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La Pirula

Calle Pena Herbosa 21, 39003 Santander, Spain
+34 942 22 57 85
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“fish” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calle Pena Herbosa 21, 39003 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the set menu for a late lunch and without fail it was delicious. Of the 6 of us, none of us had a dish that wasn't brilliant. For the price they ask it is a no-brainer. We would go back.

Thank FelixLeach
Reviewed 24 September 2017

When we came into the restaurant it was buzzing with sound of friendly chatter from customers both at the bar and seated at tables eating. We struggled to speak a bit of Spanish but the manager coopted a member of staff who could speak some...More

Thank JaneMistoff
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Ate a late lunch here. Staff very helpful in adapting to our dietary requirements, and the food was tasty, particularly the hake (merluza). Would recommend at €12pp.

Thank Miles C
Reviewed 7 November 2016

My wife and I went to La Pirula with another couple for lunch. If you want to eat a good meal on a budget in most Spanish restaurants, the best choice is in most cases to pick the Menu del Dia (Daily Menu or Daily...More

1  Thank El-Pescador007
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Good restaurant in the Nice section of Bilbao. There were a lot of locals which usually is a good indication. We enjoyed our food. We had the menu of the day which is good value for money. Enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank Robinsaris
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took our 2 young children here for lunch on a day trip to Santander. A good choice of food, with the fastest and friendliest service we've had in Spain. They were happy to give us an extra plate and have 3...More

1  Thank AbiP-W
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our first day in Santander. It had a set menu of €12.50 for 3 courses and a beer or wine. The first course was average, paella but not that tasty. The second, fish was amazing, nicely cooked and really tasty....More

Thank SummerAgent
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Local friends took us to this place for a early meal, before the Santander Music Festival. We tried many of the local dishes including 'barnacles' (sp: percebes) and the also the local minced Chorizo with egg and chips...lovely. Atmospheric restaurant with jovial and attentive staff....More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Nice atmosphere, visited at 2:30pm on a Friday, not too busy, local having some tapas at the bar, other getting lunch at the tables. Friendly waitresses that speak English, patient when explaining the menu options. Great value, 2 starters, 2 mains, 2 bottles of wine,...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Santander si a lovely town, located on a quiet but windy gulf. The city center covers a little hill, and all the streets follow this slope. The tavern si a little noisy but very typical, also for this reason. The lunch menu is rich, really...More

Thank Andrea_o815b613
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pena Herbosa 21, 39003 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 22 57 85
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