We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Balco de Calella Restaurant

Hotel Sant Roc, Pl. Atlantic, 2, 17210 Calella de Palafrugell, Palafrugell, Spain
+34 972 61 42 50
Website
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“duck” (3 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Hotel Sant Roc, Pl. Atlantic, 2, 17210 Calella de Palafrugell, Palafrugell, Spain
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (265)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed September 25, 2017

Always enjoy a meal here when visiting this lovely area. Had a superb gastronomic meal again,lovely food & wine,each course explained by a delightful waiter. A special mention to the chef we loved the 'egg & chips' dessert,very clever. Thank you to all the staff...More

Thank JaneYork
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Fairly average food and sporadic service could really be much better but the chef needs to simplify dishes,fish just needs simple prep and cooking.

Thank Peterpascoe
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Visited El Balco for the 2nd year in a row, experiencing their Gastronomic menu. It was just over €50 each, which was for 6 courses, with bread, wine and water included. Good value for the money, but just short of excellent for my personal taste....More

Thank ForestofDeanTraveller
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Traditional food, good location, ok stay overall. It's a "traditional" restaurant with a good service and regular price per quality. There are better spots around but still its ok.

Thank Clara R
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

The service in this restaurant in horrible, they do not have most of the dishes that are on the menu, they remove the dishes before finishing them and have brought the bill without asking for it and still with the second one on the table...More

1  Thank zabalamestre
hotelsantroc, Gerente at El Balco de Calella Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017
Google Translation

Dear customers, Either in the hotel Sant roc or in our restaurant El Balcó de Calella we try that everyone...More

Reviewed August 10, 2017

Views are amazing if you can get a reservation in the patio. Menu is a little bit short but Rice is very good. Service was perfect. One of the members of our party was vegetarian and they offered her a vegetarian menu. In summer reservattion...More

Thank Josep S
Reviewed July 23, 2017

stayed at the hotel 2 nights as we walked the cami de ronda trail. as 1/2 board customers we were not allowed to eat on the terrace for dinner. thus we sat in a very warm dining room with splendid views with windows that don't...More

Thank jarmwr40
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We have been here now many times and every time it makes us very happy of how child friendly it is. They have a kids corner, a good children's menu and the service is so friendly. The view is stunning, the food is nice and...More

Thank Esther P
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Great view. Food is Ok. But nothing special. The location is perfect for a dinner setting. Staff is friendly.

Thank Boerdam
Reviewed June 29, 2017

We stayed at The San Roc last year for 4 nights and ate at El Balco on one of our nights.We had the taster menu, which last year was superb.This year we did the same,unfortunately the menu was difficult shall we say.It started well with...More

2  Thank 1834jules_philip
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Calella de Palafrugell
Hotel Sant Roc
342 reviews
.00 miles away
Hotel Mediterrani
258 reviews
.13 miles away
Hotel Garbi
266 reviews
.19 miles away
Hotel Port Bo
162 reviews
.35 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Calau
823 reviews
.26 miles away
La Blava
416 reviews
.25 miles away
BarK
325 reviews
.30 miles away
Sol i Mar
214 reviews
.28 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Playas de Calella
488 reviews
.27 miles away
Triton Diving Llafranc
81 reviews
.93 miles away
Jardi Botanic de Cap Roig
619 reviews
.54 miles away
Serveis Nautics Llafranc
12 reviews
.97 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Balco de Calella Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Sant Roc, Pl. Atlantic, 2, 17210 Calella de Palafrugell, Palafrugell, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Palafrugell  >  Calella de Palafrugell
  • Phone Number: +34 972 61 42 50
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing