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C/ Transformador, 1, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
+34 965 35 14 42
11:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my husband and it was excellent. We went on a Friday night and it was heaving so you'll definitely need to book in advance. The restaurant is very big and light with a vibrant atmosphere and our waitress was very pleasant. We ordered gambas al ajillo and a plate of jamon to start and the... More 

Thank SammieA
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited el gallego with my father in November We arrived at 10 pm on a Tuesday night and it wasn't fairly busy We had a few starters which were nice and I ordered a T-bone steak and my father in law a fillet steak and when they arrived we were amazed by the size of the portions, the fillet... More 

Thank James S
Moy, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I visited El Gallego recommended by a local gentleman and we were not disappointed. If you like fish and steak this is the place to go. The mixed grill for 2 is enough to fill an army of people "outstanding" value. Highly recommend.

1 Thank Gary L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terribly rude. Been before for a meal and it was good, planned to go back this evening for a birthday meal and can't make a booking because the rude man on the phone refuses to make a booking in English. Deliberately awkward. Just don't go there. What an absolute disappointment.

Thank yellowlines1
Murcia, Spain
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92 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A much loved steakhouse, way too many really positive reviews, but credit where it is due........my second visit and this was much better than previous time. Steak cooked beautifully, fabulous taste and so much of it. Service still leaves much to be desired! However you like your steak cooked, ask for well done (bien hecho) it will still come with... More 

Thank marvin3004
Toulouse, France
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was recommended to us by a local. It was way above average. The steaks were tender as butter and the portions huge. Large choice of steaks or fish. The price was reasonable even for a really good bottle of wine . Staff are charming and although they speak,English they were happy that we tried to speak Spanish! We recommended... More 

1 Thank Carole C
Newbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about this restaurant through friends as we love a good steak, well we were not disappointed, you need to book, as other have said, fantastic tasty steaks, have one to share, the restaurant is busy, noisy and family friendly. Make sure you go!

1 Thank hottubman
Salzburg Region, Austria
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of few restaurants in the region where you can feel something close to a real Spanish atmosphere. Spanish families with children and grandchildren of all ages arrives quite late in the evening for Friday or Saturday dinner. But be sure to be hungry when come there - the steaks are enormous!

Thank turist51
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is such a fabulous restaurant, the steaks are absolutely huge and the fish is also large portions and delicious and vast menu choice. Been three times over the years and it never disappoints, the staff are very friendly and very attentive.

1 Thank Gina C
Murcia, Spain
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very busy restaurant and cery Spanish so expect it to be noisy and you will defo need to reserve a table. They have the best selection of carne (meat) t bone steaks,fillet steaks,entrecote,rump, you name it they have any cut and all displayed for you to make your choice. and similar with fish,gambas all kinds and varieties.... More 

2 Thank Pauline C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Transformador, 1, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Pilar de la Horadada
  • Phone Number: +34 965 35 14 42
Brilliant Spanish food, very very good prized, very fresh and pack of flavour, the onlu lack more proffesional staff. Is a hidden little gem with live music in weekends.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?