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Fonda Caracoles

Calle Don Luis Cervera Vera 10, 09340 Lerma, Spain
+34 947 17 05 63
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“boletus” (4 reviews)
“haggis” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (9 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Calle Don Luis Cervera Vera 10, 09340 Lerma, Spain
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The staff very kind and the place is nice. starter were very delicious , Morcillas de Burgos and Chorizo de Lerma Along with Boletus musbhroom.

Thank Servio T
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Cooked in a wood-fired oven, excellent lamb chops. Local wines available. This is a small establishment serving a good selection of meat, fish and vegetable courses. The restaurant is in the middle of Lerma, a charming little rural town which is right beside the Madrid...More

Thank OxfordCritic
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Ordered 4 sets of the duke's menu at 25 euros which comprised of an appetiser, salad, roast lamb, dessert and bread. In addition we had grilled prawns and a green salad. The appetisers had bell pepper, chirazo and black haggis. It was OK. Most impressive...More

Thank A L
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were a party of 16. They could not find our reservation but we were able to get in. This in mind the service was polite and good. The food was average, mainly because such a big group came them as a surprise. The lamb...More

Thank devexit
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This may have been our favorite meal in Spain. Stopped off here between Madrid and the Basque Country on a whim and walked through the romantic streets and popped in here because we liked the name. We had an incredible grilled whole fish, the ensalada...More

Thank wesleyphoto
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Mushrooms, truffle, young tasty lamb and lots of local specialities. Good team, nice atmosphere. Should visit.

Thank Alexander D
Reviewed 17 April 2016

It was a cold and wet day. The restaurant was our lunch stop on our drive from Madrid to Bilbao. The rustic decor and wood fired brick oven facing the main door, was a welcoming sight for cold travellers! We read about the roast lamb...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

What a gem of a place! At hardly a detour from Madrid to Santander, Lerma is a small but glorious town and with the best roast lamb there is to taste and savour! It's the grass allegedly that give the lamb it's flavour - something...More

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Guillermo L, Gerente at Fonda Caracoles, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2015

Thanks for your visit and your opinion.

Reviewed 23 April 2015

This cozy, atmospheric dining room with its brick oven was very popular so we had to put our name on a waiting list and return 40 minutes later. We're glad we did! We opted for one of the set menus which consisted of chorizo al...More

Thank spaindan
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We stayed in Easter with friends having lunch. The restaurant was quite busy but even tought that the service was so eficient. We order Carpaccio of Boletus this is an outstanding plate you have to try, is fantastic. We also try others starters but not...More

Thank Alberto E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 23:45
13:30 - 23:45
13:30 - 23:45
13:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Don Luis Cervera Vera 10, 09340 Lerma, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Burgos  >  Lerma
  • Phone Number: +34 947 17 05 63
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SPANISH traditional food specialties wild mushrooms , hunting , WOOD OVEN ROASTED LAMB , CRABS iron, HOMEMADE DESSERTS , WINE LIST .
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