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Gastronomy at Alcaufar Vell

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Alcalfar Road Km8 | Rural Hotel Restaurant, 07710, Sant Lluis, Minorca, Spain
+34 971 15 18 74
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I can highly recommend this restaurant. The food is excellent, the staff are very friendly and the head waiter Jose is very knowledgable and will recommend food and wine selections, as well as offering information on where the ingredients come from. The setting is perfect, you eat outdoors under olive trees and stars, It's very magical and romantic. The tuna... More 

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Thank Fiona C
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a few days in advance with the intention of taking a look at the rural hotel for another year. We had a fantastic meal as a family; the entrecôte and the cochinillo were both Menorcan local and really nice. The service was also outstanding and made the whole experience lovely.

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Thank Gabriel B
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Without doubt this was the best meal of our holidays - and we visited 10 different restaurants in the fortnight. The tables are laid up in the garden under the trees and when the lights go on the atmosphere is fantastic. The service was very friendly with all the dishes are presented in their own unique style. We will definitely... More 

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Thank Needwood
Milan, Italy
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158 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Really romantic place!!! Tables outside in a super nice atmosphere, you will feel in another world. Candles and night lights everywhere, coupled with tables in the park. The food is amazing. Try the different types of entrantes - pulpo with truffles and gambes in a tartare!

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Thank Sanja K
Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

One of the best restaurants on the island. We had the dinner tasting menu which was excellent. Great service and value in a wonderful location. Do not miss this treat if you are in the area

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1 Thank Miles7000
UK
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

An amazing way to spend our last night in Menorca. From the minute we arrived we felt welcomed and the candlelit seating area in the olive tree grove is a most beautiful setting. We had 3 courses of exquisite food for 8 people, cocktails, wine and coffees. The total was €350 euros - very very good value for the food... More 

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1 Thank Akhkam
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Five stars for ambience. Beautiful Mediterranean garden for an aperitif, staff in no hurry to seat you in the restaurant, but that's OK, the size of the gin requires lingering. Food is imaginatively presented and cooked with skill. The vaulted ceiling and stone Dining Room is a special place to be. A delightful experience, second visit confirmed my wife's enthusiasm... More 

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2 Thank StefanL387
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Good food, not too expensive, friendly staff and great if you're staying at the hotel and don't want to drive

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Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

This restaurant has a beautiful setting, but I'm afraid I won't be recommending it. While the food is fine although nothing to write home about and frankly a bit pretentious, the service is very slow. Suffice it to say that the dessert order arrived some half an hour after we ordered it, and by that time the restaurant was empty... More 

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Thank 1974Tinnat
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

This is an excellent restaurant, in the converted stables of a very old Menorcean house. We have visited many times, and love it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alcalfar Road Km8 | Rural Hotel Restaurant, 07710, Sant Lluis, Minorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Minorca  >  Sant Lluis
  • Phone Number: +34 971 15 18 74

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