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“Very average.”
Review of El Aleph

El Aleph
Ranked #243 of 327 Restaurants in Pontevedra
Price range: $2 - $18
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: Author pinchos and galician tapas, great variety of wines and beers, good music. Event room on the 3rd floor for birthday reservations, business dinners ... with a 2x2 m HD screen for football matches. In the monumental zone of Pontevedra, a few meters from La Leña square, Figueroa Street.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Very average.”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

We called into this little tapas bar on a sleepy Sunday evening in Pontevedra after having a few dishes in some of the other local bars.

We had the fried fish and a couple of glasses of wine. It took quite a long time for the fish to arrive and when they did they were very dry and not the nice soft moist kind one expects with this tapas dish. I would be almost certain they were not fresh and instead defrosted and cooked or cooked from frozen. The dryness and lack of flavour suggested this.

In terms of decor, it is more upmarket than some of the other establishments but for me the charm of eating in an old town in Spain is to feel at one with the environment. This didn't offer

On the same street there is two fantastic tapas bars, both of which I have reviewed. I would try those before El Aleph.

  • Visited March 2013
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Nico T, Propietario at El Aleph, responded to this review, July 27, 2013
Google Translation
Siento que no le agradase. Siempre para nosotros es bueno escuchar todas las opiniones para poder mejorar.
Pudiéndole a Ud. gustar más o menos, lo que sí puedo asegurarle
es que todos nuestros productos son frescos. Gracias por su opinión.
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