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El Faro Bar-Restaurante

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Camino da La Playa Santa Catalina 15, Hermigua, La Gomera, Spain
0034 922880062
Today
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 20
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  • 32
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good for fish

Not the warmest welcome, but the service was fine in the end and the food was good. Our fish was very well cooked and tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
MarkCheshire
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Cheshire
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Cheshire
Top Contributor
249 reviews 249 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Not the warmest welcome, but the service was fine in the end and the food was good. Our fish was very well cooked and tasty.

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bristol
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The restaurant when we visited was very busy and the waitress had failed to turn up for work. She arrived very flustered over 1.5 hours late by which time there was a backlog of customers waiting and tables to be cleared. (But looking back on earlier reviews slow service isn't unusual here.) The tables are very squashed together and there... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Went twice and had good food on both occasions slightly overdone calamari on the first but superb rabbit stew on the second. My other half had very good fresh fish and an interesting pink beet root pasta. House wines were both decent and price good too. Front of house lady very competent efficient and unflappable we like that and friendly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We were in Hermigua for a week and planned to eat nothing but fish, El Faro was recommended and lived up to expectations. We ate here three times, and each time we could just manage the dish together with an excellent mixed salad. They say the simplest things are the hardest to do, and to cook plain fish requires a... More 

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West Sussex U K
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyable with excellent fresh fish but full of Brits and not really Spanish. We didn't return as there are so mangy good restaurants in Hermigua !

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you want to eat fish then go to El Faro. This super little restaurant is overlooks the beach near Hermigua and, on a good day, you can sit on the roof terrace to soak up the sun and admire the view. Fish cookery, always tricky to perfect, and so often disappointing, here at El Faro is truly outstanding. I... More 

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A bit expensive meal in restaurant with nice view and quick service in a bit "German style" interior. But meal is tasty, big portions and good quality. And You can speak English or German and staff understand You! Very nice feeling on Gomera island!

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We had two good meals here, as easy to walk to from the Casa Rural los Herrera in Hermigua. The first evening was very crowded, possibly because of other restarant closure days, and we had to share a table, which was no problem. The one partner serving still seemed to manage ... just. The second was much quieter and relaxed.... More 

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cheltenham
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This is a popular spot for fresh fish dishes, so you may need to book. Only one person serving, but she was warm and smiley, and managing orders efficiently in a variety of language Unpretentious. Gracious service. Fresh ingredients. Great pesto pasta, fresh fish and mojo sauces

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UK
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99 reviews 99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I had three of my dinners in this busy & excellent seafood restaurant. The first night, I had the grilled rubber lip grunt, a local fish, which was really fresh and delicious. This was followed by chocolate cake. The second night I went for the dorada, another local fish and it was just as fresh and delicious. The third night... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Camino da La Playa Santa Catalina 15, Hermigua, La Gomera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Gomera  >  Hermigua
  • Phone Number: 0034 922880062

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:00 am

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