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Plaza Azoguejo 5, 40001 Segovia, Spain
+34 921 42 59 11
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I had to give only one piece of advice when going to Segovia, it would be "avoid famous cochinillo", I mean anywhere, it's just not good, bland, horrible look, and overpriced. However, if you don't want to heed my advice and still feel you want to experience it and be really ripped off, then try Meson De Cándido, by... More 

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Thank Pablo R
CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank you for four feedback about our restaurant. We apologize for all the inconveniences with your cochinillo. We shall try to do better next time. Kind regards, Cándido. More 

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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite being a very popular touristic destination for people visiting Segovia, Cándido does not sacrifice on the quality of the food and the service. Of course, the star meal is the Cochinillo (piglet) but everything is worth trying in this top location next to the magnificent aqueduct. Reservations are highly recommended.

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Thank L T
CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank your for your opinion. Have a nice day and come back soon. Kind regards, Cándido. More 

Port Macquarie, Australia
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117 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing old building located next to the aqueduct, so perfectly located. We had...a vegetable stew (this was a heap of veges on a plate), a plate of fries (very oily), the hake (which we were told came with fries which we wanted but instead came with some boiled capsicum), and a plate of one cut up oily... More 

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank you for four feedback. We apologize for all the inconveniences with your food. We shall try to do better next time. Kind regards, Cándido. More 

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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

meson candido is a great place to eat it is full of tradition. i definitely recommend it, it is delicious.

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation Olivia. Come back soon! Cándido More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

They take advantage of their reputation in order to over charge in ALL their dishes. Not only in the cochinillo, which tastes really good, but in normal stuff like the desserts: 7€ for a poor quality in some of them. They know they are gonna be full everyday so thats why they don't care about price or details in general.... More 

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Thank Javier M
CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion. We apologize for all the inconveniences with the prices. We shall try to do better next time. Kind regards, Cándido. More 

Miramar, Florida
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Wow wow wow I have been in Segovia three times and this is the first time eating here and from now on this will be my place here. Highly recommended and of course you must order cochinillo

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming. We would greatly appreciate your opinion. Come back soon, Cándido. More 

Catalonia, Spain
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

With a great location very close to the 'aqueduct' this restaurant could have lost its character and become 'touristy' but the restaurant and English speaking staff have maintained a great welcoming atmosphere with excellent quality food at a reasonable price.

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank your for your opinion. Have a nice day and come back soon. Kind regards, Cándido. More 

Houston, Texas
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170 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

We ate a late lunch at Meson Casa Candido. It is located next to the ancient Roman aqueduct. If you’re able to get a window seat on the second floor facing the aqueduct, it offers a great view. There were 11 in our party and we were offered the “tourist special”. It included bread, a salad or soup, a generous... More 

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming. We would greatly appreciate your opinion. Come back soon, Cándido. More 

melbourne
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364 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We were on the one day Avila and Segovia tour booked through Viator and delivered by Julia travel. We had an hour free time for lunch and decided to go to this place located near the Aqueduct and recommended by Maribel's guide to Segovia which I found on the web. First of all, it is not cheap but we knew... More 

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

We truly appreciate the feedback regarding your recent visit. Come back soon, Cándido. More 

sydney
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

After trying suckling pig at Botin in Madrid, we decided to visit Segovia the next day to try some REAL suckling pig. Did my research on TripAdvisor the night before, only to find out I could have gone to sleep sooner as the bus company La Sepulvedana offered a packaged deal which included return coach fare ( normally 15 euros... More 

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CandidoSegovia, Propietario at Meson de Candido, responded to this review

Thank your for your opinion and recommendation. Come back soon! Kind regards, Cándido. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 39 - USD 62
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Spanish, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Azoguejo 5, 40001 Segovia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Segovia  >  Segovia
  • Phone Number: +34 921 42 59 11
Description
An old Spanish inn, which dates back to 1786. The building has been declared as one of city?S historic monuments. El Meson is located next to the Roman Aqueduct. Candido, from the fourth generation of the same family, preserves one of the most famous culinary heritages in Spain. In 2004, the Candido Mesonero Mayor de Castilla Foundation gave its first awards to the promotion of Castilla y Leon, the gastronomic innovation and the commitment and social work.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?