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Le Penon

Calle Tarajal 8, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 17 97 77
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Calle Tarajal 8, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After all the years we have been coming to Tenerife, we came across this gem and came here twice during our week's visit. The staff were pleasant and friendly as well as very professional and the ambience was prefect as well as the food! Thank...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Katers2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting El Medano for a few years now and yet never found this restaurant, until now. Wow - what have we been missing. Superbly prepared food and excellent service. My slow-cooked beef cheek was superb and my wife's starter of tuna was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank whenslunch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent upmarket French restaurant with reasonable prices due to its location a short walk inland from most other eateries. Enjoyed a great meal and very attentive service. Watch how the waiters work, they have been professionally trained and know their trade. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SerenityVancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It takes quite a personality to make a customer feel so welcomed to a place at the very entrance as we did. Super friendly, smiling and humble service. No arrogance, no snobbery. Just friendliness and appreciation. We had two kids with us (7 and 10),...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited El Medano roughly twice every year for the past six years on an all inclusive package holiday but like to eat out at least once, trying recommendations from other travellers. Le Penon certainly did not disappoint and lived up to the positive...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Phylsgal
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We opted for Le Penon as our first choice of restaurant after we landed (4/11/18) due to it being the highest ranked in the area. We stood at the “reception” for a good 5 minutes before then having to dodge a waiter serving food, he...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank benpS8681BH
guillaume r, Propriétaire at Le Penon, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Good morning Ben P, I am the owner, Guillaume Resch. First I would like to apologize for what happened, it does not usually happen normally. If you please allow me to explain the unusual situation: I realized what happened reading your comment. The all restaurant...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Visited Le Penon tonight having been underwhelmed on our first visit last year What can I say food and service was fantastic Started with the Flambeed Prawns and then had entrecôte steak. Both were excellent Finished with Crepes Suzette and what a treat that was....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Blades10
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The most innovative restaurant in El Médano. You have to go there because the food is amazing and the service is very professional

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

After visiting “Le Penon” one of the first evenings of our holiday, we came back 6 times. We tried several choices from the menu, like caramelised foie gras lasagne, and the most tasty and tender entrecôte we ever had. Every evening was a fantastic experience...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

We went there for lunch, and only took starters as we were not so hungry. Very fine food, this restaurant definitely derserves 5 stars. Very friendly waiter.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Fred_Mathilde
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31 August 2018|
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Response from ci3931 | Reviewed this property |
We book as often the El Medano restaurants are full at peak times.
31 August 2018|
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Response from Guillaume R | Property representative |
Booking a table is always helpful for the service organisation. You can book a table by phone or in the Facebook page. Thank you very much.
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17 August 2015|
Response from Guillaume R | Property representative |
Buenos dias, hay una terraza cubierta donde los peritos bien educados son bienvenidos.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tarajal 8, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  El Medano
  • Phone Number: +34 922 17 97 77
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