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Las Cuevas

Barrio 1 De Mayo 13, San Miguel de Salinas, Spain
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Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: 966723432 Mob 646475186
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: 966723432 Mob 646475186
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The Cuevas are a must to see in San Miguel. Amazing interiors dating back 300 years which gives a glimpse of how village life was before development. The staff at the restaurant showed us around & didn't pressurise us to have lunch. It was so nice we had lunch anyway! Lovely home made pate compliments of the Casa followed by... More

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San Miguel de Salinas, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is a lovely restaurant and very unusual. A bit expensive but worth the experience. It serves international cuisine.

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Wokingham, Uk
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

A great little restaurant nestled in the caves of San Miguel - and great respite from the usual type of restaurant throughout the rest of Alicante and the neighbouring areas! The food isn't typically Spanish, but there's a great range and you can feel the real home-cooked taste to it too. And if you don't mind the company of a... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The ambience was lovely and the 'dining in the cave experience' was unusual. Service was good, but the food was terrible and ultra expensive!!!! Be careful and don't eat a piece of bread that is put out on your table when you arrive...it will cost you 6Euros!!! Everything was awash in sauce and very expensive for even a nice Spanish... More

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West Sussex UK
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We have eaten here many times before but never reviewed the restaurant. The last time we visited was 2002 so I was keen to see how much had changed. For me, nothing, and visiting brought me back very happy memories. The location as you know is in caves although you can eat outside on the courtyard. It is cool inside... More

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U.K.
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The setting is great. Several small cave rooms with a lovely atmosphere. The food is very basic Spanish home cooking. The service is good but English is limited it helps if you have a bit of basic Spanish.

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Cambridge UK
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168 reviews 168 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

I highly recommend a visit given the unusual setting. Whilst there, it is worth exploring out of the back door and walking over the roofs of the other caves which were used as normal domestic residences not that many years ago. It's a history worth reading about! Food is very mixed. I guess we have been about half a dozen... More

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Alicante
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114 reviews 114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Las Cuevas is a fantastic location (obviously in a cave!) and has real atmosphere. Unfortunately, the food is very poor and very expensive. Good for one visit for the experience.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012 via mobile

This a hidden gem in San Miguel de Salinas. It's a nice little restaurant with good food and an incredible atmosphere. The food is good and the service is friendly and welcoming. We had fish (trout and dorado) and it was very well prepared - although the garnish wasn't inspiring, it was well tasting. This is certainly one of those... More

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Playa Flamenca, Spain
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Went there last night, Sat 14th Oct, and really enjoyed a spectacularly good meal in interesting surroundings. Based on a large Cave Dwelling, hence the name, it is a warren of small dining rooms giving intimacy and privacy if you want. The food was imaginative from the starters to the postre. As a taster Pate withe various toastadas was provided.... More

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