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Carme, 24-27, 17820, Banyoles, Spain
+34 972 57 00 18
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We had a dinner. The restaurant was large but very quiet. The menu was ok. The service was efficient. The price was reasonable (20€).

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Thank ramonsayos
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

We heard it was a great place. Maybe it used to be, I don't know, my bet is that the chef was on holidays. The paella was really watery, I had better paellas in a 9€ menu restaurants. No taste at all. Disappointing. Salads were good. The fish was dry, it really look re-heated. Deserts were ok and coffee was... More 

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Thank CarlesRF
Barcelona, Spain
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

My first visit in Banyoles was shared between discovering the beautiful lake and this restaurant. I´m very fussy about tastes, flavour experiences...and I have to say that I found the dishes extremely interesting and very tasty. I had the artichoke, although for my personal taste they were too fried, the experience of eating them like french fries convinced me of... More 

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Thank Loloop
Girona, Spain
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

I've been in Can Xabanet many times and it never disappoints me. Excellent food: Perfection on a plate!. Ambience is great and the staff is fantastic!.Highly recommended, for everyone of all ages!

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Thank RAQUEL S
Croydon, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

Last year my wife and I had a great lunch here when we visited Banyoles. We wanted traditional Catalan fayre which was not offered in the majority of the restaurants described by the tourist information we'd been given. This however, was very different. It was only ten minutes walk from the lake and we were immediately hit from the hot... More 

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Thank Mark D
Barcelona
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2013

This is the second time I have been here- and on both occasions- the food and service were very attentive. The waiting staff are all elderly people- but they are always serving with a smile- and if you speak Catalan- they are extremely happy as the majority of the clients were local people.

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Thank Masterbarcelona
Weybridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2012

Always visit Can Xabanet when in Banyoles. Tucked away, this rebuilt restaurant is a favourite with locals and with visitors. Family run with Jimmy, the waiter, clocking up well over 40 years service there. Can't wait to see their smiling faces again !

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Thank Donald L
Suffolk, England
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2012

Booked a party of 22 for a 50th birthday party. They were very accommodating and gave us 4 starters each, a main (fillet steak) and sweet (Creme Brulee). Some of our party had an alternative from the a la carte menu. They even gave 7 bottles of wine for free but our party drank at least 20 bottles. Quality was... More 

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Isle of Wight
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172 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2011

Very surprised to see that the daily set menu that all restaurants offer in Spain at lunchtimes was also available in the evening. And it was absolutely delicious, generous portions, even included the wine, which is something not everywhere does any more. Very few people were there, I imagine they are struggling in these difficult times, but perhaps the new... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carme, 24-27, 17820, Banyoles, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Banyoles
  • Phone Number: +34 972 57 00 18

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