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Sa Volta - La Cueva

Calle Apuntadors 5, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
+34 971 72 44 22
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“chorizo” (8 reviews)
“tapas” (51 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:30All hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Apuntadors 5, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We entered the restaurant and ordered drinks my husband a beer which was flat and a very strange colour me a sangria ( awful) within minutes of sitting the first of the tapas arrived I questioned the speed of said arrival and its freshness they...More

Thank Gill R
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious diner with good wine, friendly and quick service in a nice, traditional atmosphere. We were a group of seven and had several items from the menus all were very good albeit a bit expensive compared to other places. The restaurant seems...More

Thank trunk12
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We had a fantastic meal here for a family of 4. We went for the tapas (fried squid/fish/calamari, prawns in garlic, mussels, tortilla, lamb chops, chorizo) and it was all lovely. The waiter was very friendly and the wine was good too. It is obviously...More

Thank cmcg2910
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch with our kids. It was amazing. Wine was great. Service was wonderful and the food was delicious! The garlic prawns were great, our 4yo ate two whole portions. The pata negra was authentic therefore perfect. The chorizo was ok. Artichokes...More

Thank Dianadim
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The tapas we tried were just ok. We did artichokes soaked in garlic and wine which were wonderful. The bread was homemade and excellent. The prawns were ok, just mushy. The machengo cheese was ok. The croquettes were the best of anything. Of course the...More

Thank Teacher2014
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Had lunch here while waiting for our hostel room to be made ready, it was just across the road, Hostel Ritzi. We were offered a table but chose to sit at the bar and have a true tapas experience, their choice is amazing! I had...More

Thank marinaedwards1
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Just what a Spanish tapas should be.Quick tastey with lots of variety. We had chipirones,prawns in garlic, chorizo, patata bravas, and lots more,all equally as good.

Thank jayn72
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We came back here as we have always had good tapas here before, however, this time we came in the evening and whilst service was very quick, in fact a bit rushed, we felt crammed in and the quality of the tapas was very average.

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Called in for dinner and had a fantastic meal of local cuisine, the of tail was amazing as were the patatas bravas mixed with chorizo, and the padron peppers, altogether stunning.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A bad restaurant with unfriendly people, first we had a table in a quiet area then without any reason they changed our place, this restaurant is nothing special and dirty but very expensive

Thank RoyBuser
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:30
00:00 - 23:30
00:00 - 23:30
00:00 - 23:30
00:00 - 23:30
00:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Apuntadors 5, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Palma de Mallorca
  • Phone Number: +34 971 72 44 22
Sa Volta and La Cueva were two adjoining Tapas bars owned and run by the Nieto brothers. (I think their parents established them.) Sa Volta was TINY but they have now connected the two bars and they are packed out every night. The food is incredible. The service is excellent.
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