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Bodega Cigalena

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Calle de Daoiz y Velarde, 19, 39003 Santander, Spain
942 21 30 62
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7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wine museum with good food

Had another large business meal here with plates of shared rationed. Amazing stuffed tomato house salad. Very good value. Nice house wine. Had three amazing home made ice creams made of cardamom, mustard and beer flavours. Great service from total professional waiter with a GSOH!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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London
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Barcelona, Spain
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

very good price performace, nice designg, a lot of diffetrent bottles to taste, best desserts in the city... and very good service...

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London
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Had another large business meal here with plates of shared rationed. Amazing stuffed tomato house salad. Very good value. Nice house wine. Had three amazing home made ice creams made of cardamom, mustard and beer flavours. Great service from total professional waiter with a GSOH!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I travelled to Santander in May with a group of friends. We wanted to discover somewhere traditional and special for our last night. The exterior of Bodega Cigalena caught our attention first and the rustic authentic vibe of it. We were early, so made a note of the opening times and went to enjoy a drink harbour side first before... More 

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Edinburgh
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210 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went to this bar in the old town three times on our 4 day trip.We were lucky to get a seat at the bar and enjoyed several pinchos and quality wine at very reasonable prices.If you go after 11pm it is quieter.Try the square nearby to start your evening and enjoy the local vibe.

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Washington, DC
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205 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I ate one dinner at the Bodega Cigaleña in mid-May and was very pleased with the meal, service, and settting. I was warmly welcomed into a room walled with wine racks and old wood cabinets, cheered by white table linens and just the right amount of lighting. After a lovely amuse bouche of squash soup, I opted for a delicious... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Loved the ambiance. Waiters very good, spoke some english (and french and German). Happy for you to share starters and to advise you if you wanted to know more. Full of Spanish, mainly business people wandering in at 2:30 for lunch (bit late for us english!). Noisy, atmospheric and good food. Loved it and would return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Myself and a group of 9 friends visited for dinner and drinks on Saturday evening. The staff were friendly and welcoming, so accommodating. They made a real effort to help with our decisions and also suggested delicious wines! We had a couple of girls with allergies and they did their best to understand and taylor their dishes. I ordered the... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

After wandering around looking for a restaurant that fitted our 'last night in spain' mood we were really excited to wander in to the Aladdin's cave of fine wines highlighted with medieval Spanish delights! We were looking for culture, ambiance and most importantly great Spanish food and we definitely got that here. The waiters were perfect! The language barrier of... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

The language barrier seemed to cause a bit of confusion initially but once we were seated with out menus everything started to look up. On the recommendation of the waiter I ordered a salad. It was light, fresh and full of flavour. Dessert however was the star of the meal. Overall good value for money. Quirky and unique little place.... More 

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carlisle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We went for dinner in dining room, we let very professional waiter choose our courses and all were delicious and well presented. The surroundings, atmosphere are great, we would recommend

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle de Daoiz y Velarde, 19, 39003 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: 942 21 30 62

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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