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“3rd time here” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Vagabond

The Vagabond
Carrer De La Palma 17, 03501 Benidorm, Spain
0034 636 146 985
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Ranked #3 of 515 Restaurants in Benidorm
Price range: $9 - $37
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The restaurant is closed on Tuesdays
Redcar
1 review
“3rd time here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Just back from a week in benidorm ate at the vagabond last Sunday,we were greeted very warmly by Fred, the whole meal was excellent starting with the tomato soup which was really tasty followed by the pork and a superb dessert. 3rd time we have been and it is still for me the no 1 restaurant we also ate in pneils in the same road no contest.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Best in old town benidorm”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Go here every time I am in Benidorm This is the best place in town for food You can not fault it Freddie and Mary welcome you like old friends they will remember you every time you go in The cook in the smallest kitchen I have ever seen ,but the food is first class Anybody who writes a review and says the don't like it is mad or don't know what good food tastes likes service is excellent food excellent LOVE IT

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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fouroulou, Owner at The Vagabond, responded to this review, May 5, 2014
i have jut wanted to thank you for your last visit and for the all wonderful comments you wrote about us. I am sure that you have read the answer you had from the loser and a sick person down the street and each time he has a bad review he thinks it is us.
i did answer this review just to tell a people that we deserve our success because we have done it ourselves with our hands and sweat and we do not hire hamburger flippers every month so he does not know even how to boil an egg but he should proud of his tables and chairs and his hard job by opening a register and collect the money.
On your next visit you will get a double peach with cream cheese rather than boiled veggies and chips and microwaved lamb from Eurofood Company.
I have just want to tell Trip Advisor that MY LAST CONCERN IS THAT RESTAURANT,
we do not give a Sh about him i do not even know if it still exist.
Stick with the real food Linda and see you on your next visit.
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Special anniversary dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We read reviews on here before our trip and decided to make a reservation here for our anniversary. When we arrived they had a table set up for us with a special sign for us and balloons, also heart confetti on the table, which was very sweet. Fred took the time to go over the menu for us and even brought us out a sample of the pumpkin soup(it was excellent and we ordered that, as well as other dishes he recommended that were all superb.) After each course he took the time to come out into the dining room and make sure everything was good at each table. When our dinner was done we were treated to a complimentary glass of cava and then he brought out a cake with sparklers and sang to us. So much fun and a wonderful way to spend our 18th anniversary. Before we left that evening we made a second reservation for the following week to bring our kids back with us. The second evening our food and service were just as good, and again we were treated to an extra glass of the wine we were drinking at dinner. Also again we saw Fred in the dining room throughout the evening, and enjoyed chatting with him very much.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Albir
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Superb As Usual”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Another superb evening in Vagabond, A very warm welcome by owners Fred(Chef) & Mary and front of house Mairead who looks after everyone so well......This really is a team effort with food and presentation which one cannot fault, This is an intimate top class venue so I would recommend booking to avoid disappointment. We always enjoy our evenings here and return as often as we can..........Go on spoil yourselves.........

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Holland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
“Very disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We visited this restaurant last week, in april.
The soup of the day was very,very salty.

The food was really nothing special.
The plate was crowded with a half of peach and cream cheese ( on every plate, why ??? )
Our chicken was very dry.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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