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La Chalana

Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
+34 922 89 59 69
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (39 reviews)
“calamari” (15 reviews)
“sardines” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They have now gone upmarket by putting in windows and a floor but still retaining the character. The view and ambience is brilliant and I would eat there every day if allowed. Don't go there is you want small portions of poor quality food, its...More

1  Thank geoffwCreaton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is incredible! Looks a bit scruffy from the outside, but the food & service are really good. Very welcoming staff & great value too. You could sit & watch the waves braking on the rocks for ever & a day.

Thank cilla d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little family driven beach restaurant is just wonderful. We come to La Gomera for 20 years now and know a lot of local restaurants and this is our actual favorite! The cook just knows how to treat a fish right and the catch of...More

Thank derYoganer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for the best food we’ve ever ate on Canarias! Everything was extra fresh and tasty! Incredible fish and salads! Ohhh, the stuff was soooo lovely! Such passionate and always smiling :) Would love to come back someday!

Thank Sandra Ł
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We spent several hours enjoying the views and lunch with good service and food. Known for its fish we were a little disappointed that the fish did not amaze us but absolutely nothing wrong and so much better than everything else we tried in town.

Thank paul186254
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Ate here twice this visit, having previously eaten on previous visits! And the food is delicious! It gets very busy at lunchtimes which shows the popularity with both locals and visitors alike. Several fresh fish meals are always avail and whether it be Tuna, Mackerel...More

Thank sarushton7
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Saturday lunchtime at La Chalana - full of locals which is always a good sign and amazing value for money for simple but freshly cooked food. Had the sardines and calamari which are served with fries and lovely fresh bread...lovely staff, family run business since...More

Thank T5236YOsc
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Friendly lively cafe. Great lunch venue. Good service. Freshly cooked food and superb position facing the sea.

Thank SBS_York
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Very informal 'shack'-like eatriy to theeast of Playa santaigo. Freshly cooked food, fun surroundings and full of customers. I had a huge plate of calamares and a beer. Excellent value for money.

Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We went here 4 times for lunch on our two week holiday in Playa de Santiago which is testament to it's great food, service and value. It was only open for lunch, but on each occasion the fish of the day was different and on...More

Thank 51JulieS51
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Questions & Answers
30 September 2018|
Response from T5236YOsc | Reviewed this property |
It is near to the harbour of Playa De Santiago which runs a ferry to Valle Gran Rey.
18 June 2015|
Response from NBSK7 |
They were on holiday but back today. we had as great meal this afternoon.
Valerie B
31 March 2015|
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Response from SylviGr | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all the above answers. We ate there just once because we were seldom 'home' at lunchtime and they close at 4.30. If they had opened in the evening we would have gone then
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barranco Colon Laguna, off Avenida Maritima, 38810 Playa de Santiago, La Gomera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Gomera  >  Playa de Santiago
  • Phone Number: +34 922 89 59 69
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