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Restaurante Hostal Sa Rascassa

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Calle Cala D"aiguafreda, 3 | Calle Cala D"aiguafreda, 3, 17255, Begur, Costa Brava, Provincia de Girona, Cataluña, 17255 Begur, Spain
+34 972 62 28 45
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Alesund, Norway
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place, a hidden gem. The food was nothing special, you'll get better food elsewhere. And it's well overpriced. Not worth the money. But a trip to l'Aiguafreda is recommended.

Thank Svesa
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Maybe we caught a bad night, but I was not impressed by the food. The grilled fish was excellent, however the starters and potato side dish were below standard for the prices they charge. The garden and location are worth the trip though.

Thank Isabel086
Sarasota, FL
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Wonderful out of the way restaurant out at Aiquafredda/Cap Sa Sal area in Begur at Hostal Sa Rascassa which serves fabulous whole fish from Costa Brava seas -- quite a few choices! Iberian pork is cooked in an encasement of some sort which lends wonderful flavor to the pork when it is served. If you are from U.S. try this... More 

Thank Judith B
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great experience in this restaurant. A bit pricey, but worth every penny. We had the chuleton stake, which was one if the best I ever had. The fake cheesecake was also great. Overall, great location and great food, so highly recommend.

Thank Amos K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious meal in this most perfect setting! One of the best on our weeklong trip to Barcelona and Costa Brava. Our one hour drive to Sa Rascassa from Girona was well worth it! Excellent wine and the freshest fish!

Thank susan p
London, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended for outstanding food and wine. We had the Tuna tartare and tomato and tuna salad. Then the Rascassa (scorpion) fish. We had a strong oak white wine recommended by the manager. Beautiful setting. Cheesecake was top quality but the panna cotta was disappointing. Would go back for sure.

Thank Mark P
Barcelona, Spain
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Perfect scape in a fairytale atmosphere! Dinner here under the small lights hanging from the trees,in the middle of nowhere, with nice efficient staff and incredibly very well done quality food, specially fresh fish! MUST be visited

Thank cristmir
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We have had dinner here for already three times in our holiday. Simply because it is an amazing experience; friendly staff, to-die-for-food and the brilliant setting in the garden. When in Begur or close to, a must go!

Thank Charlotte M
London, United Kingdom
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335 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent in every way - relaxing setting in an outdoor courtyard garden in the shade of trees, sunshine, blue skies and the occasional sea breeze. Very charming and professional yet friendly staff. And really delicious food - tasty starters = chicken croquettes, goat's cheese salad, Parmesan/rocket/Iberico ham salad all faultless; mains = robust, rustic and filling "fish rice" (seafood and... More 

Thank Capriwanderer
Oslo, Norway
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Great seafood in a romantic garden, which will for always stay on your mind as one of the best meals in your life. The tuna is famous, but you can't go wrong with any of the choices. Make sure to have room for dessert also!

Thank Marit H H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$43 - US$60
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cala D"aiguafreda, 3 | Calle Cala D"aiguafreda, 3, 17255, Begur, Costa Brava, Provincia de Girona, Cataluña, 17255 Begur, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Begur
  • Phone Number: +34 972 62 28 45
Fresh, simple cuisine, using local ingredients. Products are respected by our chef, and the dishes which require no explanation.

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