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La nueva Tajea

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Santa Lucia, s/n, Vejer de la Frontera, Spain
+34 956 44 71 42
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Fri 13:00 - 16:00
Fri 20:30 - 16:00
Sat - Thu 20:30 - 00:00
Sat 01:30 - 16:00
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Charleston, South Carolina
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350 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

At the moment (winter) the restaurant is only open for lunch on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. However, lunch on the terrace at this time of the year is lovely with a great view across the valley to Vejer. Starters were Foi Gras, and Tempura Asparagus - both excellent. Then it was the special of Fried Sardines for my wife, while... More 

Thank A R H
Belfast, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Really interesting menu with several "non Spanish takes", we shared every course and had a ball. The wine list is very good, we had a bottle on Navarra that was excellent. The service was great and we met some really interesting people when eating there last night. We had mostly fish but the steak on the next table looked superb!!!

Thank David G
Crewe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We came here twice for tapas while staying in Santa Lucia. The food was absolutely fantastic - incredible value as well given the quality. Would highly recommend!

Thank jono1988
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Last day renting a villa in St Lucia we went here for a late lunch. Superb table at the terrace overlooking the valley and Vejer city. Had jamon, spinach salad and shrimp croquettes as a starter, my wife and I shared a paella and the children had lamb chops for mains. Mango smoothie with cava and caramel pudding for dessert.... More 

Thank erikmar
Henley on Thames
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and delicious food. Not cheap but it is very good indeed. Highly recommended for a long lunch in the sunshine.

Thank JPCHenleyonThames
Cadiz, Spain
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Haven't been for a few months as it was closed a lot in the winter. Now I believe it is under new management and the food and service is just as good as it always was. Maybe not quite so personal but we had known the owner and chef before for many years. We shared 3 starters, the goats cheese... More 

Thank Gemmawillcox
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

We visited this restaurant twice for Sunday lunch and it really does have everything. A fantastic menu, exceptional food beautifully presented, professional and friendly staff and a view to die for. We had tried to get in to the other restaurant in this village but it was full. Our lucky day as this place is just what we like and... More 

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Buenos Aires
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106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is a fantastic restaurant to relax with family or friends, confident in the knowledge that the food will be excellent and the service impeccable. The menu was all too good we could hardly choose and we were all delighted. The beef entrecote in black garlic sauce was excellent as were all the dishes. We all fought over the bitter... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

It has been a while since we last visited La Tajea but we were delighted to find that nothing has changed. Unhurried service ,wide ranging and well thought out menu, affordable wine list and great views. Lovely setting both indoors and outside in the garden.

Thank simon k
Conil de la Frontera, Spain
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely family lunch here with a 7 month old and a 4 year old. Lovely views from the terrace and great food. Good steak, lovely octopus carpaccio, great oxtail. Venison stew was very tasty but slightly over salted for our liking. Waiter was excellent and recommended the house red which was good as well

Thank Ginglish

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 16:00
01:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Lucia, s/n, Vejer de la Frontera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Cadiz  >  Vejer de la Frontera
  • Phone Number: +34 956 44 71 42

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?