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Crta Cv 715 Km 33, 03518 Tarbena, Spain
+34 966 44 56 04
11:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Democratic Republic of the Congo
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to eat good food with an amazing view visit this restaurant. Its a winding drive or cycle up to the top of the mountain but well worth it. The food is mostly German but very authentic and enjoyable. It does serve a variety of things including good seafood too. Really worth a visit. The white sausage and... More 

Thank teresalegg
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They are probably trading on the amazing views because the food is generally disappointing and a rather odd mix for rural Spain! Who would have expected Greek salad? I only wanted a light snack so it was my poor choice I guess. Tinned sweetcorn and a smothering of balsamic vinegar was just weird.....My husband's wild boar was clearly a better... More 

Thank JulesReeves
West Yorkshire
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit for the views alone! Apple strudel to die for and great service. Good variety of local and German dishes with good portions too.

Thank Maggie S
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Open from 11am to 6pm at the moment this is a great stop when driving round this area. Fabulous views, good coffee and delicious apple strudel served by friendly and efficient staff.

Thank ActiveRetiree64
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

If you don't mind driving all the way to the top of a mountain to find this amazing little restaurant, then this is the place for you! Massive portions, good service and you can sit in and outside. It is a German restaurant. However, if you know your cuisines, you'll know that the portions are always huge and home cooked!... More 

Thank SavvyTraveller131
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived at lunchtime last Sunday 11th. We had not booked but was lucky to get a table with an incredible view of the valley. The food we had was lovely. I had strudel for pudding, it was the size of a paving slab! I still managed to eat it all as it was delicious! The service was excellent, you... More 

Thank Richard D
Alcalali, Spain
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

we went on a monday lunch 1-00 pm table for six, sat outside right on front line overlooking jalon valley,realy was a lovely day.The service was good,as was the food,we all had starters,and all different mains and sweets,plus beers/water and coffees.All very Nice.

Thank marjoramjs
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

For the past 8 years, Coll De Rates has been a must visit in our family holiday as, in my mind, very little beats sitting with a cold beer and watching the stillness of the valleys all the way out to sea. If you haven't visited before, it is a little out of the way, and not exactly somewhere you... More 

Thank Rikki223
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

It's one of those places that one is grateful for, rather than enthusiastic about. Decent and fresh salad, a glass of beer and an amazing view of the mountains and plains surrounding, but this is fast food of a kind, and not fine dining. Fine if you are passing by, but not reason to make the journey.

Thank GattoCanno
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Enjoyable drive, a superb view and pleasant enough place to stop and take on fluids and fuel. Well worth a visit.

Thank Phil T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crta Cv 715 Km 33, 03518 Tarbena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Tarbena
  • Phone Number: +34 966 44 56 04

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