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El Faro


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International, European, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
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Reviewed 2 January 2012

After reading the great reviews about great tapas and food, we decided to give them a try. What a let down! All they had on offer was chips or omlette, how is this called a restaurant? When really it is a bar.

Date of visit: December 2011
4  Thank calperock
Reviewed 13 December 2011

As a visitor from a bustling noisy African City it's wonderful to walk into this oasis of tranquility. To have your taste buds extended by the Tapas menue second to none. To meet and chat with friendly people from all round the world together with...More

Date of visit: December 2011
Thank barry b
Reviewed 3 November 2011

A friendly and convivial atmosphere that lends itself to a fine blend of interesting conversation and excellent food. Tapas evenings and special events have contributed over the years to the growing reputation of el faro.

Date of visit: November 2011
Thank Alan M
Reviewed 27 October 2011

I had the good luck to be taken here by a friend who found El Faro a few years ago. Tucked away a few minutes walk up from the beach it has a beautiful little terrace where you can sit and chat with the locals...More

Date of visit: October 2011
1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 21 October 2011

A nice restaurant on the ouskirts of town yet within walking distance of the beach where the hosts, Ian and Bridget, combine a really nice tapas evening with music and friendliness. This gives a really nice introduction to the idea of the Spanish tapas and...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank rockrupert
Reviewed 17 October 2011

Thought we'd give it a try whilst on holiday after reading the reviews on tripadvisor. Really wish we hadn't. If you fancy omelete and chips then fine, otherwise a VERY limited and uninspiring menu. Would not recommend it for somewhere to go if you want...More

3  Thank Harrison2707
Reviewed 8 October 2011

We were with friends and their young child and were made to feel very welcome not like england where children are frowned upon...We called in most days for an hour on our way home and were greeted with a friendly faces and great owners.. Excellant...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank Nicki6610
Reviewed 2 September 2011

for nice drink or a wonderfully cooked meal (AMAzing cheesy chips) ,El Faro's would be my first choice.

Date of visit: August 2011
Thank Mannyfuncher
Reviewed 11 August 2011

Whether it is on their sunny terrace in the summer or around a log burning stove in the winter you can always be assured of a warm and friendly visit to El Faro. Ian and Brigitte's cooking and selection of wines and beers are well...More

Date of visit: June 2011
Thank susan186406
Reviewed 13 July 2011

My wife and I have had an apartment in Calpe for some years and visit often. On each occasion we make sure that we call in at El Faro for some food and drink and a chat with Ian and Brigitte. We are never disappointed...More

Date of visit: July 2011
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