Restaurante Bar Royal

Price guide: Mid-range

Paseo del Mar 9, Platje de Tamariu, Tamariu, Girona, 17212

Price guide: Mid-range

Restaurante Bar Royal

By Eddi Fiegel, your Calella De Palafrugell expert

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#4 of 9
expert-rated restaurants in Calella De Palafrugell
Expert overall rating:4.3 out of 5
Food and drink:
4.4
4.4
Ambience:
4.6
4.6
Service:
4.1
4.1
Location:
4.7
4.7
Value for money:
4.3
4.3
Recommended for:
Couples, Families with teenagers, Families with younger children, Mature travellers, Sporty types, Chilling out, Escaping the crowds, Great views / scenery, Relaxation

Expert review of Restaurante Bar Royal

A family-friendly terrace overlooking a sandy bay – the taste of a Mediterranean summer.

Even though Tamariu is one of the Costa Brava’s smallest and mercifully, most unspoilt, bays, the tiny promenade is lined with restaurants and the first time I came, it would have been hard to know which one to choose had my sister, who lives nearby, not recommended this place. The Royal is more or less in the centre and has one of the larger, smarter terraces. It’s also very family-friendly and does a children’s menu.

Food and drink: 

Unsurprisingly, fish is the main deal here although some meat options are available. There’s a fish tank inside where you can choose your own lobster if that’s your thing and a good selection of fish like hake, bream and turbot. My boquerones (anchovies) were deliciously crispily fried.

Ambience: 

This is the ultimate Mediterranean summer lunch by the sea, with most tables filled with families enjoying unhurried afternoons. To my mind, the food is marginally better at Es Dofi, further along the bay, but the terrace here is bigger and slightly smarter and they do kids dishes like spaghetti, so the choice is yours.

Service: 

The services is prompt but watch out for your bill. Last time I went, we were overcharged twice.

Location: 

It's on the edge of the bay.

Price advice: 

Tapas are 5-6 euros each. Main courses are 17-20 euros and children’s dishes are 6.50–7 euros.

More information on Restaurante Bar Royal:

Price guide:
Mid-range
Type:
Restaurant
Food:
Catalan, Seafood, Spanish, Tapas
Address:
Paseo del Mar 9, Platje de Tamariu, Tamariu, Girona, 17212
Telephone:
972 62 00 41
Serves:
Lunch, Dinner
Opening times:
Mon-Fri, Sun 12.30–4pm. Sat 12.30-4.30pm, 7.30–10.30pm.
Accepts Credit Cards:
Yes
Reservations:
Suggested

Have you been to Restaurante Bar Royal? Would you recommended it?

Community comments (1)

excellent place for lunch