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El Faro

Marina Bay, Gibraltar GX11 1AA
+350 200 79241
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“clams” (14 reviews)
“paella” (17 reviews)
“fresh fish” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Marina Bay, Gibraltar GX11 1AA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just went for dinner tonight and I have to say it was so disappointing! It was early evening and aside from us there was just one other table of 4 yet we had to wait to get our menus & any attention really. The...More

Thank let_em_eat_cakes
Reviewed June 16, 2018

We ate 3 times during out stay and would say the quality of this restaurant for excellent food and service was outstanding. The knowledge of the menu by the staff was refreshing with their recommendations proving good. We had some excellent freash fish including Sole...More

1  Thank JerryR23
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Me and my mum visited this week and had the best meal that we've had on our entire trip in Gibraltar! We both love tuna so when we saw it on the menu it was a must. However I like my tuna as rare as...More

1  Thank issyheeney
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

A very Spanish restaurant with basic surroundings which I enjoyed with friends. We shared some gambas pil pil then tried ham croquets to start which were all excellent. Went for a special fish of the day Dover Soul and was given the choice on how...More

2  Thank staffsfoody
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Family of 6. service was good, friendly helpful staff, nice wine (although not a choice). 4 of us had paella which was rather tasteless, we were offer a choice of fresh fish options caught that day and wish we had gone for that as we...More

1  Thank lesalou1
Reviewed February 14, 2018

A rare find, good food in Gibraltar. We had two excellent meals here. First night local caught fresh fish, second night a kind of tapas made up from the starters on the menu. We found that having a starter and a main course too much,...More

2  Thank DTGiddins
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

A Gibraltar friend suggested this restaurant, in Ocean village, close to our hotel. We had our best paella with sea food ever. And in the meanwhile we wait we had a delicious Galitzian octopus. Waiters were so efficient and nice, giving us details on what...More

2  Thank ManuMenc
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the best turbot ever. This is an unpretentious restaurant with attentive staff. And great food.

2  Thank Shonagh K
Reviewed January 31, 2018

It has always been a surprise to me that getting good fish and seafood in Gibraltar is actually quite hard. Although this restaurant is in Ocean village it is not on the marina front meaning that you do not get any of the nice views...More

1  Thank Adam P
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

El Faro keeps the fish on ice and shows you the fish you are ordering. Excellently prepared - I had the sole and it was perfectly cooked, moist but crispy on the outside. My husband had the sea bass, and it was also excellent. I...More

2  Thank anon965
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina Bay, Gibraltar GX11 1AA
  • Location: Europe  >  Gibraltar
  • Phone Number: +350 200 79241
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