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La Gallineta

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Carretera de San Jose s/n, 04117 Pozo de los Frailes, Spain
+34 950 38 05 01
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 13:30 - 15:30
21:00 - 23:00
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went here with other friends who invited us. The food was really exceptional but the price was really high! Maybe it was the alcohol that was consumed but in Spain you dont expect that to be too expensive. If you want a special occasion and are prepared to spend a bit of money then I would recommend this place... More 

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Thank Mildew
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant, service was quite good, nice atmosphere and terrace, soft background music perfect for a special night out- recommendations from the waiter were spot on: ensalada de hojas verdes with poached truffled egg and ham, as well as Pastela (lamb meat in a pastry with raisins and cinnamon- an authentic arabic dish). We also had octopus - quite good,... More 

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Thank CKaram73
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I love Spanish tapas but sometimes I want more refined tasteful food. We had great food at this nice restaurant and they speak English:) The garlic almond soup was great just like the fish of the day and a delicious tarte Tatin, really a delicious surprise

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Thank PeterenPercy
Humshaugh, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is Spanish fine dining at its most personal with the charming manager/waiter in partnership with an excellent young chef. It is expensive but such imaginative and creative cooking deserves to come at a price.

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Thank Haywards57
Oxford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Compared with excellent dinner elsewhere recently our experience at this restaurant was disappointing and expensive. 10 euros less but a world apart in quality of food. Service very friendly and attentive and with excellent English.

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Thank LADAHOLS
GB
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

We rolled in mid evening to what looks a lovely restaurant. Our waitress was charming, service very good. But the food would have been distinctly average at any price, and at the price things are here left us wanting something more interesting.

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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

In a country where tapas are routine, this place offers very refined and good food. FYI : Opening hours are late: lunch after 1.30pm and dinner after 9pm. Not possible to eat earlier.

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Thank Miline100
Barcelona, Spain
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146 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for an elegant place to have a lunch or a dinner this is probably one of the places to choose in the Gata Cape (Cabo de Gata, Southern Spain). The facts are: -nice restaurant about 10 tables -helpful and kind staff that know about the wines served and also the food. -food is good. Rices are... More 

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1 Thank rguerri
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

This place is just amazing, might be expensive but totally worth it. Please try the Ajo blanco con sorbete de melon, you'll reach paradise.

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Thank Ruth A
Oxford, United Kingdom
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362 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

We ate in the enclosed front courtyard under the trees and an umbrella next to the herb wall. My uncle is known there and the welcome was warm and familiar. While speed of service was not present it was not required. Service was well managed and discrete. The Ajo Blanco soup was outstanding - made that day from hand ground... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$152
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 15:30
21:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 15:30
21:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 15:30
21:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:30 - 15:30
21:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:30 - 15:30
21:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:30 - 15:30
21:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera de San Jose s/n, 04117 Pozo de los Frailes, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Almeria  >  Pozo de los Frailes
  • Phone Number: +34 950 38 05 01

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?