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Restaurante La Aquarela

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Apartamentos Aquamarina | Barranco de la Verga, 35120 Patalavaca, Gran Canaria, Spain
(0034) 928 735 891
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Bath, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is certainly different to the general offering around Puerto Rico. This is an expensive restaurant given the location and although the table by the pool is nice, it's also not all that different to many other hotel restaurants. That being said if you don't mind paying over €50 a head for good wine, excellent food and attentive service (although... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Still my favourite, no other restaurant on the island comes close in my opinion. As a regular guest since 2001, i never seize to be amazed by the quality, presentation and variety of food ive had in these years!! Its consistent, along with the service and standard of the restaurant itself and even the toilets. Gregorio, German, Nikola and Rayco... More 

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Zürich, Switzerland
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We booked our stay the days in advance via their web form online. Confirmation came back the next day. Make sure to come at opening time if you plan on having one of the set menus. Food was excellent and service was Michelin star quality. Dishes included many interesting takes on traditional Spanish and international ones.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food service and romantic setting. Amazing experience visited whilst on honeymoon .amazing atmosphere

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London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We came here last minute and am so glad we did. The restaurant is in a beautiful setting and the service was excellent! The food was delicious and we enjoyed it very much! It is pricey but the food and service were worthy of this!

1 Thank Dana C
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service, superb food! Okay it's pricey but when you take into account the quality of the food and the amount of work that they have put in its worth it when compared to other restaurants. We went for our anniversary and we weren't disappointed! We had the 8 course taster menu with matching wines. Well worth it for a... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here and tried the tasting menu. Its 7 courses, sounds huge but is actually not as much as it sounds, each dish is relatively small but more than enough to get the full taste. Some very unusual combinations of food but they all taste wonderful, very nice setting, very good service. Is on the expensive side but well... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

At an amazing setting we all enjoyed the set taster menu. Each course complimented the other and all courses were fully enjoyed by all. The lobster Bisque was amazing!! Service at the restaurant was first class Michelin style service and the waiters were attentive but not intrusive. Some friends asked if they could change a dish on the taster menu... More 

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Tarragona, Spain
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We decided last minute to go to La Aquarela for dinner and although there were no tables outside, they were kind enough to set us a table inside. The food was so delicious. My partner had a "salpicon" of red prawn that was absolutely to die for. The wine list was incredible, we had a bottle of Pago de Santa... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Be aware, you will pay a lot more than what you see advertised on menu. Good beef, but it's served with a small spoonful of potatoes for €29 and €18 for a children's meal. The breads which you are told is complementary is €3.90 pp and they charge for children even a 2 year old who didn't eat! The house... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
International, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Apartamentos Aquamarina | Barranco de la Verga, 35120 Patalavaca, Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Patalavaca
  • Phone Number: (0034) 928 735 891
The restaurant “La Aquarela” is located in front of the ocean in Patalavaca, in the south of Gran Canaria. It opened more than 20 years ago with one goal, to offer the pleasure of tasting a refined cuisine in a privileged environment.After several years of an excellent reputation, it was actually from 1994 the restaurant La Aquarela rounded it qualities with the arrival of its new owner, Gregorio Fernández.Gregorio not only continues with the reputation of the restaurant on the island, but also rather consolidates its name, making it a reference.In its constant evolution, the restaurant knows how to combine the quality and consistency, offering its distinguished clientele a place to return, a place to enjoy self-indulgent moments.

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