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Meson de Candido

Plaza Azoguejo 5, 40001 Segovia, Spain
+34 921 42 59 11
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“cochinillo” (115 reviews)
“suckling pig” (121 reviews)
“lamb” (28 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Spanish, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Plaza Azoguejo 5, 40001 Segovia, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The historical restaurant Méson de Cándido in the near of the Plaza del Azoguejo and of the impressive aqua duct is with its medieval decoration a perfect place to have lunch after a sightseeing tour in Segovia. The personal welcome of the owner Mr. Candido...More

Thank WernerDeck
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’ve tried pork meat in a lot of different ways. Not flavor and price were good enough. I’ve had tastier pork meat. The cochinillo was ok, you should try it. The place is really rustic and service is quite good. I loved how the place...More

Thank Benjamin P
CandidoSegovia, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Meson de Candido, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your opinion, we hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of Segovias best! The famed cuchinillo, as good as Botins. Coffee is first rate, Desserts are heavenly. Must try caramel flan, pudding and their house cake! Celebrities have been here in yhe past: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Edward G. Robinson and Sofia Loren to...More

Thank Leveric N
Reviewed 1 week ago

You could be having Sunday lunch at Mom´s house, except for decoration and the way they cut and serv pork meal. The owner himself comes to read the restaurant Royal licence and after that he cuts the pork with a ....well, surprise ! You have...More

Thank Marcilio_Faustino_Jr
CandidoSegovia, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Meson de Candido, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much Marcilio for your kind opinion, thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Since roast baby pig is the most notable regional specialty of Segovia we chose Meson de Candido to sample the local fare. Served simply, the meat is tender and tasty. We chose white asparagus to compliment our meat and a crème brulee for dessert. Dark...More

Thank Mary Jo N
CandidoSegovia, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Meson de Candido, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much Mary for your visit and for your opinion, we wait for you on another occasion

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely rustic restaurant with lots of atmosphere. The staff are very friendly and helpful .A good menu with well cooked food but a bit on the pricey side.Even so it is well worth the visit.

Thank Rob S
CandidoSegovia, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Meson de Candido, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Rob for your opinion, the pleasure has been ours to be able to receive you in our house

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is perfect - from a window one sees the Aqueduct. But it's terribly busy and there are tour groups entering and exiting all the time - so it can take a few minutes to determine "where to go" to find a table. The...More

Thank ChuckDallas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a bit touristy round the aqueduct but this restaurant was ok--felt obliged to have the suckling pig once in this area of Spain--fortunately it was brought on a plate rather than having a piglet cup up in front of one! It was good--very tender...More

Thank mullionboy
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We have been looking forward to this evening. And we had as a starter the beans with pig ears then I had the suckling pig and my wife the suckling lamb. Well cooked, could have done however with a little more spicy (the beans). And...More

Thank Calinnn2007
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I said most in the title. The first impression is the authentic design of the place and friendly good service. We ate appetizer - mushrooms with pine nuts - was very plain but good. That's what I like about spanish food - it's usually simple...More

Thank Полина Л
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Lourdes N
12 March 2017|
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Response from CandidoSegovia | Property representative |
Por favor, llámanos a los teléfonos +34 921 425 911 y +34 921 428 103 con tu consulta. Muchas gracias por todo.
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Jerzy M
19 August 2016|
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Response from CandidoSegovia | Property representative |
Candido is open sundays from 13:00 to 17:00 and from 20:00 to 23:00.
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7 September 2015|
Response from CandidoSegovia | Property representative |
Dear Duane6, Mesón de Cándido is a Restaurant. We have Hotel Cándido, which is located in the outskirts of Segovia, and does have parking. You will find all the information about the Hotel Cándido at candidohotel. es. Thank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$43 - US$69
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
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
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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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