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La Chalana

Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
+34 922 89 59 69
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (34 reviews)
“calamari” (17 reviews)
“sardines” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We lunch here twice last week. It is a rough and ready beach bar toilets a bit rough! However the important things are the food and the service. Service is prompt and friendly but the food is genuinely good. Not fancy just good quality beach...More

Thank JohnandCarolineUK
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Fabulous fresh seafood and super friendly welcome. Get in early if you want a table - this place is very popular with the locals. Right on the beach - we were treated to mid lunch dolphin antics. Love this place - so much charm and...More

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this cafe following good reviews on trip advisor. It was very full with locals which is always a good sign. The place is quite basic but don't be put off the menu was quite short but all the food we had was fresh...More

Thank jeh41
Reviewed 16 August 2017

La Chalana is little more than a beach bar but is great for lunch. Its simple and basic with a relaxed atmosphere and good honest food. The fact the locals use it is a positive sign and adds to the atmosphere. The menu is mainly...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

When a restaurant is full of only local Spanish you know you've found a gem.. Fresh Tuna & sea bass were our choices with calamari...huge portions....amazing. Great friendly service would absolutely recommend. Doesn't look much from the outside but not to be missed!

Thank Trips-Butlers
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Lovely Setting for relaxing and having a drink, They stop serving at 4 pm so get there early if you want food. Avoid the melted cheese, it was not to my taste

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

After reading great reviews on here and being advised to go here for tapas food by our hotel we checked it out. It took us three attempts to actually eat here as they were closed on the Wednesday, had stopped serving food on the Friday...More

Thank Hannah N
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We got to Playa de Santiago not knowing what to expect but wanting some fresh seafood. We saw that two of the best rated restaurants on the island happened to be right there, one was closed, and that's how we ended up here. So glad...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Sadly closed for holidays for much of our stay so only managed to visit for morning coffee on two days at the end. The lady owner has been there since 1985 and the place is now run by her son. Very good coffee - Italian...More

Thank Stuart T
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Not sure why the rave reviews must be middle class people who like slumming it to get down with the peeps. However it's good value if you like the greasy spoon vibe, the house wine is very tasty and if you are middle class it...More

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Questions & Answers
Valerie B
31 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from SylviGr | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all the above answers. We ate there just once because we were seldom 'home' at lunchtime and they close at 4.30. If they had opened in the evening we would have gone then
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Gomera  >  Playa de Santiago
  • Phone Number: +34 922 89 59 69
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