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Restaurante Meson Candela


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

It was a Wednesday in December so we were practically alone. I enjoyed it. Nice atmosphere. Very near the centre of the old part of Cuenca.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pennock54
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Spent four days en Cuenca eating at some very posh restaurants including the Parador Nacional. But Candela was very special to us. Great food with friendly service. Not to be missed.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank robert t
Reviewed November 23, 2017

I totally agree with Peter from UK. The front is misleading. These guys give you super service and super food. We even got in half an hour before they opened for beers in the bar. Thanks a lot for a great evening for 7 MC...More

Date of visit: November 2017
2  Thank Tore T
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by the unimpressive frontage of this restaurant; it's a little gem. Our party of four sat outside in the dimly lit alley (yes, really) and shared goats cheese salad, crocheted, cod/bacalhau and pork sirloin, which were all superb. We finished with...More

Date of visit: August 2017
2  Thank 165PeterB
Reviewed August 29, 2016

The restaurant offers a relativelly small, but good selection of different courses to share. The idea is to try different flavours and share them in an informal and very familiar atmosphere. The warm attention from maitre and waiters is something really different you can enjou...More

Date of visit: August 2016
2  Thank Luis G
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Very good traditional Spanish food. Served family style and has a feel of home cooking with modern presentation. Would love to come again!

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank Misha M
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Came across this place by accident after reading great reviews. Sat down outside and drinks order was taken fairly promptly. Asked for menu and was told by waitress no food was available. Slightly taken back but not too bothered until we noticed 2 tables next...More

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank Katina N
Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Although in the centre of Cuenca, this little restaurant is tucked away and doesn't look much from the outside. The decoration is slightly odd; typical Spanish wooden restaurant furniture with modern art views of Cuenca on the walls. We were the only customers during our...More

Date of visit: April 2016
4  Thank 940PhilC940
Reviewed December 15, 2015

I have known this place for the past 4 years and it changed hands a couple of years ago. They have gone "upmarket" with gourmet presentation and the food is excellent. But they have destroyed the atmosphere of the place. This used to be a...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Julietta66
Reviewed December 8, 2015

In spite of the informal atmosphere, dishes' presentation is "Grand Gourmet" standard and the the way they look is just the beginning, as their taste is just as special. One cannot order his/her own dish, but a large dish is served in the middle of...More

Date of visit: August 2015
1  Thank Ti C
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