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Cantina Villahelmy

Calle Mayor 37 | Alicante, 03002 Alicante, Spain
+34 965 21 25 29
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
3 weeks ago
“A real Gem 💎 ”
29 Sep 2016
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Calle Mayor 37 | Alicante, 03002 Alicante, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Catina is a fairly unassuming restaurant slightly off the main eating zone of Alicante. We sat out in the street and ordered a tapas menu for four, a bottle of Cava and a bottle of Rioja. The service was nicely paced and friendly with...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The place looked nice and not too touristy. It seemed perfect for after a long day on a business trip, it wasn't. On entering the waiter warned us that it might take long because he was the only one serving and had a group of...More

Thank Martin d
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Great people, amazing service. Ordered about 7 different tapas, croquettes really tasty, spinach salad also, chicken wings - never had better ones. Tried even prawn pancake, delicious - and I am not a fan of prawns, everything nice and fresh. Homemade bread. Try choc dessert....More

Thank 61beta37
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We have eaten in this restaurant twice now and on each occasion the food has been excellent. I have eaten in other restaurant close to this one and this restaurant is by far the best. I particularly like the Mexican decorations on the walls, which...More

Thank MargaretGranada
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Been there with two daughters and we all enjoyed climat, cusine, service. Deliciuos dinner also for kids, very well located.

Thank krolkrzysztof
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

With only a few tables outside the restaurant looks quite small. Inside is stunningly decorated.the staff were very welcoming. food lovely...interesting local sparkling wine was good and very well priced. Aubergine dish, prawn cakes, sliced pork dish all excellent....and the mixed bread was as good...More

1  Thank EdSutton
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of eating lunch here with a friend during a short visit to Alicante. My friend, who lives in Alicante had tried several times to dine here but always found the place closed up. After visiting Santa Barbara Fortress we happened upon...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

On the recommendation of friends we went to villahelmy for my birthday meal. It shuts between 4-8pm so we called in that afternoon to book a table. We booked a table for 2 at 8pm. Quirky decor and looked really nice. When we arrived a...More

Thank judithWirral
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Interesting objects and artwork the staff couldn't speak English but we looked that made it different. Very good food and well presented. The wine was good to and all at a very reasonable price. We went back again on following night and were treated as...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Appeared to be a good choice. Recommended by Lonely Planet, admittedly some years ago. Plulpo was served on cold mashed potatoes. Four croquetas were small and unexciting. Carpaccio was terrible. first time smothered with balsamic cream. second time, pesto and bits of hard cheese. all...More

Thank Jon T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 16:00
12:30 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:00
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12:30 - 16:00
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12:30 - 16:00
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12:30 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Mayor 37 | Alicante, 03002 Alicante, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Alicante
  • Phone Number: +34 965 21 25 29
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