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Carmen Mirador de Aixa

#18 of 1,282 Restaurants in Granada
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Calle Carril de San Agustin 2, 18010 Granada, Spain
+34 958 22 36 16
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North Wales
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

We have had the pleasure of dining at this wonderful restaurant twice in the past month. The first was on a Tuesday. The reason was because we had booked it for a celebration meal for twenty on the following Saturday. Obviously we wanted to see what the food and service would be like and we could not have been more... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

Great little place with a SUPERB view of The Alhambra. Clearly geared up more as a romantic place. Went with my wife and majority of tables were for couples. Ideal place to spend quality time, have a good conversation and maybe pop "the question" Food was good, nothing incredibly fancy, but a good relation with the price. Was let down... More 

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Thank Marco R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013 via mobile

Great view, food was tasty, well presented and service was friendly. Lovely restaurant with nice setting.

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

Asked for, and got, a table with a drop-dead view of the Alhambra. The food was well above average, and service was passable. The taxi ride there resembled an adventure at a theme park, except that is was real. We started late, and enjoyed watching the silhouette of the palace at twilight, and the beautiful night lighting of those ancient... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

A great view of the Alhambra does not automatically translate into a great dining experience. We were in a group of around 20 and found it difficult to get a drink/order throughout the duration of our stay. After the bread arrived we asked for butter/olive oil and were still waiting for it to arrive 10 minutes later. One of our... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

July 2013 visiting Granada. Second time in this restaurant and an unforgettable experience again. For food and service - and the view to Alhambra in the moonlight. The restaurant was full, the service runned smoothly and very friendly. The starter portions are very large, which the waitress kindly advised to share, thanks to her. The taste and the quality of... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

There is one reason to come to this restaurant: the truly amazing view over the Alhambra. Make sure you spend a night here sipping your drinks and enjoying the fine food whilst admiring the fairy-tale view of the Alhambra illuminated in the night sky. The atmosphere perfectly suits this romantic and relaxing view: the staff is caring, noise level is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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540 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

This was highly ranked by other reviewers so we were pleased to get a reservation. Mainly locals - a lot of folks on dates - but we may have suffered from a large table of touring Canadians nearby that consumed the wait staff. Food was good but not memorable. I seriously doubt this is the second best restaurant in Granada....... More 

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Walldorf, Germany
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484 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013 via mobile

The food is really very good - high-quality ingredients, creative recipes, generous portions. But the prices are high, and the service is quite poor. Staff are not unfriendly, but don't explain anything about the amuse-bouche, serve the main course without the wine and try to talk English to guests who obviously are able and prefer to communicate in Spanish.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2013

Not only is this restaurant ridiculously priced but the service was ridiculously average as well! We went here for a beautiful friends post wedding celebration, and were continuously treated rudely by the waiters and the owner. Although they were attentive, every request was too much of an effort for the staff here. We asked the waiters if we could put... 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
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Carril de San Agustin 2, 18010 Granada, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: +34 958 22 36 16

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Pound Ridge, New York
Province of Almeria, Spain
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?