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Mercado del Este

Calle Hernan Cortes 4, 39003 Santander, Spain
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Fabulous tapas!

This is where locals go for tapas ... it is authentic, busy and has a great atmosphere. Highly... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Jenny W
Somerset West, South Africa
via mobile

When we visited hardly anything was open and it was quite depressing. The building had been... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Guildford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good48%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
29 May 2017
“Fabulous tapas! ”
6 Nov 2016
“Good place for a drink and appetisers”
Calle Hernan Cortes 4, 39003 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This is where locals go for tapas ... it is authentic, busy and has a great atmosphere. Highly recommended!

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

When we visited hardly anything was open and it was quite depressing. The building had been renovated but they need to improve the traders appearance.

Thank LMK63
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This old public market, which was originally built in the mid 19th Century, has been completely renovated on the inside while keeping its looks somewhat as originally built on the outside. It has now a nice tapas bar and several small business.

Thank El-Pescador007
Reviewed 6 November 2016

So, after a day of walking along the Bayfront in Santander, you want to just stop in someplace for a refreshment and appetisers before heading off to dinner. The Mercado de Este is a good place to revive your spirits. Set inside an an actual...More

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Excellent tapas and wine at affordable prices, also their restaurant had a very extensive menu, a very Spanish welcome and atmosphere. Many locals congregated in the Mercado to eat, drink and pass the time of day.

Thank Winetinker
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Nice well preserved building, some interesting market stalls selling excellent local produce but not one of the best market I have visited. I prefer markets that's only sell produce

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Nice to visit if you're near, you can drink or eat something, staff was nice. Other than that, there is a tourist office, wine store and it is interesting that the prehistorical museum is right below it.

Thank KateMio
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There really isn't all that much here considering the hype. Only a few shops, most of which were closed at 10:30 when we were there. Had some really good fresh squeezed orange juice at the little restaurant/bar though and the kids played air hockey at...More

Thank jbrums
Reviewed 9 August 2016

When you end up in Santander this definitely is a nice place to start you visit. In the 1st place because you will find one very helpful the tourist offices in here. Furthermore it's just a nice place with restaurtants, wine shops,... And it's next...More

1  Thank edhimal
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This used to be the old "plaza" market place - full of fish, meat, fruit and veg stalls. Now it has been converted into a place where you can find great food or buy presents, or clothes etc.... great atmosphere!

Thank Emilyjcr
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