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Meson de Candido

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Plaza Azoguejo 5, 40001 Segovia, Spain
+34 921 42 59 11
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Izmir, Turkey
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nicely decorated touristic restaurant under the aquaducts of Segovia. We all tried different meals in lunch without having information about what they are. Lamb is served without any side vegetables. Chicken with asparagas is the only delicious meal for both of us. Its very expensive and worths value just for the atmosphere.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am sorry for just 1 star, which I would give for the nice interior and view from window. Visited for dinner and ordered two beef beefsteaks, one well done and other medium, but they were really identical. For 17,10€ a plate, this looks and tastes really poor. You get same food much tastier in Madrid as part of 10€... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You did not experience Castilia y Leon and your visit to Segovia is not complete if you don't eat at Meson de Candido. This restaurant is in the family for many generations and the photos inside tell the story of many historical figures and famous people visiting it. Lamb, veal and fish are all great but the place is famous... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place today for lunch and what an experience it was. The restaurant is very old and the son of the original owner even came to meet us and perform the ceremony on a suckling pig which included cutting and breaking it with a plate and complete with the breaking of a plate on the floor. The meat... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The suckling pig was excellent. Worth the hype. The restaurant has great views of the aqueduct and the decor is eclectic and interesting. The waiters wear tuxedos which is a nice touch. Service was friendly and good. My daughter got the shrimp which came whole (with heads on) and she had to peel them, which she did not like. There... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Meson Candido is next to the Aqueducto on the SW side and is a veritable institution not just in Segovia but in all Castile. The building has a real period feel to it. The ground floor has the bar and you go upstairs to the restaurant. Inside there's real atmosphere and a strong feeling of tradition with momentoes and... More 

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank your for your opinion and recommendation. Come back soon! Kind regards, Cándido. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is worth to pay more. The ceremony was performed by Candido's son. The pig was grest. Wine was very good. Had excellent time.

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank your for your opinion and recommendation. Come back soon Rene! Kind regards, Cándido. More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a must go to restaurant , they perform a show on as to cut the pig with plate , the pig is so tender. a century old setting . perfect ...

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank your for your opinion. Have a nice day and come back soon. Kind regards, Cándido. More 

Campello, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a reasonable lunch which seemed a little exspensive for what we had. The staff were both friendly and helpful. Not sure we will rush back.

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

We truly appreciate the feedback regarding your recent visit. Come back soon, Cándido. More 

Seoul, South Korea
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This restaurant is famous for Cochinillo Asada. I have tried piglet in Botin, Madrid but the taste and cooking was quite different. Restaurant is just in front of Aqueduct. Lots of tourist especially Chinese tourist were going there. Price and quality of food. so so. Service ; Do not expect much.

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank your for your opinion and recommendation. Come back soon 359kwangnamk Kind regards, Cándido. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$39 - US$62
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Spanish, Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Azoguejo 5, 40001 Segovia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Segovia  >  Segovia
  • Phone Number: +34 921 42 59 11
Description
An old Spanish inn, which dates back to 1786. The building has been declared as one of city?S historic monuments. El Meson is located next to the Roman Aqueduct. Candido, from the fourth generation of the same family, preserves one of the most famous culinary heritages in Spain. In 2004, the Candido Mesonero Mayor de Castilla Foundation gave its first awards to the promotion of Castilla y Leon, the gastronomic innovation and the commitment and social work.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?