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“Rude, expensive, bad food.”
Review of La Borda Secreta

La Borda Secreta
Ranked #24 of 49 Restaurants in La Massana
Price range: US$14 - US$51
Description: Traditional building in the centre of la Massana, two floors, upstairs our bar with tapas, wine, beer and cocktails. Downstairs the restaurant with our grill and sightseeing at the river.
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Description: Traditional building in the centre of la Massana, two floors, upstairs our bar with tapas, wine, beer and cocktails. Downstairs the restaurant with our grill and sightseeing at the river.
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Confronted with a worryingly long menu, we asked for the Catalan local dish. Sorry, was the response, we don't have it. Ok cool, we'll just get the cheese plate. Sorry, also not there. "Cool, so what do you have?" we asked. He responded angrily, saying everything else. But sadly not, no veal either it turned out. Once we had identified some available food, it was excessively rich, the beef I had was very fatty, with tendons, just a bit grim. The guy was visibly annoyed when we didn't order pudding and was being equally rude to the table next door.

Redeeming feature is the beautiful setting and architecture - could actually be a very decent place to go for just a drink if you ignore the waiter/owner.

Thank George O
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

The title sums it up really, when you eventually receive the food it is good but it takes so long that a lunchtime break from work is impossible with only an hour. Nice decor and terrace but the addition of an extra pair of hands would solve many of this restaurant's problems.

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Thank djstu77
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

The waiter was not in a good mood and we had to wait really long for our food; over an hour which is ridiculous for barbeque restaurant so we were not very happy. Some lame excuse about there being other guests before us but the restaurant was just half full. Not a good experience. My wife did not like here porc parts as it was more fat than meat.

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Thank Nico d d
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We litreally stumbled opoon this resturant by mistake. We hd eaten on the main drag of Massana and thought the food & eating experiences we had had so far on our holiday where distinctly average and where just writting off the food aspect of our holiday here.
& then we found this hidden gem. - You must venture inside & go downstairs as it is likely looks empty no staff etc upstairs as it seems the fab host - does everything! Cocktail waiter upstairs & front of house in the restaurant. The decor was cotemporay and set in an ancient barn tres chic! Wine was amazing we took bottles (Red Bregolat) home - so go with the reommendation and very very reasonable copared to uk prices. Food excellent - starters outdid the mains - & I would push the BBQ meats / padron peppers & lavender icecream - Its great & fun & I even got an cosmopolitan for a night cap!

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Thank Arianwen S
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