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calle pajar | san sebastian de la gomera, San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
922870305
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Gloucestershire
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We were made to feel very welcome and the food was good. The only downside was that 2 of the 3 dishes we wanted were not available and we were offered more expensive alternatives. We weren't sure if this was a ploy but the food was good if a little expensive for La Gomera. We will return and see wha... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

We had a fantastic evening at El Nilo - we ordered fresh fish and a steak with a bottle of Rioja wine - I can't remember when I last had such good fish (called "lubina" in Spanish)! The waiter did not speak much English but with such personality he could get away with it

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Thank gosia700
London
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

The previous reviewer who described this place as having Faulty Towers style service was spot on. When we arrived it was nearly full so we did not expect quick service but it turned out to be some of the worst service we have experienced. Starters (overly salty watercress soup) took well over an hour and the main courses just under... More 

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Thank MarcoPoloLondon
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

After a long day travelling from the UK this was our first proper food stop. The staff were enthusiastic and clearly enjoying their work - at 9pm on a Sunday night! We had an excellent mixed salad and two fish dishes, tuna and gilt head bream (dorada). All were very nice, not fancy, but good, honest cooking. We had one... More 

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Thank Eatlast
Copenhagen Region, Denmark
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Maybe a bad evening for the restaurant? We came in only for coffee and dessert. The coffee was cold and just tasted bad. We took one sip each and sent it out. They even tried to make us pay for this "coffee". The dessert was one big mess of sugar. Just outside the restaurant the chef went for a smoke... More 

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Thoiry
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Good paella(order it a day before).Very good fishes,very nice ownter and Cook. Very good soup.We will go back as soon as we can.

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Thank michelethoiry
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Had an enjoyable meal - traditional and well cooked. Service was very slow but probably due to fact restaurant was full and food freshly cooked. Certainly wouldn't prevent us from going back.

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Thank Helen P
Edinburgh, Scotland
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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

What a brilliant restaurant. Not your tourist kind of place. Just genuine, well cooked food with great local hospitality. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank diannenewman
Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Good atmosphere. Very friendly owner. Very good fresh fish. Delicious papaya, candied in Canarian palm syrup brought as a post dinner treat.

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Thank Lady2205
Geneva, Switzerland
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131 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Very simple looking place and I only went in as they had watercrest soup on the menu. Whitout luck, there wasn't any left that day so I took the Canary soup,very good. Then I took the lamb chops 5 were served. The chops were too cooked even if i'd made a point of saying medium, "pink inside please". The boss... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: calle pajar | san sebastian de la gomera, San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Gomera  >  San Sebastian de la Gomera
  • Phone Number: 922870305

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