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Sands Bistro

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Avenida Purisima 1 | Playa Del Cura, 03182 Torrevieja, Spain
+34 965 71 28 99
18:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Thu - Tue 18:30 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am not sure why it has taken us so long to write a review seeing as we have been going to Sands for 20+ years and it only gets better. Excellent food,great hospitality both inside kitchen and front of house and great value for money. Just make sure you go there hungry as you wouldn't want to miss out... More 

Thank amnewley
Walsall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been visiting Sands for 28 years and as always we are made very welcome by David and Karen . The food offering is excellent and always cooked to perfection.

Thank Trevor W
Crawley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this restaurant by accident, went in because they advertised "gluten free " and vegetarian options. We had an excellent Sunday dinner, lots of choice on the set Sunday menu. The food was very tasty and well presented, lots of fresh vegetables. Really difficult to choose from all the desserts. Staff really helpful, was happy to cater for individual... More 

Thank marionannpayne
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65 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We were introduced by our friends richard and leslie to this lovely bistro only last night. Such a lovely warm welcome. The food was amazing such lovely home cooked food and good size portions. We all had different starts but my seafood in a large tomato with a large salad garnish was the best. Just how l remember spain. We... More 

1 Thank Linda B
Torrevieja, Spain
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Second years having christmas dinner, excellent as usual. Value for money, plenty to eat and everything cooked to perfection. Greta host in Dave great chef in Karen. Always a treat to visit.

Thank Richard123187527
Los Montesinos, Spain
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216 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

As always we got a warm welcome, this being one of the wettest days of the year. Sunday lunch as normal was excellent we both started with the veg soup, to warm ourselves, followed by the roast beef with 5 veg and crispy roast potoroos and home made Yorkshire pudding. We were able to squeeze in two sweets, a cheesecake... More 

Thank BrianMeit
Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

What a brilliant place to eat, everything to perfection, only problem is they close on a Wednesday and I had to cook!! Dave and Karen certainly know how to look after you the set menu has such a variety and all home cooked and the Sunday lunch is to die for Will certainly be going back there again and thanks... More 

Thank yvonnes99
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Been going to Sands for 10 years now and always a lovely meal. David and Karen are perfect hosts and the service is excellent. Nice to have proper fresh veg served with your meal and most of the food is homemade. Hopefully will be going for another ten years!!

1 Thank Jennifer B
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Every time we visit Torrevieja we have to visit Sands Bistro - their Sunday roast is to die for and Karen and Dave do a wonderful job both cooking and front of house ... Keep it up - we'll be back !

2 Thank mrt765
Torrevieja, Spain
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55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is our favourite restaurant in the area it's only a small restaurant But the food is consistently perfect.we have rarely have a sweet because we are to full from the first two courses.tonights meal was faultless we had a bottle of rosa wine two bottles of casera the bill was 35 euros fantastic value.

1 Thank Paul S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$48
British, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Purisima 1 | Playa Del Cura, 03182 Torrevieja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Torrevieja
  • Phone Number: +34 965 71 28 99
We are a small family run English Restaurant. We have been established for 26 years here in Torrevieja. We love to cater for special occasions .We pride ourselves on attention to detail, fresh local ingredients, and the best service.We cook everything fresh to order so can accommodate various dietary request.The restaurant is situated on the main road running behind the playa del cura beach. Diners are seated on 2 levels with a maximum of 42 covers.

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