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El Claustro

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Gran Via de Colon 31, 18001 Granada, Spain
958 80 57 40
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1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Located in the historic district of Granada, The Cloister Restaurant...
Located in the historic district of Granada, The Cloister Restaurant fascinates with its spectacular architecture, monastic tranquility of his past and a strong culinary, as simple as Baroque for its rich hues and textures. A market cuisine, rooted in Andalusian products and premium season but surprised diners through carefully prepared dishes in color, design and flavor.Is the signing of Spain's Best Chef 2009, Juan Andres Morel, who leads a team of young designers whose goal is to translate the passion for their craft to conquer demanding palates.Ubicado en el corazon monumental de Granada, el Restaurante El Claustro fascina por la espectacularidad de su arquitectura, la placidez de su pasado conventual y por una oferta culinaria contundente, tan sencilla como barroca por la riqueza de sus matices y texturas. Una gastronomia de mercado, cimentada en los productos andaluces de primera calidad y de temporada, pero que sorprende al comensal a traves de platos cuidadosamente elaborados en color, diseno y sabor. Es la firma del Mejor Cocinero de Espana 2009, Juan Andres Morilla, que lidera a un equipo de jovenes creadores cuyo objetivo es trasladar la pasion por su oficio a la conquista de paladares exigentes.
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our bouche was most definately amused!

We were thrilled to be informed that live opera would be performed during our meal,and that we would be seated in the gorgeous courtyard,which meant we could appreciate it. I wouldn't pretend to like or know an awful lot about opera,but I can identify when I am in the presence of quality,and we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
sunlunlad
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durham uk
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  • Romantic
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durham uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We were thrilled to be informed that live opera would be performed during our meal,and that we would be seated in the gorgeous courtyard,which meant we could appreciate it. I wouldn't pretend to like or know an awful lot about opera,but I can identify when I am in the presence of quality,and we certainly were on this evening. Our waiters... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Late arrival into town so cane in for quick bite. The staff was incredibly accommodating and kind. The seating and surrounding area are surrounding area romantic. We just had lite foods but everything prepared perfectly.

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Manassas, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Gorgeous atmosphere and creative food. The appetizer they bring is awesome, like a work of art. The little sip of gazpacho, amuse bouche is great. I have to say the minimalism is extreme. The entree, suckling pig, is a to up square of prom with a potato chip, cut in thirds. They needed to give more meat and some vegetables,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The location is very easy to find. The waiters were all very friendly, and the courtyard was beautiful, very romantic! the food was plated very well, and the portions quite hearty. Good place for foodies, but a little pricey.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Our meal at El Claustro, in the AC Palacio Santa Paula on the Gran Via de Colon was outstanding. The food was delicious (especially the lamb with nuts on mushroom sauce, octopus, and desserts) , the artisan plating was beautiful and unusual, there were a number of complimentary courses and the price was extremely reasonable. We ate at a table... More 

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Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We were staying in the hotel and arrived by train in the early afternoon. We were hungry and staying in the Palacio de Santa Paula Hotel so we stopped here for lunch. We were stunned by the delicious food, interesting menu, and outstanding service. It was expensive but we thought it was well worth the money. We enjoyed it so... More 

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Noosa Heads
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Breakfast does not bring out the best in restaurants but this place has some class. The décor is good and the service was fine and the pastries and other items were tasty and well presented. This is an expensive restaurant at night but you can see it was well managed evening the morning.

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Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We had lunch there. The service and the food are excellent. The restaurant is located in a beautiful garden. Price is not cheap, but the quality of the food justified it.

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Marietta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We had dinner here as we were staying at Palacio de Sta Paula, and also read the good reviews in TripAdvisor. The restaurant was almost full when we arrived but emptied quickly once we were seated. The servers were very nice and attentive, howerver we felt that the food took a little bit too long to be ready. We had... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Great food. Presentation is wonderful. Staff very accommodating. The lamb was so tender there is no need for a fork. Ate breakfast, Lunch and Dinner here we liked it os much. Great wine list.

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Additional Information about El Claustro

Address: Gran Via de Colon 31, 18001 Granada, Spain
Phone Number: 958 80 57 40
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Granada
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 27 - 55
Cuisine: Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gran Via de Colon 31, 18001 Granada, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: 958 80 57 40

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 55
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

Located in the historic district of Granada, The Cloister Restaurant fascinates with its spectacular architecture, monastic tranquility of his past and a strong culinary, as simple as Baroque for its rich hues and textures. A market cuisine, rooted in Andalusian products and premium season but surprised diners through carefully prepared dishes in color, design and flavor.Is the signing of Spain's Best Chef 2009, Juan Andres Morel, who leads a team of young designers whose goal is to translate the passion for their craft to conquer demanding palates.Ubicado en el corazon monumental de Granada, el Restaurante El Claustro fascina por la espectacularidad de su arquitectura, la placidez de su pasado conventual y por una oferta culinaria contundente, tan sencilla como barroca por la riqueza de sus matices y texturas. Una gastronomia de mercado, cimentada en los productos andaluces de primera calidad y de temporada, pero que sorprende al comensal a traves de platos cuidadosamente elaborados en color, diseno y sabor. Es la firma del Mejor Cocinero de Espana 2009, Juan Andres Morilla, que lidera a un equipo de jovenes creadores cuyo objetivo es trasladar la pasion por su oficio a la conquista de paladares exigentes.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am

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