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“Supper with friends”
Review of La Sardina

La Sardina
Ranked #93 of 283 Restaurants in Almunecar
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 14 September 2013

The Sangria was weak - could have been Ribena! The calamaris I ordered were very bland and chips were not included in the main meal and at £5 a portion ridiculously overpriced. A great shame as the location is perfect!

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Reviewed 22 June 2013

La Sardina is a chiringuito (beach restaurant) at the bottom of the access road into West La Herradurra. It has a main covered roof area (with straw/grass) and also tables on the beach itself with umbrellas.

2 of us went for lunch (advisable to book if on a Saturday or Sunday in high summer).

We both started with fish and shellfish soup (€6.50) – a good fish stock base with lots of fresh fish pieces, calamari, clams, mussel and prawns.

To follow we shared a plate of almejas marinera (clams €11.50) and boquerones fritos (fried fresh anchovies €8.50) with a mixed salad with avocado (€4.50). The clams were plump and delicious. The anchovies were extremely fresh with firm while flesh.

We have eaten at La Sardina many times over the years (as well as other restaurants) and consider La Sardina as probably the best chiringuito in the area. Very popular with predominantly Spanish families as well as tourists.

Service is very efficient and professional. The same waiters are still working there now as several years ago – always a good sign.

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Thank mw741002
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Reviewed 15 June 2013

We picked this place pretty much at random and had an excellent lunch overlooking the beach. The waiters were disinterested at best but the food was wonderful. The calamari was tender and deftly fried, sole was simply grilled and ultra fresh, and the paella was well worth the 40 minute wait. It was full of nicely cooked seafood and had a great saffron flavour without being too heavy. If you need a leisurely lunch in La Herradura, you can eat very well here.

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Thank BloodyLuxury
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

Excellent fresh fish and informal atmosphere. Ideal for lunch on the beach. There is also a small indoor seating area but why would you want to?

Thank Simon B
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

Good food and typical of a seaside establishment in Spain. We had a meal for six and it was well worth it. We all had fish which is was the best thing on the menu. the staff were polite and helpful. It was good value and very enjoyable.

Thank Monda15
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