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el Cable

) #35 of 265 Restaurants in Sitges $ , , Mediterranean
1 Barcelona st, 08870 Sitges, Spain
+34 938 94 87 61
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  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (58 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 23:30All hours
Brew Pub, Bar, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Barcelona st, 08870 Sitges, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Popped by this place on bikes, and liked the look of the interior. All tables full, so we had two glasses of wine and a plate of tapas on the window ledge on the street. Perfect place to watch the world go by with a...More

Thank Toffeeslot
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here three times in the week, first time too busy to even get in the door, the went early for a quick drink, finally a whole evening over (one too many) glasses of wine and plenty of tapas.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It can be slightly intimidating finding a seat but it is worth persisting as El Cable offers fantastic tapas at a very reasonable price and the waiters are calmly efficient. Suggest you try the 'specials' that have won local prizes.

Thank TheycallhimtheDon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Juan was an outstanding server! He was very friendly and welcoming and also extremely helpful and efficient. The place is hopping with locals and some tourists. Then tapas is excellent and the atmosphere is wonderful. It was a highlight of our stay in Sitges.

Thank Finley_Crew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the best food we had in sitges! It's a busy little place but the staff are efficient and service is quick. When we got the bill we were convinced they'd undercharged us but they hadn't! €15 each for tapas and drinks...More

Thank spange53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading so much about El Cable we decided to go, must say it made our trip to sitges the food was great and the wine that was recommended to go with it was excellent too. yes it gets busy but that's a sign that...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came here last week. We got there at 19.30 as it opened and were seated straight away. We were surprised how many staff were behind the bar in such a small venue but we realised why this was as it filled...More

Thank mrcSheffield
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This busy and bustling Tapas bar is always packed with people...many waiting outside for tables. Staff are extremely busy but attentive.....just ask for a table, get a drink and maybe some pintxos and wait... it will be worth it. Small menu but everything on it...More

Thank Penny C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Good place to stop for a drink before dinner. Tapas are served. You can hang out in the street in front of the bar.

Thank Dangoverts
Reviewed 3 July 2017

As a bar it's great, always buzzing and friendly. The tapas are pretty mediocre, although they are cheap

Thank Jane L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Barcelona st, 08870 Sitges, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Sitges
  • Phone Number: +34 938 94 87 61
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El Cable is a Tapas Bar in Sitges. Our tapas are really tasty (our customers say that they are the best tapas in Sitges and around).Some of our tapas have the best reputation in town, such as, Patatas Bravas (french fries with a spicy sauce), squid roman style (fried rings) or our homemade ham croquettes, to name but afew. And we have been in this business for years:The Andreu family opened el Cable in 1940, in a different premises not far from where the bar is located now. In February of 1956 we opened el Cable where it is now. The whole building was built by members of the same family. In the beginning, the first floor was the family’s home and the upper floors were guestrooms (a hostel).In the sixties we lived through the northern tourism boom working as a bar and hostel.In the late sixties the bar was given to one of the family son´s: Sisco Andreu (Sisco del Cable) and the rest of the building stopped working as a hostel and was turned into apartments.In 2003 el Cable was passed onto Sisco’s Sons: Francesc and Manel, the families third generation in the business. From then on, el Cable has gone from strength to strength, it has been updated and modernised while still keeping the original style.Nowadays we are not only a little town’s bar: we are the bar of this town, a friendly local meeting point for many people in Sitges.
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