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La Font Picant

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Urbanitzacio Bell-Lloc S/N, 17246 Santa Cristina d'Aro, Spain
+34 972833350
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9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the old train stations on the now Green Route cycle path. They have recently turned what was the side car park into a great enclosed garden with things for kids to play on which looks lovely. The inside restaurant is nice and cool, but they have a great patio garden shaded by parasols and trees out... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I am not sure why people have scored this place so high. I went for lunch there on Wednesday, and the food was adequate, but nothing special. One of my party had pork and chorizo which was so fatty that he barley ate any of it. Service was okay, but felt rushed.....They cleared plates as each person finished rather than... More 

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Clydebank, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed lunch at this restaurant. We ate in the courtyard which was a wonderful setting. The service was very good and the food was excellent. We shared the shoulder of lamb after starters of anchovies and cuttlefish and finished with crema Catalanas. This restaurant is on the map of cyclists and walkers as it is located on an... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

stopped here for a very needed evening meal after flight and car journey beautiful place very calming court yard where you can eat staff were helpful but slow in more ways than one ?? forgot my grandsons order so had a hangy grandson which took the atmosphere away abit twice had to remind them bambinos food please we had all... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We first came across this place a few years ago following the Olot-San Feliu railway at the time we regretted having already eaten. We went back the following year at the start of a holiday and had a lovely meal. 3 years on and this place still meets the Mark. The food may not be as cheap as some of... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The place is nice, maybe sitting in the patio inside is better than outside because the road is quite close but anyway it is a quite and fresh place to have either lunch or dinner. The menu is not very big, they specialise in meat although they always have some fish to offer which is actually very nice. The price... More 

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Thank Julesgold
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Situated in a former railway station La Font Picant is a hidden gem that offers delicious authentic spanish cuisine and a service with a smile in a great location. Highly recommended.

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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Located in a former small trainstation outside christina d'aro and managed by the same owner as sa marinada in san feliu de guixols. If you pass the restaurant you won't think it's this good. Also great food, friendly service and special ambiance. The only big difference; grill and meat rule.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We'd been to the Font Picant in its old incarnation, and mostly in the depths of winter when we hugged cosily round the log fire. The food was good but not exceptional in those days, the main attraction being the fact we could eat in an old station (boy, I wish that railway between Sant Feliu and Girona was still... More 

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Imatra
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67 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A fresh, stylish oasis beside a nice cycle road. Good food and service. Nice athmosphere. We would go there once again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Healthy, Spanish, Steakhouse, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Urbanitzacio Bell-Lloc S/N, 17246 Santa Cristina d'Aro, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Santa Cristina d'Aro
  • Phone Number: +34 972833350
Description
There are places that take us back to our childhood: summer evenings, picnics by the spring, your first bike... La Font Picant is one of those places. An antique restaurant in an old railway station, a meeting point for the people of Sant Feliu, Santa Cristina... A beautiful little corner with plenty of heart. With this simplicity of form we offer a selection of meats, grilled or spit-roasted over a wood fire. We use only 100% natural products, cooked on charcoal from les Gavarres, obtained by natural means. We have chosen to pursue a policy of respect for the environment and local sustainability.

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