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La Gruta

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Enric Serra, 15 | Port d'en Perris, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
+34 972 77 62 11
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sat 12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
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Matching Tye, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a birthday treat, we went here and had the Discovery Menu, which costs €45 per person. This sounds a lot, BUT, it's excellent value considering the quality and quantity of what you get. Have a look at their website for the current menu. I really recommend trying the Discovery Menu. Will definitely be going back again soon! Would recommend... More 

Thank Michael T
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant last week whilst staying with friends, we had travelled from France to visit them so imagine our surprise to go and eat here with a french chef. I really do not want to leave a review as it means other people will discover this place! Excellent quality food, fantastic service and unbelievable value.

Thank ashblonde
Costa Brava L'estartit
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great food at excelent price. The menu mid- day is varied, well presented and wonderful. Try it. Excellent location, right on the sea front. Service is just perfect.

1 Thank Bandb P
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to La Gruta since they moved to their new location over the summer. With room for more tables and the benefit of great views, the question was: will it still be as impressive a blend of quality/presentation/price/ambience. The answer, unequivocally, is YES! The €18 lunch menu has great choices; tableware, service, preparation and presentation of... More 

Thank Peter L
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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373 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Considering the number of times that we’ve been to L’Escala it’s criminal that it has taken us to so long to actually eat here. We were in a party of eight on what was a relatively quiet Saturday evening in October. The menu by and large falls in to two fixed price options - 30 Euros and 38 Euros both... More 

1 Thank Alan R
Paris, France
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I went with my parents and my adult and child son for the Menu de Dia: €18 for three courses, 1/2 bottle of wine and water. We all had different starters and each was excellent. I had the timbale of courgettes, mozerella and iberian ham. Delicious balance of flavours and textures. The bisque was also very good. I had the... More 

Thank vixky
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

18 of us ate here for a special occasion. We dined lunch time for 18euros pp for 3 courses plus wine and water, every meal was excellent and the staff very efficient. Wonderful value for money, would highly recommend it.

Thank eileenthornton1
Southampton, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and drink and very helpful staff!! 18€ for 3 course meal plus half a bottle of wine great value for money and all very tasty! Liked it so much we tried to go back the next day (they change their menu every day) but fully booked! You may need to make a reservation but definitely worth it!

Thank Katherine S
Geneva, Switzerland
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87 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This was our first visit since the recent change of location. The atmosphere is charming. The new restaurant is more spacious. There is a good view of the sea. The menu is similar, as well as the personnel, who are ever friendly, helpful, attentive and efficient. The meals are innovative and delicious. It is always full, so it's better to... More 

Thank Lynne H
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Fantastic "blue ribbon" gourmet restaurant with changing menu every day incorporating French and Spanish recipes. Half bottle of win and bread included all for Euro 18. Staff super friendly. Window seats overlook the sea. You must book at lunchtime as the French & Belgians have discovered it and eat there every lunch time! Please give them an extra half star... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$48
French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Enric Serra, 15 | Port d'en Perris, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Escala
  • Phone Number: +34 972 77 62 11

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