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Bodegas la Conveniente

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Calle Gomez Orena 9, 39003 Santander, Spain
+34 (0)942212887
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Ideal for those staying in an apt and looking for a place to buy top quality food or those looking for a snack to take to the beach.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Still the same fabulous dining experience as ten years ago. I took three couples here for dinner as the atmosphere is great and the tapas different to the usual ones on offer in other restaurants! Hard boiled eggs in bechamel sauce, sweet red peppers with black pudding, ham and cheese rolled in breadcrumbs and deep fried, delicious!! The seating is... More 

Thank Jerry F
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Loved this place packed with locals sharing huge plates of mainly meaty delights. However, you must try the tuna empanadas. It is dark and atmospheric with the old wine vats lining the walls and a great old chap playing the piano. This place had a fantastic atmosphere that you would never suspect from the outside. You could easily walk straight... More 

2 Thank SWALondon
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Ideal for those staying in an apt and looking for a place to buy top quality food or those looking for a snack to take to the beach.

Thank TheGannetIreland
Berlin, Germany
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

A great place if you like fried food. If not, better try something else! Here good is very heavy and abut monotone... Place is nice though!

Thank lumares
Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This restaurant was recommended both by a guide book and friend from Santander and I honestly don't know why. Perhaps we should have been worried when we went there for dinner but the waiter asked if we wanted a table 'para picar' i.e. for snacks rather than a meal. Honestly I think this is a place to go to to... More 

Thank Sierraneil
Rhodes, Greece
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Food was really tasty and typical of Spain! The restaurant is an old apotheke, very unique and there was someone playing the piano. The only disadvantage was that we visited on a Friday evening and it was really crowded and noisy.

Thank VivianStudios
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I go for dinner every year while on holidays in Santander for the last 20 years. Very good food and relaxing environment, specially when there is someone playing the piano. Too busy some times.

Thank Blanca A
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We decided we had to come since it is supposedly the oldest bodega in Santander...felt a great ambiance when we got in but that was it...Not really much of a wine selection to start with..,the food was nothing to brag about...my advice: go to another place or, better yet, wait until you get to Bilbao's old town (just an hour... More 

1 Thank Eldia D
Perth, United Kingdom
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525 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Our group of 6 hungry lads found this place the previous evening after we had eaten but decided we would eat there the following day. We arrived at 23:00 and had to endure a short queue to be seated at 23:30. The queue grew longer after we had sat down. The place is a little crazy - rough and ready... More 

Thank FairCityFrasie
Madrid, Spain
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99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We only had drinks - a splendid sweet red wine called Mistela - but the service was good, the price fair and the environment inspiring. On the whole a great place for an interesting pitstop!

Thank Margherita B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Gomez Orena 9, 39003 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 (0)942212887

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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