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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

We are on holiday in El Medano and this by far is the best restaurant we have been to. First of all we were greeted by friendly staff. It’s a very traditional comfortable restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. Good quality food at very reasonable prices....More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

We have been in El Medano for a week and have visited several restaurants. This was absolutely the best. Recommend the steak with rocheforth sauce.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sol0123
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

We visited here on our last night in Medano, but wished we had eaten here earlier so we could return. Great food and really great staff! It’s a must visit if you are in Medano!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MichaelWright112
Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

We have been twice in our 2 weeks and enjoyed it a lot. The staff are friendly but always very busy. There is a good atmosphere and the food is good. This is not the most expensive restaurant in El Medano but is good value....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mike O
Reviewed March 23, 2019

I was hoping to have a lovely evening meal and this restaurant did not disappoint. They were obviously really booked for that evening but the lovely waitress let me sit at a four person table and even though several walk ins came along I never...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Liz T
Reviewed March 22, 2019

We were really looking forward to eating at 'Familiar' following the excellent reviews and whilst we were there, many people were turned away due to it being full. If it wasn't for the pictures on TripAdvisor of the outside of the restaurant and the name...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bob1949
Reviewed March 22, 2019

Nice starters (garlic prawns and artichokes and Serrano ham) but disappointing mains: fish in bread crumbs (very dry) and Sole. Friendly service

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

Visited twice.. amazing service, steak cooked to perfection for medium rare. Love it, so went twice, ordered plenty of buttered veg and chips. House wine super cheap... loved it. You will need to book or go first thing to get in... don’t tell anyone,.. shhh...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ZAR2014
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Lovely, small and traditional style restaurant. Friendly and helpful staff. We had bread and mojos, artichoke hearts with ham and then grilled fish of the day with Canadian potatoes. All were delicious and the bill was reasonable. Very busy so you need to book. Can...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Hazeleeno
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Definitely the best restaurant in El Medano,, had the chateaubriand with mixed veg chips and the house red wine complimented it perfectly,, its a small place and advise you book,, its always busy with a lovey atmosphere,, staff were so nice helpful and friendly,, definitely...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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The restaurant is located on the ground floor of an old building and it is pretty cramped in their. I don't think a wheelchair would negotiate very well around all the furniture in the restaurant. Also I recall the... More
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