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Horchateria Santa Catalina

Plaza de Santa Catalina, 6, 46001 Valencia, Spain
+34 963912379
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Ranked #107 of 1,878 restaurants in Valencia
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Antwerpen
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Lured by the positive description in our guidebook, we went to this place. Granted, it is very charming with beautiful tiles on the wall an as we wanted to try this typical drink " horchata" we thought we might as well go there. We were the only customers, all the other terraces in the nearby streets were full with people.... More

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Sydney
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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

What a surprise , my kids and us love this beautiful and historical place. The cartons were amazing do yummy we couldn't get enough of it. Thankfully we had a long walk back home to digest them ! The place is perfectly located and the staff is very friendly. You must try the hot chats and fartons my kids love... More

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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

First, the good points. It's right by the Plaza de la Reina, it's beautifully decorated, it's authentic. They sell two major pairings - chocolate and churros or horchata and fartons. The chocolate is thick and sweet, and the churros are very fatty. Not something to eat very often but it's a tradition and it tastes great on a cold day... More

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Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

It's true, if you come to valencia you should make a trip here to try the horchata, fartons and churros! The drink is not too sweet and it's refreshing. The churros are crispy and not oily!!! I am a dessert lover and I Love all types of desserts! A must-go if you are a dessert lover! :)

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London
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88 restaurant reviews
382 helpful votes 382 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This famous, 200 year old (they say) horchateria is set slightly to the side of Plaza de la Reina but well worth making the effort to find. The decor is worth a look in its own right - overwhelming, completely made up of ceramics that on some of the walls depicts history gone by. Whilst there is a comprehensive normal... More

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Sydney, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We came here for our afternoon tea around 3pm. It was rather quiet. This is my first horchata (too sweet for my liking) and I can't comment if it was as good what many had claimed. Thumb up on churros, fartones and chocolate. I can't see why would the locals complain about the hord of tourist in this cafe in... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I love Horchata.... This has the best in town. A little more pricey but we're taking a euro if anything, really nice old cafe as well. Get your self some fartons & enjoy this very Valencian drink. Oddly this place was empty when we walking in but don't let this put you off.

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Macau, Ilhas, Macau
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

a century-old brand with its nice, antique decor and a good taste of Valencian goodies: horchata with fartons and churros with chocolate!

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I saw this place first on a Friday night but it was too busy for me to stop. I passed by early the next week and there were one or two free tables so I sat outside thinking it would be a great place to people watch. It was only after I sat there for a bit that I noticed... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

traditional nice place spoiled by hords of tourists. since then, poor quality is the brand. it's a pity!

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