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La Cuevita

Promenade, Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
+34 922 89 55 68
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (35 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“paella” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Promenade, Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful location built into the cliffs next to the harbour, excellent bread and mojos. Party's fish fresh, tasty and cooked just right. My conejo was the best I have had, the sauce complemented the rabbit meat perfectly, although the standard salted potatoes I find a...More

Thank KeithatWB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful setting under a rock. Food was lovely and fresh with a good house wine. Service was mixed with older gentleman quite off putting but younger was 👍

Thank Delford M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a family-run feel to it. The garlic prawn starter was not huge but the prawns were were tasty and well-cooked. The medrigal fish was good and so was the pork. As the name suggests, the restaurant is built out from a small...More

Thank Harrogateblades
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We chose La Cuevita because we enjoyed it when we were there in the late 80s. Inside it is built into the rock like a cave. The menu included light meals suitable for lunches as well as evening meals. We recommend the prawns! In general...More

Thank annthomas59
Reviewed 1 March 2018

The restaurant had a very local feel about it, with food being freshly cooked behind a screen at the back of the restaurant. The back of the restaurant was the stone cliff, giving the place a most unusual feel. Food and drink were both good...More

Thank Canar1
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We had read some of the previous comments praising the food but criticising the service. However when we went both were really good. Fresh, well cooked food, portion size just right. Friendly, helpful staff, ready to explain the menu and give advice. I would definitely...More

Thank 613karenm613
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We had diner in La Cuevita, as recommended by a local. We had a tasty salad, chicken and sole. A bit heavy on the garlic 😊 but nevertheless very nice. As the restaurant is sort of built into the rock, it has a peculiar interior....More

Thank Linda V
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Sounds special on paper set in an atmospheric cave. Unfortunately we found the staff unwelcoming and the food disappointing. I appreciate that dishes vary but one couple shared a fish dish and the other couple had separate meat dishes. We all agreed that we wouldn't...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 11 January 2018

No menu on display. We sat down and the waiter shoved the menu at us. He didn't even speak! Needless to say we left and went somewhere nicer and cheaper!!

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Booked table on the basis of enjoyable dinner the previous night booked by the walking company with which we had booked our holiday. Perhaps if you know the staff this results in efficient service. Our experience the following night was terrible. It took 90 minutes...More

Thank Lyndon M
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judith m
May 27, 2017|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
They do, but there are a couple of 24 hour cash points within walking distance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Promenade, Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Gomera  >  Playa de Santiago
  • Phone Number: +34 922 89 55 68
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