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Restaurante El Refugio

Calle Lapas No. 1 2, 38911 La Restinga, El Hierro, Spain
+34 922 55 70 29
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (10 reviews)
“his brother” (2 reviews)
“little bit” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Soups
$$ - $$$
Calle Lapas No. 1 2, 38911 La Restinga, El Hierro, Spain
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A large selection of fresh fish from the day with experience ways to prepare. Alfonsinos and Viejas amazing just with garlic and olive oil. Friendly people serving us at this restaurant.

Thank Antonio Tablero A
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This restaurant is a real gem. the food is wonderful and so fresh. my husband had fish that was swimming in the sea that morning, i had chicken and that was really nice too. the service was great and nothing was too much trouble.

Thank 272linda1958
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Our waiter could not have been more helpful and subtly attentive. Presented with a selection of the days freshly caught sea bounty we settled for barracuda for 2, grilled with garlic and presented whole, halved with papas aerugadas and the obligatory mojo on the side....More

Thank Presumingheads
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Totally we've been eating here 6-7 times in 2016/17. We rarely choose from the meny, but rather from the plate of today's fish. Delicously grilled with garlic, and as a spesial service the owner got my phone-number and called when our favorite fish had been...More

Thank Tore B
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The owner met us on the front door and showed all the fresh fish he had and yes, everything was good! His family basically run this place

Thank Sipu2
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Freshest fish in town and friendliest staff, nice place to stay. Prices are a little bit higher than in the neighborhood, but worth every cent! The "Chefredakteure" Manolo is a multilingual talent, fish comes directly from his brother, a local fisherman.

Thank Uwe T
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Excellent fish restaurant with wide selection. We were made very welcome. Even when there had been a misunderstanding about the menu agreed with our walking tour company, the owner was charming and understanding. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Like most places to dine on the island this restaurant (which is placed on the best place to the harbour and the seaside view) was in service and endless waiting not much to tell about. The interest for you as a customer minimal and indifferently(sin...More

1  Thank bapmail
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Really tasty fresh fish but a little bit expensive. Nice location, good service. Waiter speaks german ang english a little

Thank Rafał K
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

It taste good but very expensive. The Staff does speak English but only one guy doe. I recomend the pineapple dessert, very, very fresh

Thank FisKnock
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lapas No. 1 2, 38911 La Restinga, El Hierro, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  El Hierro  >  La Restinga
  • Phone Number: +34 922 55 70 29
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