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“Absolutely loved it!!”
Review of Calau

Calau
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $35
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: A Bar with sea taste, just behind Port Bo beach. Come to taste our "Tapas" and drink our gintonics.
Reviewed June 1, 2013

After hearing some great reviews about this place, we visited on our first night in Calella. We were very impressed with it. Love being able to see the food before trying it. A great range of authentic spanish tapas. Excellent value for money, and lovely staff. We returned on our last night in Calella also, making two visits from 7 night stay. Would say this is a massive positive change in Calella since the last visit 6 years ago. The changes in Calella from then til now have been massive (not in a good way) but Calau definately made up for it. Would highly recommend.

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4  Thank Melj16
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Just returned from a week in the small town of Calella De Palafrugell, and visited this restaurant on three occasions at different times. The service and food ( mainly tapas) were excellent and very good value. There was a nice age mix and nationalities. On Friday night we had our main meal elsewhere and as it was our last night called in for ';desert'- Fresh fruit skewers , home made creme catalan , yoghurts and fruit, washed down with one of their speciality gins !! Yes - they do have 20 types - I counted the bottles.

A must visit , however I suspect that in the height of the season it may be difficult to get a table

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1  Thank momoat
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Calau is not to be missed if you like tapas. It is has both inside and outside seating and very attentive staff.

The wines are available by the glass or bottle, at reasonable prices especially for the great local wines of Empordà (Catalonia).

Others have described how Calau works and so I shall not repeat the details. The large range of ready made tapas looked very inviting, but we started with a white wine as an aperitif. Staff brought out hot, just cooked tapas and then more and more of great variety. Eventually, I had to stop eating, not having reached the delicious offerings on the counter.

Tables are small and close together, but this is not a problem when all you have is a glass and a plate each and it is very easy to start talking to your neighbours when selecting the next tapa.

For two, eating as much as we wanted and drinking 3 glasses of wine each, the total cost was €32. It was a bargain and a great evening out!

3  Thank LifeinHerault
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

This tapas bar has just opened this year and has been a tasty addition to the restaurants in Calella de Palafrugell.
The tapas are self service and the wines are reasonably priced and from the area.They come round with warm tapas as well then the bill is calculated on the tally of wooden sticks.
This would not be a place for Ceoliacs , however they may do specials if asked. ???

3  Thank BaixEmporda
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

This is just what Calella needed, a nice friendly bar with great fresh tapas. The tapas are fresh and inventive served with gorgeous bread. Hot tapas are served fresh with cold tapas laid out on the bar. Not over priced so it's never short of customers.
Visit nearly every night we're in Calella.

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2  Thank RickChester
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