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Friends

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Dutch, European, Fusion
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Passeig Mariteim 62 | Girona, 17250 Platja d'Aro, Spain
+34 972 81 82 67
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9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff

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  • 31
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  • 11
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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere

We were two families of altogether 8 persons. The setting on the beach with live music meant a lively atmosphere that suited our party. The tapas was very good. The staff friendly and enthousiastic but quite busy. We will go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Loved the tapas and the view. Staff are friendly, very comfortable feel to the place will lovely beach view. Hope to be back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Not very friendly, hostile maitra d'. Terrible food; refried truffle chips and soggy mini burgers. In no hurry to go back.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a really good place for a spot of lunch and a break from the beach. The ambience is relaxed, the waiting staff are really friendly and attentive and the food is very good with generous portions. They cater well for adults and kids (kids menu available). We shared tapas and our teenagers had a pizza and club sandwich... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Tried "Friends" after reading the good reviews on TripAdvisor. The restaurant had good and nice staff, and we were seated quickly. We visited Thursday around 19:30 and while most other restaurants by the beach were half empty, Friends was almost full. I must admit though, that the food wad to special for our needs. A family of five (2+3) we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

We were two families of altogether 8 persons. The setting on the beach with live music meant a lively atmosphere that suited our party. The tapas was very good. The staff friendly and enthousiastic but quite busy. We will go back.

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

LOVED the food here. So tasty and not your typical tourist beachfront restaurant. Lovely friendly staff and child friendly too.

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Perpignan, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Comfy, laid-back seats. Great, generous, imaginatively presented tapas. Ideal for people-watching on the beach promenade. Excellent live music on Wednesday evenings. Friendly staff. Reasonable prices. We went back for more the next evening! Definitely NOT "a typical tourist trap"! (They are the ones selling ropey paella or all-day british breakfasts ;-) )

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Imatra
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Location at the beach => higher prices. Just typical food, language skills poor. We would not choose this one again.

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Hyde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The service in this restaurant / bar is by far the best of any I have experienced in Platja d'Aro. All the staff are extremely welcoming, always polite and very happy to help. This makes the whole experience of visiting here so much more pleasurable. The food is great - my particular favourites are the Friends Burger and the Steak... More 

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friendsplatjadaro, Manager at Friends, responded to this review

Hola Lee We are very happy that we could provide such a good experience and that you enjoyed it all. Thank you, we really appreciate it. Hope you had a nice vacation and hope to see you again one day. Best regards Friends More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

You have to experience this restaurant if you are in the area. I could not find fault with anything!! The service was outstanding!! Not a member of staff grumbled or moaned, they are friendly, kind and always willing to help (It was refreshing to see this) The food was some of the best I have ever tasted! It was a... More 

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friendsplatjadaro, Manager at Friends, responded to this review

Hola Yvonne Thank you very much for the nice review, we really appreciate it. We are glad that you had such a great evening and that we was a part of it! We hope to see you again one day. Best regards Friends More 

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Additional Information about Friends

Address: Passeig Mariteim 62 | Girona, 17250 Platja d'Aro, Spain
Phone Number: +34 972 81 82 67
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Platja d'Aro
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 11 - 24
Cuisine: Dutch, European, Fusion

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Passeig Mariteim 62 | Girona, 17250 Platja d'Aro, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Platja d'Aro
  • Phone Number: +34 972 81 82 67

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 24
  • Cuisine: Dutch, European, Fusion
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?