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Carmen de Aben Humeya

#137 of 1,006 Restaurants in Granada
#147 of 1,051 Places to Eat in Granada
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San Pedro
Spanish, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Healthy
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12 Cuesta de Las Tomasas | Albayzin, 18010 Granada, Spain
+34 958 22 83 45
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1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Located at the gardens of Carmen de Aben Humeya which is cataloged by...
Located at the gardens of Carmen de Aben Humeya which is cataloged by UNESCO, this restaurant offers amazing views over the Alhambra, Generalife, Sierra Nevada and the city of Granada. You will find a menu of high-quality gastronomy. The latest cooking techniques serve to create delicious traditional dishes and the use of proximity products guarantees the authentic flavors.
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    Very good
  • 13
    Average
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
An enjoyable dinner with a nice view

This was our most expensive meal in Spain (78 euros for two of us), but the view is lovely! We started with Cava and then my husband had a black tomato caprese salad and I had an asparagus salad. Next he had lamb and I had hake, a white fish. We also had bottled water and a two more glasses... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Lynette796
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Brooksville, Florida
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Pasadena, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

We had made 8:30 reservations at Carmen de Aben Humeya, 12 Cuesta de las Tomasas in the Albayzin. There were not enough “wows” to go around for this restaurant. Seated at a covered outdoor patio, the views out to the Alhambra were spectacular…sans the trinket shops. You know what they say, “Never eat at a place with a view.” “They”... More 

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Bures, England
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We stumbled upon this restaurant whilst on our way up to the viewpoint and are so pleased that we ate here. We had a fantastic meal, great service with stunning views of the Alhambra as night fell. Yes it is expensive compared to other meals that we have had. BUt this was not standard fare. Meals were served on lovely... More 

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Brooksville, Florida
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was our most expensive meal in Spain (78 euros for two of us), but the view is lovely! We started with Cava and then my husband had a black tomato caprese salad and I had an asparagus salad. Next he had lamb and I had hake, a white fish. We also had bottled water and a two more glasses... More 

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Carmen_Aben_Humeya, Gerente at Carmen de Aben Humeya, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience online. It is important for us to know that you appreciated the quality of our service and the beauty & flavors of our gastronomy, however we understand there's room for improvement and we will take your considerations into account. Thank you again for your comment. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A local friend recommended this bar to me as one of his favourite spots in Granada. It's location (just under the mirador) means there's slightly less tourists than the restaurants at the mirador. I only had a drink and a tapa, rather than an actual meal- although the tapa was excellent quality so I would go again for a meal.... More 

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Carmen_Aben_Humeya, Gerente at Carmen de Aben Humeya, responded to this review

Thank you very much for shearing your opinion online. We're happy your local friend recommended us to you and even happier to know you appreciated the quality of our offer. Indeed the fact that Carmen de Aben Humeya is slightly hidden when compared to other touristic spots makes it the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed view of the impressive... More 

Tacoma, Washington
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We loved this place! The food was wonderful and reasonably priced, the service attentive, and watching the light change on the Alhambra over the evening was lovely. They even brought blankets for our shoulders when the evening got chilly!

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Carmen_Aben_Humeya, Gerente at Carmen de Aben Humeya, responded to this review

Thank you very much for shearing your good experience online, all our team is very happy to know you appreciated the quality of our food and service. Carmen de Aben Humeya is certainly a privileged place to watch the sunset over the Alhambra fortress, we hope you will visit us again next time you come to Granada. Thank you again! More 

Vancouver, Canada
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The food and service were excellent, the view of the Alhambra on an open terrace magnificent. Good wine list. A lot of steps and steep climbs and descents so those who have trouble with stairs should be accompanied and factor in extra time; but the effort would be worth it.

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Carmen_Aben_Humeya, Gerente at Carmen de Aben Humeya, responded to this review

We are very happy to know you think our food and service are excellent, we thank you very much for shearing your good experience online and we hope to serve you again during your next trip to Granada! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Carmen de Aben Humeya is more than the sum of its parts. The setting is incredible of course. It's right in the heart of the Albaicin which is a UNESCO World Heritage Sight. Furthermore, when you dine on the terrace you have an uninterrupted view of the Alhambra. Finally, the garden, of which the terrace is a part, is... More 

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Carmen_Aben_Humeya, Gerente at Carmen de Aben Humeya, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your detailed review, all the team is very happy to know you appreciated our efforts to provide an unforgettable dining experience. We also want to thank you for the beautiful description of the restaurant and its gardens, we feel the magic of this place as well and it is our joy to be able to... More 

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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

After hearing about this place from Rick Steves books as well as reviews here, I made sure to make this our last dinner in Granada. We had visited the Alhambra in the afternoon tour due to a snafu so by the time we got back to the hotel we nearly had to turn around and go back for our 9pm... More 

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Carmen_Aben_Humeya, Gerente at Carmen de Aben Humeya, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment, it means a lot to us that you had such a great experience. We are very happy your expectations were fulfilled and we would love to serve you again in the future! More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

One of the best meals I have ever had. Oxtail entrecoat, calamari, chicken were our 3 choices. All exquisite. Entrecoate was the best IMHO. 2 salads, bottle of wine, 3 main courses, 2 desserts, all under 120 euros. If you're in Granada you must eat here. Forgot to mention the view of the Alcazar is unmatched. We were here early... More 

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Carmen_Aben_Humeya, Gerente at Carmen de Aben Humeya, responded to this review

Thank you very much, we put effort and passion into satisfying our customers and we are very happy to know you had an excellent experience! Thanks for shearing it More 

Dublin
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We visited three of the recommended restaurants on the Albaicin ridge with views of the Alhambra and found this the best of them, to the extent that we went back for a second visit. The view was probably the best, not least because the covered restaurant is small and all tables have it. In late May the restaurant was by... More 

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Carmen_Aben_Humeya, Gerente at Carmen de Aben Humeya, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment, it is very encouraging for us to read your words and we appreciate the time you took to share your experience, we hope to serve you again in the future! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Cuesta de Las Tomasas | Albayzin, 18010 Granada, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Granada>  > San Pedro
  • Neighborhood: San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +34 958 22 83 45

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 34 to 56
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

Located at the gardens of Carmen de Aben Humeya which is cataloged by UNESCO, this restaurant offers amazing views over the Alhambra, Generalife, Sierra Nevada and the city of Granada. You will find a menu of high-quality gastronomy. The latest cooking techniques serve to create delicious traditional dishes and the use of proximity products guarantees the authentic flavors.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?