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Sidreria El Estanco

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Calle Rio 1, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Good sidra, tasty pinchos and a fun sidra pouring contraption. Also very reasonably priced. Definitely worth a stop in while walking around town.

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Thank Brandon B
Roscommon, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

Stopped in here for lunch as we liked the look of the pinxos on the bar. They were excellent as was the local wine and at €2 a Pinxos and same for a glass of wine it was super value. Nice buzz with locals chatting away.

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Thank Lloyd C
Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

Called in for a cider and some pinchos after walking around the town. Good selection of pinchos reasonably priced and very tasty cider which comes with its own pourer. bar man was helpful and he made some fantastic G&Ts for a couple who came in later. Had to rush otherwise we would have had one as well. Worth a stop.

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Thank Ian B
scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015

Took us a little while to work out what to do as we had never eaten pinchos before and were not sure what people were drinking. Soon got the hang of it and loved the vibrant atmosphere. You just point at the food you fancy and at what others were drinking. The cider proved to be good and the food... More 

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Thank weelassieScotland
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Had a quick drink but no food - there were a few flies about so we were put off but it did look delicious aside from that! The cider pouring contraption was good fun - we drank the bottle within minutes by shooting sips!

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Thank Matt T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Been here a couple of times now. It's few thrills, which is just as it should be. Bottle of Asturian cider costs €4.50, though you will be expected to pay a tad extra if you want the staff to pour it, complete with the over-the-side-of-head-not-looking technique. Food, pinchos on the counter plus a small kitchen menu, available.

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Thank Tony C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2015

Stopped here for a drink on a very hot day. You can sit outside in the side street called 'Calle Del Racial' at tables made from large barrels. Your cider is brought to your table and attached o a wooden frame. You can then pump the cider from the bottle which falls into your glass which is attached about a... More 

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Thank Drake1540
Livingston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2014

Always looked appealing so we popped in for some pinxos for breakfast. They were very nice, and seemed reasonably priced, served with good coffee and hot chocolate for the kids. Spoiled a little by being overcharged for the pinxos, which they quickly corrected and refunded when I drew the waiters attention to it. I like to think it was a... More 

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Ancona, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014

Impressively acrobatic barman pouring cider from over his head, relaxed vibe, spectacular array of tapas laid out on the bar. Lots of tourists eating there.

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Thank ELear
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Also it is a Good place to drink local cider the food we took was average. The service was good and quick. The system with a pump to poor the cider at the table was fun. Price were ok in such a touristic spot.

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Thank Stanislas B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Rio 1, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santillana del Mar

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?