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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%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“t bone” (30 reviews)
“steak” (185 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
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Calle Transformador 1, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the evening we visited, we went around 7.00pm which is quite early for dining in Spain. Here you will see the meat & fish on display which allows you to chose what you would like to eat. I chose the scallops whilst my partner...More

Thank Shari F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Has expanded over the years from small to large. Quantity and quality of the food cannot be faulted. Sometimes difficult to get a table especially if not booked. TVs always on so this can be distracting.

Thank The_Leprechaun_in_UK
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Went on recommendation and it didn't let is down. Huge portions! We couldn't finish our mixed grill platter for two but was worth every cent. The place gets busy so worth reserving a table on the weekends. House wine is lovely too. Great selection of...More

Thank MelBee27
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We opted out for the starters which was a good job as the mains were unbelievable, I had the T-bone and my God it was huge , but the taste was delightful, I will be returning here without a doubt.

1  Thank richw1105
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my husband and it was excellent. We went on a Friday night and it was heaving so you'll definitely need to book in advance. The restaurant is very big and light with a vibrant atmosphere and our waitress was very...More

1  Thank SammieA
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I visited el gallego with my father in November We arrived at 10 pm on a Tuesday night and it wasn't fairly busy We had a few starters which were nice and I ordered a T-bone steak and my father in law a fillet steak...More

1  Thank James S
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited El Gallego recommended by a local gentleman and we were not disappointed. If you like fish and steak this is the place to go. The mixed grill for 2 is enough to fill an army of people "outstanding" value. Highly...More

1  Thank Gary L
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Terribly rude. Been before for a meal and it was good, planned to go back this evening for a birthday meal and can't make a booking because the rude man on the phone refuses to make a booking in English. Deliberately awkward. Just don't go...More

Thank yellowlines1
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A much loved steakhouse, way too many really positive reviews, but credit where it is due........my second visit and this was much better than previous time. Steak cooked beautifully, fabulous taste and so much of it. Service still leaves much to be desired! However you...More

Thank marvin3004
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This was recommended to us by a local. It was way above average. The steaks were tender as butter and the portions huge. Large choice of steaks or fish. The price was reasonable even for a really good bottle of wine . Staff are charming...More

1  Thank Carole C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a Del Dia menu during lunchtimes?
12 November 2016|
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Response from johnpaddis | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we have only visited in the evening.
what are the opening hours.
16 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
I would like to know what sort of fish dishes are available
6 November 2015|
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Response from Pete S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there is a great fish platter for two, or seafood platter, or you can get individual fish- not really sure which because I prefer met. My friend did have sea bass and thought it was fantastic. hope this is useful; you... 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
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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
  • E-mail
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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