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Parador de Ubeda

Plaza de Vazquez Molina s/n, 23400 Ubeda, Spain
+34 953750345
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Ranked #23 of 63 Restaurants in Ubeda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Sep 6, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Not acceptable in this day and age to provide no disabled access. No museum visit therefore. No meal. No hotel stay. No good Paradors shape up your act now. There is no excuse.

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205 reviews 205 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

When dining in a Parador, you'll always get quality. Some Paradors do have dining rooms which you'll never forget. The dining room in Parador de Ubeda is more ordinary, but OK.

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Bogota, Colombia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We went only for lunch , were sole customers in entire restaurant ,the food was terribly expensive , skimpy and tasteless. Unusual for a Parador. Glad we did not spend the night there as well

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Dear client, Please accept our apologies, for any inconvenience that may have occurred during your stay with us. Besides, we want to thank the comments on your experience at our establishment concerned that we will consider to improve our service, Regards, More

Isle of Man
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This is a beautiful facility, perfectly located for exploring the many treasures of Ubeda as well as day trips to Carzola and Baeza. Once you find the right road in, it is simple! Unfortunately it is not as well marked as the other Paradors we have visited, and a GPS will really get you lost in the winding one way... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Lunch was from a well-thought menu featuring many regional and local specialties. Items were also marked as gluten-free and there were vegetarian selections. My starter was great as was my partner's. His ox-tail main was great but my lamb stew had some pieces closer to mutton (or death) than one would expect for a restaurant of this quality. Excellent service.

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Brooklyn, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

This historic parador on the main square of this attractive historic hill town which is a World Heritage. It is housed in a 15th Century Place and proved to be a delightful place to stay. Many of the rooms are located around a glass covered courtyard and some are quite large. The meals were fine.

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I always stay here...and ask if I can for a view of El Salvador and then leave the curtain open & breathe in the Spanish renaissance. If I had the time I would stay here a week..a good book..eat pickled partridge salad & listen to the church bells ring, walk down into the Arab potteries district, wander in one of... More

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Castelldefels, Spain
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158 reviews 158 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

I went there because I had heard it was nice but food, decoration and service lacked what is required of a restaurant with such prices. Don't go there!

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New Jersey
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143 reviews 143 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

We enjoyed our meal at the Parador. The menu was traditional and emphasized meats. We particularly enjoyed the cabrito.

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

As in many Paradores, service is a bit stiff, though as part of the vegitarian selection I enjoyed the best ajoblanco ever. This is a gazpacho-like garlic soup served chilled with raisins that was delicious. Indeed I should have ordered another and ignored the vegetarian rice dish which was otherwise non-descript. The restaurant is worth another try though it should... More

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