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“Breath of fresh air” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Esencia

Esencia
Calle Real 20 | Salteras, 41909 Seville, Spain
+34 654 111 508
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Ranked #42 of 140 Activities in Seville
Type: Performances
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Owner description: Discover the essence of flamenco! In our 19th century Bodega you find the best established and upcoming flamenco artists of Seville. Enjoy authentic, high quality flamenco in a peña atmosphere: up close, unplugged and among locals. We welcome you with a good glass of wine, and invite you to taste our homemade tapas. We are a 10-minute drive from the city center; so take our free minibus to Esencia and back.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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“Breath of fresh air”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

This relatively new flamenco theater is very authentic and not the touristic kind of thing that you kind find all over Sevilla. A bus brings you to a beautiful location just outside Sevilla. The theater, an old winery, has wonderful acoustics and which does justice to the high quality performers. The `tableau` is the best I have ever heard with a great solid sound. We witnessed 4 artist of which 3 (Felipe Mato, Emilio Molina and Mariano Campallo), have already a rich history in flamenco and 1 youngster (Adi 'la Piconera) who got the opportunity to gain some stage experience. In short a brilliant performance concluded with some tapas and drinks.

Visited March 2013
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“Great authentic flamenco night”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We were at first somewhat reluctant when we heard this flamenco night was a 20 minutes drive from the Seville city center. But it is definitely worth it. And besides, they take you there in minibus. All people involved here really have passion for flamenco and it's history. The evening starts by Maria telling about the roots of the music and dance. You get one drink for free and then the music starts. Good atmosphere among the musicians and dancer. Two words to summarize it all. Fun and passion. Can recommend this mini trip. After the show you can have a tapas meal for which we paid 7 euros. I you look for a not so much commercial and flamenco night this a recommandable.

Visited September 2012
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