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Hosteria Del Laurel

Plaza Venerables 5, 41004 Seville, Spain
+34 954 22 02 95
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (3 reviews)
“plaza de los” (2 reviews)
“sherry” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Plaza Venerables 5, 41004 Seville, Spain
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We went there to take dinner due to its unique location. Positive experience and nice place to do a quick stop while visiting the city center. Fallen in love with thec city! Hugh Woulfe

Thank Hugh W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tapas was largely fine, nothing to complain about except the price. A tourist hotspot though so I guess this is to be expected. Despite a grumpy waiter we were well waited on. A very forgettable experience.

Thank Lottie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a quick tapa. The menu is pretty traditional but all the tapas we had were extremely tasty and well prepared. The artichoke was full of flavour and the prawn tortillitas were amongst the best we ve tried in all Spain. Service was excellent....More

Thank Claudio B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Allright but far from the best considering the price. The waiter was slightly arrogant, and some of the tapas tasted not great

Thank Thore M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One portion of melon with ham (average ham, not Iberico-Bellota) costs 15,00 euros and contains one thin slice of melon and a few grams of ham. What is claimed to be Provolone is actually tasteless, industrial, melted cheese and costs 12,27 euros.

Thank Sophie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

He's said to have averted one escapade by climbing out the front windows of the Hosteria Del Laurel. I wonder if they've ever performed the Opera here? I mean, in this square. On this visit, I just dropped by once for an afternoon beer, and...More

Thank Kjcolvard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After walking a lot, this place was behind the Cathedral. It gave me time to have 2 "cañas" (glass of beer) while the talk about history. Is a cheap place, good to hang out.

Thank Hernandez1697
Reviewed 13 May 2018

As a rule, we don't eat at tourist areas whenever abroad and this Hosteria del Laurel proved worth every cent. The main entrance of this restaurant is on the side of the hotel which on a glance, it seems like a hole in the wall....More

Thank elFlaco1953
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Located on a pretty corner, food good quality and tasty nicely served by friendly staff only problem was dried out uneatable paella which was credited without question

Thank antony121
daviles2018, Gerente at Hosteria Del Laurel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Good afternoom Anthony I`m sorry to hear obout the paella because normaly is one of our best dishes I will ask to see what could hapen , and if you come again ask for David and we`ll have a beer, Ragards David

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Great location, good selection of tapas and other plates. Perfect in the spring when the orange blossoms are out!

Thank Erika754
daviles2018, Gerente at Hosteria Del Laurel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thamk you very much for your opinion

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$46
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Venerables 5, 41004 Seville, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Seville  >  Seville>  > Casco Antiguo
  • Neighbourhood: Casco Antiguo
  • Phone Number: +34 954 22 02 95
  • E-mail
Description
En 1844 el ilustre poeta y dramaturgo vallisoletano, José Zorrilla y Moral, se alojó en la Hostería del Laurel mientras escribió su obra más conocida “Don Juan Tenorio”. Se dice que gran parte de su inspiración para la creación de sus personajes y encuadre de la historia vino dado por aquellos que les rodeaban en aquellos momentos. En la obra, ambientada en la Sevilla de 1545, en los últimos años del reinado de Carlos I de España, La Hostería del Laurel es la taberna en la que Don Juan y Don Luis habían acordado reunirse transcurrido un año después de su apuesta, es donde se desarrolla casi todo el Acto I de la obra. Si visitas Sevilla, y aún más si lo haces en Noviembre, es de obligada cita esta taberna, antigua "casa de gulas", casas de comidas, que abundaban en Sevilla en el siglo XIX, y que hoy, con otro nombre, siguen llenando sus calles, y aún más en este mítico barrio de Santa Cruz. Bienvenidos a la Hostería del Laurel
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