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Sidreria El Estanco

Calle Rio 1, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good38%
  • Average30%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“tapas” (2 reviews)
“contraption” (3 reviews)
“cider” (7 reviews)
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Spanish, Bar, Pub
Calle Rio 1, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you have not tasted northern Spanish cider and seen it poured in the traditional way, a visit to El Estanco is recommended. The tapas are freshly made and very good.

Thank Arne S
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Good sidra, tasty pinchos and a fun sidra pouring contraption. Also very reasonably priced. Definitely worth a stop in while walking around town.

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Stopped in here for lunch as we liked the look of the pinxos on the bar. They were excellent as was the local wine and at €2 a Pinxos and same for a glass of wine it was super value. Nice buzz with locals chatting...More

Thank Lloyd C
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Called in for a cider and some pinchos after walking around the town. Good selection of pinchos reasonably priced and very tasty cider which comes with its own pourer. bar man was helpful and he made some fantastic G&Ts for a couple who came in...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Took us a little while to work out what to do as we had never eaten pinchos before and were not sure what people were drinking. Soon got the hang of it and loved the vibrant atmosphere. You just point at the food you fancy...More

Thank weelassieScotland
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Had a quick drink but no food - there were a few flies about so we were put off but it did look delicious aside from that! The cider pouring contraption was good fun - we drank the bottle within minutes by shooting sips!

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Been here a couple of times now. It's few thrills, which is just as it should be. Bottle of Asturian cider costs €4.50, though you will be expected to pay a tad extra if you want the staff to pour it, complete with the over-the-side-of-head-not-looking...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Stopped here for a drink on a very hot day. You can sit outside in the side street called 'Calle Del Racial' at tables made from large barrels. Your cider is brought to your table and attached o a wooden frame. You can then pump...More

Thank Drake1540
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Always looked appealing so we popped in for some pinxos for breakfast. They were very nice, and seemed reasonably priced, served with good coffee and hot chocolate for the kids. Spoiled a little by being overcharged for the pinxos, which they quickly corrected and refunded...More

2  Thank Mark1875
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Impressively acrobatic barman pouring cider from over his head, relaxed vibe, spectacular array of tapas laid out on the bar. Lots of tourists eating there.

Thank ELear
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Spanish, Bar, Pub
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  • Address: Calle Rio 1, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santillana del Mar
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