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Pont Vell

Pont Vell, 24-28, 17850, Besalu, Spain
+34 972 59 10 27
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (4 reviews)
“old bridge” (6 reviews)
“the river” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Pont Vell, 24-28, 17850, Besalu, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a most special evening with exquisite attention to detail with food of mouth watering quality and 5 star in all regards🙂 pleased to have found such a gem in a magnificent location

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered into Pont Vell while visiting Besalu on a whim to escape the madness of the Costa Blanca and discovered a charming little restaurant with a million dollar (maybe that a billion dollars these days) view of the Fluvia River and its beautiful mediaeval...More

Thank MWightTravellerM
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Great,very special food and perfect service. Small place right on the river of Besalu. Charming, highly recommended. Rather expensive, relatively to other options in the city.

Thank LevAri
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The place and sight from table over the old bridge is just spectacular. The lady that served was attentive and provided all details on what we eat. Served home produced olive oil that was tasteful. The first plates, a cod salad was well dressed and...More

Thank Beltran J
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This restaurant was very impressively! I was on my way back to Barcelona and I stopped the night in Besalu, and this restaurant inspired me to delay my departure the next day.

Thank Catalan66117
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The menu was of moderate size, but with much variety, and all elegantly prepared and presented. The service was excellent and, with respect to the wine list, informative. The view from the terrace, just above the river, is of the famous Pont Vell (fortified bridge...More

Thank juhlemann
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had a fantastic lunch at this mulit-story restaurant. I would not recommend it to anyone with mobility issues as the stairs are deep and many. All the dining is below street level as are the restrooms. They have a beautiful patio along the river...More

Thank Susie B
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Pont Vell was one of the best places we visited on this trip. Very classy but unassuming at the same time. Wonderful food, great service and the plus of a lovely view of the Bridge of Besalù. Try the ratafia mousse.

Thank 331Claudia
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were advised by some people (who we casually met in another nearby village) to visit Besalu, a historical national property known by its beautiful medieval bridge, arcaded streets, squares and outstanding restaurants. How grateful we were! We decided to go for lunch in Pont...More

Thank BernardoNetherlands
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We went here with no expectations, but we were so amazed by the food. This is Gourmet food that your children actually will eat. Everything was fresh and delicious and even the teenagers we brought had nothing to complain about. The whole family sat a...More

Thank Eliz3-2Travel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:30
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20:30 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pont Vell, 24-28, 17850, Besalu, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Besalu
  • Phone Number: +34 972 59 10 27
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