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Calle San Francisco De Paula, 2, 11401 Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
956 347 475‎
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Memorable and wonderful evening

I booked this restaurant ahead of time to ensure a good table near to their central huge circular fireplace and was very pleased to receive a message from the chef Javier Munoz to confirm it. The large restaurant has a lovely ambience and is considered the finest in Jerez. We had the sherry pairing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I booked this restaurant ahead of time to ensure a good table near to their central huge circular fireplace and was very pleased to receive a message from the chef Javier Munoz to confirm it. The large restaurant has a lovely ambience and is considered the finest in Jerez. We had the sherry pairing menu of 5 courses for an... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Sherry-pairing menu was excellent value, and excellent quality. The service was good and the portions generous.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Got recommended to go here by our hotel owner(casa grande). interesting meal out is the best way to describe it. Situated in an old sherry bodega it is in a huge space. The staff and owners seemed to be struggling to decide what kind of restaurant they want to run. The staff were as annoyingly attentive as if in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I cannot recommend the food here too highly. Considerable thought had been put into the preparation of each dish, each of which involved an explosive combination of flavours. We had two different tasting menus in which sherries were paired with the food, one with five courses, one with six. On the whole, the pairings worked well. The fino was particularly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We went on a Monday evening so the restaurant was very quiet. The service was attentive and the food was tasty and well presented- one of the best meals we've had recently in Andalucia. I suppose expensive for Spain but good value because of the exchange rate.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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126 reviews 126 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The restaurant is located within an old sherry bodega with the centre piece being an attractive log fire. Two of us had the five course tasting menu accompanied by a different sherry for each course. This was of very high quality and amazing value at 38 euros each. Service was friendly and impeccable and the wines and sherries were very... More 

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Modesto, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This huge restaurant is in an old Sherry Bodega. We had a variety of dishes, all perfectly cooked, the 1kg enchuleta particularly impressive. They have a wide selection of local wines by the glass and bottle. As other reviewers have noted it expensive for Spain.

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81 reviews 81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

A funny mix of fine dining exquisite flavours, sherry, great presentation and steak and chips type meals. Service was great and we were happy we found this place, as overall we were not impressed with Jerez dining options. Or Jerez itself.

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London, United Kingdom
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131 reviews 131 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel (Casa Grande, also excellent) this was the best meal we had in Jerez having tried 4 different restaurants. Yes, it is 1/3 more expensive than other restaurants but it is 3 times better. Huge barn of a place with an open fire in the centre so definitely more atmosphere later on when there are other diners... More 

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Lagos, Portugal
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Thanks to good reports on TA we went to this restaurant with friends. We had a splendid meal. Everything was good & the staff were both welcoming & helpful. The manager spoke excellent English & the menus were in both Spanish & English. As previously reported the portions were large & several of us had the leg of lamb which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle San Francisco De Paula, 2, 11401 Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  Jerez De La Frontera
  • Phone Number: 956 347 475‎

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Doing business, Families with children, Entertaining clients

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