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Calle San Francisco de Paula, 2, Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
956 347 475‎
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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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
Imaginative food paired with a variety of sherries

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Michael_Firth
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Sevenoaks
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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123 reviews 123 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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117 reviews 117 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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261 restaurant reviews
1,290 helpful votes 1,290 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

La Carbona was located close to our hotel and highly recommended by Lonely Planet. We arrived when it opened at 8pm which in Spain is far to early, we were the only ones there. Carbona is located in an old Sherry Bodega so it's large. In the centre is a grand fireplace. On the sides of the restaurant are rooms... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting Jerez in the spring and wanted a good Spanish dinner (not touristy tapas) and a chance to experience some of the region's sherries. This was the perfect fit and it ended up being one of the best meals of our trip. We did the tasting menu with sherry pairings. I highly recommend this restaurant if you're staying... More 

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Montauban, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Situated in a former sherry warehouse and wine aging facility, this restaurant has a really good atmosphere. there is a fireplace in the middle and a fantastic wine cellar in the form of a little house in the left rear corner. There are also a whole host of private rooms around the outside. The food was excellent, with my haunch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle San Francisco de Paula, 2, 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: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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