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El Aljibe

Calle San Pedro 12, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
+34 969 23 27 00
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good39%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
5 Jun 2017
“A cosy and beautiful restaurant”
14 Nov 2016
“So So”
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Mediterranean, Spanish, European
$$ - $$$
Calle San Pedro 12, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

El Aljibe is a cosy and beautiful restaurant, well located next to the Cathedral and a little before the uper city of Cuenca. The menu of The Aljibe is good value for money. You can choose between different dishes, all of them well cooked and...More

Thank Begoña P
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Lunch was ok and reasonably priced. Dinner was probably microwaved. My husband's fish was partially frozen, and my venison tasted more like pot roast. Our waiter was very nice and didn't charge us for one of the meals.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely surroundings and nice modern style tastefully decorated restaurant. The service was very good but the food just average. I chose the lamb chops which were rather dry and served with a dozen chips, and a scattering of salad. When I asked for some sort...More

Thank kentheghost
Reviewed 26 June 2016

My wife and I had the set menu for 20 euros each - three courses with bottles of wine and water. Great value, friendly service and we would happily recommend this restaurant. We ate in the main (upstairs) part at a table with a window...More

Thank Alnis
Reviewed 28 October 2014

This small restaurant/bar is connected to Hotel Convento del Giraldo. Pleasant place with plexiglass over old ruins in the floor for a cool effect. Had a nice tapa dish of pork with goat cheese on toast with carmelized onions. Excellent...and nice house wine too.

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Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

We had lunch here on one of our 3 days in Cuenca. We ordered a bottle of dry white wine and 2 plates of food. The wine and 1 plate of food arrived and was good, however we waited and waited for the other plate...More

Thank Anne470
Reviewed 14 September 2014

There is a set menu at 20 euros which we considered but having eaten too much already we decided upon the snack menu. Portions were generous, the food was tasty and the prices economical.

Thank BigastroQuique
Reviewed 8 March 2014

All you can eat for 6,5 euros!!! Five minutes walk from Hostel Tabanqueta! Good breakfast buffet... with lots of healthy choices.. ! Service is very good.. they open at 8:15am.

Thank Ana Maria G
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We had a nice lunch yesterday we tried the winter menu which is excellent value, quality and presentation of the dishes. After some reviews we were a bit reluctant, but since we were at the hotel, it was cold and snowing, we decided to tried...More

Thank jumanufer
Reviewed 12 November 2013

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel, I wish I had read the reviews first. The tapas we were given before our ordered food came were good. From then on it was all downhill. The salad was tired and looked as if it came...More

Thank JennieWSussex
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Pedro 12, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile-La Mancha  >  Province of Cuenca  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +34 969 23 27 00
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