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Restaurant Alba

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Plaza Iglesia, 2, L'Estartit, Spain
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Zurich, Switzerland
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518 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We were walking through town early afternoon and fancied a beer. Came across the square with the church aside, spied some tables under the trees, ordered a beer and a couple of panachess and did the Spanish thing of just relaxing and chatting. Perfect! Staff were friendly and spoke a little English which helped when running through their beer menu!... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

we ate here last year as we had sat n had drinks and decided to have our evening meal. The food was beautiful so we decided to eat here again this year. It was so good we visited twice. had Pate and T bone steak outstanding, second time had mussels and lamb, again couldn't fault it. Doesn't matter how busy... More 

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Thank Richard B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I have never eaten at Alba, so I cant comment on the food, but I am a regular for their excellent coffee, its a great spot for "people watching"

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Thank Jimff5
Cricklade, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Wanted a snack lunch after wandering round the town and found one of Alba's tables set up in the square opposite the restaurant not far from the harbour. I get the impression that a number of local restaurants put tables in the pedestrian area so it was purely by chance that we were served by staff from Alba. Pleasant staff... More 

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Thank Tony G
Worcester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Sorry to say but this restaurant was really terrible! We "ate" there one evening, well actually I didnt eat, my liver and onions arrived looking most unappetising and it was trully awful, thin dry and hard, in fact I couldnt even cut it. When the waitress took my plate away, hardly touched she remarked that it did indeed look awful... More 

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Thank Diana804
Redhill, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Every year we visit Alba 3 or 4 times throughout the holiday, it is stunning. Never been disappointed with food or the staff. Lovely atmosphere watching the world go by while you eat. 5*

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Thank mark b
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Nice people great food. very nice place to eat a quality meal. you must try the liver and onions. the cod in vegetables is also fab. But there are so many dishes to try.

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Thank lee r
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Exquisite Onion soup. Better than those I eat in Paris lately. Really happy to find this plate "à la carte" in a catalan restaurant, unfortunately that's not usual. I only miss some light main plate. You can choose the squid, but all the other options are too heavy, specially if you want to give yourself the opportunity to enjoy some... More 

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Thank Carles F
Mission, Canada
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

A group of us went to Alba for our farewell dinner before heading back to Canada, and it was lovely! The food was fantastic, and the atmosphere superb. What a great way to end our stay there in Spain!

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Thank ronb712
Solihull, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Good menu ranging from cheap and cheerful to a good a la carte menu. Food is always good and well presented and staff are very friendly. It has a lovely atmosphere sitting under the trees in the church square.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Iglesia, 2, L'Estartit, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Estartit

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