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Meson La Cueva de San Esteban

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Calle Valdelaguila 15, 40001 Segovia, Spain
+34 921 46 09 82
10:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Wed 10:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
Thu - Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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Byron Bay
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I stumbled on this 'cave' of a restaurant by accident, on one of Segovia's back streets. We're so glad we did! We had to wait about 40 minutes for a table but that was OK, because the restaurant's complimentary tapas (if you buy some alcohol) were delicious! If you're looking for a really authentic eating experience in... More 

Thank lelseb
Brisbane, Australia
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243 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined without a recommendation in this quiet out of the way restaurant which is large inside. Language was an issue but menu also in english. We tried a 3 course meal of local fare - white bean soup, suckling pig, grilled goat, custard, fried milk accompanied by a bottle of red wine & water. Also a complimentary potato salad starter... More 

Thank 188petere
Boston, Massachusetts
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406 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

There are a number of very nice restaurants in Segovia, serving roast suckling pig as a speciality. Thus small place is a good stop for a light lunch and some wine, but is not in the same league as the better restaurants in town, e.g., Jose Maria or Meson Candido.

Thank Steve K
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I didn't really want to say too much, because this is one of my favourite places in Segovia. Great food, a lively atmosphere and very kind to non-Spanish speakers. Just please don't tell too many people - it's great.

Thank R0bertBROWN
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I chose this restaurant because I was passing and it seemed full of locals. I was then worried when I saw the extreme range of reviews. Service was fine. I had the Menu del dia starting with the gazpacho which was good. The calamares were fairly horrible and the flan was standard. I guess a lot depends on what you... More 

Thank wimbledonian1
Central Pennsylvania
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334 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

This man is a true chef and you will notice the many newspaper clippings that are posted on the walls. The food here has a distinctive flavor and flair- it seems more ethnic, more Spanish, more real and local. It will stand out over some of the other places that you have eaten in Spain. You will notice this right... More 

Thank Cakes77
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015

This is an excellent Tapas bar. It also has a very small intimate dining room offering good value simple food. Very friendly staff and regulars but no English spoken, Refreshingly Spanish. Won several awards for their selection of wines.

Thank Lynne F
Sammamish, Washington
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382 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

This place is on a side street, and bit hard to find. There are daily "menu of the day", and a special menu if you want to try the suckling pig that costs more. Be sure to try the suckling pig. It's so soft and juicy! One of the specialties to try in Spain!

Thank palladia
Madrid, Spain
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49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Excellent food, home-made and at a very good price. The place is most famous for its wine selection.

Davis, California
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297 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

We day-tripped to Segovia from Madrid, and wanted to eat lunch while we were there. We had heard good things about this place and wanted to try it. It is off the beaten path, two blocks past Plaza Mayor on Calle Valdelaguila. It is a bit hard to find, but well worth the trouble. We arrived earlier than the usual... More 

Thank DavisSunflower

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 22
Mediterranean, Spanish, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Valdelaguila 15, 40001 Segovia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Segovia  >  Segovia
  • Phone Number: +34 921 46 09 82

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?