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“Friendly but basic” 3 of 5 stars
Review of El Puente

El Puente
C/Los Bancos 9, Gaucin, Spain
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Ranked #6 of 13 restaurants in Gaucin
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: It is called a cafe-bar but their food is outstanding. Has been open about 2 years
UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Friendly but basic”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Lovley service friendly. Not the best coffee and the food is just ok. Cheap and cheerful

Visited June 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Tremendous views, great tapas”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

The views from the balcony at El Puente are breathtaking, mountains as far as the ey could see. As a family of seven, we reutrned several times, as their tapas was very good quality at an excellent price.

Visited June 2012
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Buckinghamshire, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Authentic Tapas and Superb Paella”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

El Puente doubles as a bar for locals and serves food at tables at the back. It has a friendly local clientelle and owner. The decor is plain but the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. The highlight is the food, Paella was exceptional and they also serve a a number of Tapas dishes and other meals. Particular tapas favorites were the Chorizo sausage, pork with pine nuts and spanish omlette.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Surrey, England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Good value food, friendly owner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

El Puente is essentially a local tapas bar (complete with locals standing around the bar) with a good all day menu. We ate there one evening and then returned for lunch another day. The owner is friendly and helpful. He stopped us from ordering the 6 tapas dishes we were planning to order, 'too much!'. The tapas portions are generous, well much bigger than the tapas you get in the UK tapas chains I have been to. We ordered 4 tapas dishes between us and that was plenty for two. Would recommend this place.

Visited November 2011
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Tring
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good food, great view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

Lovely family run restaurant serving tapas & raciones. Best welcome and view in this village. Had 2 meals there and wished we had found it earlier in our trip.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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