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El Gallego

Calle Transformador 1, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
+34 965 35 14 42
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“t bone” (32 reviews)
“steak” (190 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
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Calle Transformador 1, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our second visit, the first being around the time the restaurant opened on the Calle Mayor. The restaurant was around half full and being September the temperature outside was slightly cooler but inside it was cold and very draughty from the air conditioners....More

Thank Mandi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Specially for FoodLovers ! Very good meal! Meat or Fish ultra fresh. We have eat a mixed grill, to much after a first course but so GooOooOooood ! Enjoy !

Thank Oph3loch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always its difficult to get through on the phone to book a table. Just goes to show how popular El Gallego in Pilar de la Horadada is. And, as always the food was excellent. Couple of larger steaks a little under done for the...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best steak house ever..... The T-bone steak is absolutely huge, Most locals appear to share it between 2, 3, or even a family of four.... And only 19€. It's got to be over 30oz. Highly recommended, but it gets sooo...More

Thank Zzzgaz
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Friends took us for last evening of our holiday in July/August. Beautiful restaurant inside. However, you would probably drive past the outside as nothing spectacular. The meat and fish were beautifully presented. You can choose what you eat. My husband's fillet steak was the best...More

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Went here with family, but no children's menu which I thought was strange. You must love your meat to go here, my husband had the T-bone steak and was to much for him. Have booked again to go with friends

Thank LondonParsley
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Went here recently for the first time didn't book but still got a table. Beautiful decor and smartly laid tables. After seeing the the size of the meals we decided not to have a starter although there were plenty to choose from. We both ordered...More

Thank annesmith129
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Visited here for the 2nd time [first time the steak -T Bone was amazing] we booked on a Sunday for my Birthday and this was a mistake, the place was packed which was good for them but the level of service and how slow they...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Very busy Spanish restaurant on the main street in Pilar. You will need to book at the weekends and high season as full of Spaniards and tourists alike. They don't speak much English. It has a reputation as a steak restaurant but the fish selection...More

2  Thank Karenh00
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This would be a favourite restaurant of ours in this area. We have visited many times with family and friends but this was the first time back in a while. The restaurant and staff are excellent with great food choices and very efficient service. If...More

2  Thank Liz119
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Olwyn R
28 July 2017|
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Response from SammieA | Reviewed this property |
Our kids always eat the chops and chips whenever we go. They absolutely love it!!
12 November 2016|
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Response from johnpaddis | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we have only visited in the evening.
17 March 2016|
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the above comments. Depends what time of year you go. Now you could away without booking for a table of four, but book for anything larger. Later in the year you would need to book most nights for anything. I have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Transformador 1, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Pilar de la Horadada
  • Phone Number: +34 965 35 14 42
Brilliant Spanish food, very very good prized, very fresh and pack of flavour, the onlu lack more proffesional staff. Is a hidden little gem with live music in weekends.
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