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La Mamela

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Sir Herbert Miles Road, Catalan Bay, Gibraltar
+350 200 72373
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best paella I've eaten. We had a lovely meal there and sat outside listening to the sea. It was bliss!

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Thank Rachael M
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

One of Gibraltar's more Spanish establishments with a good location on the East side of the Rock looking towards the costa del sol, La Mamela is worth a visit. The manager (owner?) was a bit preoccupied with a Spanish table, meaning that service on an unbusy night was unnecessarily slow. The waitress, though friendly, was a bit clueless. We had... More 

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Thank Howcaplefamily
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed close by so decided to give it a go especially hubby never had a proper paella so "desperately" wanted to try. We arrived about 7:45pm on a Sat and the place was pretty empty. Staff were still setting the tables and getting ready. Inside deco was a bit dated. We ordered sizzling king prawn in chilli oil for starter... More 

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Thank Ying W
Stockport, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I visited this restaurant with a group of friends on a weekend and anticipated a lovely meal . I ordered the fishermans soup which turned out to be watery and lacking in substance. Then main meal consisted of fillets of fish, potatoes and salad. The fillets were quite small , the potatoes inedible due to being saturated in salt, and... More 

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Thank novadra f
England, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

What a fantastic place to enjoy a delicious lunch with a stunning view! My initial plan was to park my hired car somewhere in the area, so I can take a walk in the Catalan Bay enjoying the early rays of the February Sun. Being the only big car park in the vicinity that isn't only for residents it was... More 

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Thank Gyongyver Gwen R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We came to this restaurant on Valentine's Day after reading all the reviews here , sadly restaurant was fully booked, we was left without any foods! But we came back next day for lunch before our flight back to the UK. My God ! We wasn't disappointed! Foods are so amazing, so fresh, staffs are so friendly even help us... More 

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Thank Dlokuk
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been going here for years, this place is my family's 'local' and we celebrate most birthday's/ events here as it is easy to get everyone together. The staff always go out of their way to accommodate any requests we may have and the food is great. I have nothing bad to say about this restaurant - go eat... More 

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Thank Davina M
Gibraltar
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

On several occasions that I have visited this restaurant, I have very much enjoyed, the food, the service and the relaxing atmosphere. If you sit out on the terrace, the view of Catalan Bay is beautiful and adds to a stunning evening with great fish dishes.

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Thank yvy p
Gibraltar
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Situated at the top of the road leading down to Catalan Bay, great views from the restaurant over the Med. If you want a really good sea food place, this is it.

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Thank Steve H
La Linea de la Concepcion, Spain
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Excellent dishes, my no 1 restaurant in Gibraltar so far. Good prices, wide variety of mainly Mediterranean / Spanish dishes, great portions and all very tasty food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sir Herbert Miles Road, Catalan Bay, Gibraltar
  • Location: Europe  >  Gibraltar
  • Phone Number: +350 200 72373

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