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La Gruta

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Enric Serra, 15 | Port d'en Perris, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
+34 972 77 62 11
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sat 12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to La Gruta since they moved to their new location over the summer. With room for more tables and the benefit of great views, the question was: will it still be as impressive a blend of quality/presentation/price/ambience. The answer, unequivocally, is YES! The €18 lunch menu has great choices; tableware, service, preparation and presentation of... More 

Thank Peter L
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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371 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Considering the number of times that we’ve been to L’Escala it’s criminal that it has taken us to so long to actually eat here. We were in a party of eight on what was a relatively quiet Saturday evening in October. The menu by and large falls in to two fixed price options - 30 Euros and 38 Euros both... More 

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Paris, France
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I went with my parents and my adult and child son for the Menu de Dia: €18 for three courses, 1/2 bottle of wine and water. We all had different starters and each was excellent. I had the timbale of courgettes, mozerella and iberian ham. Delicious balance of flavours and textures. The bisque was also very good. I had the... More 

Thank vixky
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

18 of us ate here for a special occasion. We dined lunch time for 18euros pp for 3 courses plus wine and water, every meal was excellent and the staff very efficient. Wonderful value for money, would highly recommend it.

Thank eileenthornton1
Southampton, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and drink and very helpful staff!! 18€ for 3 course meal plus half a bottle of wine great value for money and all very tasty! Liked it so much we tried to go back the next day (they change their menu every day) but fully booked! You may need to make a reservation but definitely worth it!

Thank Katherine S
Geneva, Switzerland
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85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This was our first visit since the recent change of location. The atmosphere is charming. The new restaurant is more spacious. There is a good view of the sea. The menu is similar, as well as the personnel, who are ever friendly, helpful, attentive and efficient. The meals are innovative and delicious. It is always full, so it's better to... More 

Thank Lynne H
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Fantastic "blue ribbon" gourmet restaurant with changing menu every day incorporating French and Spanish recipes. Half bottle of win and bread included all for Euro 18. Staff super friendly. Window seats overlook the sea. You must book at lunchtime as the French & Belgians have discovered it and eat there every lunch time! Please give them an extra half star... More 

Thank stellahewins
Milford on Sea, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Visited here for fixed price 3 course lunch with wine and water. Warm welcome, although we did go with friends who are regulars, excellent service, good choice of food and superbly cooked and presented. Recently moved to this larger premise on the sea front. Should not be missed

Thank Kim11052011
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We were recommended this by friends especially for the fixed price lunch. Booked for 2:30pm sitting, table for 7. Several items not available on what was already a very limited menu - 3/4 dishes per course. Deboned chicken was not deboned and one main course plate was forgotten and when it did arrive was overlooked.good value for 20 euros including... More 

Thank some1has2doit
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

2 visits in one week. On weekdays the 20€ incl wine and water 3 course menu offers unbelievable value for money. The 'usual' menu's in the weekend as well! Everything prepared in an excellent way, the chef knows exactly knows what he is doing and obviously wants to suprise his guests. Excellent. Also the very friendly staff. Pearl at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$48
French, Mediterranean, European, International, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Enric Serra, 15 | Port d'en Perris, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Escala
  • Phone Number: +34 972 77 62 11

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