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“Dine in style with the best view on Costa Blanca”
Review of Le Dauphin

Le Dauphin
Ranked #65 of 205 Restaurants in Moraira
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Le Dauphin is situated in the bay of 'El Portet' next to the beach.You will enjoy, whether seated inside or on the terrace, spectacular views overlooking the bay, with Calpe's impressive "Peñon de Ifach", as a backdrop.Our cuisine is French Mediterranean, with Locally caught fresh fish prepared with olive oil & French herbs.This is the perfect restaurant for a special or romantic night out or if you just love gastronomic food.
Zurich, Switzerland
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Dine in style with the best view on Costa Blanca”
Reviewed May 31, 2014

We have been here so many times in the last 8 years and we always enjoyed it
1. Perfect location overlooking the sea watching the sunset
2. Stylish interieur and best terrasse on Costa Blanca
3. Excellent and creative food with changing menus
4. A much better wine list now focussing on best Spanish wines and cavas
and most importantly: Always a very warm welcome and very good Service
In summary: A must visit

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank schweiger67
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Bertwets, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Le Dauphin, responded to this review, July 21, 2014
Thanks for your comments. We hope to surprise you and give you a warm welcome again.
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wakefield
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58 reviews
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“For that 'extra special' occasion”
Reviewed April 30, 2014

I've been lucky enough to be visiting the Moraira area of Costa Blanca for over 10 years & have been especially lucky to have visited Bert Wet & his restaurant Le Dauphin many times.
Kath & I were lucky enough to get engaged on their terrace with breath taking views across the bay, Moraira all the way to Ifach Rock.
It's not cheap, nor would you expect it to be & I wouldn't recommend you go 'every night' but for that special occasion - I can't think of a better overall experience (anyone been to The Cliff in Barbados similar experience)...the food, service, the atmosphere on the terrace in summer - is simply outstanding..
We chose the tasting wine menu which complimented the food perfectly...get a taxi or walk, don't worry about the cost & take it all in............you won't be disappointed..........but book!!!!

  • Visited June 2013
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2 Thank PhillipWakefield
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Bertwets, Propietario at Le Dauphin, responded to this review, May 23, 2014
Thank you for your opinion. We hope to see you soon. So you can enjoy another special occasion.
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London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Location Location Location”
Reviewed November 2, 2013

A visit to Le Dauphin should be viewed as a treat, something to raise the spirits and blow the price. The views are stunning, the restaurant itself simple, elegant and beautiful, with interesting sculptures and pictures. Tables are generous and the staff match the restaurant - nothing is too much trouble and your enjoyment is key. The food is delicious and, like everything else here, beautifully presented. Such style does not come cheaply but the set menu represents good value unless you are dining there with no regard for the final bill. My wife and I dined here on our last night in El Portet and only overcast sky was a slight disappointment, something clearly outside their control ! We certainly look forward to being 'pampered' here again on our next visit and maybe accompanied by a spectacular sunset over Penon de Ifach - now that would truly be the icing on the cake. This is a special restaurant.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Martyn P
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Special night which was a massive disappointment!”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

We had heard excellent things about this restaurant, unfortunately our experience was not good, we opted for the wine tasting experience and the set menu (roughly 250 euros for the two of us!) To cut a long storey short we were so disappointed that we left half way through the meal and still had to pay 150 euros VERY VERY DISAPPOINTING!

We did email a complaint but did not receive a reply!

  • Visited June 2013
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4 Thank Mark H
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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“Excellent food and great location”
Reviewed September 9, 2013

took my wife for her birthday and wasn't disappointed. If you get there before 8, you should get a table out side with a fantastic view of Calpe.
Food was fantastic and wine recommendation was also good.
Will definitely go back.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank MGNorris
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