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C/ El Arenal, 39180 Noja, Spain
942 631 531
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Tue 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wed 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I booked this restaurant before I left for holiday because I had concerns it may be hard to.book, however on the Thursday we went there was only three tables booked so we would have been fine. I was so pleased i had done the research before going through because it was a very special night, the tasting menu at €45/head... More 

Thank lovehoildaysAmersham
Guildford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is an absolute find and we would definitely go back. The service and ambiance was amazing and the staff could not have been friendlier. We had the tasting menu and it was amazing. Eat here if you can, you will not be disappointed.

1 Thank fidoak
Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a place which required a reservation, and I could see why. The service and kitchen are tailored for the visitors. Their tasting menu is a choice with no regrets. Tidy, modern, elegant.

Thank Aitor O
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

We have been to Sambal every summer since they opened. Once again they excel - michelin quality food and great service in beautiful environment. Highly recommended to anyone visiting Noja or Cantabrua - definitely the best restaurant in Noja!

1 Thank James L
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015

My husband and I visited Sambal on a Thursday evening and had a wonderful time. The restaurant is stylish and modern, the staff are warm, professional and helpful - the food was exceptional. We chose the tasting menu and our friendly waitress suggested an excellent bottle of white wine with an additional glass of red to accompany the red meat... More 

Thank CarolineV1
Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

Excellent tasting menu, approx 10 courses, each one with interesting flavours, and beautifully displayed. Good service.

Thank Helen T
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Played the 9 hole golf course in Noja and decided to have lunch at Sambal which is in the same premisses as the club house. Good decision: we were treated fantastic and were offered countless great starters and excellent and nicely presented food. And, service is just perfect - a must when being in this area!

Thank Erik S
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2015

early dinner, we got some beer, enjoy the lovely garden, sunset, great time, dinner was more arte than really food but taste. happy days!!!

Thank Alessandra A
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2014

We went to this restaurant on 28 of August 2014. Huevo Trufado appeared to be a liquid egg with topinambur powder on top. Strange concept and not tasty at all. On the second we had a Carrillera Paco - pork cheek with fua gra and a Carne Roha- a steak that was served with sweet hazelnut paste that tasted just... More 

Thank olgalala
Madrid, Spain
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012

Whenever you reader may try this restaurant, I am sure you will agree with the abovementioned title. A beautiful location in a golf court, a quiet terrace with good weather, a glass walled kitchen, a very very good wine list with moderate prices, a prof customer oriented service, a recomendation by Michelin, one of the best chefs in Cantabria, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ El Arenal, 39180 Noja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Noja
  • Phone Number: 942 631 531

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