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La Mariposa

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Calle Norias 1, 38769, Los Llanos de Aridane, La Palma, Spain
+34 922 46 41 45
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Penally, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed round the corner at Resedencias las Norias so this was our local. We normally like to eat at as many places as we can when we are away to get a true flavour of local cooking but having sampled the other 2 local places and 2 others further away, we returned to La Mariposa 4 times as it... More 

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Heiloo, The Netherlands
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124 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On a warm day, outside seating is available but the interior of the restaurant is very attractive too. We had dinner here on two different occasions as the restaurant was located not far from our lodging. We were accommodated both times without a reservation. We sampled quite a number of dishes from the menu and the food was all of... More 

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Liversedge, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Visited during Christmas week and was very impressed. Neither of us had tried goat before so decided to give it a try (Canarian goat stew with Canarian potatoes). Cooked to perfection and very tasty indeed so I would recommend to anyone. We ate early to beat the rush so were sat straight down. Very impressed and would visit again.

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Amsterdam
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Paella was not As good as in valencia, but still very decent. Gazpacho and carpaccio were great. Desserts very tasteful. Friendly service, good local wine. You wonder why the locals eat inside, but we understood when we got swarmed by flies and fruitflies. Not the best place to eat outside.

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Gazpacho was good, but really they don't know how to make curry (than don't put it on your menu!), it was awful. One fish dish was very plain. Sad to say I can cook better myself.. A nice view can't make up for the food.

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Londonderry, Northern Ireland
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

We ate here twice, so were happy to return for a second visit. I am not sure we would bother about a third. The food was good but I think a microwave was involved to reheat food previously prepared because there was a small cold spot in the middle. Apart from this I would have given it a five.

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Thank Trevor L
Leefdaal
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Very nice interior and friendly waitresses. Good local food (paella) accompanied by excellent local white wine, all this at very reasonable prices.

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Thank 300willy
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

We had one evening meal at La Mariposa...and it was delicious. It was beautifully served, the staff were friendly but inconspicuous, and the food divine!

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1 Thank ROD AND DOROTHY D
Clitheroe
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

We ate here 4 times and each meal was excellent. It's a little more formal than other restaurants nearby but great food.

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

I liked this place, my husband was less keen. Not expensive for what i thought was a slightly upmarket place (linen tablecloths, yay). I loved my spaghetti with prawns and thought there was a good selection of drinks. However, being picky, i could not taste/see any peach content in my peach champagne cocktail although it was still delicious. And this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Norias 1, 38769, Los Llanos de Aridane, La Palma, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Palma  >  Los Llanos de Aridane
  • Phone Number: +34 922 46 41 45

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?