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La Buena Vida

Calle Padre Claret No. 3 | Hondon de los Frailes, 03689 Hondon de los Frailes, Spain
+34 653 03 19 40
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Calle Padre Claret No. 3 | Hondon de los Frailes, 03689 Hondon de los Frailes, Spain
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Reviewed today

We had a great Chinees diner tonight. A perfect evening with a fantastic atmosphere. Very friendly staf.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aart B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food, great service, great value. Always have a fantastic evening at La Buen Vida. Highly recommended it.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Sid_snot1964
Starterforten, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Sid, a Kenny Everett fan I presume, love the username! Thank you for your review, succinct, highly complimentary and with a recommendation. What’s not to like?

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely fantastic evening with superb food and a great atmosphere. Jo and Steve provided a brilliant New Years Eve meal and Declan and the other serving staff made everything look so straightforward and not at all too much trouble. The four course meal was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ebobs72
Starterforten, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Ebobs, it was a wonderful evening on a magical night of the year. Our guests helped to make it what it was but sincere thanks for your kind words about the Team and the food. Reading descriptions such as “superb “ and “amazing” are...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018

Wow had a great evening food was realy tasty authentic chineese food Well presented we all realy enjoyed it all Prawn crackers dips as much as you wanted Top food at a great price We cannot wait till the nxt oneMore

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peterad01
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hello Peter, thank you very much for the review and compliments. You clearly enjoyed your evening and that is very satisfying for us to hear. The Chinese themed evenings are great value for money and rest assured there will be more. Thank you as well...More

Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food as always. A great atmosphere with great background music. Service second to none. Would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Maxinebart
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Hello Maxine, thank you very much for the recommendation and your generous praise. It is always rewarding when guests enjoy their visits enough to post a review and it is easy to see from what you have written that you had an exceptional evening, to...More

Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Had a great evening sampling various Chinese food selections of dishes. Varied and very tasty and lots of it! Great service and hospitality. Room decorated with Chinese lanterns setting the scene. La Buena Vida are doing various theme nights which are proving very popular.cant wait...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank I2378OXwendyd
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Hello Wendy, thank you very much for your review and maximum rating. The themed gourmet evenings have attracted a following instantly and feedback such as yours is invaluable. Very pleased you enjoyed your LBV night, there will be more in the future so hopefully your...More

Reviewed 22 November 2018

We had an excellent meal which very authentic chinese style food, lots of food to chose from and plenty of refills should you need any. We did as the four of us loved the flavours and there was a constant replenishment of prawn crackers, rice,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ridguy
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Hi Ridguy, an excellent review if I might say so. Thank you very much for such a detailed and flattering post. The themed nights are proving a runaway success and feedback such as yours confirms that we are getting them right. You include some very...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

We recently went for the steak and lobster night. All the food was great as was the service. Looking forward to the next speciality night. (Chinese I think)More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johnaA4824AW
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Hello John, it is rewarding for us when we get such glowing praise and feedback. The first speciality night, steak and lobster as you say, was a huge success and from the messages we have received it seems clear everybody had a first class evening....More

Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

A group of 8 of us were treated superbly at the recent Steak and Lobster night. We gave advance orders for starters and desserts and the food was of a very high standard. The steaks were cooked to perfection and melted in the mouth, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Y5220AKpaulh
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Hello Paul, the Team will be pleased to hear your party enjoyed their evening and that the food was considered to be at a very high standard. It was a full house that night and there was a great atmosphere which I think added to...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018

Absolutely delicious meal from beginning to end, my meal consisted of a Duo of baked cheese and salad for starter, Salmon and Lobster for main course which was delicious (I don’t eat meat) and hot chocolate fondant for sweet, my husband had the steak and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephanie R
John L, Public Relations Manager at La Buena Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Hello Stephanie, thank you for reviewing our first theme evening at La Buena Vida. There was a great atmosphere that night and I think all of our guests had a splendid time and were able to enjoy some lovely food and wine. You have included...More

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kenwj
25 June 2016|
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Response from Francie007 | Reviewed this property |
We pais in cash, don't know if they accept creditcards.
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anthonyhead
24 October 2015|
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Response from joannep837 | Property representative |
Hi The menu is on our website and yes it is advisable to book. We will be closed for holidays from 2nd - 17th November. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards Jo & Steve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Padre Claret No. 3 | Hondon de los Frailes, 03689 Hondon de los Frailes, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Hondon de los Frailes
  • Phone Number: +34 653 03 19 40
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Description
We welcome you to La Buena Vida Restaurant situated in the centre of Hondón de los Frailes, around 40 minutes drive from Alicante airport. Offering you a wonderful opportunity to relax, dine and escape the stresses of life. A popular favorite both with locals and visitors from the coast. We have a dedicated team of professionals creating a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy our International cuisine.
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