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El Silbo

Calle El Tabaibal, 102, 38820 Hermigua, La Gomera, Spain
+34 922880304
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Ranked #5 of 11 restaurants in Hermigua
Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Possibly influenced bu being very draughty on a cold evening, but was not one of the best we tried. There seemed to be a bit of a clique of people using the place, who tended to get more attention - but we were far from ignored and quite enjoyed the visit. Nothing much to criticise, but just not overwhelming. Only... More

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San Sebastian (Spain)
Top Contributor
257 reviews 257 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

You can get authentic canarian dishes in this place . The goat (yes , goat) was wonderful , cooked in wine and similar indeed to a nice oxtail or to a boeuf bourgignon . We ate also good fried eggplant with palmhoney and a really tasty , spicy tuna . The place is absolutely not ellegant , romantic or picturesque... More

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Troyes
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We heard about this restaurant too (in addition to « El Puerto ») so we went over there to discover “typical dishes”. The first thing appealing is the atmosphere : the dining room is opened to the valley, and there’s quite nice plants in the room. I concur, this is not a 5 stars hotel dining room, but it is... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

A quirky little place that the locals seem to enjoy, too. We asked initially for the TV to be turned down as there were people watching a REALLY loud programme in the bar. Once that was sorted, we thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

The menu is quite large, making it difficult to choose. Also some good vegetarian options and fresh fish. We did not try the pizza, but it looked delicious. Very friendly and quick service. The waiter was always smiling and making little jokes. He even invited us for a drink the next day when we met him in town! We went... More

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cardiff
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

We visited this restaurant on our last night on holiday. There seem to be about 8 or 9 places to eat in the area if you include the nearby village of Agulo. We were based quite high up so unless you fancied a long walk, a taxi was the best bet for us. Having eaten at 3 or 4 restaurants... More

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England
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

We were disappointed with the food and service here. Perhaps we expected too much but my aubergines never arrives and the roast lamb was not up to much. There are better places.

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Devon, UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2010

Our experience was quite different from the previous reviewer's. We liked the setting of the restaurant and found the service cheerful and efficient. The food was much the same as most other restuarants in the area, offering basic local dishes at reasonable prices.

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London
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2010

We had a wonderful stay in Hermigua, feeling that we had found a true diamond of a place. No restaurant hawkers or restaurants with pictures of food. We went self catering and as El Silbo was the only restaurant in our area we waited to give it a try. From the outset the staff were rude, bullied us to sit... More

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