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restaurant el portalet

Calle Sant Jaume, 32, 25550 Bossost, Spain
+34 973 64 82 00
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary
Calle Sant Jaume, 32, 25550 Bossost, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasty and inspired dishes, with equally inspired between-course nibbles. Interesting and unusual decor which creates a very welcoming environment. Friendly, cheerful and well dressed staff. Good value, and a cut above the lines of eateries on the other side of the river.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the decor to the food and staff this place is amazing. A lovely setting and made to feel really welcome. The food was to die for and the wine was very reasonably priced for the quality. We will be back 😊

Thank EyHombre
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

While driving on the road north from Vielha, we stopped in Bossost for lunch and found this place using Trip Advisor. This restaurant is not similar to other places in this region. It is modernly decorated, stylish, good atmosphere and most important: very good food....More

Thank NirKornfeld
Reviewed 21 May 2017

El Portalet is one of the best restaurants in the Val d'Aran. Recently it has been totally refurbished, giving it a modern and romantic look. The three or four course menu offers a good choice, of which I would particularly recommend any of the fish...More

Thank Casimir2017
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Having driven from Montmaurin on a day trip, we just happened upon El Portalet and this place completely exceeded any possible expectations. From the point of walking in, we were immediately drawn in by the incredible decor and ambience. Seated almost immediately, despite not having...More

Thank Mariam A
Reviewed 26 February 2017

First day open after renovations, and whoaw! Super delicious food, excellent service, in a modern, industrial, but warm interior.

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 5 January 2017

A fantastic dinner, in very comfortable surroundings, very nice waiting staff. A real pleasure to eat at this restaurant.

Thank hoopBagneresDeLuchon
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We had lunch with a friend, as a trial run, before taking family there in the next couple of weeks. We received a warm welcome and our waiter was attentive and charming. Each course was a visual delight and delicious. In between each course, we...More

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Bossost is a pretty little town in the Val d'Aran just over the Spanish border from SW France. The Garonne runs through the centre of town and right beside the river is the Portalet. This place has the warm ambience of a family-run restaurant plus...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a popular restaurant. We had lunch here for the first time recently. Four course or three course choice with several tasty "extras" brought in between courses, very good presentation on wacky plates, good value for money. Ask for Menu in Spanish or French,...More

Thank Peter R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 61
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
20:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
20:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Sant Jaume, 32, 25550 Bossost, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Lleida  >  Val d'Aran  >  Bossost
  • Phone Number: +34 973 64 82 00
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Our restaurant is located in an old "Borda Aranesa" restored, although it is within the population enjoys a superb location next to nature, with its own car park. The atmosphere is very friendly and spacious. The cuisine is creative style, our chef continues to innovate and to work, after more than fifteen years, the unmistakable style of Portalet. We have available all year.
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