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El Serbal

Calle Andres del Rio 7 | Puertochico, 39004 Santander, Spain
+34 942 22 25 15
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
“trout” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Calle Andres del Rio 7 | Puertochico, 39004 Santander, Spain
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Location: close to the town center in Santander Atmosphere: don’t be fooled by the buildings in the neighbourhood and the outside. Inside it looks great and they have some pretty unique features such as a castor that transports the freshly baked bread to you. We...More

Thank jenskoopmann
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This unassuming place just outside the centre of Santander serves serious food. It was our last day of an epic two weeks exploring the regions between the Basque Country and the Mediterranean (Valencia to be exact) and it was pouring with rain - not the...More

2  Thank Nomadchef53
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Had a fantastic meal here last night. We chose the tasting menu with matching wines. The cooking was superb and really imaginative. The service was also just right. (Thank you Pietro) They dealt with request for dairy free options amazingly well. We would highly recommend...More

Thank alanbarbaraEdinburgh
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I went here two times in summer with my girl who's a vegetarian. First time before going there we called and ask if they could make a vegetarian menu and it was no problem for them, although we called on the same day. The next...More

Thank Žilvinas B
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Chose the tasting menu with matching wines - a really fabulous experience. Great welcome ( and very good English explanations ) from the waiting staff. The food was unusual and just marvellous. The wine choices, though, were exceptional - a great selection of wines from...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Simply stunning food, reverential. The menu with the wine pairing is 50 Euros per person, which considering their Michelin star, is tremendous value. The setting is nondescript, but the service is fantastic, you will really appreciate the level of knowledge and care taken by all...More

Thank RobbieJEF
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch here a few days ago and highly recommend this restaurant if you are looking for fine dining in Santander. The room is warm and welcoming, as are the staff. When the head waiter realised that I had little Spanish, another...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I would give it more stars if I could! This place is the embodiment of hospitality. The staff make you feel so naturally at home and the dishes are out of this world! The kitchen perfectly combines creativity with substance, every plate is incredible and...More

1  Thank tianshuuu
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dined at El Serbal last week. Early dinning time, 9:30, for local standards but several customers at the place already when we arrived. Courteous greeting by ? (Never introduced himself) and very few and always sparse answers to our questions about...More

Thank Fowlwind
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Don't be let down by the outside: the restaurant is an hidden next to a supermarket and it doesn't look like a michelin-starred restaurant at all. But once inside, everything changes. The gastronomic journey starts with a glass of cava and a house starter, with...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 37 - US$ 147
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Andres del Rio 7 | Puertochico, 39004 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 22 25 15
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