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La Buena Vida

Calle Padre Claret No. 3 | Hondon de los Frailes, 03689 Hondon de los Frailes, Spain
+34 653 03 19 40
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Calle Padre Claret No. 3 | Hondon de los Frailes, 03689 Hondon de los Frailes, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow had a great evening food was realy tasty authentic chineese food Well presented we all realy enjoyed it all Prawn crackers dips as much as you wanted Top food at a great price We cannot wait till the nxt oneMore

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peterad01
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Peter, thank you very much for the review and compliments. You clearly enjoyed your evening and that is very satisfying for us to hear. The Chinese themed evenings are great value for money and rest assured there will be more. Thank you as well...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food as always. A great atmosphere with great background music. Service second to none. Would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Maxinebart
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Maxine, thank you very much for the recommendation and your generous praise. It is always rewarding when guests enjoy their visits enough to post a review and it is easy to see from what you have written that you had an exceptional evening, to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great evening sampling various Chinese food selections of dishes. Varied and very tasty and lots of it! Great service and hospitality. Room decorated with Chinese lanterns setting the scene. La Buena Vida are doing various theme nights which are proving very popular.cant wait...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank I2378OXwendyd
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Wendy, thank you very much for your review and maximum rating. The themed gourmet evenings have attracted a following instantly and feedback such as yours is invaluable. Very pleased you enjoyed your LBV night, there will be more in the future so hopefully your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal which very authentic chinese style food, lots of food to chose from and plenty of refills should you need any. We did as the four of us loved the flavours and there was a constant replenishment of prawn crackers, rice,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ridguy
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ridguy, an excellent review if I might say so. Thank you very much for such a detailed and flattering post. The themed nights are proving a runaway success and feedback such as yours confirms that we are getting them right. You include some very...More

Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

We recently went for the steak and lobster night. All the food was great as was the service. Looking forward to the next speciality night. (Chinese I think)More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johnaA4824AW
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Hello John, it is rewarding for us when we get such glowing praise and feedback. The first speciality night, steak and lobster as you say, was a huge success and from the messages we have received it seems clear everybody had a first class evening....More

Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

A group of 8 of us were treated superbly at the recent Steak and Lobster night. We gave advance orders for starters and desserts and the food was of a very high standard. The steaks were cooked to perfection and melted in the mouth, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Y5220AKpaulh
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Hello Paul, the Team will be pleased to hear your party enjoyed their evening and that the food was considered to be at a very high standard. It was a full house that night and there was a great atmosphere which I think added to...More

Reviewed November 12, 2018

Absolutely delicious meal from beginning to end, my meal consisted of a Duo of baked cheese and salad for starter, Salmon and Lobster for main course which was delicious (I don’t eat meat) and hot chocolate fondant for sweet, my husband had the steak and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephanie R
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Hello Stephanie, thank you for reviewing our first theme evening at La Buena Vida. There was a great atmosphere that night and I think all of our guests had a splendid time and were able to enjoy some lovely food and wine. You have included...More

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Took my friend here for my birthday dinner as it’s one of my fave places. Fabulous evening from the gin recommendation to the food to the complimentary cava to take away. I wasn’t too adventurous having ‘surf and turf’ but it was so so good!...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Foxyficat
Reviewed August 19, 2018

A fantastic restaurant offering a great selection of food and drink. My wife and I had a surprise 40th Birthday celebration which was held here and it was a wonderful evening with excellent food and great service. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and offers a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Robert H
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Hello Robert, thank you very much for your review and maximum Trip Advisor rating, much appreciated. Thank you also for the kind words about the restaurant. It is the perfect size to be an intimate dining experience or a select celebration venue. I hope the...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018

Meal,atmosphere and staff all great. Wonderful place. We go back every year we are on our holidays. Also went out of their way to cater for our vegan son.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Samantha B
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Hello Samantha, not much to add, your succinct and eloquent review says it all. Thank you so much for posting it and of course the 5 bubble rating. Most welcome.

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kenwj
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Response from Francie007 | Reviewed this property |
We pais in cash, don't know if they accept creditcards.
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October 24, 2015|
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Response from joannep837 | Property representative |
Hi The menu is on our website and yes it is advisable to book. We will be closed for holidays from 2nd - 17th November. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards Jo & Steve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Padre Claret No. 3 | Hondon de los Frailes, 03689 Hondon de los Frailes, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Hondon de los Frailes
  • Phone Number: +34 653 03 19 40
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Description
We welcome you to La Buena Vida Restaurant situated in the centre of Hondón de los Frailes, around 40 minutes drive from Alicante airport. Offering you a wonderful opportunity to relax, dine and escape the stresses of life. A popular favorite both with locals and visitors from the coast. We have a dedicated team of professionals creating a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy our International cuisine.
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