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Meson El Gala

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Plaza Antonio Gala, Almunecar, Spain
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Bingley
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Over the couse of night many bars can be tried , we stopped at this bar a few times over the course of 2 weeks. simple ( but tasty) tapas with drinks to quench the thirst.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

Coffees and a meat and garlic with chips to share for €14. Reasonable for lunch. Probably wouldn't go out of our way to re - visit but okay for quick lunch - was open during siesta.

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1 Thank James H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

Excellent food, excellent service and very reasonable prices for evening meal. Also great tapas on passing visits

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Thank pete638
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Meson El Gala is situated at the edge of the old town in Almunecar at the Plaza de Damasco. Both the food and ambiences is very local, shich includes only Spanish is spoken. However, this is never a problem. The menu include both local dishes and rationes, as tapas are called. The food is fresh mad and tasty. I have... More 

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Thank Hans M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

This was our first visit to El Gala and it will not be our last. Busy place, so you need to arrive before 1000 if you want to sit outside. The tapas were traditional, well cooked and plentiful. Friendly prompt service helps make this place a winner in every sense.

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Thank Shiner6787
Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

We love going to Meson El Gala and will head there on our first day of our holiday and probably ever day thereafter! The tapas are great and it is frequented mainly by locals. We have often gone for dinner. The staff are all so friendly. Can't wait to go back for the brilliant food and wine. They serve my... More 

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Thank bailyhowth
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2013

As soon as we arrive for our holiday in Almunecar, we cannot wait to head to Meson Gala in the evening. We love to perch on one of the barrels outside - wish here were more stools but maybe that is a ploy to keep you hanging around buying drinks and eating the delicious tapas until you get one!! Have... More 

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1 Thank Francesca13885
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2012

We had a very nice lunch here and the menu presented us with several local dishes performed to perfection. The lobster was wonderful and so of course the cold meats platter with the king of pata negra ham included. A lovely venue for dining also in the evening, just around the corner of a buzzy bar square and walking distance... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
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Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Antonio Gala, Almunecar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Almunecar
Description
Am surpised this is not listed on the site - great restaurant and tapa bar. Nice outside seating. One of the better meals I have had. Service is great. For a drink and Tapas, it is brillant. Stand or sit on high stools around barrells in the open air. One of my favourite tapas was their Pate. All ot them were great. Good mix of food on menu. Very professional.

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