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Restaurante La Esencia

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La Puebla, 18 | burgos, Burgos Burgos, Spain
+34 947 26 32 96
13:30 - 16:00
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Wed - Sun 21:00 - 23:30
Wed - Mon 13:30 - 16:00
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

For the money you get value for money, plenty to eat, but nothing special. I have been spoilt elsewhere on this trip. A set menu.

Thank GrahamGrape
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I had lunch here in mid May and was very impressed. The waitress was most helpful in helping me to choose gluten free dishes. There was a good selection of items for the menu del día and the food was tasty. The meal was reasonably priced as well so I would definitely recommend La Esencia for good value!

Thank miguelhugo
Bath, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Empty restaurant should have warned us. Eaten all over Spain and this was one of the worst meals we have ever had. Poor quality tasteless food. Bland unattractive food in a bland setting. So many other choices in Burgos, suggest you go elsewhere. It may be cheap but it's just not worth it

1 Thank Bella426
Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

If looking for great flavours and real value this is a gem.. We had their special menu with wine included. Starters were outstanding especially the pasta. Also highly recommended is leek pie.. Then, for Camino hunger - try their fried potatoes. These are freshly prepared and served piping hot and deliciously crispy on the outside but perfectly fluffy in each... More 

Thank AnneTenTwenty
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Both my husband and I had a very enjoyable meal during our stay in Burgos, so much so we are going back again tonight! Visited another restaurant more highly recommended on TA but we were not impressed. If in Burgos do try La Esencia. Wine included in price we paid.

Thank Agedbackpackers
Manchester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2014

I arrived in Burgos late morning, and after spending a couple of hours getting my bearings and falling in love with Burgos, I returned to my hotel, La Puebla. This restaurant is, more or less, next door to the hotel. Having read previous reviews on here and, liking the look of the "Menu del Dia", went in to find I... More 

Thank Andrew R
Burgos, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Creative food. Far different than the tedious menu del dia of most restaurants. €21 menu was a bit higher, but clearly worth it. One of us had wonderful mushroom risotto, the other starter was avocado and smoked tuna. One main was a great construction of fish stuffed with shrimp. Definitely agree with all of the positive reviews.

2 Thank AndrewLovesFood
LaEsencia_13, Gerente at Restaurante La Esencia, responded to this review
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el equipo de la esencia les agradece su opinion. que el cliente salga satisfecho es un amimo para seguir trabajano... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Fantastic venue, and delicious food. Had lamb and potato, so nice to have a decent piece of meat that was cooked to perfection. Return visit with my friend Carlene. The service was exemplary, buenos gracias!

1 Thank Kathleen D
LaEsencia_13, Gerente at Restaurante La Esencia, responded to this review
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muchas gracias por su comentario. siempre intentamos que el cliente salga contento con una materia prima de calidad. un cordial... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$42
Mediterranean, Spanish
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Puebla, 18 | burgos, Burgos Burgos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Burgos  >  Burgos
  • Phone Number: +34 947 26 32 96

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?