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El Corral del Castano

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Plaza Calvario No. 16, 18413 Capileira, Spain
+34 958 76 34 14
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a range of meals on our visits to El Corral del Castano, all of which were first rate. The braised pork knuckle was melt in the mouth tasty, as was the skewered chicken with ginger and fruits. The portions were very generous. We ordered a green salad to accompany our meals and the platter provided was plenty for... More 

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הרצליה, ישראל
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we arrived to this small cute retaurant by chance and enjoyed delicious home made regional dishes. highly recomended.

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great sangria and very tasty food. Nice decor. Our group tried chicken, sea bass, and salads. All very tasty.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and great presentation!Excellent service and great prices! What a find, wish we could eat there one more time!

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United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Mostly great dishes, which exceeded our expectations. Almond and garlic soup was delicious, if a little too salty. Black pudding was excellent. Only let down was probably our own fault for not knowing one of the 'traditional' local speciality dishes: the 'secret', grilled Iberian pork loin was entirely fat - crispy on the grilled side. If you want a large... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

What a find! Exquisite mountain food and not expensive. God I wish this place was in my home town!! The steamed blood pudding was out of this world and would easily shame most Michelin starred restaurants. Don't be fooled by the comment though. The portions are mountain size not Michelin sized. We are seriously impressed. So much so that this... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

With family and friends I went three times this summer to El Corral del Castaño. It is one of the few creative restaurants in Las Alpujarras and I recommend the dishes for sharing: foie gras, filled baked onions, croquetas, nice salads different from the usual ones. And as Capileira is high up in the mountains also the typical fare but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My friend and I had little expectations. We were at the restaurant becauze it was one of the few that still served dinner in Capileira on Monday. The dining experience at the restaurant left us pleasantly overwhelmed. Service was friendly, happy and paced. Appetizer was served shortly to ease the wait for the mains. We had salad, drizzled with sweet... More 

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Telki, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

In case you like good Mediterranean food and very-very huge portions, do not miss this place. You will sit on the main square in a nice atmosphere. Furthermore: take it easy! The 19:30 opening hour is not taken seriously - they open actually around 8. However after 8:15 you cannot get a table. So it is a bit tricky. Similar... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Very busy even at 10pm, a good sign! The food was perfect too, and the free entrée kept the hunger at bay perfectly and we didn't notice the wait. A good varied menu and amazing value for money. The best in the villiage.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Calvario No. 16, 18413 Capileira, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Capileira
  • Phone Number: +34 958 76 34 14

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