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El Aljibe

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Campo San Nicolas 11 | 42240, 42240 Medinaceli, Spain
975326138
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10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a few bottles of wine while waiting for the kitchen to open at 9am. The staff was entertained by our attempt to speak Spanish. The restaurant offers an interesting menu, so there was need to share food. The garlic soup and veal was amazing. Thank you for your hospitality 👍

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Thank Lesley B
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We stopped overnight in Medinaceli on a Saturday on our way back to the ferry in Bilbau. Arrived in the afternoon and had a scout round the pretty village to pick somewhere to eat in the evening. This was one of a number of places all buzzing so we took the precaution of booking and, a good job we did,... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

If you are in Medicanceli then this family run restaurant is well worth a visit. We arrived just a bit late for lunch, but despite this the owner kindly put a few things together which proved to be very traditional and good quality. Because of this hospitality and the food we were served we booked our table for 6 and... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Migas were very good. Grilled meats too. Typical desserts (mantequilla de Soria) was very nice. Service was friendly and good admisphere in the old roman town.

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Thank Guillem F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Traveling late we passed Medinaceli because great food was promised. Asking where was a great place to eat, the answer was simple……El Arjibe! We were the last in and late, but what amazing food, and very reasonably priced, excellent service and by genuine, very kind folk. All that in one place, is rare. We will return and soon and will... More 

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El_Aljibe, Propietario at El Aljibe, responded to this review

Thank you for your time, by typing in tripadvisor in your stay in El Aljibe. When you want, we are here!!! Thank you. More 

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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

We had a breakfast here, everything were closed, we had excellent coffee and sandwishes. Polite staff, good atmosphere.

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Thank Георгий П
El_Aljibe, Propietario at El Aljibe, responded to this review

Thank you for your time ,by typing in tripadvisor in your stay in El Aljibe. When you want, we are here!! Thank you . More 

London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We have not eaten in Medinacelli for a while and chose this little bar-restaurant as it seemed to be the best combination of light surroundings and good light food. We were certainly pleased with our choice. There is a particularly good choice of home cooked starters, with the revuelto de boletus and calabacin relleno de gambas really delicious. We had... More 

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Province of Alicante, Spain
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

On our way to the mountains from Madrid and need lunch. Followed our rule of find the No2 (trying herder) wasn't disappointed. Standout dish was the Cod Carpaccio. Both Duck salad and Tuna and roster red pepper salad were excellent. Morrcilla de Burgos one if the better offerings of this very traditional Spanish dish. Very light and crispy. Relaxed cheap... More 

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250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 445 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The ambience is more a bar than a restaurant - in fact the restaurant is really a corner of the bar. However the welcome is warm and genuine, and the service friendly. The food was good, but not gourmet. We enjoyed the atmosphere, the food and the service. It was good value for money. I would recommend the restaurant to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Excellent attention like their food and dishes, we went for lunch on a Saturday at noon and it was packed before eating took its rich skewers and served in cup vermouth cocktail and very well presented. we ate the weekend menu, good price, good quality and fantastic gin tonnic safe return

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $37
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Campo San Nicolas 11 | 42240, 42240 Medinaceli, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Soria  >  Medinaceli
  • Phone Number: 975326138
Description
El restaurante "El Aljibe" esta en la magnifica Villa de Medinaceli, esta construido encima de un aljibe romano, de ahi su nombre.El restaurante "El Aljibe " destaca por su inmejorable ubicacion y sus espectaculares vistas.El interior esta decorado con un ambiente moderno pero en un edificio rustico ,con paredes de piedra vieja y maderas nobles en color wenge. En el interior podemos destacar tambien los esplendidos ventanales de cuatro metros de largo por dos de alto,que dan a las vistas de todo el campo de san Nicolas y a los montes nevados de El Moncayo.Ya en el exterior dispone de dos terrazas, una en la calle y otra amurallada mas privada.,las dos disponen de parte con sol y con sombra.De la cocina podemos decir que es una cocina tradicional castellana ,pero siempre con platos nuevos y de mercado.Platos de la tierra soriana:migas pastoriles,sopa castellana , potajes, setas de cardo,boletos edulis ,pates de Abejar.paletilla de cordero asado ,chuletillas de cordero de raza ojalada de Medinaceli,cochinillo frito con ajitos,chuletones de buey y de ternera a la brasa. Tambien en temporada de caza se ofrece solomillo de ciervo y de corzo en varias recetas. Escabechados de caza menor, pescados, y un largo etcetera de esquisiteces.

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