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El Serbal

Calle Andres del Rio 7 | Puertochico, 39004 Santander, Spain
+34 942 22 25 15
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (13 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Andres del Rio 7 | Puertochico, 39004 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

If you have ever wanted to try a Michelin star restaurant and are in northern Spain this is the place to go— exceptional service from arrival to complimentary champagne to plating and presenting each plate to the bread drawer... the staff were friendly and engaging...More

1  Thank visitall50
Reviewed 17 April 2018

From the moment we arrived, this was an absolutely first-class experience. We were welcomed with a glass of cava then settled down to a thoroughly enjoyable meal. We opted for the tasting menu, paired with drinks. At €82 per head, it was the most expensive...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Fantastic service, exceptional food & good ambience. The meals are reasonably priced (in our case ~€55/person) for the quality.

Thank flemvazntf
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a surprisingly average location but the food is nothing average, it is excellent. A quite formal atmosphere but the staff were very good. Some lovely extra touches like the bread trolley, sweet trolley and coffee selection. We had prawn bisque,...More

1  Thank JS19772017
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and amazing sensitivity to last minute undeclared intolerances/allergies. We had a tasting menu with amazing fish (rombo/turbot) and deer.

Thank pojke-fredi
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The menu is not extense but each one is an workart (and yu know, when you face a workart you can be impressed or deceived). We enjoyed 100%. The service is 110% good.

Thank Josep_M_Casanovas
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Try everything it's all great. It's an experience. The charcoal looking thing is great. All it's not what it looks like we had a traditional and a contempo degustación. The breads were fenomenal. The presentation the service. Worth the Michelin.

Thank Alperez1954
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Go for the 60 Euros pp tasting menu! There's no menu to choose from. Just say what are your dietary requirements and the Chef will prepare whatever he feels like. Every course that we had was presented as a piece of art and tasted like...More

Thank Ehud G
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Location: close to the town center in Santander Atmosphere: don’t be fooled by the buildings in the neighbourhood and the outside. Inside it looks great and they have some pretty unique features such as a castor that transports the freshly baked bread to you. We...More

1  Thank jenskoopmann
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Had a fantastic meal here last night. We chose the tasting menu with matching wines. The cooking was superb and really imaginative. The service was also just right. (Thank you Pietro) They dealt with request for dairy free options amazingly well. We would highly recommend...More

Thank alanbarbaraEdinburgh
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$174
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Andres del Rio 7 | Puertochico, 39004 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 22 25 15
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