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El Cigro d'Or

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Plaza Vall del Castell, 17, 08720 Vilafranca del Penedes, Spain
+34 938 90 56 09
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13:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 21:00 - 22:30
Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Delaware
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were fortunate to find them open on Sunday afternoon at the traditional dinner time, on the primary Catalan holiday. We enjoyed the entire Chef's Tasting Menu, from the pate with toasted slivers of black olives at the start to the pear compote with white chocolate ice cream at the finish. At the end, well past the 4 PM closing... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located above the market, so make sure you don't miss the entrance. We choose the 6-course menu around the theme Gall y Gamba, which are locally produced rooster and gambas. A very creative menu with tasty dishes. The signature dish of canneloni from rooster was suberb! The restaurant has quite an extensive, local, wine list. For about... More 

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Thank Diedje
Barcelona, Spain
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Exquisite quality local food cooked with a mix of tradition and modern style. The restaurant is placed in an old market which has been adapted and makes a really nice athmosphere.

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Barcelona, Spain
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

There has been a few occasions where I didn't call and they had no empty tables so it's always good to call beforehand. The location is great. It's an open kitchen restaurant with great atmosphere. The staff are a bit stuck up or unfriendly but perhaps is because they don't want to bother you. The food choices are limited but... More 

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Thank Eva T
Barcelona, Spain
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Sometimes you don't want to choose and you only want to be surprised for the choice of the chef. That's why we love the tasting menu of El Cigró d'Or. You just seat and relax and wait all the delicious dishes, one by one, eating and savouring all the tastes and flavours. The style of cooking is essential, basing to... More 

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Thank evamiti
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20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

When you walk into the restaurant you see a shelf full of cook books. That's always a good sign that the chef is innovative. The staff are courteous and happy to serve you. The food was delicious, especially the baby octopus with asparagus, and the chocolate and orange dessert was to die for! The prices were a bit high, but... More 

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Thank Annette C
Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

The wonderful Parès Balta winery following a wine tour. The place is totally unexpected from food to decor. Reasonable prix fixe for 14.5€. Hard to pick fav dish because all the courses were lovely. What an unusual find in a small town . Best of luck in the future... I hope we are lucky enough to to return

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Thank BrooklynFelicia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Comida espectacular! La carne de cordero estaba deliciosa, suave y sabrosa! La ensalada de foie muy fresca y rica. Servicio rápido y atento! Muy recomendable!! Spectacular food! The lamb was so tasty and tender! The foie salad was delicious and fresh. Staff really friendly and fast. If you have the chance try it!

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Thank Belén B
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

It just gets better and better, this is one of my favourite restaurants in the world. Great, innovative, fresh, well cooked food, staff great, wine good and affordable. Thanks again all, you squeezed us in for Easter Saturday lunch

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Sitges
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Third time at Cigró d'Or and always the same feedback. Year after year this restaurant keeps a very high level. That time I had the opportunity to discover new dishes such "Espardenyes de Mar", in a wonderfull salad with "calçots"! As a main dish, the meat (veal) was just perfect, tender and well cooked with mashed calabash. The dessert menú... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$42
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 22:30
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Vall del Castell, 17, 08720 Vilafranca del Penedes, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Vilafranca del Penedes
  • Phone Number: +34 938 90 56 09
Description
Oriol Llavina's restaurant in Vilafranca del Penedes. Chef of the year 2009, Oriol's cooking highlights local and seasonal products of the Penedes region

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?