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La Xicra

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Calle, 17200, Palafrugell, Spain
+34 972 30 56 30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
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Mon 20:00 - 23:00
Thu - Tue 13:00 - 15:30
Thu - Sat 20:00 - 23:00
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Showing 13: English reviews
Jersey, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We have visited this restaurant many times and it never fails to impress . The food is authentically Catalan and definitely for the adventurous palate ..dont come here for chicken and chips . I tried pigs trotters and sea cucumber last night and I am still reliving the experience . What beautiful and unusual flavours . This really is Michelin... More 

1 Thank Harry V
Sault, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Charming, quaint restaurant with good food, but there were several problems. First, the server (the owner I think) couldn't find the wine list. She proposed a local wine and we agreed but it would have been nice to have a choice. I ordered the grilled shrimp and asked if it came with a side dish and she said yes, either... More 

1 Thank epicurein84
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

We have been coming to this lovely restaurant for the past 29 years and each time it's a feast! The food is outstanding, so fresh and well prepared that we keep coming back. I must admit that we always let the lovely Montse choose for us, and we have never been let down. Ask to peek at her husband's, Pere... More 

Thank Maritza R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We visited La Xicra last Saturday along with a group of friends. We have eaten there before and have always found the food to be exceptional. Yet again we were presented with dish after dish of fine food, made from the freshest of ingredients combined artfully to be a feast for the eye as well as the stomach. The service... More 

Thank Duncan T
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

this little restaurant is difficult to find. Do not yet judge based on the entrance of the place. When you made this step you will notice it has a a great ambience, overloaded with painting and with a women's tough. The ladies who run the place, know very well how to serve local catalan ingredients. Do not expect a broad... More 

Thank Albert-Frank
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

My wife and I went to La Xicra for our 25th anniversary, hoping for a very special evening. We were not disappointed. It could not have been more perfect! With only one other couple dining on a late Monday night, it would have been easy to seat us at an adjacent table, but instead our very welcoming hostess brought us... More 

2 Thank BplanB
Barcelona, Spain
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

You will enjoy very much this small and friendly restaurant owned by locals. Nice seasonal catalan food which combines seafood and meat

1 Thank avb1979
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2014

We've been lucky enough to have visited this restaurant many times over the last 25 years... It has never disappointed, whether at lunchtime for just the two of us, or in the evening with a group of family and friends. I read Tudor D's review, and it's a pity he didn't enjoy a couple of the courses on the tasting... More 

1 Thank Guy G
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We have been visiting the Costa Brava for over 30 years and have always wanted to try La Xicra but my wife has never fancied it!! I wish I'd listened to her, she's usually correct, wives usually are. I was there alone last week and was determined to 'give it a go' I wish I'd listened to Mrs D. The... More 

1 Thank tudor d
Oppdal Municipality, Norway
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132 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

By using a Michelin App for my GPS we found this hidden restaurant. We were taken care of by a very nice lady who seemed to manage the whole thing. The restaurant was like an oldfashioned dining room in a private house, but the food and serving was top. From the outside the restaurant was not impressive. But don't give... More 

1 Thank Arne D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:30
13:00 - 15:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle, 17200, Palafrugell, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Palafrugell
  • Phone Number: +34 972 30 56 30

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