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La Pondala

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Avenida Dionisio Cifuentes 58, 33203, Gijon, Spain
+34 985 36 93 46
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20:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Wed 20:00 - 23:00
Fri - Wed 14:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 20:00 - 23:00
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I have nothing good whatsoever to say about this restaurant, infact I can think of no redeeming features at all. Everything about our experience here was bad from start to finish. Our impression is that this restaurant is essentially for business customers with expense accounts, it is very old school in the worst possible way. Our waiter/manager spent the whole... More 

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Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

As a starter my husband and I shared an amazingly varied and delicious grilled vegetable platter. For my main dish our very sweet waitress suggested the fresh grilled tuna which was a special part of the fish and it was cooked to perfection. Our only complaint was that the food was too salty which was difficult for us as we... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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202 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Had a business dinner here this week, apparently it's one of a few restaurants open on Monday or Tuesday in Gijon. We tried the cider and had a bottle of local white wine. The wine was delicious. The croquettes were very tasty, and the calamari was ok. The tenderloin with food was fantastic! We then had a cheese platter and... More 

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

I am in Gijon often on business and have been going to La Pondala for over 5 years. This restaurant never disappoints in terms of food and service but also has a unique ambiance I can only describe as refined rustic. Always busy so make a reservation if you want a table in the main restaurant but food is just... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

Been here a number of times and food is always dependable. But if anything brings me back again and again it is the phenomenal roast beef which unfortunately you need to order in advance - so make sure you do so if you eat meat because no where on earth can you find a more succulent and deliciously amazing roast... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$43
Cuisine
European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 17:00
Monday
20:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
20:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
20:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 17:00
Friday
14:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Saturday
14:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Dionisio Cifuentes 58, 33203, Gijon, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Asturias  >  Gijon
  • Phone Number: +34 985 36 93 46
Description
Ofrece una cuidada seleccion de productos y materias primas asturianas para elaborar sus famosas recetas tradicionales y reflejar asi el caracter de la zona.Cuenta con amplios salones comedores y una gran terraza al aire libre, de esta manera se ha creado un gran restaurante donde comer y celebrar reuniones de trabajo, comidas familiares o disfrutar de una cuidado menu.Se puede realizar reservas online desde su pagina web.

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