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restaurant el portalet

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$$$$
European, Spanish, Contemporary
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sant Jaime, 32, 25550 Bossost, Spain
+34 973 64 82 00
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12:30 - 15:00
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Tue - Sun 12:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 20:30 - 22:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having driven from Montmaurin on a day trip, we just happened upon El Portalet and this place completely exceeded any possible expectations. From the point of walking in, we were immediately drawn in by the incredible decor and ambience. Seated almost immediately, despite not having booked, the servers were incredibly attentive in taking our drinks order followed by an explanation... More 

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Thank Mariam A
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

First day open after renovations, and whoaw! Super delicious food, excellent service, in a modern, industrial, but warm interior.

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Thank Danielle B
Crechets, France
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

A fantastic dinner, in very comfortable surroundings, very nice waiting staff. A real pleasure to eat at this restaurant.

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Thank hoopBagneresDeLuchon
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We had lunch with a friend, as a trial run, before taking family there in the next couple of weeks. We received a warm welcome and our waiter was attentive and charming. Each course was a visual delight and delicious. In between each course, we were brought some really delicious little treats. We will definitely be going back with our... More 

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Thank Penny B
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136 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Bossost is a pretty little town in the Val d'Aran just over the Spanish border from SW France. The Garonne runs through the centre of town and right beside the river is the Portalet. This place has the warm ambience of a family-run restaurant plus food which is worth at least two Michelin stars and immaculate service. The menu is... More 

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Thank John P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a popular restaurant. We had lunch here for the first time recently. Four course or three course choice with several tasty "extras" brought in between courses, very good presentation on wacky plates, good value for money. Ask for Menu in Spanish or French, attentive waiter, cool atmosphere, suggest booking if you are not arriving soon after opening at... More 

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Thank Peter R
Saint-Lizier, France
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

The wonder of this restaurant is that you do not get much on a plate....but leave feeling very full! Each course is a journey of different flavours...all delightful!

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Thank borzoiowner
Pujols, France
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

An excellent menu and very good value. The Rioja wine was superb. Although we (four of us) were the only people in the restaurant that night, it still matched up to our previous visit. Will definitely be back again. Michelin level cuisine about very reasonable prices.

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Thank richard1382015
Saint-Beat, France
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372 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Nice place to eat with little touches between courses. Plates are not huge but full of taste. Lovely food prepared well.

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Thank ScooterJuly
Vila Seca, Spain
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230 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Have you ever found a treasure? Well, me not. But I thought it when we had lunch in this restaurant. It's not in the right place and, inside it's not very comfortable but, what the hell! Their foods are excellent. I recommend you to divert on your GPS route and enjoy its cuisine. You'll be grateful for my opinion (;-)

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Thank Jimber81

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$56
Cuisine
European, Spanish, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
20:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
20:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: sant Jaime, 32, 25550 Bossost, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Lleida  >  Val d'Aran  >  Bossost
  • Phone Number: +34 973 64 82 00
Description
Our restaurant is located in an old "Borda Aranesa" restored, although it is within the population enjoys a superb location next to nature, with its own car park. The atmosphere is very friendly and spacious. The cuisine is creative style, our chef continues to innovate and to work, after more than fifteen years, the unmistakable style of Portalet. We have available all year.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?