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Restaurant El Convent 1613

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Calle Convento 1, 44596 La Fresneda, Spain
+34 978 85 48 50
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1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 10:15 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Tue - Thu 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 pm - 10:15 pm
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Rhinebeck, New York
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the El Convent 1613 for one night on our way to Barcelona. We decided to eat dinner at their restaurant. It was a bit pricey, but the setting was quite elegant and the food was delicious. There were plenty of local dishes on the menu and we enjoyed the food and the experience. We... More 

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Maella, Spain
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the name suggests this is an old convent building, complete with shady cloister. It's a special place for a special occasion. We were child free for the day and celebrated our 20th Wedding Anniversary here. From the moment we arrived we felt special. We started with a drink in the cloister which was cool and shady with lovely plants... More 

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Javea
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157 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is one of those rare places that enchant from the moment you arrive, beautiful old building carefully retored and adapted to use as a hotel and restaurant, the food is lovingly prepared and preseneted, the modern hotel extension blends well with the original convent.

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Convent1613, Propietario at Restaurant El Convent 1613, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely words :) greetings ¡¡ More 

Newbury
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by Spanish friends do we expected a really first rate evening. It is certainly a wonderful location and had an impressive architectural conversion of what wet cloisters I guess ? ...but the Restaurant we thought lacked the polish, level of cuisine and staff service to complete the real tasteful and memorable experience we had... More 

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Convent1613, Propietario at Restaurant El Convent 1613, responded to this review

Dear Mr Stephen thank you for your visit in our restaurant and for your contribution to the travel community. We’re pleased to hear you liked the decoration and conversion of the ancient church; but on the other hand we’re sad not to have satisfied your expectations, especially regarding our staff. Therefore we would like to explain some of your points... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Very delicate and well presented meal.The local wines are OK, the best that one can recommend is the local oil, it is produced in the area and in different varieties. I recommend the Picuant, very tasty.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

You won't be disappointed. The setting is beautiful and exquisitely decorated. The service was excellent. The food was top notch and they did not skimp on the portion size. We ordered the Ternasco del Horno (lamb baked with potato, onion and tomato), which was phenomenal, and the Spring lunch special which came with a salad (strawberries, avocado, roasted macadamia nuts... More 

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Marta F, Gerente at Restaurant El Convent 1613, responded to this review

Dear Guest first of all we would like to thank you for your visit in our restaurant, and also for taking your time in writing such a great review!! We really appreciate you liked our food, such as quality and portion size. Guests like you help us give our best every day and to love our job even more. We... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The setting is quite extraordinary and the service is truly nice. The food, however, is not superlative and therefore the place seems overpriced. For instance, the cheese in the goat-cheese salad was simply supermarket-grade chèvre (having way too much of it did not make up for its so-so quality). The entrecôte meat could have been better. We enjoyed the meal... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I dined here while on a driving holiday through Aragon on the way to Barcelona from Valencia. The town itself seems a bit overlooked considering the beauty of the medieval centre and the church and ermita above. The dining at El Convento was also superior. The menu had influence my decision to stay there at the hotel... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We return every year to this area due to its proximity to Motoland (motorcycle racing). After dining at this place we asked to see some rooms and we plan on staying here next time. The prices are excellent, both for the food and the rooms. The portions are quite big and I had trouble finishing my main course. My husband... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Quality food, first class service. The setting is bright and airy. A good chouce of quality local wines

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$34 - $56
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 10:15 pm
Saturday
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Convento 1, 44596 La Fresneda, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Aragon  >  Province of Teruel  >  Matarranya  >  La Fresneda
  • Phone Number: +34 978 85 48 50
Description
Special restaurant in Matarranya region, offers Mediterranean - International food with seasonal dishes and a contemporary slant.
Our attentive wait staff will do everything it can to ensure your meals are pleasure in themselves.
The dining area is located in the middle of the building in what used to be the church of the convent.
Closed Sunday evening.Monday whole day.
Reservation required
CAPACITY
A la carte 35 persons
Banquet 45 persons
Banquet: 45 persons (max of 150 persons). Banquets are managed in collaboration with a catering service.
Tables with more than 8 persons please ask for group menus.

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