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Calle Bruselas | Esquina Calle Amposta, 43840 Salou, Spain
+34 977 38 56 15
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Vilaseca, Cataluña, Spain
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Pleasant mainly outdoor restaurant with a nice terrace near Playa Capellans. Food great. Run by a lovely English lady, Edie.

Thank Pamela Jean G
Reading, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A lovely meal and wine as always. Great food and service and great to catch up with my old friends Edie and Leo.

Thank Tina V
1 review
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch today, the best Paella ever, made with fresh local ingredients - amazing! We think we make a good one ourselves, but not as good as this - we will be back! Silver service by Manny the Waiter ... A good experience all round.

Thank Roaringmeg
Denver, Colorado
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The ambience is basic, the wine average, but the ribs and jacket potatoes were just great and they kept coming!

Thank Peter N
Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

A hidden gem well worth the walk up the hill we have eaten in restaurants rated much higher than this but none of them are as good simply great food at a good price and the ambience is second to none

1 Thank ricky8187
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134 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Went for lunch. Good though service and the owner Edith came to greet us. Food simple fare British or local, generally as you would expect. No rip offs. Our Russian waitress was so nice.

Thank max_patrick
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This isn't the first time I have eaten at The Old Pirate, in fact I have been eating there, if irregularly, for the last 16 years. The food has been consistently good over this time and my most recent visit was no different. The food was very good, served quite quickly and much better than the package deal muck you... More 

Thank Eyebalio
Tarragona, Spain
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381 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Very good menu with a lot of variety. Very well cooked and presented with not much of a wait. The staff are very friendly and very helpful. Will go again.

Thank Rob S
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Good halfway stop if you're walking from cap salou to salou. Cocktails much better than our hotel's. Mojito is excellent. Service could have been quicker as place was quiet.

Thank Steven M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Get there early, not open every day,get a taxi to find it well woth a visit if you like BB ribs (Tip) don't eat all day,if you have the house wine(red) you only pay for the amount you drink, its made from their own vine yard not too bad at all, not great but not bad gets better the more... More 

Thank Lawrence835

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 26
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Bruselas | Esquina Calle Amposta, 43840 Salou, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Tarragona  >  Costa Dorada  >  Salou
  • Phone Number: +34 977 38 56 15
A family run restaurant specializing in excellent Mediteranean food served by friendly international staff that speak a multitude of languages. We also serve some popular international dishes including some Russian favourites. The garden terrace presents a relaxed atmosphere away from the noise of people and traffic. A haven for a quiet drink next to the beach.

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