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Meson de Candido

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Pizza, Spanish, Asian, Grill, Healthy
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Plaza del Azoguejo, 5, 40001 Segovia, Spain
+34 921 42 59 11
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: An old Spanish inn, which dates back to 1786. The building has been...
An old Spanish inn, which dates back to 1786. The building has been declared as one of city?S historic monuments. El Meson is located next to the Roman Aqueduct. Candido, from the fourth generation of the same family, preserves one of the most famous culinary heritages in Spain. In 2004, the Candido Mesonero Mayor de Castilla Foundation gave its first awards to the promotion of Castilla y Leon, the gastronomic innovation and the commitment and social work.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Great view of the aqueduct. The suckling pig needs to be experienced at least once in a lifetime. The restaurant is worth a look around. It is like an old hunting lodge, you can sense the history of previous diners!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Great view of the aqueduct. The suckling pig needs to be experienced at least once in a lifetime. The restaurant is worth a look around. It is like an old hunting lodge, you can sense the history of previous diners!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We were on the second floor and the view of the Aqueduct was outstanding. The restaurant itself was beautiful inside and the waitstaff was superb and elegantly dressed. We had the roast pig and a stewed partridge dish with wine. What a meal! The price was reasonable but the night was equal to the finest meals we have ever eaten.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

A very old-fashioned restaurant with tasty food, especially the duckling pig. The price is reasonable too. A must go place in Segovia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

What a show - suckling pig melts in your mouth ! Amazing tenderness where the cutting was done with a plate. Great host on explaiing the tradition behind the breaking of the plate.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It was perfect.The service the food the spanish charme, the wine. We were 100 ppl and we were served rapidly and with professionally. There was a old man who held some speech in spanish before the little pig was ceremonously served. Loved i, honestly! I would go there again and again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Just as I remembered as a young man 40 years ago. The same fabulous cochinillo asado, asparagos blancos and an excellent wine list. The owner came out and did the

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

From the moment you step in and Candido Jr. ushers you to a table you feel you are at a one of a kind restaurant. Starters and main courses are all to be relished. The JAMÓN DE GUIJUELO DE BELLOTA, which I believe is better that the traditional Jamon Iberico is something you shouldn´t miss as a starter, prawns caldo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Amazing table on top floor overlooking aqueduct - great atmosphere - delicious food topped with theatrical experience of the maestro of restaurant addressing the room,cutting the tender the meat with a plate then smashing the plate on the floor . I did not get all the Spanish but I got his pride and enthusiasm for his family restaurant - will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Obviously the "Cochinillo Aasado" is a most, but everything on the menu is equally delicious. Try the "Chorizo" and Torrijas for dessert

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Sometimes, you have a meal in life that you never forget. The kind of experience that just suspends itself in time within your memory. Years later, you remember the decor in the restaurant, the view through the window, the style of the waitstaff, the smells from the kitchen, and, most of all, the taste of the food. My meal at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza del Azoguejo, 5, 40001 Segovia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Segovia  >  Segovia
  • Phone Number: +34 921 42 59 11

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 72
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Spanish, Asian, Grill, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

An old Spanish inn, which dates back to 1786. The building has been declared as one of city?S historic monuments. El Meson is located next to the Roman Aqueduct. Candido, from the fourth generation of the same family, preserves one of the most famous culinary heritages in Spain. In 2004, the Candido Mesonero Mayor de Castilla Foundation gave its first awards to the promotion of Castilla y Leon, the gastronomic innovation and the commitment and social work.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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