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“Great Restaurant”
Review of La Ballena

La Ballena
Ranked #7 of 70 Restaurants in El Cotillo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $22
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely perfect meal at this lovely restaurant. Delicious John Dory with prawns and mussels in a white wine sauce and tender steak. We shared a fig icecream with hot chocolate sauce for dessert. Very friendly and excellent service. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dawn W
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

We ate at this restaurant several times over our two weeks stay at La Oliver. Excellent food and friendly service by the delightful Fabio. Really pleasant outside seating and spotlessly clean. The garlic prawns were the best l have ever tasted. Lovely house wine.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Thank Ian C
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Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

Way the best meal so far on the island. Delightful staff. Friendly place. Hopefully we will be able to eat here again before we go home

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank YorkshireRocky
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Came here tonight. Wanted somewhere near and special. Were not disappointed. Limited space inside but made welcome, given fleece rugs- so cosy. Started with cocktails- that helped the cosy feeling.I had one of the specials, lamb shoulder, rosemary sauce and accompanying potato dish. I have never had a lamb dish like this before. Succulent , tasty, DELICIOUS! My husband had the goat stew special and found this great too. Shared lovely light Tiramisu dessert, all washed down with a good white wine.service excellent. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Janine B
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Reviewed January 18, 2019

Unfortunately, we only discovered this hidden gem in the last week of our stay, however we managed to visit twice.

Sitting outside, within a stones throw of the old tower, this is the best place in town to eat & drink whilst watching the sun setting.

On our first visit I had the home made meatballs, which were superb, & on my second the goat stew from the specials board, which was delicious. My wife is vegetarian, & was well catered for with a range of tasty dishes.

The service is quick & friendly, and overall this is the best restaurant that we have discovered in our many stays in the town.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Patrick R
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