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San Jaime

Rua da Raina, 4 15.705 Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We ate here on a wet Wednesday evening - all was very well with the thoroughly enjoyed octopus and clams and prawns with garlic. But... A portion of zamburinas (small sea scallops)was so overcooked that the small scallops could not be lifted from the shells, let alone eaten. This was put down to us not understanding the dish,although we have... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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154 reviews 154 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Located right behind the cathedral and next to Plaza de Fonseca, this place is almost packed all the time it is open. I decided to check this place out as it was the nearest restaurant to where I stayed, and it turned out that I had enjoyed my meal there. Was quite undecided what to eat and wanted to try... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

During my vacations of 8 days in Santiago de Compostela, I ate almost every night in this restaurant. Well, one has to say that the restaurant is divided in two parts, at the ground floor one can find a nice bar where one can have some drinks and eat Tapas, while in the first floor the restaurant for the real... More

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Ventura, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I visited this restaurant twice on a recent visit to Santiago de Compostela. For an evening meal, I went upstairs to the restaurant and ordered from the set meal choices for the day (Menu). The "vieira gratinada" for the first course was delicious. For my second course I had "paella." Although it is not one of the specialties of this... More

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Cali
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66 reviews 66 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The fish was very nice. Service could be increased with additional help. The waiter was very friendly, helpful and spoke very good English. As in many Spanish restaurants, it was very noisy with extremely loud diner's. It's part of the atmosphere when dining in Spain.

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Sydney
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

A two level building with a nice tapas and bar on the lower level, and more formal restaurant upstairs. Had dinner upstairs with a nice paella for two, ensalat mixed and cheeky rioja for 62 euros. Good tasty food, great service. In some ways the tapas bar below is even better value, I reckon the food comes from the same... More

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Dorset
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95 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We barely checked in to our hotel before catching a bus into town and walking up from Plaza de Galicia. Just off the Cathedral square was Rua de Raina and we saw their sign just as the heavens opened. My brother ate here a couple of weeks ago and that was enough incentive to give them a try. We dithered... More

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Birmingham
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We had wanted a paella and had read previous reviews. We got to the restaurant as it was opening and our timing was perfect. Our waiter recommended the Clam and Octopus starter which was a delight, the Paella is for 2 and was beautifully prepared. As our meal was coming to an end a table arrived and there were about... More

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Madrid, Spain
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Great food and atmosphere. Particularly enjoyed the fact that we ate on the 1st floor, with a window view over the little park outside. Staff were super friendly and helpful (we were there with our 1 year old daughter). Definetly worth a visit if spending a few days in Santiago

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Aspe Spain
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Near the end of the holiday we struck pay dirt. On one far corner of the same plaza as the Restaurante Barbantes stands the discretely tucked-away Restaurante San Jaime. We stood outside scrutinising the menu, liked what we saw and decided to wait a while for it to open. When we asked for another table to be prepared for us... More

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