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Address: Autovia Sue de Valenci | Plaza de la Sequiota, 46012 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 961 62 00 66
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00

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Lakeside village

We stayed in the Westin hotel in Valencia and was advised by Marian that this was the best place in Spain for Rice. We took a boat trip and then ate at Restaurante El Palmar... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 August 2016
Steve B
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had been advised to take the No 25 bus from Valencia to El Palmar to see a picturesque village and have paella in its heartland. Beware! Not all No 25 buses go there and it required us to change and endure almost an hour's wait between them. Standing room only on both. Why no more buses? The ETM timetable... More 

1 Thank Fisherman596
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed in the Westin hotel in Valencia and was advised by Marian that this was the best place in Spain for Rice. We took a boat trip and then ate at Restaurante El Palmar one of the larger eateries. Paella Valenciana was good and enjoyed by the whole family. The boat trip was great and we did see some... More 

Thank Steve B
Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We did a very nice day trip from Valencia to El Palmar by bike. We hired a bike in the center of Valencia. You follow el Turia till you reach the sea! Then you can drive almost the whole time next to the coastline. The last few kilometers are on an inland road. You pass the rice fields before you... More 

Thank NoeB1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We went sightseeing in the morning and dropped by the restaurant for lunch. It was very busy but we were quite lucky to get a table outside by the canal. The staffs are attentive and friendly. We ordered set menu for 3 of us, good potion of food and the paella was very yummy, not too salty plus the rice... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Visited here recently based on the good reviews of parque natural de la albufera. We were visiting valencia so it was on our way home. It's off season now so everything was quiet which I love. Lots of little restaurants and canals and many options to take a boat trip onto the lake. You can easily pass a few hours... More 

1 Thank AlanMerrins
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

This village was easy to find by car. Driving on the CV500 from Valencia town it was well signposted, and in the village there were plenty of places to park. It is a rather quaint place with lots of restaurants. We had the famous eels to start with followed by a delicious Paella Marinara. Unfortunately the weather was rather unsettled... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

We stayed in Les Gavines near El Palmar for a week in May this year. The area is beautiful but we found both that at this time of year that the many of the restaurants and shops in all the villages and towns are completely closed, and in any event even in high season many do not open during the... More 

1 Thank JMD15
Valencia, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

Town consist of mainly restaurants serving rice and boat trips around the lake. We made a trip just to try the paella and have been in the past for walk around the town.

2 Thank Amdad_Ali
Portoroz, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

If you want to eat authentic paella you have to go to the town of El Palmar which is located 20 km from Valencia.The city has plenty of restaurants .The town is surrounded by a rice fields.The boat trip through the rice fields is very interesting. Bus rides Valencia-El Palmar cost one-way eur 2 Taxi rides cost one way about... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

We ended our daytrip to Albufera here. I guess, you must come prepared if you want to chose a good place to eat - there are so many of them! We've got the mpression, howeverm that tourists are not always super-welcome here... It is obvious that many places cater for big (bussed?) groups, so we had a problem finding a... More 

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