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El Cantal Restaurant

Calle Isla de Formentera 16, 03710 Calpe, Spain
+34 965 83 28 30
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (5 reviews)
“stew” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle Isla de Formentera 16, 03710 Calpe, Spain
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The last time we were here, it was dark, so to go during the day and see the amazing view was a nice start to our meal. Cantal is a fairly traditional Spanish fish restaurant, and they even have a play area with toys for...More

Thank RobbieJEF
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had lovely dinner in this restaurant with local friends. The fish menu and pork fillet was really good and fabulous. The service was excellent. The staff could not have been more helpful and the waiter speak multi-language fluently. Recommend you scallope, mussels with green...More

Thank Monika D
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent seafood paella. Book a Seaview table as it is a great view. Steak and cod were also ordered and given good reviews by family members.

Thank Carl B
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Went here for our last evening in Calpe and generally impressed but the middle of my steak was ultra rare but generally our meal was OK. I think we were expecting a little more from it given its ranking on TA. Did seem to be...More

Thank martin g
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Very popular restaurant with Spanish clients but some staff can speak English. We had Gaspacho, fish soup, El Cantal Salad and soupy octopus risotto (this one was particularly nice). Service was attentive and the waitress was friendly. If you love seafood and want to enjoy...More

Thank Spiranian
ElCantal R, Gerente at El Cantal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017
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Estimado Spirinian, gracias por dedicar unos minutos de su tiempo para compartir su experiencia junto a nosotros. Todo el equipo...More

A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Four of us had lunch at El Cantal and enjoyed our meal. Steak needed a bit more cooking but that's no real problem and better than being overdone and two monkfish and a turbot were really great. The staff were helpful with gluten free requirements...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
ElCantal R, Gerente at El Cantal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017
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Estimado cliente, gracias por dedicar unos minutos de su tiempo para compartir su experiencia junto a nosotros. Es un placer...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

I am a level 5 Contributor to Trip Advisor and had researched all the Calpe restaurants before our visit. We went to El Cantal to celebrate a special occasion. Firstly, despite our reserving our table they had not our reservation but we did get a...More

3  Thank Anne L
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Disappointed is only one word I can use. This restaurant was highly recommended on trip advisor so we thought it would be really good. Booked it for the evening and then we got there they could not find the reservation as the place was empty...More

3  Thank kipplingsmum
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Ate here twice recently. On first occasion two of us tried the menu of the day and two tried the A La Carte menu. Starters on the set menu were outstanding including wonderful steamed mussels. On second visit choose from the Al La Carte menu-shared...More

Thank Michael M
ElCantal R, Gerente at El Cantal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017
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Estimado Michael, gracias por dedicar unos minutos de su tiempo para compartir su experiencia junto a nosotros. Es un halago...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Just back from a dinner at El Cantal. We went for the menu for Euro 18,90. We had salad, gambas and as a main course merluza. Dinner was excellent! Be aware: book a table at the window overlooking the harbor for a wonderful view. All...More

1  Thank Stefanie K
ElCantal R, Gerente at El Cantal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017
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Estimada Stefanie, gracias por dedicar unos minutos de su tiempo para compartir su experiencia junto a nosotros. Es un halago...More

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janice_crosby123
30 April 2016|
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Response from ElCantal R | Property representative |
Hola Janice! Sí, nuestro restaurante está muy cerca del hotel Porto Calpe. Nuestra dirección es : C/ Isla Formentera Nº 16, 03710 Calp, Alicante
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bchallinor
2 January 2015|
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Response from 187514John_S | Reviewed this property |
Why do you think I should have the menu? I visit restaurantes but don't collect menus! However, you can find it on the El Cantal website, by clicking the link in the TripAdvisor listing. You could have found this quite... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Isla de Formentera 16, 03710 Calpe, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Calpe
  • Phone Number: +34 965 83 28 30
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