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Sant Vicenc, 4 | Delante de la Iglesia de Sant VicenC, 17850, Besalu, Spain
+34 972 59 00 85
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09:00 - 23:30
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I had a cream of pea soup and a dish of cod with potatoes. Both were expertly cooked, but the fish and potatoes were not embellished with any onion, garlic, herb or spice--and they needed something. The waitstaff was very attentive. The environment, however, felt like a cafeteria because of the blue-grey colours and fluorescent lighting.

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Thank Deborah K
Marrakech, Morocco, Africa
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I went last sunday to eat a small lunch and we waited for about 45 minutes to even start to see our food and received the wrong entree. The gaspacho and cod cakes were quite good as was the steak and pork (though I must say we ordered fish and duck!). We were eventually so late we just begged for... More 

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Thank travellingsteenz
553Mari, Gerente at Can Quei, responded to this review
Google Translation

Estimados señores. Si ustedes han pedido pescado y pato cuando se les presento los otros platos,que eran butifarra y pies... More 

Singapore
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135 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

During our visit to the lovely old town of Besalú, we stopped by this restaurant opposite a church. As it was a nice warm afternoon, we chose a table by the sidewalk. Unfortunately a couple with a huge dog picked a table very close to us so we moved inside the restaurant to one of the dining rooms. I already... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We wanted to try the local dish fideua (like Paella but made with noodles) and saw that this was on the menu. Dinner service did not start until 8pm so we came back to the restaurant just after 8pm and were the first (and only) guests on a Sunday night. The lights in the restaurant seating area at the back... More 

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Thank Jules_NZ23
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We are a local family who went to Can Quei for a dinner. We did a starter and a main course per person. It's all about traditional and local cuisine, and we found all delicious. The poor thing is that we had to wait a long time to be served before and between the meals. We did not receive any... More 

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Thank Jan N
Island of Malta, Malta
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

They offer a 3 course lunch menu including water and wine for €25 per person. You can choose from a variety of local dishes, the quality and portion size is very good and the staff is friendly.

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Thank Philipp S
Moscow, Russia
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Been there with my wife. Nice atmosphere, good cava, lovely anchovies and the most impressive experience with game: wood pigeon with rice, artichokes and mushrooms! Get a trophy out of the main course: bullet :) Fully recommend! Really nice and tasty place!

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Thank FrolovO
Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2016

You can choose between menu or "dishes at your choosen". Amount and quality well-valued. Atmosphere of the restaurant, it depends on your preferences. You can choose a modern dining-room or one of two classical ones.

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Thank S5924MFivan
Badalona, Spain
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214 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We found the place by luck while looking for an alternative as the one we were going was totally booked. For my surprise the menu had a quality/price balance quite good. The food was actually really tasty (we had the tuna tartar as a first, it was good but a bit frozen ...). What shocked us a bit was that... More 

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Thank xIshidax
553Mari, Gerente at Can Quei, responded to this review
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Estimado cliente,muchas gracias por su voto de confianza,lo sentimos mucho por el tartar estar quizás un poco frío,nos lo podíais... More 

London
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Perhaps the previous terrible review has had an impact: we were surprised to be able to find a table outside on a sunny August lunchtime. The setting of the outside tables is lovely: quiet and sunny, almost outside the door of the church of San Vicenc, and with a small garden opposite. An Italian family eating there saw us hesitate... 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, European, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sant Vicenc, 4 | Delante de la Iglesia de Sant VicenC, 17850, Besalu, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Besalu
  • Phone Number: +34 972 59 00 85

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