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El Afilador

Calle de La Carrera 13, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible35%
5 Sep 2017
“Wow, a very fast organization and still decent food”
16 Aug 2017
“Culinary disaster”
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Calle de La Carrera 13, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Also in the center of the old town this is one of the fastest restaurants we have ever visited. A fair prized three course meal with generous portions, ordered, served an paid for within 45 minutes

Thank werdlerswereld
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Chef who can not cook and waiters the guest harasses disaster do not go there. A shock for every gourmet, disgusting for a tourist who just wants to eat ☠️

Thank chocoslchemist
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We expected much more The fresh salad was good, but the cordon blue meat was dried and very hard to cut or chew

Thank AviKessel
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

They would not even try to accommodate my family, 3 couples with a 2 year old. There were 2 tables in the shade but they wanted to sit us in the sun, chief waiter said practically take those hot tables or leave.

Thank Catalina84
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The manager spoil tour lunch. He was continually telling his staff off for minor indiscretions due only to their inexperience. Could have instructed his staff in private and not be little them in front of customers. He definitely needs a kinder approach to his staff....More

Thank cdmm58
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The service quality was not very polite, and the food quality was not as expected. The place is nice but the waiter's chief seems angry most of the time, making nervous to the rest of waiters.

Thank Manrique L
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Excelent in terms of pricing and quality. Lovely food that we certainly enjoyed Great service, very friendly atmosphere. Nice garden, great for children. We hope to come back soon again !!

Thank IrishMan_Lmk
Reviewed 10 June 2016

My family and I had a lovely lunch at El Afilador, we enjoyed some typical Spanish food. Prices were good and the garden at the back was perfect for children to enjoy themselves running around.

Thank mary_bluebell6
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Stopped at this restaurant for a refreshing drink on a scorching hot day. If you go through the bar/restaurant area, there is a secluded garden with plenty of seating. You can choose sun or shade depending on your preference. A nice place to relax.

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  • Address: Calle de La Carrera 13, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santillana del Mar
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