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“Disappointing”
Review of El Lance - CLOSED

El Lance
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 7 August 2013

I'm always a bit wary of restaurants that have pictures of their food on the menu, but having passed this restaurant several times and been given the hard-sell by the salesman outside (including the offer of a 5% discount), and having read the reviews on here, we went in. We were planning to have the set menu, and one of the kids a pizza, but were not given the menus for either of these initially. We then decided to go for the 5 tapas and a bottle of wine for 10 euros, only to be told that was not available. So back to the menu - the fish (merluza and perca) were both very dry, and my son had spaghetti bolognaise - first time I've seen this oven-baked! Pizza was good though. We had to ask twice for our desserts, and also twice for the bill, and then they didn't deduct the 5%. Maybe we were unlucky, but not a good experience.

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Thank cathb2910
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Reviewed 29 June 2013 via mobile

First time I've been to El Lance in a lot of years and it was great. Superb good and friendly waiting staff. Will definitely be back next year. 5 Tapas and a bottle of wine for a tenner can't be bad!

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1  Thank AlanDArcy
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Reviewed 26 June 2013

We went the the Lance twice on our stay. The menu was varied and the service very good. I had Confit Duck which was delicious and on the second occasion Paella which was also good. Of the different restaurants we went to based on TripAdvisor reviews this one was definitely one of the best.

1  Thank KArcher_11
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Reviewed 16 June 2013

This restaurant is always consistently good.
Good value with good service.
The lamb is excellent and also the Hake can be recomended.
A cut above a lot of other restaurants in the area.

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1  Thank annteke
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Reviewed 1 June 2013 via mobile

We stumbled upon El Lance when looking for a restaurant on our last night and had a very friendly welcome.
The salad starter was fresh and good quality and we had lobster paella for main, we were presented with our live dinner before cooking, the paella was excellent and incredible good value. Dessert was also excellent.
They were very accomodating and made a fresh fruit salad for our 15 month old on request.
We would highly recommend El Lance, fantastic.

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Thank ltaylor105
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