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El Serbal

Andres del Rio, 7 | Puertochico, 39004 Santander, Spain
942222515
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Ranked #8 of 371 Restaurants in Santander
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $147
Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Århus
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

I am sorry to say, I had expected more. We had the 7 servings tasting menu but none of the dishes gave us the wauuw effect, we have had so many times before on first class restaurants. The food was OK but that is nothing to be surprised of on a restaurant with a Michelin star. In the country I... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Seventeen of us ate here with good advance booking in early Ocober. It was the last evening of three in Santander. A rather severe ambience with mediocre service though the English speaking chef was charming. Starters of monkfish ceviche (mostly fish skin) and melon and ham resembling baby food. Mains of beef cheek ok but rather ordinary and dorado which... More

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West Vancouver, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My husband had the seven course tasting menu with matching wines and I had the four course tasting menu with matching wines. The food was very good and the service very professional. We thought that we got good value for our money, especially given that El Serbal is a Michelin starred restaurant. However, I could not award this restaurant five... More

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uk
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Went to sample top notch food in Cantabria in a Michelin star restaurant but !! Booked for 8.30 -early for Spain - but we were the only two there all night and we left at 11 ! Food was ok - just - and service mediocre so not worthy of a STAR ! Much better available at half the price... More

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Essex
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Visited El Serbal after reading reviews. From the moment we arrived we received attentive service. We decided to opt for the gastronomic tasting menu (€38pp) this was 5 courses plus extra's from the house. We decided on a bottle of wine which was extremely reasonably priced. We had 5 thoroughly enjoyable courses and would definitely return to sample other items... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Excellent Food, Attentive Service, beautiful restaurant. Taster menu fantastic with beautiful presentation one of the best restaurant ever and real value for money. A MUST VISIT

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Madrid
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This is one of the best restaurants I've ever been, excelence both in food and service. Just after sitting down, they wellcome you with a Champange to choose between brutt or rosado. Also to notice are the home made breads ( I loved the dried tomato and the olive ones) and olives oil tasting offered ( 6 different types of... More

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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This truly is a magnificent restaurant. My wife and I had the 7 course taster menu with matching wines. The meal was pretty much perfect in every way - from the champagne welcome drink, through the choice of 12 breads with 5 different olive oils (with tasting notes!!) all the way to the second desert. The Tuna with Apple and... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic tasting menu and matched wines. This was a very enjoyable experience and some of the cheapest star quality food we ate during a visit to Basque country. I would definitely recommend to good friends.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

In Mid-August I took my Godson and his friend to El Serbal for dinner. The location is a bit hard to find as it is set back within a large apartment complex. Once we got there, however, we were seated and presented with a complimentary glass of Sumarroca Cava - a nice touch. We chose the chefs tasting menu which... More

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