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Passeig del Mar, 9 | 17212, 17212 Tamariu, Palafrugell, Spain
+37972620041
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Exmouth, England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The meal was okay could of been slightly more original our food was chip with everything but it is right on the beach. The service was okay a bit casual we waited along time for service.

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Thank AnnaArt
Mobberley, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Ate here twice and enjoyed Calamari, Patatas Brava's and an enormous tasty Prawn Cocktail, on the second occasion shared a mixed Paella, which was delicious and freshly cooked, great views of the bay and beach. it does get busy quickly so book or get there early

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Thank Mark A
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We are a large family of seven, with four children between 12 and 5. We did not have a Reservation, and had been turned away from several other Tamariu seafront Restaurants. But the Royal maitre d turned out to be more enterprising, and found spaces that we hadn't seen, and within a few moments a super table for seven was... More 

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Thank c t
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Really good meal, good service, had paella, which s served differently around these parts to other laces in Spain - but still good!

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Thank Nick G
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Tried to go to Hotel Tamariu for dinner but they were full. We asked for a recommendation for good paella and the suggestion was The Royal. Good location on the beach. Good paella as well. Others had the sole which was also good. Would visit again.

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Thank DAS8M
Somerset
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This was our first night here.The menu looked good so we decided to eat here in the evening.We ordered seafood paella and steamed mussels. Well the paella was overcooked to the point of being inedible. Tasted charcoaled the prawns were dry the mussels were dry.They offered to cook us another but at this point we were tired after travelling.When we... More 

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Thank Buffiepratt
Bangkok, Thailand
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Above average quality of food and extensive menu. Thoroughly enjoyable and fantastic location overlooking the beach

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Thank Christina H
Phoenix, Arizona
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

My sister and i had a few drinks here and it was fine. The food takes a while to come out so we didnt order. We did however eat at Murris Beach Bar down the board walk and that place was delicious and amazing! I would recommend their calamari.

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Thank Wanderer_Of_Lust
Netherlands
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102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

This restaurant is nicely located directly at the beach and it should be evaluated as an informal place where you can have a simple meal after you have enjoyed the sunshine in this lovely environment. Nothing special but fair. Grilled asparagus were good, the paella a bit too greasy but sufficiently filled and really tasteful. Of course these type of... More 

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Thank BernardoNetherlands
Sevenoaks
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Good restaurant ; none of the others had a free table in the sun for 4. Busy beach! The green salad was pretty mediocre with iceberg lettuce and slices of raw onion and tomato. However my husband's grilled tuna was the best he'd had all week . My son's sole was very nicely cooked as well. Good coffee.

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Thank Jane W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passeig del Mar, 9 | 17212, 17212 Tamariu, Palafrugell, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Palafrugell  >  Tamariu
  • Phone Number: +37972620041

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?