We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cal Galan

Corriol de l'Usach, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
+34 972 77 01 40
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pigs cheeks” (5 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
19:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Corriol de l'Usach, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (309)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great quality. Short offering (mostly meat in L'Escala!!) but of great quality. Atmosphere is cozy and welcoming. Servise is ecellent and welcoming. Also short choice of wines...but very good ones at very affordable prices. Summary, great restaurant for an inormal dinner or lucnh with small...More

Thank Jose C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple dishes on the menu which are nice prepared. I liked the pigs cheek, its a must try. Very worth the money as the dishes are not expensive.

Thank Ivoor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After looking at other reviews we decided to give Cal Galan a go. We were not disappointed at all. Cal Galan is a first come first served basis. No reservations. However it is more then worth the wait. We arrived and were told approximately half...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (two retired couples) returned to Galan and as in previous years, had a most enjoyable evening meal. The pig's cheek, chips and egg with great red house wine was my choice again - it is delicious and excellent value for money as always. The...More

Thank David528764
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I love the atmosphere, the food, the hospitable and the always helpful waiting staff, all at a reasonable price. The steaks are consistently good quality and cooked to perfection. If I were to complain about anything, then the accompanying chips are slightly undercooked and stodgy

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of my favorite places to eat. Beautiful decoration that really gives it the charm and makes you travel into the town's history as a fishermen village. The dishes are home made and the products are of good quality. Definitely a "must"...More

Thank NataLiaHu
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The food and the service is really good but it could be an excellent experience if they had the option of payment by credit/debit card. It's annoying to go outside to find an ATM nearby.

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

And 50 years without technology. Make sure you bring cash but it's one of the few places in Spain that doesn't accept credit card. Food is average, not great. Good enough for a night.

Thank Stephan H
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lovely venue, great service and a really good menu. Visited here with the family, we had an amazing meal. Nice Catalan salad to share then brilliant main courses chicken and chips for the kids, steak with pepper sauce for my wife and pigs cheeks with...More

Thank kdw72
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Love the Galan. Wonderful rustic family run restaurant, very popular with locals for speciality Galta de Porc which is delicious melt in your mouth Pigs cheek that has been braised (recipe a secret been asking for 10years now ). This year we visited for my...More

Thank Amanda B
Nearby Restaurants
435 reviews
.01 km away
Bodega-Enoteca Els Barrils
114 reviews
.08 km away
Bar 1869
180 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museu de l'Anxova i de la Sal
50 reviews
.67 km away
Ruines d'Empuries
15 reviews
1.04 km away
Ruins of Empuries
451 reviews
1.39 km away
Creuers Mare Nostrum
56 reviews
.10 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
30 May 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Joangalan | Property representative |
Good morning and sorry for the delay !!! In our restaurant you can eat salad and products without gluten, speak a little English !!! No problem !!! Thank you for your interess and good morning !!! ; )
Google Translation

Recently Reviewed Hotels around L'Escala

Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Seating, Television
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corriol de l'Usach, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Escala
  • Phone Number: +34 972 77 01 40
Tuesday morning, closed
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing