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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (42 reviews)
“calamari” (16 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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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

What a lovely down to earth restaurant. Fresh mackerel was to die for as was the seafood. Staff very friendly and helpful with an undisturbed view of the sea.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sazzy1960
Reviewed 9 December 2018

for such an unprepossessing location this place really excels. Great food and an unobstructed view of the sea!! Only problem is that they might run out of what you want or you might have to queue to get in!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mavis57
Reviewed 8 November 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank geoffwCreaton
Reviewed 25 October 2018

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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cilla d
Reviewed 22 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank derYoganer
Reviewed 18 October 2018 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!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ioversleepagain
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.

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SBS_York
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
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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