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El Figon de Recoletos

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$$ - $$$
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Calle Acera Recoletos 3, 47004 Valladolid, Spain
983 396 043
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We were recommended to this hotel, its main claim to fame was lamb specials which even though in the end we decided not to have one they did look very nice. This Restaurante is of a traditional style with everything cooked in a large stone wood fed over at the back of the Restaurante. I had a salad to start... More 

Thank Jeff R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We arrived to Valladolid today from a long trip and we were starving but everything was closed as it was too late to have lunch. We found this restaurant in TripAdvisor and decided to call them to see if they were open. They opened their doors so we could have something to eat. Excelent service, very polite and they make... More 

Thank Maria Sofia V
Melbourne, Australia
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132 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

I was staying at the Melia just along the street and wanted a good restaurant close by. This was well reviewed on TA and it turned out to be a classic Spanish restaurant that is famous for the lamb in the area. Cooked in a clay oven it is very tender and full of flavour. My wife and I shared... More 

Thank aussieskiman
Coral Gables, Florida
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

Service was excellent. Roasted baby lamb was delicious, made the Old fashion way.These people know their product. My husband had Sopa Castellana, which is a tradional soup, The sheep pastors had to eat. Portions are generous. Leave room for dessert,all homemade. They offer an After dinner small drink made of herbs, good for digestion. We suggest lunch, since this food... More 

Thank Esther I
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

Restaurant was closed when I arrived but they still got me in. Food is a bit salty but that seems to be the case everywhere in Valladolid. Meat was tasty and tender. Service was fast. Would recommend overall.

Thank Paul G
Barcelona, Spain
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317 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2015

Despite I visited this restaurant years ago and I didn't have a great experience, I gave a new opportunity and I was not disappointed. Roasted baby lamb and pork are the kings here. We asked the roasted lamb and it was very tender and tasty. You can also taste here one of the best ones of the area that are... More 

Thank David P
Brisbane, Australia
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188 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015

Excellent food and service. They have menu or set menu in very good price and the quality and quantity of the food is great. The service is friendly and effective.

Thank seasonedvisitor
Mexico City, Mexico
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

While in Valladolid we were recommended to the Figon de Recoletos, we arrived at 3.30, we ate the best Morcilla ever, beter than ehat we ate at Burgos. We ordered Lechazo (baby Lamb), they cook it in their traditional Fogon which is an traditional oven, it was just great. We also ordered lamb chos which were brought to us on... More 

Thank Carlos F
Los Montesinos, Spain
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173 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a really pleasant restaurant nicely decorated with the traditional brick oven. The staff were friendly and attentive. Here the specialties are lamb and suckling pig. We had a set menu which included a quarter of a lamb for the two of us done to perfection. I wasn't that thrilled with my garlic soup starter.

Thank BrianMeit
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117 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2015

An enjoyable meal and I would go back. Only serves traditional Castilian food, with speciality of roasted leg of milk lamb. The meat is served on its own, so it is nicer to also order the offered salad to accompany it.

Thank berdafina

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Acera Recoletos 3, 47004 Valladolid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Valladolid  >  Valladolid
  • Phone Number: 983 396 043

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