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Calle Rafael Adrover, 3 | Calonge, 07669 Santanyi, Majorca, Spain
+34 971 16 71 47
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6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Restaurant Bona Taula Mallorcan house next to the Church of Calonge...
Restaurant Bona Taula Mallorcan house next to the Church of Calonge, people in southeast Mallorca, 4 km from Cala D'or is a meeting point for the area.Since 1987, Tomeu Vallbona and Stuart Magee, run this cozy restaurant.Family atmosphere, with an international audience. A table with an older couple, smartly dressed, England, another young German tourists, along with another table in a Spanish family.In the summer months, all tables are located in the interior garden, surrounded by several lemons and plums, grapes Mallorcan courtyard covered terrace.In winter, enjoy dinner in the main dining room by the fireplace, or one of its private dining rooms, distributed in the old Mallorcan house.The kitchen dishes include traditional Mallorcan (Majorcan fried, tumbet, sopes Mallorcan trampo, ...) produced by the market products. Its crispy suckling pig baked, or grilled meats (lamb chops, sirloin, steak, ...) over low heat, are a specialty.Restaurant serving lifestyle "slow life and food".
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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Honnest, high quality Mallorca food

Enjoy this great local restaurant. Its a must try if you are on this part of the Island. Enjoy your dinner in the beautifull garden in the townhouse. Open grill inside the restaurant. Its authentic, oldfashioned, not posh, high quality. But its also rustic and straight.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
RasmusEjlers
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København
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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84 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Went with some friends in April 2015 I think it has to be one of my favorite restaurants around Calador great piece of beef and a baked potato which are excellent great choice of wine how it should be!

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København
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Enjoy this great local restaurant. Its a must try if you are on this part of the Island. Enjoy your dinner in the beautifull garden in the townhouse. Open grill inside the restaurant. Its authentic, oldfashioned, not posh, high quality. But its also rustic and straight.

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Heswall, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great welcome and a wonderful surprise when lead into the vine clad courtyard . The food is good, mainly BBQ dishes but not outstanding. Suitable for families as the menu has many plain grilled items. However, two of our group share a mixed fish stew which they recommended . Good atmosphere, particularly as it becomes dark and you are sitting... More 

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Cala d'Or, Spain
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We ate at this restaurant after a recommendation from friends, the setting was delightful, a lovely courtyard out back, very romantic under the grape vines, we found the staff very friendly and welcoming. The food was good but nothing out standing with a very predictable menu, we would probably return.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The quality of this restaurant starts the minute you walk in the front door with what is a very warm welcome from all the staff. You instantly feel as if you amongst friends. The food was fresh, beautifully cooked and the atmosphere was just stunning. Truly a hidden gem that I will be visiting at every opportunity.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

In a village with maybe 800 people, we found this amazing restaurant with a cosy terrace full of food lovers. The quality of food was beyond expectations, while the service was just perfect. I loved the fois gras!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I am sorry to write this review. I have been to this restaurant many times in the past 10 years, and whilst it is expensive the food has been 'ok' and I've accepted the slow service. However, I have always believed that the service has always hidden an agenda of 'they are more concerned about the money you pay than... More 

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Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We were recommended to go to Bona Taula by our hotel in Santanyi and we're glad we went but... The food was good quality, lots of meat choices and large portion. The courtyard garden was really pretty with lovely vines and flowers. The barbeque was enormous and well run. The problem was that the restaurant was just so busy and... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Nothing much has changed hear for 25 years, including the menu and the staff; always a recommendation for a happy establishment. It remains one of the longest established restaurants in the area and well worth visiting, for really good, simple food, in friendly surroundings. If you are a regular you might get your picture taken and put up on the... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We went to this place on a recent holiday on the recommendation of locals to the area, the setting was lovely and romantic but very cramped! There was no space and felt as if I was sat right on top of another table! I understand that they need to get as much custom as possible in the height of season... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Rafael Adrover, 3 | Calonge, 07669 Santanyi, Majorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Santanyi
  • Phone Number: +34 971 16 71 47

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 66
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine

Description

Restaurant Bona Taula Mallorcan house next to the Church of Calonge, people in southeast Mallorca, 4 km from Cala D'or is a meeting point for the area.Since 1987, Tomeu Vallbona and Stuart Magee, run this cozy restaurant.Family atmosphere, with an international audience. A table with an older couple, smartly dressed, England, another young German tourists, along with another table in a Spanish family.In the summer months, all tables are located in the interior garden, surrounded by several lemons and plums, grapes Mallorcan courtyard covered terrace.In winter, enjoy dinner in the main dining room by the fireplace, or one of its private dining rooms, distributed in the old Mallorcan house.The kitchen dishes include traditional Mallorcan (Majorcan fried, tumbet, sopes Mallorcan trampo, ...) produced by the market products. Its crispy suckling pig baked, or grilled meats (lamb chops, sirloin, steak, ...) over low heat, are a specialty.Restaurant serving lifestyle "slow life and food".
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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