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El Tronky

Barrio El Muelle, 39130 Pedrena, Spain
+34 942 50 10 93
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (15 reviews)
“sardines” (6 reviews)
“clams” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Barrio El Muelle, 39130 Pedrena, Spain
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

A quick jaunt on the local ferry to Pedrenya from Santander and you will find yourself at El Tronki. I don't like fish but I ate the sardines and calamaris here! (not to mention the home made chocolate mousse. A great place to have lunch...More

Thank mumistheword
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I liked this restaurant so much that I went twice in 4 days. It is one of those places more for locals than for turists. Prices are reasonable but for this food I would have paid even more. We had the best pulpo a la...More

Thank shaker70
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Travelled over on ferry from Santander ...this restaurant is just beside ferry landing area in Pedrena. It's a lovely place, large portions ..if you like fish you are in heaven. We ordered are too much as we had starter and mains, but mains alone is...More

Thank Boxette
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Our local guide recommended this place. We stopped on are way into Santander. It seems at first like any Taberna that we have been to. Untill the food showed up.. Everything was delicious! Clams, octopus, mixed salad and the highlight were the grilled sardines. Even...More

Thank Ehud G
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Have eaten here 4 times for lunch. Twice last year and twice again this year (2017). We took the local ferry from Santander to Somo and called at Pedrena on the way back. The restaurant looks very ordinary from the outside but the food is...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 31 October 2016

On a sunny day, nothing could be more pleasant than to take one of the regular ferries from Santander over the estuary to Pedrena - a lovely harbour mini cruise in fact. Alighting at the other side you can see the roadside El Tronki fish...More

Thank DavidBrown44
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Couldn't be happier with the food I had here! Seafood is their especiality, like most of the restaurants in Cantabria. Definitely worth a visit! Make sure you book it in advance, as it gets really crowded.

Thank Andressa M
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The fish is sold by the half kilo. Each 500 grams is one serving. We had the best lubina that I can remember, freshly grilled on the Parilla. Fantastic.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were in Santander and my parents advised me to drive to Pedreña to eat in this restaurant. At the beginning I didn’t want to go because there are 23 km from Santander city center to the the part of the bay (Pedreña), but finally...More

Thank stier75
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I don't think it is as good as some people say.It is not "bad" but I was just dissapointed because otger people told me it was fantastic and I really had to go.The waiters/waitresses are bitter.The food is the one and only reason why I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio El Muelle, 39130 Pedrena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Pedrena
  • Phone Number: +34 942 50 10 93
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