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Enric Serra, #15 | Carrer de la Casa Gran, 1, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
34972776211
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12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best meals of our holiday. Three course set lunch with half a bottle of wine and water for 17 euros!! Michelin star standard food and excellent service

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Thank RiotAct
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant last week as a couple, based on the good Tripadvisor reviews. We can not agree more with the 5 star reputation of this restaurant! The "leading lady" of this place was very friendly when we entered the restaurant, the staff acted just the same, the cava and the gastronomic menu was of superb quality and overall... More 

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Thank Thomas W
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been coming to l'escala for nearly 20 years. I found this restaurant on trip advisor and the reviews were good. We tried it and have to say it exceeded my expectations. There is a dearth of good top quality restaurants in the area and la gruta fills that niche perfectly. The three course meal format is verging on... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always fit in at least one visit when we're in l'escala. Love their pigs cheeks. Lovely desserts too. Nice decor and atmosphere.

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1 Thank Phil A
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pork medallions were mostly fat...approximately had 5 real bites of meat...disappointed and not worth the price...other people at our table commented the same with the pork...certainly an upscale restaurant for the town. Nice, attentive service and clean....

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Fritton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After many superb meals it was time to write a review to share this terrific restaurant. The food is superb, the service excellent and the new location overlooking the sea is perfect. If you are in L'Escala don't miss Las Gruta

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food as good as ever. Our favourite restaurant in L'escala. Staff always friendly creating a good atmosphere. All of our friends and family love to eat here too.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

It's astonishing how this little restaurant can put together a three course meal with half a bottle of wine, choice of red, white or 'pink' and mineral water for 17 euros with a change of menu every day. The staff were friendly and welcoming and very efficient, quietly getting on with serving a full restaurant with the tables also turning.... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We found this restaurant within a few months of its opening and have continued to return each time we are in Spain, even though we are a 40 mins drive away. Fabrice is a magician and produces delicious dishes every time we visit. The menu changes daily and is so worth a visit and cheap for what you get -... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We have been to La Gruta on a number of occasions and I am amazed and pleased that they continue to maintain the same standard of food and service as on all previous occasions. In this trip to L'Escala we visited the restaurant twice, once in the evening and once at lunch time for menu of the day. Both were... 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $49
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Enric Serra, #15 | Carrer de la Casa Gran, 1, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Escala
  • Phone Number: 34972776211

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