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La Candela Grill-Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹International, Spanish,
Calle de Calderon de la Barca 15 | Bajo, 39002 Santander, Spain
+34 942 31 37 51
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good18%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible26%
11 Mar 2018
“Basic ok lunch tapas”
27 Aug 2018
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International, Spanish, Pub, Gastropub, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Calle de Calderon de la Barca 15 | Bajo, 39002 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The food was consistently underwhelming and overpriced. Grilled octopus (€19) with potatoes was actually two tentacles with one potato, and a small potato indeed. The salad (€13) was 5 thin slices of tomato each with a piece of avocado and an anchovy on top. Bread...More

Thank Attilio Z
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We went here for lunch in between meetings three days in a row. We were offered a little side room and when the sun was out even a reserved standing table outside on the pavement. Pretty basic tapas but tasty and honest.

Thank pojke-fredi
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant when very hungry and was not disappointed. Really good service & food. I had pork ribs ans my husband has chorizo - both from the grill. The home made fries were really nice :-) The staff are super friendly and helpful....More

Thank Lucy T
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This little restaurant and bar is so convenient when staying at the nearby hotel. Steak was tender and well cooked husbands secret pork was a little pink but tasted fine. Lovely dining area off the bar good wine and friendly service.

Thank gardenofengland
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Always end up on here - it’s not perfect but I always go away feeling fat and happy. Went for menu de dis this time and had good seafood topped off with local cheesecake.

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Russian salad and ribs for main course. Excellent service and very good value. Friendly helpful staff and wifi available. Great presentation of food

Thank Colmmahon
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Captain's log: hour 2 of waiting for food. Still no sign of waiter. Surely we are the only survivors. Women and children are crying. Men have ventured out to kill their own cow and grill it at the square across the street since it would...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Arrived into Santander by cruise ship and as it was torrential rain we found this lovely street cafe opposite the port.It had shelter with awnings and umbrellas so could sit and watch the world go by in Santander.Only had drinks and they were cheap and...More

Thank flyinghigh1000
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went to lunch and almost turned into dinner. We ordered the menu of the day, first and second course, coffee and dessert. Only the first course we ate hot, since after the poor waiter forgot about us ... fatal service, the poor waiter did...More

Thank ellacurra
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The Tapas (especially the Tortillas) is great here and I had some of the best Jamon that I have ever tasted in Spain. The service is very friendly and although the English is not that good it makes no difference. The selection of wines and...More

Thank Gran_G
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Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 42
International, Spanish, Pub, Gastropub, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de Calderon de la Barca 15 | Bajo, 39002 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 31 37 51
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Our team has transformed a beautiful project into a reality, and we are now proud to offer you an excellent restaurant menu with a variety of pinchos and grilled goods, all of them exclusively prepared with top-quality ingredients and gourmet Cantabrian meats and fish. Centrally located in the vibrant street Calderón de la Barca 15.
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