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La Puerta del Perdon

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Plza de Prim, 4, 24500 Villafranca del Bierzo, Spain
987 540 614
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely host, comfortable room!

We were here for two days whilst on the Camino and had an amazing stay. The host was so gracious and kind. When we arrived, our luggage hadn't arrived yet and when it did, he brought it all the way up the stairs for us despite us asking him to just let us know and we would carry it up.... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
wisemonkeysabroad
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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111 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were here for two days whilst on the Camino and had an amazing stay. The host was so gracious and kind. When we arrived, our luggage hadn't arrived yet and when it did, he brought it all the way up the stairs for us despite us asking him to just let us know and we would carry it up.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Excellent host, great food, we left the place happy and satisfied. We chose salads for lunch, the pheasant and the cod. We received huge plates of salad with excellent variety, bringing a big smile to our faces. Indulge in the desserts, worth the sin!!

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Bierzo is also the home of one of the best producers in the region, Palacios, who make extraordinary wines in Corullon. Having tasted in their cellars, we went around the corner to this hidden little gem. No menus, no fuss, just beautifully cooked homemade food, lots of locally grown herbs and vegetables in a very relaxing, simple environment. We wish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm in my way of "El Camino" with my father and father in law and not only the accommodation was excellent, the food was a great variety of the typical regional exquisite and when you have all of this components and you mix with Herminio El camino turn more than familiar with his treatment, tips and adventures. And we received... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The restaurant is kind of hidden ... If you walk by you would not realize what kind of jewel it is. I am doing the camino and this was by far the best meal of the trip (through the exhausting walk your taste buds are anyway sharpened:-) - I took the foi as a starter and it was amazing!! Out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here one night during our Camino, and it was one of our favourite places. It is a small place, but adequate and the food and service more than made up for anything else that might be lacking. Erminio, the owner-chef, was an amazing cook and served us one of our most memorable meals (and we had dined at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

I arrived in Villafranca del Bierzo yesterday on my own, a day before the rest of my friends would be here. I will keep this short. If the rest of the places we stay on our way to Santiago de Compestela are half as nice, i will be doing very well. From the moment i arrived, the staff have been... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We went for a dinner and were charmingly hosted by the owner. Our expectation was high because of all great references we read before. It was a very good meal and everything was well prepared and presented. The red wine, from the region and from old vineyards, was great and what impressed me most. Room wasn't crowded, rustic decor, comfortable... More 

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Torrey, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

La Puerta del Perdon An outstanding home away from home. Plan to make La Puerta del Perdon your home-base, and take a few days to explore the beautiful, and little known, El Bierzo region. Your host, Herminio, will make you feel at home and his valued guest. We left feeling we had made a new friend, and look forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012 via mobile

Great service - getting sweaty clothes washed was a treat. Awesome oxtail stew. Wonderful friendly service. Great rooms. Even some tuition to improve my espanol. If I ever go back to VF I will stay at La Puerta del Perdon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plza de Prim, 4, 24500 Villafranca del Bierzo, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Leon  >  Villafranca del Bierzo
  • Phone Number: 987 540 614

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 53
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Doing business, Families with children, Local cuisine

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