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La Fabrica del Gel

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Plaza de Sant Pere, 6, 17230 Palamos, Spain
972 600 408
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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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224 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Pedroinspain
Bernac, France
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Charente_Gite_BandB
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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Thank Gunnar L
Oppegård, Akershus, Norway
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Good food and good wine with both traditional touch together with exclusive touch. And not too expensive or to crowded. Very good service and nice climated location. Clean and light interiour that made you feel welcome and comfortable.

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Thank JonKulsrud
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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435 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

From the moment you enter you can feel the hostility towards foreigners. Poor English, abrupt service with the only sign of warm contact was the efficient submission of the bill. The menu is both simple and confusing but the prawn salad and Anchoivies was ample and tasty, as was the price! Avoid fresh fish catch of the day as it... More 

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Thank Spithead
County Cork, Ireland
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I had spotted this lovely restaurant on Trip Advisor some days ago. We tried other places first which, in hindsight, was very stupid. While the other places are mediocre to barely ok they are also tourist traps. You can hand over a lot of money for poor dining and the staff are not interested in serving you! However, Le Fabricia... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. I had the €40 set instead of maneuvering through the menu and my wife had a fish dish. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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stratford upon avon
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Travelling for 6 months, this is the best food encountered. If in France one would think easily Michelin 1 star without the attitude ! Sautéed squid with mushroom and bean starters... Delicious. Lovely cannelloni with home made pasta Wine very good Rioja at 20 euro. Superb interior and attentive professional staff without being in your face. This restaurant was recommended... More 

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Palamos, Spain
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

It is a cozy restaurant in the centre. Great food and it has menus for groups, one costs 27 euros and the other 37.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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: 972 600 408

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