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Calle Doctor Castilla 11, 18413 Capileira, Spain
+34 958 76 30 48
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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We had breakfast here on two days of our visit. The menu is completely limited but if you just want something simple accompanied by great coffee, tea or hot chocolate, then this meson is perfect. Staff are a little less friendly than other places but are no less efficient and the service is good. Try their Jambon, quesa and tamate... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Sitting in the square, watching the world go by. Doesn't get much better than this. Directly opposite the ancient church, in the village square, lovely calming time. Only word of warning, if you don't like cats, brace yourself, they congregate to sunbathe in the square, but so do we!!

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Thank Eamonn W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Nice Terrasse, friendly Service, high quality local food (ham, cheese, lamb chops, tortilla ...), excellent wine list for such a location. Highly to recommand

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Banff, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

The room looked pleasant, the welcome was friendly, the menu was predictable, and we looked forward to a plain meal. We ordered glasses of rosado with our meal. When the wine arrived, it was horrible: brown, smelled like cheap sherry, tasted like cheap sherry mixed with water. My Alpujarrena soup was ok, my tortilla de patatas was tasteless, the bread... More 

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Sønderborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

My wife and I ate here when the restaurant we had hoped to visit was closed (kind of a theme for our trip). Anyway, we sat on the terrace out back and enjoyed the view of the mountains. The starter was fantastic: the famous ham/sausage/cheese from the Alpujarra region. The main course was good, and well-prepared, but nothing spectacular. The... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013

We had lunch here and ordered a three course set menu including bread, wine and a salad for 11 EUR. The starter was a very good garlic soup. The main course was more like an English breakfast with ham, sausages and fried eggs. Good traditional food, but nothing special.

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

The food was quite ordinary. Not memorable but not objectionable. The terrace atmosphere was very nice on a summer evening, facing away from the main street and with some view out across the valley. We did not return, as we found other places in town with much better food and a more memorable experience.

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Baltimore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013 via mobile

After a long day's hike, any meal is a welcomed delight. At the meson, you get excellent and fast service. The food is home grown and cooked! I felt like it was my grandmother making my meal (she was an excellent cook). Not gourmet, but soul-and-belly-satisfying. If you can, eat on the terrace, you'll have the beautiful views of the... More 

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Belleville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2012 via mobile

We showed up before the kitchen had opened, were given guidance from the Bartender (Pepe said we ordered too much) but ended up with an extra entree, that turned out to be our favorites. Good experience after a long day.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2011

We had an evening meal here, when the weather was getting cooler (mid-October) and there weren't many other places open. Quite a few walking parties were eating there, and the food was OK but just nothing special. Still can't get used to the idea of eating a relaxing evening meal with all the lights on full - no atmosphere at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Doctor Castilla 11, 18413 Capileira, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Capileira
  • Phone Number: +34 958 76 30 48
  • This restaurant is at Meson Poqueira
Description
The Alpujarra cuisine along the famous Alpujarra ham, washed down with good wine and if you wish on a terrace with views.Can not ask for more.

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