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Carpe Diem

Avenida Oscar Espla 4, 03581 El Albir, L'Alfas del Pi, Spain
+34 966 86 49 46
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Avenida Oscar Espla 4, 03581 El Albir, L'Alfas del Pi, Spain
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice meal here recently. Food portions were a good size and well prepared and cooked. Kids menu had a variety of options and staff were friendly and attentive. Meal for 6 with alcohol came in at just over 100 euros so fair value

Thank ge0rdiemac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 6 excellent meals (2 children's), the steak, lamb and burgers we very good as were the prices, service and friendly staff. Well worth a visit.

Thank nick t
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We had steak and fries with some veg which was very nice. Service friendly and well priced where you pay for three courses. I'd go again. I did recall some muttering from another table that they weren't happy with a dish because it was not...More

Thank Frequenth0telstayer
Reviewed 28 May 2017

early this month we spent some time in Albir, spain. This trip was more to relax, than anything else. we loved the place of El Albir. no stress, everything easy going. after 10 no noise sounds from the streets. we passed Carpe Diem, one afternoon,...More

Thank Magni_13
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Stroganoff but received beef in tomato sauce, when I asked the waitress she said it was Stroganoff, obviously never seen a Stroganoff in there Life. The potatoes were cooked in old oil and not very good. Won't be going again.

Thank David H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

They serve fake Argentinian beef! It is not beef, it is skirt steak which is a very cheap piece of meat from the rib area. They have been told several times that they cheat, but they don't care. A restaurant cheating their guests like this...More

Thank Øyvind S
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Not much to distinguish this place from the outside but we took a chance and were pleasantly surprised. Set menu for 12.95 is great value. Every member of our party enjoyed their main - we had cordon bleu, pork and chicken. Would deffo come here...More

Thank batdad
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We stopped here to have lunch during an awful storm , the storm was so bad we expected to see an empty restaurant . How wrong we were , the main dining area was busy , lively & it just felt right . The bread...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 27 November 2016

8 of us went for a late lunch in early November, the purpose being a get-together of friends from when we lived in Albir. This restaurant has changed owners many times over 15 years we have been visiting/living in Albir. I am not sure how...More

Thank Josh091
Reviewed 18 November 2016

October 12, 2016 a group of five people had dinner at Carpe Diem. Three of us chose Argentine beef the other chose pork, Gordon Blue. The food was great. Unfortunately, all three who ate Argentine beef was hit by food poisoning. We where all hit...More

Thank peterssonpeter258
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Oscar Espla 4, 03581 El Albir, L'Alfas del Pi, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  L'Alfas del Pi  >  El Albir
  • Phone Number: +34 966 86 49 46
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Description
Here, at Carpe Diem the warm atmosphere makes every person feel like being at home and our staff make sure that you are not alone. Our name ‘Carpe Diem’ comes from the book 1 of the Roman poet Horace’s work, witten more than 2000 years ago. The word itself means to ‘Seize the Day’ and to enjoy every moment of it! The whole verse is: “Carpe diem quam minimum credula posterior”, which can be translated as “Seize the present; trust tomorrow e’en as little as you may.” Therefore, it is important not to let a single day pass without enjoying. And if this is something good, then it happens with us. It is possible to say that Horace predicted 20 centuries ahead because even in the 21st century Carpe Diem is still completely up to date and is used frequently. Every person would love to unwind and forget everything about everyday worries. For us, Carpe Diem is to be more than just an appealing name, it is also immediately our motto and philosophy. We would like you to enjoy everyday you spend! We provide you a pamper gourmet, as you operate at your beck and call. And a fun, friendly and welcoming atmosphere, where you are not alone and feel like at home. Our mission is to make you enjoy a well-cared product and a welcoming environment. Our main Keywords are: speed, quality, hospitality and experience. Seize the-dagger’s enjoy to the fullest. Life is one big party. You only need to hang the garlands, either go to Carpe Diem in the cozy town of Albir. In addition, get us to do you a sociable drink for you at our amazing bar. To ensure that you ‘pluck a day’ as long as possible, patio heaters standby at our comfortable en-closed terrace, we switch them as soon as you need them. So that you could Enjoy the day to the fullest … on the wonderful outdoor terrace of Carpe Diem. Restaurant Carpe Diem is also a Party Place. Every Saturday from 19:00 to 22:00 we have a live performers with us to make your dining experience even more enjoyable, and so you can enjoy live music and you can let off steam on the dance floor.
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