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All 363 Salamanca Restaurants

El Alquimista

Plaza de San Cristobal 6, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
923 21 54 93
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Ranked #7 of 363 Restaurants in Salamanca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Annemasse, France
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396 reviews 396 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

The tasting menu at 36€ is indeed a deal. Especially enjoyed the calamari perfectly cooked with a tasty thai citronella-laced sauce. Our monkfish was also absolutely perfectly fresh and impeccably cooked. THe porc main course was less successful to our French tastes. The wine list was full of half bottles which was very welcome. The service was kind and attentive'... More

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Le Mesnil-Villeman, Basse-Normandie, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We found this restaurant via Trip Advisor and it did not disappoint, in fact it exceeded our expectations. Close to the city centre, El Alquimista looks quite unassuming from the outside but once you enter, it is stylish and smart. The restaurant is run by the husband and wife team who own it. The staff are attentive, friendly and knowledgeable.... More

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A fabulous restaurant. Had a wonderful birthday for my wife last night at El Aquimista and would return in a heartbeat. By far the best restaurant we ate in over six days. Lovely presentations, lovely prices and food with a flair that made no effort to replicate the standard fair in town. Asian inflected fusion Spanish. Michelin recommends it and... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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91 reviews 91 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This place deserves to be full every day it is open. The food is of the highest quality, the service was very good, and managed to be unobtrusive. I had the Monkfish (Rape) and the Cheese with honey and nuts for dessert. Four of us in the party and every single meal was of the highest quality. I would consider... More

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Povoa de Varzim, Portugal
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Small nice restaurant. Service almost perfect. I was happy as they designed an interesting menu for a balanced price in a record time for a group.

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dublin
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89 reviews 89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is located in a quiet square in a mainly residential area of the city. While very close to the main tourist centre around the Plaza mayor, it is well off the tourist trail, and seems to be frequented mainly by locals. It is well worth seeking out. The food is excellent - well up to the standard of top... More

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Alfortville, France
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164 reviews 164 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Following Tripadvisor recommendations, we ended up in this surprising design place, off tourist areas. Absolutely unbeatable good value for money, and great sophisticated food. Wine choice at a remarkable low price yet astonishing 13€ bottle served. On that Sunday evening, we were the only two customers, so we got the staff all for us. Yet no English spoken, at all:... More

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Lugo, Spain
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We visited this restaurant previously and were aware of it´s location which unfortunately is somewhat offputting, however once inside it´s an interesting design. It used to have paintings but these we were told were on loan as an exhibition and therefore the plain brick walls were a little stark. Possibly needs another exhibition or some prints! However this point aside,... More

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Madrid
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Very nice restaurant, has the usual plates from Salamanca, together with some interesting proposals of how to use local produce in more imaginative ways. Interesting wine list at reasonable prices

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I've visited Salamanca several times and I never came out quite satisfied with the meals served. This time we tried El Alquimista. A friend had told me the owners had had some learning at restaurants in the Basque Country, particularly with Andoni Aduriz. We tried different salads, which turned out to be fine and subtle combinations of several products. Then... More

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Address: Plaza de San Cristobal 6, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
Phone Number: 923 21 54 93
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Salamanca  >  Salamanca

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