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Cocteleria Dickens

Alameda del Boulevard 27, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 72 33
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Overpriced and underwhelmed

Like a lot of reviews we felt that the quality was below par and the prices were both unclear and... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2018
Baybaah
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Overrated and overpriced!!

We were recommended this bar by another bar person in San Sebastian. We went there as a group of 6... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
laois78
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Jun 15, 2018
“Overpriced and underwhelmed”
May 17, 2018
“Overrated and overpriced!!”
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Alameda del Boulevard 27, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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+34 943 42 72 33
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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Like a lot of reviews we felt that the quality was below par and the prices were both unclear and incredibly overpriced. €34 for two cocktails and some bar snacks (nuts and crisps)

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this bar by another bar person in San Sebastian. We went there as a group of 6 people. 3 of us had 2 g&ts, 2 of us 1 g&t and we had one pregnant lady with us who had a non alcoholic...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Visited here on our honeymoon. Got THREE drinks and bill was €159. We felt completely taken advantage of and we were threatened when we questioned the amount of our bill. I implore you- do NOT support this terrible and manipulative business. It represents everything that...More

1  Thank Lindsay S
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this bar late one evening, and decided to go in. There was only one of couple in, but that wasn’t a problem! The barman made great cocktails, so much so, I had 3! The next evening which was a Saturday, we went...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

The owner of this establishment has been considered for decades the maker of the world's best Gin & Tonic. While the venue is just off the beaten path of great San Sebastien/Donastia Tapas bars and is clearly now outdated and overpriced it is worth the...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

28 euros for a crianza and an irish coffee. We cannot say how it tasted as we stood up and left. We did ask the waiter if it was a joke. He stood there and shrugged his shoulders.

1  Thank cochinitos
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Unbelievably overpriced and not good cocktails. More expensive than a top London bar in a place where it is in general very much cheaper. Do not go, however much you are craving an espresso martini. If I could have left a zero rating I would...More

1  Thank KarenKey
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

€32 for 2 espresso martinis?!? With a green maraschino cherry. And no apologies from the staff. Sorry. Please avoid this place. There are so Manny great bars in San Sebastian.

1  Thank Colin C
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

Wife wanted to go in all week as this bar looked like from a bygone era. Ordered inside where there numerous photos of famous persons who have visited including Miguel Indurain and Richard Gere. Only had a small glass of wine each 12 Euros. At...More

Thank MICHAEL C
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Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Nice looking bar on the boulevard, pictures of famous people letting you know it was once the place to be, although we were alone in the place they found the cheek to take 33€ for two bog standard, very boring gin & tonics, which after...More

1  Thank Harry Y
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