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Plazuela Borrero 1 | 38700, 38700 Santa Cruz de la Palma, La Palma, Spain
+34 922 41 52 73
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Mon - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to go for a lunch in Santa Cruz and we liked the location of La Placeta. This is not the cheapest place but still under average UK high Street restaurants. I had a duck breast with plum sauce and it was probably the best i had recently, cooked perfectly, stayed slightly pink in the middle. The other meal was... More 

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Thank Aron P
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant occupies a prime site in the centre of Santa Cruz but that is about all that it has in its favour. The service was indifferent and our meals were poor.

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Thank StephenSW19
Tenerife, Spain
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here after a lovely afternoon walking around Santa Cruz de la Palma taking in the sites, Service was very good, food and drink also very good. Very good choice of dishes and our meals were cooked to perfection. Also presentation was very good, would eat here again although not the cheapest place was well worth the extra money and... More 

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Thank Lee H
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Had a meal here that was lovely, the prices are not the cheapest but what you pay for and what you get was outstanding, service was great food great homemade desserts also great, would definatly eat here again and again.

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Thank Leehinxman
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The food and wine were good but the whole experience was overshadowed by the simply awful staff, particularly the young lady - at least the man tried to be less obnoxious. Never again but they have no incentive to train staff as they have a prime location in the centre of town. There are better places to try first.

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Thank Moaby
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the vegetable soup and 4 other tapas. Two different sorts of white wine were both barique, which we didn't expect and didn't like. The service was fine in the end, but english was difficult to order. Value for money was okay for central Santa Cruz, but outside of the city it gets much better.

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Thank Fileas L
Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Restaurant on pedestrian way just off the sea front (not so great) with indoor and outside tables. Staff quick on service and food is good with excellent portions at a reasonable price. We ate in the bar and outside when the first floor restaurant was full.

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Thank Fishculture
Yorkshire
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87 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Centrally located in Santa Cruz with seating inside and out.A busy restaurant serving traditional food of good quality.Clients were a mix of tourists and locals.We visited twice. The first time service was good, the second it was so slow that we left, having failed to receive any service in 30 minutes. It seemed to be a case of severe understaffing... More 

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Thank Stuart Rhodes
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner and had a good time! We arrived just after a larger group of people and the young waiter with a tattooed arm told us there might be a slight delay due to that. Nevertheless we had menus in no time, got our beverages a minute after ordering them and our food arrived swiftly too. Everything we... More 

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Thank Jan O
Berlin, Germany
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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

One hour waiting. When the food finally came it was not as explained in the menu. Guess it was not their best day. Nice place to sit outside but food and service is much better in other locations of Sta. Cruz.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plazuela Borrero 1 | 38700, 38700 Santa Cruz de la Palma, La Palma, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Palma  >  Santa Cruz de la Palma
  • Phone Number: +34 922 41 52 73

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