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Es Balconet

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c/Sant Antoni 2, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
972 25 88 14
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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were given a table on the small terrace which was really nice. The food was excellent and there was a fish daily special. The food was excellent and so was the wine. We were unsure what to pick but the assistance from the manager helped us to pick a great choice. would definitely go back

Thank MA-Mcr
Olot, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not hesitate to go dinner on that place, and enjoy nice fresh local fish perfectly cooked by the chef Floren and his very professional team!

Newcastle Upon Tyne
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the previous reviews are accurate - visit this place for great seafood, good service and an overall positive dining experience! We called to book, not realising it was not open. The restaurant called back to enquire if we had been trying to contact them and arranged our reservation. Food was of very good quality, well cooked and served perfectly.... More 

Thank bandrshep
Austin, Texas
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Cadaques and always make a point of eating at Es Balconet whenever we are there. Small place with only about 40 seats. Incredible fresh fish, good service and very good wine list. Easy to have fabulous dinner with three courses and a bottle of wine for well under 100 Euros.

Thank John B
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spend a great time nice service and food. Fresh fish and really tasty, sea flavour in your mouth. Tuna Carpaccio and homemade croquetas as a starters, nice presentation both, and suquet de peix (fish) as a main course. You have to eat for 2 people for 1 is too much. Xocolate fantasy as a desert, they play with many... More 

Thank Enric B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is so worth a visit, great ambience , amazing wine and delicious food with great service. Try the local wine and definitely have the fish of the day. A must visit when inn Cadeques .

Thank Carmel D
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend came here fore dinner as we were searching for paella When we arrived at the restaurant our table was occupied so instead of just leaving us to wait, we were offered a complementary glass of wine and asked to wait downstairs until the table was free We were very impressed by the quick service we received... More 

Thank Jaspreet J
Viggiu, Italy
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner in the terrace at this Restaurant. The place is very cool in the middle of the village. The meal and fish is very good, however, the price is too high. The wine is very expensive as well. For a wine that you can buy at the supermarket at less than 7 euro they charge more than 20.

Thank LuigiGussoni
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We went for a "date night" dinner and had a very nice surprise. It is traditional Spanish cuisine with a touch. Food was authentic, fresh and tasty. The seafood citrus rice is delicious. Service was a bit slow (we're on vacation), but very nice. A must go in Cadaqués.

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Barcelona, Spain
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209 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Tucked away up a side street with very friendly staff serving predominantly local fresh seafood. The restaurant was like eating in someone's living room making it a homely atmosphere and a lovely experience.

Thank LongIdler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: c/Sant Antoni 2, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques
  • Phone Number: 972 25 88 14

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