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La Chalana

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Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
922895969
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited twice for lunch in last week. Both really enjoyable. Very relaxing location on the beach with the sound of the Atlantic ocean. Very tasty food and friendly service. Definitely worth a visit.

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Kortenberg, Brabant, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The real Spanish deal: delicious calamares with garlic yoghurt dip and fresh grilled sea bass. And super friendly lady of the house with charming smile. :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Laid back and delicious freshly cooked food with no frills. Recommend the daily fish specials. Good prices and friendly staff.

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink on our way back to the hotel & stayed for a few hours :-) relaxed isn't the word, & great service while listening to the waves crash onto the sea shore

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We walked down the cliff walk from the HPB property in Playa Santiago and visited La Chalana which is down by the stony beach. We sat down on the plastic chairs overlooking the sea for a drink and were welcomed by a very nice man who asked if we would like some food? He said the sea bass was good... More 

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2 Thank Neal G
Dundee, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Visited for lunch the seafood was fantastic. The staff were extremely attentive and the setting was perfect. This place is a must when visiting La Gomera.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Having been to many beach bars this is certainly in my top 10 - highly recommend the garlic prawns and fresh fish. Looks can be deceiving!!

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1 Thank Sarah L
Scunthorpe, UK
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Excellent place to have lunch (if you don't mind it's rough and ready charm). Situated at one end of the beach at Playa Santiago its lovely laid-back atmosphere takes me back to the 60's and 70's. The superb food is freshly cooked to order so you may have to wait a little while, but it's worth it. The only reason... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Fresh fish, garlic prawns, beer and wine by the sea. As always a lovely lunch freshly cooked and friendly staff. We will be back soon. Be prepared to wait for a table its worth it.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We only had drinks here. It's on the sea front but it's not that pretty. Ok for drinks but I'm not tempted to eat here. I never like it when smokers sit next to you and light up. The children get really annoyed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 922895969

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?