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Camino Real

Calle 5 # 5-59, Popayan 190002, Colombia
+57 2 8334444
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“tasting menu” (2 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
“fruit” (2 reviews)
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Calle 5 # 5-59, Popayan 190002, Colombia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well situated next to the main plaza. Former convent converted to a historic hotel. Restaurant is excellent

Thank bburnett13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't bother going there. We waited extremely long for food and restaurant was only a third full. I think they can only deal plate after plate.. After starter arrived we cancelled the mains. The ceviche we had was nice. But this is definitely not a...More

Thank kim74zh
Reviewed 3 November 2017

As pescatorians we found it hard to eat in Colombia but this place made a real effort. Fantastic lemon tilapia. Tuna amuse bouche. Quantities, as usual for Colombia, very filling. Atmospheric place with unusual but quite pleasing classic choice of background music. We were the...More

Thank Davidlcohen
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The menu is a bit limited but the food is very good.Really fresh vegetables accompany the main dish. Limited beer & wine selection. Great fruit juices and tempting desserts. The potato empanadas appetizer is local served with a peanut sauce should be tried. At breakfast...More

Thank Louis D
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Tasty fresh food, lovely service, interesting local cuisine alongside international options. Combine this with the atmosphere of a well established restaurant and prize winning chefs - and you have it all.

Thank edenjo2017
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Popayan is a pleasant town for a couple days with a nice family atmosphere and a few pretty sights. It is not, however, a great place to eat. Mostly you get potato everything (empanadas, tamales, etc) and a few lame attempts at ethnic food or...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

A restaurant full of character and atmosphere with fading photos on the walls and lots of wood. We both had the much vaunted tasting menu which started well with tiny langoustines (2) in batter followed by tasty sea bass ceviche and fruit granita. But it...More

1  Thank BellDavid
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We visited in the off season time, so there are not many guests. We chose the set menu. Service was perfect, and so was the food. Portions seem small, but actually in totality there was more food than we could eat. The menu, 5 courses...More

Thank emvi-op-reis
Reviewed 24 April 2016

You can tell the place has had a good past, but food is terrible. Bread was stale, wine list was appauling with incredibly expensive bad wines and the arroz caldoso, although with good flavor was undercooked. The chef should be on top of his kitchen,...More

Thank Sebastian C
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Where in the world can you have a 5 course gourmet meal plus sorbet palette refresher after the starters, attentive waiters and elegant surroundings for £11? The Answer is here. They wheeled out a waiter who spoke a little English for him to practice and...More

1  Thank peterandvivien
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 # 5-59, Popayan 190002, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Cauca Department  >  Popayan
  • Phone Number: +57 2 8334444
The most elegant and very popular among business people of the city restaurant,located in an old colonial house in the heart of the city.On the second floor there is room of the hotel with same nameKitchen with a claim to the French but with a local touch.At lunchtime, all the tables are occupied and you have to wait in line
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