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El Candil

Calle Numa Guilhou 1, 33206, Gijon, Spain
+34 985 35 30 38
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
22 Oct 2016
“Consistently Good Food”
18 Oct 2016
“Fantastic local seafood”
All hours
Spanish, Mediterranean
Calle Numa Guilhou 1, 33206, Gijon, Spain
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

As we sat in the patio, we were talking about how they consistently have good food. We all had salads with our meal, they were excellent!! My vegetarian friend joined us, and she had a vegetarian meal with avocado, (I say she had a burger...More

Thank 4duffy2
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We booked through the Gijon Gourmet scheme, and the restaurant was recommended to us for its focus on seafood. We were not disappointed, and enjoyed a feast of home-smoked salmon, tender squid cooked in its ink and a delicious piece of sea bass. The atmosphere...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 16 July 2014

We have returned to El Candil every time we are in Gijon. It just gets better everytime! Started with an amazing smoked salmon with capers (smoked in house). Then moved to a Salpicon which is a cold seafood salad with crab, prawns, lobster (similar to...More

Thank Sergio B
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We had a small romantic celebratory dinner in this restaurant. We pre-purchased a multi-course voucher from the Gijon travel office on the marina, very good value. The dishes were fresh and delicious, try the local seafood and squid ink rice. The staff were polite, efficient...More

Thank Deux_Coxski
Reviewed 20 June 2012

The definitive spot to have fish. Truly haute cuisine.... Delicious!

1  Thank Sergio B
Reviewed 16 May 2012

Great culmination of culinary expertise and customer service. Owner Camacho makes you feel like royalty. The fish dishes change daily depending on the fresh catch, which the owner gets every morning at 4:00am down by port where the fishermen arrive form sea. wine selection is...More

2  Thank Sergio B
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Firstly, before I review the resturant, let me say thank you to Senor Camacho and his staff for a meal that will live long in the memory. I urge anyone who is looking for a top quality restaurant in Gijon to look no further than...More

1  Thank aningeniousname
Reviewed 25 September 2010

While searching for a well known restaurant, this restaurant was recommended by a local woman for Spanish cuisine made with love! Having a reservation at #1, we went there first. The #1 restaurant was empty at 10 pm and the staff was unimpressive and the...More

3  Thank mema1223
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 42 - USD 52
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:30 - 00:30
13:30 - 00:30
13:30 - 00:30
13:30 - 00:30
13:30 - 00:30
13:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Numa Guilhou 1, 33206, Gijon, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Asturias  >  Gijon>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 985 35 30 38
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