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La bodeguilla de Basilio

Calle Fray Luis de Leon 3, Cuenca, Spain
+34 969 23 52 74
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“quails eggs” (3 reviews)
“gazpacho” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (26 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Calle Fray Luis de Leon 3, Cuenca, Spain
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I find the reviews for this place quite amazing , as the food and service leave a lot to be desired. Firstly the tapas are not free, the cost of a caña is inflated and after ordering a couple of raciones from the menu we...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

So glad that I read about this on TripAdvisor. We went early (8:30) & had no trouble ordering. We had 2 drinks each & had 4 bocas which were all great. 1. Gazpacho 2. Varied egg & ham dish 3. eggplant bruschetta 4. Calamari in...More

Thank Saltspringsgirl
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Found this place due to tripadvisor recommendations otherwise we'd never have found it hidden up a back street. It's small, cramped even, with wall to wall photos of customers, and very Spanish. Two free tapas with every drink (even a small beer). They boast 155...More

Thank Emlyn8484
Reviewed 17 March 2017

When you order a beer, they serve you a "pre-tapa" which for me was a small bowl of "caldo" (broth), and with my second beer a piece of bread with some tomato and vegetable topping. In most Spanish restaurants, that would be the full tapa,...More

Thank merideehope
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Loved this place! Great atmosphere. Great food. Interesting decor. Cheap. Would definitely go back again!

Thank smudger190764
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I totally recommend this restaurant in Cuenca. You ask for some drinks and food is included. I was with some friends and it's perfect!

Thank Hekile
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Typical tourist "passing trade" restaurant. In two months travelling SPAIN this is the worst place we have visited. Decor is brilliant, but the waiter was bad tempered and unhelpful. €7,50 for a tapas and it was not good. Neither was the white wine. Try the...More

1  Thank Chritoph
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We entered a really nice restaurant. We sat down and got presented with a menu which for us was in English. So with a cold beer in one hand and a menu in the other it was time to see if the reviews were right....More

Thank mikervet
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

It's a good idea to pay a visit and take at least a beer. You pay a bit more and get a lot of food for the cost of a "caña". All around this places it's a lovely environment and enough quite to middle aged...More

Thank ignacio d
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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

I travelled the Andalusia & Castilla La Mancha region and also discovered Cuenca. We went there due to a recommendation from a local. It was truly truly authentic tapas! The place itself is small and cosy! Owner is super friendly and the tapas... Superb! I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Fray Luis de Leon 3, Cuenca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile-La Mancha  >  Province of Cuenca  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +34 969 23 52 74
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