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General Poch, 3, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
+34 972770006
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 21
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  • 37
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  • 9
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  • 3
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quiet place with granny style food

The home made paella and sangria attracted us to sit in this restaurant which turned out to be no disapointment at all. The warm strawberry crema catalana was delicious as well. A few tables, chilled atmosphere. The younger waiter is very pleasant and smily.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2015
Legna07
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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

And we will come again! Food is great - tried the paella this time, but also everything else- i have never been dissapointed! I like the hosts very mich- they friendly and wel oming. We were there this Oktober with our youngest in the kinderwagen an ok it was only 730 in the evenimg, but a nice place for us... More 

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Thank thevogelsfromzh
Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

It was great service, great portion size and incredible wine. Had a really good night here! Very comfortable and quaint dining area :)

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Thank Chromaggiaa
Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

The home made paella and sangria attracted us to sit in this restaurant which turned out to be no disapointment at all. The warm strawberry crema catalana was delicious as well. A few tables, chilled atmosphere. The younger waiter is very pleasant and smily.

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Thank Legna07
Orbe, Switzerland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Excellent Paella and great service in a relaxed comfortable restaurant. Very nice for a family get together or as a couple.

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Thank Seamus M m
L'escala, Spain
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

It is a couple of years since we ate at Golf Isabel - the last time was a New Year's Eve which was a fantastic evening - but this time we were looking for somewhere to have a "better" dinner with friends. Golf Isabel did not disappoint - the restaurant was cosy and we were made to feel extremely welcome... More 

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Norwich
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I returned to El Golf Isabel rather reluctantly after my last visit was spoiled by the strange and aggressive behaviour of the lady "in charge". This time, however, we were greeted by the owner who was both relaxed and charming. We had not booked but were immediately shown to a table and made to feel welcome. Two of our party... More 

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Hindhead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were staying very close to this restaurant and had eaten here in the past. The food is excellent and the choice superb. Our only reservation is the service. The women "in charge" comes across as a bit gruff and cold. It is to my great shame that I don't speak Spanish, Catalan or French, and maybe the gruffness is... More 

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Thank SteveR002
Waterford, Ireland
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We've eaten here in many occasions & the food never fails to disappoint. There's a lovely atmosphere to the restaurant & it makes for an enjoyable evening. The staff are pleasant however the owners could be nicer, don't let that put you off though as it's definitely worth a visit.

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Thank SW1010
Angmering, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Have dined in this restaurant a few times over the years. The service is gentle and charming as long as you are not in a hurry. Slow down and enjoy the excellent food and wine list

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Yes the decor is a bit old fashioned but don't you want that sometimes! From the minute we stepped in the door the service was great, we were taken to the second floor timbered ceiling dining room to a lovely table by an open window. We had the recommended white Sangria which was just lovely and was followed by a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: General Poch, 3, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Escala
  • Phone Number: +34 972770006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

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