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Els Amics

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Place Basseres, Banyuls-sur-mer, France
+33 4 68 83 86 77
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Apt, France
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Following other recommendations we took the short walk from our hotel to town. Els Amics being the first restaurant we came to! We had a big loup de mer with coqil san Jaques and gambas and of course vegetables, It was for two persons and costed 49 EUR. To drink we had an excellent local white wine at a reasonable... More 

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Hillsborough, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on the strength of the Trip Advisor reviews, nice staff nice place under a tree on a v hot day. Food just ok, not what French food should be. Salad straight from the supermarket and frozen fish. Plenty of similar or better places in the square.

1 Thank Johnmckee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Highly recommendable with excellent fish but also other dishes were really good. Very good service and many happy customers! Very reasonable prices.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Oslo, Norway
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176 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We went there for work and I have to say the staff was really accommodating for our large group. The food was pretty good on average: the starter (goat cheese nems) were delicious, but like another comment mentioned the main course didn't live up to the starter (the bavette was not tender and tasted a bit like leather). The dessert... More 

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Caspar, California
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188 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

A restaurant has to measure up not just to its local competition, but to nearby towns, and sadly, while this may be #1 in Banyuls, it barely registers if one takes Collioure into account. We were welcomed warmly, and our server had enough English so we could amuse each other by stumbling about in each others' native tongues. The entrée,... More 

1 Thank Sunhawk95420
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

We came here based on the high rating given by Tripadvisor Very nice atmosphere and professional staff. We were made very welcome, the food was in generous proportions. Good to have waiters who know what they're doing! Excellent friendly service and good prices

1 Thank Alexa P
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Very friendly attentive service, great food and excellent prices on the set menu,will go back before we move on.

Thank Mikey1071
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

We're just back from Banyuls sur mer and had 2 great evening meals in Els Amics. The dinner menu is really good value and we particularly enjoyed the prawn starter, lamb shank, sea bass and hot chocolate pudding. We enjoyed excellent service and were totally looked after by the lovely lady front of house.

1 Thank Carol M
Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Great little place, slightly tucked away from the city centre. We had lunch here on several occasions while in Banyuls - the food is lovely, and the menu has just enough variasion. Service is excellent, the lady in charge is very warm and welcoming. With a little baby one can sometimes feel like a bit of a nuisance when visiting... More 

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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Was good food, price was ok, we had a good and fresh fish, the service was good. It is a nice and not noise place.. When I go back here , I will visit this restaurant again.

Thank Rebecca Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Basseres, Banyuls-sur-mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Pyrenees-Orientales  >  Banyuls-sur-mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 83 86 77

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