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Meson de Candido

Plaza Azoguejo 5, 40001 Segovia, Spain
+34 921 42 59 11
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“cochinillo” (108 reviews)
“pigs ears” (4 reviews)
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20:00 - 23:00All hours
Steakhouse, Spanish, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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Plaza Azoguejo 5, 40001 Segovia, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a day trip from Madrid today and we bought the tickets from Moncola Station. The staff introduced a combo ticket with round trip bus tickets and meal at Candido, which worthy €59 per person. We thought it might be good to try this...More

Thank Grace C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a typical place for cochinillo packed with tourist just by the aqueduct. Very nice place and beautiful view. Good cochinillo and if you go with a group there will be a show from Mr Candido cutting the cochinillo with a plate and then...More

Thank patriciaDubai
CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Morning Patricia Dubai, Its really nice that foreing people also enjoy our tradicional dishes. We also want to remark that our Mesón is very turistic because of the quality of our famous cochinillo and our location. We take note of your opinion regarding our staf....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Second visit to Segovia, beautiful place with lots to visit. Had dinner here, food was hot and well presented and typical of the region. Starters were stuffed red peppers, braised mushrooms, mains were duck with pear puree and pork with patatas. Service was very good.

Thank chattypops
CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Chattypops, Thanks for your great opinión. You are always welcome. Cheers, Cándido

Reviewed 1 week ago

Right next to the Aqueduct, this restaurant has been made famous all over the world, and especially with the Spanish as having the most traditional of cuisines, the suckling pig. Yes, it is a little pricey, but that is to be expected, but what you...More

Thank minnieghai
CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for our explanation Minnieghai, We are happy to know that also foreign people is able to enjoy our cuisine and our traditions. Our location is wonderful you are right, and we also think that our cochinillo is also wonderful. Regards, Cándido

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right beside the aqueduct and very pleasant inside...traditional and quirky. The cochinillo ( roast piglet) is excellent. The house wines also good. Service good too.

Thank Pammie56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we visited we had a choice: whether to dine on our own here or at a lesser known restaurant (with more value) with rest of our tour group. We chose this for the location, reputation (?earliest suckling pig place in Segovia) . Suckling pig...More

Thank bigboy61455
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right at the bottom of the Segovia bridge, looks very dated, ordered the famous suckling pig and some sides, the big was plain and there is some organs in it too, the soup and salads were terrible too.More

Thank Lei D
CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Lei D. We really apreciate that open minded people come and try our traditional dishes and we love the people who is fully open to know and discover the gastronomy of different places. We understand that probably this food could not like everysingle person...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restuarant is right besides the Aquaduct of Segovia. Perfect location! This is restuarant has a great history and in a traditional building. We did not make a reservation. Fortunately, we can get a table. Their signature dish is roast suckling pig. The skin is...More

Thank SiuGut
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Excellent roasted sucking pig that was tender but with crispy skin that can be cut with the edge of a plate - yes, that is how the owner of the restaurant cut the pig before he serves you. The service was also very good. When...More

Thank Lionel L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place for sure is one of the famous places in Segovia since their location just one meter a way from the grand Aqueduct. They serve Spanish food, yes Tapas what else but also Segovian authentic food the grilled milky pig who looks so sad...More

Thank faozanrizal
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Lourdes N
13 March 2017|
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Response from CandidoSegovia | Property representative |
Por favor, llámanos a los teléfonos +34 921 425 911 y +34 921 428 103 con tu consulta. Muchas gracias por todo.
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Jerzy M
19 August 2016|
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Response from CandidoSegovia | Property representative |
Candido is open sundays from 13:00 to 17:00 and from 20:00 to 23:00.
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7 September 2015|
Response from CandidoSegovia | Property representative |
Dear Duane6, Mesón de Cándido is a Restaurant. We have Hotel Cándido, which is located in the outskirts of Segovia, and does have parking. You will find all the information about the Hotel Cándido at candidohotel. es. Thank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 44 - US$ 70
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Azoguejo 5, 40001 Segovia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Segovia  >  Segovia
  • Phone Number: +34 921 42 59 11
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An old Spanish inn, which dates back to 1786. The building has been declared as one of city?S historic monuments. El Meson is located next to the Roman Aqueduct. Candido, from the fourth generation of the same family, preserves one of the most famous culinary heritages in Spain. In 2004, the Candido Mesonero Mayor de Castilla Foundation gave its first awards to the promotion of Castilla y Leon, the gastronomic innovation and the commitment and social work.
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