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La Fabrica del Gel

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Plaza de Sant Pere, 6, 17230 Palamos, Spain
+34 972 60 04 08
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Palamos, Spain
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

nice restaurant well located very friendly staff the food really good meat and fish, deserts excellent too good wine selection

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Thank JGA65
Catalunya
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in the area for some years, we have only recently discovered this excellent restaurant. It is slightly tucked away above Palamos harbour, yet very close to the centre of the town. Whether you decide on fish - a speciality of this modern, smart yet warm-feeling restaurant - or one of the delicious meat dishes, everything is freshy cooked... More 

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Cardiff
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93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Lovely restaurant. Nice decor and in the summer must be lovely to sit outside (we were there in a biblical style thunder storm!!) The menu is not large but it is really interesting. We had a fantastic meal. Stand out for me was the stuffed pigs trotter...it was delicious. My husband raved about his meal...mushrooms followed by fish. It was... More 

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Thank Mowys
Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Four adult members of my family had dinner at this restaurant in Palamos and truly enjoyed the excellent seafood and the chuleton ( big stake for two). The service was very attentive and professional. Highly recommended for locals and tourist alike

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Thank Vincent B
Frankfurt, Germany
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Perfect service , nice clean calm ambience, staff very friendly and helpful , the sea food was fresh , delicious, the portions were a bit small or French as I call it , but that's more of a personal thing , and it is fine dining after all , wine list is good and fairly priced , the restaurant itself... More 

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Thank Jason C
Toulouse
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Fresh products with local seafood, welcoming staff . The menu priced at 40 euros is recommended , everything is included . Very good !

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Thank ERIC F
Palamos, Spain
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227 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

If you want fru-fru plating with lots of dribbles, squiggles and micro flowers, don't go here. Nor if you want cheap quick food that you can eat anywhere else on the planet. Nor if you want egg yolks that taste like apricots or want liquid nitrogen concoctions. What Fabrica del Gel does well is to serve innovative, very tasty food,... More 

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Bernac, France
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Everything we had was AMAZING! Scallops, langoustine, catch of the day, squid. Wine list was good, service excellent. If you like fish you'll love this restaurant. Lovely surroundings also!

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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

The pear croquetas with full green colorant wasn't looking nice, the cod i didn't liked and the dessert was hard and horrible

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Thank goodfood30
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely very good. If you like a nice atmosphere, white linen, artistic and well tasting dishes you will have a pleasant time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de Sant Pere, 6, 17230 Palamos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Palamos
  • Phone Number: +34 972 60 04 08

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