and working their socks off to supply the small number of tables with dish after dish of excellence. Not... More 

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Thank Noyloj
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is one of the main reasons my family have been going on holiday to L'Escala for over 10 years now. The staff remember us every year and are very accommodating. They will move tables around to fit you in their cosy but perfectly organised restaurant. All wines and spirits are on display for you to have a look... More 

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Thank Katie R
Barcelona
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Korpilombolo is a breeze of fresh air in L'Escala out of pizzerias and fish restaurants. You have to order 4-5 different dishes to get full but it's worthwhile as then you taste many food flavors: bravas, tuna, salmon, "panceta".... The wine selection is also very good, with focus on wines from the Empordà area. If you have doubts about which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carrer del Mar 28, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Escala
  • Phone Number: 34972773295

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 51
  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?