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La Chalana

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Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
+34 922 89 59 69
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County Armagh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the places to go to for lunch when visiting Santiago. The atmosphere is great, friendly and welcoming staff and sitting looking at the sea just perfect. Lazy unrushed lunch as lunch should be, food excellent, portions so good and fresh fish excellent. A real find.

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Thank Margaret G
london, uk
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to enjoy lunch. Overlooking the sea and in a scruffy state but the finance of was amazing. Fish was especially good

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Thank markjg65
Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No soft drinks available, entree and main dishes all served at the same time. Garlic prawns not very exciting. Sea bass was over cooked and quite dry.

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Thank jeanmair
Allington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was an amazing experience for both families and couples, there was a superb atmosphere. Everything was perfect from the friendliness of the staff to the high quality of the food. There was a beautiful view of the sea and it was for such a great price. We went back there several times and the staff spoke excellent English. All... More 

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Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Have eaten lunch 3 times here in past 10 days. Fish fresh & well cooked. Wine very good, bread mojo, coffee all superb. Only problem is getting a table out of the sun , they could do with some more parasols. Best tables often occupied by a couple of blokes taking their time over a beer blocking the table. Would... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We revisited La Chalana (aka as The Shack) as the food is so good. There are no fancy surroundings and if we hadn't been recommended to go the first time would have probably not stopped. There were various fish of the day and the sea bass served with salad and canarian potatoes was really good. It's inexpensive and the staff... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Beach restaurant/bar. Great for lunch, fresh octopus and sardines. Basic fittings but lovely staff. Well worth a visit. You may have to wait at busy times.

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Thank Mike B
Bolton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

No fancy furniture, no table cloths, uncomfortable seats, open to the elements. Why visit this establishment? Quite simply "The Shack" as it is known has first class food, cold beer, and excellent wines. The menu is small, but all the food is cooked to a high standard. You must try Gambas a la Gomera, prawns served in a hot dish... More 

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Coggeshall, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Walked along the Ave Maritima looking for lunch and came across this. Doesn’t look glamourous but llike what it was; a friendly, genuine, local restuarant Excellent local food, especially the prawns. A place to come back to when we’re next in La Gomera.

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Thank OldEssexMan
Barnet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very friendly bar on the beach. Reasonable prices. Great for a G&T sundowner! Frequented by locals and tourists.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?