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Calau

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Calle de les Voltes, 8 | Calle Les Voltes, 8, 17210 Calella de Palafrugell, Palafrugell, Spain
+34 972 61 53 01
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19:30 - 23:00
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Wed - Mon 19:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:30 - 15:30
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Villefrancee-de-Rouergue, France
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

great atmosphere run by people who really are interested in the food they serve, really interesting variety of different Tapas

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Calau is a restaurant of Tapas. It’s a little restaurant with few tables, near to the beach. It has got a modern style with white and blue colours, which are the colours of the sea. Tapas are varied and healthy food and they are tasty. My favourite tapas are tapa of ham, tapa of prawn, baked potato with spicy and... More 

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Thank Saida F
Melbourne, Australia
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499 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Calau is a popular little spot just back off the beach. It's smart and modern feel is enhanced by about 6 tables on an outside decking which is where we sat. There is a big range of tapas to choose from the bar but the waiters bring out various dishes hot from the kitchen so it is possible not to... More 

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Beccles, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stumbled upon Calau by sheer chance, arriving about 2pm just ahead of the afternoon rush and were so pleased to have found this really super tapas restaurant. It works by pricing each item according to the skewer or spike or shape of dish, so it's easy to work out what you're having and what it's costing as you go... More 

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Thank TheNorfolkBroad
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Calau is an absolutely amazing tapas place, with varied and creative self-service tapas menu. It was our last night in the area and we were lucky to close the final chapter of our cycling trip with a fun dinner and a few glasses of cava in this little gem of a place. It is very popular for a reason!

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Thank Kristina G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Good selection, waiting time not good, although they are moving to bigger premises next year, not sure if that is a good idea though, as people queuing outside makes its appear exclusive

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Placerville, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We were walking thru town checking different menus for dinner, initially read the menu board and decided to keep looking - luckily a gentlemen from Sweden, who was eating at Calau stopped us and convinced us it was the best place in town. We took his advice, grabbed a table and ordered a bottle of wine. Wonderful food, very friendly... More 

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Brives sur Charente
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Even at the end of September this place is heaving... Must arrive around 7 to grab a table as it's rather small. Great atmosphere almost overlooking the sea, in the busy main footpath leading down to the bay. Great service and really delicious tapas both hot and cold dishes with plenty of choice. Great for families with all ages. Love... More 

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Thank Haslett1
Leeds
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Super tapas bar where freshly prepared food continues to appear at the counter and hot food is brought to your table for your inspection and choice.You pay for what you have eaten thro a system of stick/differing plate sizes easy to over spend as all is beautifully prepared and TASTY.

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Thank John080
Englewood, Florida
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Yes oh yes, either get in early or put your name down and wait! We went not knowing what to expect and made the mistake of loading our plates from the table holding tapas that had been previously served, my tip is get a couple then wait, then the waiters bring round the fresh ones for you to pick and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$27
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
Monday
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de les Voltes, 8 | Calle Les Voltes, 8, 17210 Calella de Palafrugell, Palafrugell, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Palafrugell  >  Calella de Palafrugell
  • Phone Number: +34 972 61 53 01
Description
En la tarjeta no viene ningun telefono. Local de tapas, pinchos y copas

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