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“Unbelievably rude”
Review of Fonda Caracoles

Fonda Caracoles
Ranked #3 of 26 Restaurants in Lerma
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: SPANISH traditional food specialties wild mushrooms , hunting , WOOD OVEN ROASTED LAMB , CRABS iron, HOMEMADE DESSERTS , WINE LIST .
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We entered to find most tables taken, but not all and there were also used plates piled on one table. We waited for attention from any of the three staff that we saw. And we waited. We were about to leave when one at last gave us eye contact but did not approach. We would like a table I asked. I received a grunt but no attention. Saw some precooked food being warmed in a clay oven. As we shuffled to leave the member of staff cam over and said "This Way". We followed. They gathered plates off another table and went to the kitchen. We waited. They emerged and signalled us upstairs. And there we were left. There were several tables but no diners. So we descended the stairs and left. They looked at us in shock as if to say "what did we do wrong". The casual, unprofessional rudeness was unbelievable. We ended up getting a pizza!

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Thank GRAHAM H
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

The lamb is the highlight here. And it is delicious. Stopped on the way back to Madrid for lunch and found this restaurant off the main square.

1  Thank Mikkycc
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

Comer en Fonda Caracoles, es un placer para los sentidos. Rosa y sus colaboradores/as se encargan de garantizar una magnifica experiencia al entrar en su casa.
Productos de las Tierras de Castilla, seleccionados y cocinados con muy buen criterio y gusto.
De la tierra sus hongos (boletus) y setas (de cardo), quesos, embutidos y como no, los manjares del "cordero lechal" (ya sea en chuletillas o asado). Los cangrejos a la plancha son exquisitos !sin palabras!.
La carta de vinos está a la altura de los platos mencionados, y para poner el broche final, hay que reservar un hueco para degustar los postres caseros que ponen el broche de oro al festín gastronómico.
Eating at Fonda Caracoles it’s a pleasureof senses. Rose and her staff do their best to ensure a wonderfull experience once you get into their place.
Products of “Castilla Lands”are carefully selected and cooked with very good judgment and taste.
From land their mushrooms (boletus) and mushrooms (cardo), cheeses, meats and of course, the delicacies of "lamb" (either chops or roast). Grilled crabs are exquisite! Speechless!.
The wine carte is at the height of the dishes mentioned, and put the finishing touch, you must content and reserve place to taste the homemade desserts that put the finishing touch to gourmet feast.

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Thank Simortega
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Reviewed 26 September 2011

We were referred to this restaurant by the concierge of our hotel. Of course, it only opened at 21.00, but the staff was a bit late, so they all rushed in at 21.05. We were the only guests there.

No attempt whatsoever to speak English, or to render services of any kind. Uninterested, moody - the staff was really bad! The food we got served was good, so that is the important thing.

Two more mistakes with the bill, and we really had had it. Not recommended.

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1  Thank Alfred V
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