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La Fabrica del Gel

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Mediterranean, Spanish, International
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Plaza de Sant Pere, 6, 17230 Palamos, Spain
972 600 408
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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An upmarket restaurant close to the port of Palamòs, it has attractive decor & crisp white table linen. Unfortunately though no views of the port and sea. At weekends they offer 2 menus at 27€ & 39€ plus à la carte. I went for lunch on a Sunday & found all the tables well hidden from the glorious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2015
FranceSally
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Girona, Spain
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Girona, Spain
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

An upmarket restaurant close to the port of Palamòs, it has attractive decor & crisp white table linen. Unfortunately though no views of the port and sea. At weekends they offer 2 menus at 27€ & 39€ plus à la carte. I went for lunch on a Sunday & found all the tables well hidden from the glorious sunshine outside.... More 

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Thank FranceSally
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Revisited catalan cuisine. Fresh fish and specifically the appetizers are really good. If you are a group, I strongly recommend to share various starters as if they were tapas. Desserts are also delicious and main courses are not big. Wine menu is good so get ready for an around 50/60€ complete dinner each.

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Thank annaner
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

After 4 slightly disappointing nights of eating in Palamós, this restaurant came recommended and did not disappoint. The selection of starters was going to make choosing too difficult so I went with the set menu which gave 2 starters, a main, a dessert and half bottle of wine for €37 per person. Fantastic value for you bad food but what... More 

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Thank Spoila
Edgworth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

A very reasonably priced high quality restaurant with attention to detail and service. Different menus to suit different occasions but not overly fussy or complex. A jewel in the Crown of Palamos!

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Thank Candy D
Birkdale, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We chose this restaurant on the basis of the menu for the evening which had choices that both my husband and I would have enjoyed. At 37 euros each it was middle of the range for price. Sadly we were presented with the a la carte menu and the especial menu was not offered. Another couple insisted on the 'especial'... More 

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Thank Carole B
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We walked around the old port seeking a restaurant and chose La Fabrica del Gel on the basis of it's appearance, location and the menu displayed outside. The food was excellent and the service exemplary.

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Thank Robert B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

we didn't like this restaurant very much, service is bad, food very poor fish and some mashed potatoes for a lot of money.

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Thank laura s
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We ate here on recommendation from local people, and found friendly staff and beautifully presented food, which was excellent value for money. The prawn salad starter was lovely, but the squid starter was exceptional. Then we shared a 600 gm filet between two. This was simply the best steak We have ever had in our lives! Well worth a detour.

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Colne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We set to Palamos for lunch intending to dine at another recommended restaurant but that was closed so we ended up here and were absolutely delighted to have found it! The meal was wonderful and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal and the wine. It would be unfair to pick one starter,main or dessert over another as all were excellent it... More 

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Hautes Pyrenees
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122 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My wife and I together with family were staying in a villa in nearby Calonge, and our dinner was the first night out - grandparents treat!. With so many restaurants to choose from, Trip Advisor is a big help provided one is not misled by the often used phrase "my best meal ever" Although I love a good fish restaurant,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza de Sant Pere, 6, 17230 Palamos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Palamos
  • Phone Number: 972 600 408

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, International
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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