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“Perfect food/view combo”

Restaurante Estrellas de San Nicolas
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Ranked #112 of 1,704 Restaurants in Granada
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$32 - US$127
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: In the heart of the albaicín, the restaurant "estrellas de san nicolas" offers a Mediterranean gastronomy with a French touch. You can enjoy a dinner in front of the Alhambra, with the best views.
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Located on top of Albaicin it offers a stunning view over Alhambra and Sierra Nevada. We went for dinner and could enjoy sunset and the beautifully lit castle. Meanwhile, the food was great in particular : scallops, pulpo, paella, jamon iberico and chocolate fondant.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Having just looked at other visitors' experiences, it is clear that "we dropped your food in the kitchen" is the usual excuse at this restaurant for not bringing your order together with your table mates' orders. We dined yesterday with four people and when three of us received their main course, the fourth was told his plate had been dropped and he would have to wait. When his food did arrive it actually looked as if it had been dropped, dusted off and put on a plate again - let us hope that was not the case!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Very good food, nice walk downhill from Alhambra, great ambiance and history best view of Alhambra, staff outstanding, service very good, last night because of procession all streets close by were blocked so staff walked us 1/2 mile to a spot cab could come pick us up going above and beyond call of duty and I had our 7 year old sleeping by then since after midnight really awesome folks keep up the great job you guys do !!!!

Thank Hammad Q
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We had the dinner special. Goat cheese arugula salad, codfish, dessert. Every bite was amazing. Staff attentive and friendly. Great wine too. LOVED this experience and the view of the Alhambra cannot be beat.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We booked this restaurant over 4 weeks ago asking for a nice table by the window with views of the Alhambra.
On the day of the reservation we were phoned and asked to arrive 20 minutes after our time slot as they were busy and in order to give us a requested table needed time to prepare. We duly arrived at 20-20hours to absolute chaos. Large parties were hanging around the unmanned reception desk where no one acknowledged us until 25 minutes later when we had to strongly attract attention.
In the meantime staff were rushing around everywhere with trays of empty glasses and plates, totally ignoring ourselves and another couple. At no time while waiting were we even offered a drink. We were eventually shown upstairs, passing broken glass on the steps and offered the worst table in a corner with no window view but a hoof of a pigs leg almost touching my ear! The window seats had all been taken by large groups.

We asked to see the manageress who was dealing with a similar complaint from the other couple who had been waiting at reception. She eventually approached us but could only offer weak excuses and was frankly not interested in trying to sort out the issue for us. She even denied we were the first name in the reservations book despite us having seen that we were.

For the first time in years we walked out of a restaurant and fortunately our hotel found us another table at Carmela Restaurant where the staff were, charming, helpful, attentive and caring; everything Estrellas had failed upon. Obviously they only want to deal with large tourist groups and not couples.

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