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Hosteria del Estudiante

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Calle Colegios, 3, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
+34 918880330
Today
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 30
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  • 32
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
excellent

Excellent food in a traditional spanish environment. Absolutely conform to the high parador standards.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
Ilona V
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Overijse, Belgium
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90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Overijse, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Excellent food in a traditional spanish environment. Absolutely conform to the high parador standards.

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Madrid, Spain
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This restaurant is a classic Spanish style that belongs to the modern Parador opposite. The quality of the food was very good as well as the service.

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Madrid, Spain
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

One of the best restaurants I've ever been to. The place is very quaint and the service is formidable. The food is stunning, specially the meat dishes.

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Our daughter is a student at the university in Alcala de Henares, and we took her and her host family to Hosteria del Estudiante for dinner. Her host parents had had their wedding dinner there, and their daughter celebrated her first Communion there. They told us that Hosteria del Estudiante is by far the best restaurant in town. We sampled... More 

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Baar, Switzerland
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The place is really nice and well located close to the city center and the university. The service is very professional. The food is unfortunately not at the height of the service and the location. I had something that was supposed to be lamb but was more looking like chopped pork and tasting ... Some colleagues had fish and it... More 

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wiltshire
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Big historic room in which we were a bit lost on a Saturday night. Food was good and the staff very helpful. It is fairly pricey though.

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Segovia, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We went on a Sunday and as it is kind of normal when you are traveling, everything was a little bit later than normal. We decided to go for a "merienda" (snack) there. The place is really nice... I forgot to say, but "meriendas" are served until 8pm and it was 7:30pm. Since the very first minute they made us... More 

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Irvine, CA
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398 reviews 398 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

I had an excellent multi-course meal at the Hosteria del Estudiante. I tried to order local specialties and was pleased with each course. The setting only added to the experience. Food prices were certainly a bit higher than at comparable restaurants, a tax perhaps for the setting, but well worth it in my mind.

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Spain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

We went here for a meal on our anniversary last May and aside from the attractive decor and gracious service I have nothing good to say about the place. Starters, mains and desserts were all average at best. I can't remember exactly what we ate but remember being disappointed at havign shelled out over 100euros on our anniversary for such... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

Hosteria del Estudiante is located in a beautiful old building that used to be a part of the university. It is part of the Parador of Alcalá de Henares. For us, that's about where the good news ends. We had the degustacion menu. In the menu, where the chef is supposed to show what he (mostly he) can and likes,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Colegios, 3, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Alcala De Henares
  • Phone Number: +34 918880330
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?