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“Happy Family” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Miguel

Ranked #27 of 164 Restaurants in Santa Ponsa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $37 - $75
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: “Miguel” offers Mediterranean cuisine and Mallorcan seafood. Quality ingredients from its own vegetable garden, the freshest fish and shellfish and excellent quality meats are the basis for its dishes. Hand made desserts and a comprehensive wine list complete its culinary offering. The restaurant is located in Santa Ponsa, at the top of the beach. It is charmingly decorated in a traditional, maritime style. The ambience is friendly and relaxed and the large welcoming dining rooms extend out onto a warm terrace with views over the sea.
Portishead, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Happy Family”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2012

Had a lovely meal of leg of lamb for 2 and beef steak for 1 . service was good , food was excellent good efficient service throughout apart from the bread and olives we had charged to our bill. All in all a pleasant experience.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank 1fletch
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Hersham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2012

Great for seafood, we had mussels and paella which was great, and the waiters were very friendly. All the food we had was very good.

Visited August 2012
Thank JamesC777
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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Birthday meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2012

Excellent food and service. Steaks were cooked to perfection. would have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant

Visited July 2012
Thank 1952Renee
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London, United Kingdom
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478 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,772 helpful votes
“Over priced”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2012

Every time come here he changes his prices. Its very over priced for such average food

Visited July 2012
1 Thank MollieArchie
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Appalling, arrogant service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2012

My partner and I had two meals in Miguel's during a stay in Santa Ponsa last September. The first meal was very good and the service acceptable. We left a decent tip. On the second visit, we expected a warm welcome and decent food. What we got was the opposite. We came in and ordered the 'special' which claimed to be sirloin steak. When it arrived I was appalled; you wouldn't give a dog something so disgusting. When I called the waiter, he explained in very poor English that he couldn't do anything about it and I would have to speak to the 'head' waiter which I did. He was an extremely rude and arrogant man who did not accept my complaint either in Spanish or in English. He refused to change the meat or indeed offer another 'plate'. I told him clearly that the meat was very poor quality and not what was advertised and he said "what do you expect for 12 euros"!! This is unacceptable and showed he accepted the food served was poor but didn't care. He was the very bad side of Spanish customer service i.e. non-existent.

I wanted to cause a scene but decided against it. Yes, the waiters may look smart in their swanky waistcoats and yes, the food on our first visit was decent (but not great) but part of the eating out experience is the friendliness and professionalism of the waiting staff and Miguel's was the worse example of sloppy and extremely impolite service. What a pity! We would never return and wouldn't recommend it to others unless the quality of table service is unimportant to them and they don't mind being served up appalling quality of food just because it's a 'special'.

  • Visited September 2011
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1 Thank Alison S
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