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El Gallego

Calle Transformador 1, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
+34 965 35 14 42
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“t bone” (30 reviews)
“steak” (187 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Transformador 1, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here recently for the first time didn't book but still got a table. Beautiful decor and smartly laid tables. After seeing the the size of the meals we decided not to have a starter although there were plenty to choose from. We both ordered...More

Thank annesmith129
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here for the 2nd time [first time the steak -T Bone was amazing] we booked on a Sunday for my Birthday and this was a mistake, the place was packed which was good for them but the level of service and how slow they...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy Spanish restaurant on the main street in Pilar. You will need to book at the weekends and high season as full of Spaniards and tourists alike. They don't speak much English. It has a reputation as a steak restaurant but the fish selection...More

2  Thank Karenh00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This would be a favourite restaurant of ours in this area. We have visited many times with family and friends but this was the first time back in a while. The restaurant and staff are excellent with great food choices and very efficient service. If...More

2  Thank Liz119
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

On the evening we visited, we went around 7.00pm which is quite early for dining in Spain. Here you will see the meat & fish on display which allows you to chose what you would like to eat. I chose the scallops whilst my partner...More

1  Thank Shari F
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Has expanded over the years from small to large. Quantity and quality of the food cannot be faulted. Sometimes difficult to get a table especially if not booked. TVs always on so this can be distracting.

Thank The_Leprechaun_in_UK
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Went on recommendation and it didn't let is down. Huge portions! We couldn't finish our mixed grill platter for two but was worth every cent. The place gets busy so worth reserving a table on the weekends. House wine is lovely too. Great selection of...More

Thank MelBee27
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We opted out for the starters which was a good job as the mains were unbelievable, I had the T-bone and my God it was huge , but the taste was delightful, I will be returning here without a doubt.

1  Thank richw1105
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my husband and it was excellent. We went on a Friday night and it was heaving so you'll definitely need to book in advance. The restaurant is very big and light with a vibrant atmosphere and our waitress was very...More

1  Thank SammieA
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I visited el gallego with my father in November We arrived at 10 pm on a Tuesday night and it wasn't fairly busy We had a few starters which were nice and I ordered a T-bone steak and my father in law a fillet steak...More

1  Thank James S
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Questions & Answers
12 November 2016|
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Response from johnpaddis | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we have only visited in the evening.
16 March 2016|
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the above comments. Depends what time of year you go. Now you could away without booking for a table of four, but book for anything larger. Later in the year you would need to book most nights for anything. I have... More
6 November 2015|
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Response from Pete S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there is a great fish platter for two, or seafood platter, or you can get individual fish- not really sure which because I prefer met. My friend did have sea bass and thought it was fantastic. hope this is useful; you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Transformador 1, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Pilar de la Horadada
  • Phone Number: +34 965 35 14 42
Brilliant Spanish food, very very good prized, very fresh and pack of flavour, the onlu lack more proffesional staff. Is a hidden little gem with live music in weekends.
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