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La Chalana

Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
+34 922 89 59 69
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (34 reviews)
“calamari” (15 reviews)
“sardines” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

very relaxed atmosphere , good and attentive staff , great food , cool beers and very reasonably priced

Thank antonyalbystevens
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We lunch here twice last week. It is a rough and ready beach bar toilets a bit rough! However the important things are the food and the service. Service is prompt and friendly but the food is genuinely good. Not fancy just good quality beach...More

Thank JohnandCarolineUK
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous fresh seafood and super friendly welcome. Get in early if you want a table - this place is very popular with the locals. Right on the beach - we were treated to mid lunch dolphin antics. Love this place - so much charm and...More

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We visited this cafe following good reviews on trip advisor. It was very full with locals which is always a good sign. The place is quite basic but don't be put off the menu was quite short but all the food we had was fresh...More

Thank jeh41
Reviewed August 16, 2017

La Chalana is little more than a beach bar but is great for lunch. Its simple and basic with a relaxed atmosphere and good honest food. The fact the locals use it is a positive sign and adds to the atmosphere. The menu is mainly...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

When a restaurant is full of only local Spanish you know you've found a gem.. Fresh Tuna & sea bass were our choices with calamari...huge portions....amazing. Great friendly service would absolutely recommend. Doesn't look much from the outside but not to be missed!

Thank Trips-Butlers
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Lovely Setting for relaxing and having a drink, They stop serving at 4 pm so get there early if you want food. Avoid the melted cheese, it was not to my taste

Thank Helen S
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

After reading great reviews on here and being advised to go here for tapas food by our hotel we checked it out. It took us three attempts to actually eat here as they were closed on the Wednesday, had stopped serving food on the Friday...More

Thank Hannah N
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

We got to Playa de Santiago not knowing what to expect but wanting some fresh seafood. We saw that two of the best rated restaurants on the island happened to be right there, one was closed, and that's how we ended up here. So glad...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Sadly closed for holidays for much of our stay so only managed to visit for morning coffee on two days at the end. The lady owner has been there since 1985 and the place is now run by her son. Very good coffee - Italian...More

Thank Stuart T
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Valerie B
March 31, 2015|
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Response from SylviGr | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all the above answers. We ate there just once because we were seldom 'home' at lunchtime and they close at 4.30. If they had opened in the evening we would have gone then
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $22
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Gomera  >  Playa de Santiago
  • Phone Number: +34 922 89 59 69
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