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Bar La Gamba de Oro

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Av. del Mediterraneo, s/n, Roquetas de Mar, Spain
950 33 32 25
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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Shame! Great food, obnoxious waiter!

Recommended here. 1st visit served by unfriendly, cold Spanish waiter Miguel, spoke to is as if we were English invading his tapas bar! However food & atmosphere great, bustling, buzzing place, almost all Spanish eating, which is good. Not to be deterred, went again today, Miguel 'served' us again... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2014
firebirds
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West Midlands, England
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  • Late Night
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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Just came upon a serviette with the name of this restaurant on when looking through my holiday flight back (ready for next holiday )We stumbled across this bar and discovered the best chicken tapas ever - I only wish I could remember the name of it !!! The place is a little rough around the edges but the food was... More 

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

This is the tapas heaven, a nice glass of wine and some authentic Spanish tapas tasty always busy and don't get caught out !!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I can understand some of the comments from 1 or 2 of the other reviews it can be a little rough around the edges and the gents bogs defiantly need sorting but it has something that most other places don't and that is a bit of life. I've been popping in here with family and friends for donkey's years and... More 

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Doncaster, England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

We are new to tapas so starting in an authentic tapas bar was probably not such a good idea....however this only added to our whole experience and we ended up going three times! The staff are Spanish speaking and the menu is mainly Spanish but we found all the staff very helpful and friendly! If you want English 'tapas' find... More 

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West Midlands, England
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Recommended here. 1st visit served by unfriendly, cold Spanish waiter Miguel, spoke to is as if we were English invading his tapas bar! However food & atmosphere great, bustling, buzzing place, almost all Spanish eating, which is good. Not to be deterred, went again today, Miguel 'served' us again & I use that word loosely! Service is not a word... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We cannot believe how anyone has bad experiences here, this year we went to La Gamba 3 times in two weeks, always great service, lovely staff, great beer wine and tapa and superb value, always a great atmosphere and a great vibe. The fact that most of the staff are the same year after year must say something! We have... More 

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Poynton, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

On the main street into the centre of Roquetas. Litter on the floor, and cramped plastic tables didn't create a good impression, but service was prompt, and there is a choice of free tapas. Try the Carne al Ajillo - pork (I think) in a saffron sauce and garlic. It gets very busy especially after 1 o'clock, and even more... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We went to the place as we already knew it. Sat down in a table and enjoyed some good tapas. If you are only going for tapas you will need to drink lots of beer but, if you ask for some "raciones" the place is great. I will recomend the pulpo (octopus) which is quite a big meal with a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Attended on 31/07/14. Be aware if you're English DO NOT visit this bar... We went for tapas and a drink; the menu clearly states that if you purchase an alcoholic beverage then tapas is free (if not then you pay €1.50) ALL of the Spanish customers were receiving this... The gentleman who served us asked if we would like food?... More 

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essex england
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Gutted we only found this place as our stay was coming to an end. This place was easily the best food we had in Roquetas. Very busy and you don't get an English Tapas menu and the waitress doesn't speak English ( or so she pretends ) but its well worth a visit. We got a few tapas that we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. del Mediterraneo, s/n, Roquetas de Mar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Almeria  >  Roquetas de Mar
  • Phone Number: 950 33 32 25

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas

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