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Calle Ruiz de Alda, 16, Santander, Spain
+34 942314921
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food, friendly service, reasonable prices

We ate here as a family of four in August 2015. The food was very good, served hot from the kitchen. Service was friendly and patient even though our ability to speak Spanish was very poor. For us, coming from Cambridge, England, where prices are like London's, the price was good too for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Paul M
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Our expectation was higher then the real quality. They can make more from the plates aan the restaurant it is to simple! Kind people not recommended by us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We ate here as a family of four in August 2015. The food was very good, served hot from the kitchen. Service was friendly and patient even though our ability to speak Spanish was very poor. For us, coming from Cambridge, England, where prices are like London's, the price was good too for the food and the wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We went to el Machinero, (close to the ferry port), on a Saturday lunch time and asked for a table in the restaurant upstairs. Our Spanish is limited and the waitress, who had even more limited English, went out of her way to help us and to explain the menu. Nothing was too much trouble. The baked langoustines were delicious.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This was by far the best food we had during our 2,5 weeks holiday in Spain!! We were searching for good fish and stumbled on this restaurant (which also serves meat). We had 3 main courses which we shared together. First the baby squid (exquisite), then the king prawns (great) and at last (but not least) the monkfish (fantastic). Each... More 

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  • Address: Calle Ruiz de Alda, 16, Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942314921

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