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El Seco

Calle Corazon de Jesus 8, 23400 Ubeda, Spain
+34 953 79 14 52
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“stews” (2 reviews)
“cod” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Calle Corazon de Jesus 8, 23400 Ubeda, Spain
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a lovely restaurant with a peaceful atmosphere. We just had a main course each which was beautifully presented. We were even offered a taste of a special local olive oil. The service was impeccable.

Thank ventdusud2
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Mid October this year we had lunch at this restaurant and the menu had great choices, food was mouth watering and service was exceptional was. In our two week tour of Portugal and Spain we had lunches and dinners in many big and small cities....More

Thank Naren D
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We rocked up at 15:15 for lunch and that was no problem at all. Service didn't speak much English but she could make herself understandable and all the menus were in English. The service was good and the food amazing. Perfect place to sit down...More

Thank SebandDaph
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The El Seco offers a great range of dishes -0 the majority of which are North African/Eastern Mediterranean themed. The menu selection is excellent offering dishes to suit most tastes. One of the specialities of the area is Perdiz (Partridge) - I opted for this...More

Thank spmmik53
Reviewed 12 September 2016

real spanish (no paella) food attentive service from family members, good location and well priced, excellent potages

Thank herbalist36
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This place has a positive review in the Rough Guide as a better than average option but I have to disagree. My wife and I visited during lunchtime this spring and things could have been better. When we arrived there was a massive party, thankfully...More

Thank WelshToro
Maria Teresa M, Propietario at El Seco, responded to this review
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Siento su decepción, aunque también me alegra su aceptación. Bueno, quiero aclararle el puchero de potaje carmelitano, que a si...More

Reviewed 16 April 2016

This was a recommendation from a good friend in Madrid- and had a mention in our guide book. We chose cheese and partridge salad for starters followed by partridge and trout for main. The cheese was good but nothing else to write home about- and...More

Thank KP58
Maria Teresa M, Propietario at El Seco, responded to this review

It tries to improve and not put much sauce trout. a greeting

Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We had the daily special: 15 Euros for 3 courses, beverage and dessert included. We had "andrsjos" and "grañones" for our first course, both are typical stews from Úbeda and they were delicious. Our second course was codfish with a tomato and vegetable sauce...very good....More

Thank mjs03
Reviewed 25 October 2015

On a sidestreet in the old city area of Ubeda, we enjoyed the informal and relaxed atmosphere of El Seco. We had a late and leisurely lunch. The menu was not budget, but not expensive. We had fun trying to translate the menu into English...More

Thank Hemipode
Reviewed 13 October 2014

At one time during our visit to Ubeda and surrounding towns, we looked around for a place to eat lunch. Our list of restaurants selected from tripadvisor opinions, included "La Tintorera", "La Imprenta" and "Asador Santiago". We took a look at them and we did...More

1  Thank josebenjamin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:30
Monday
13:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:30
Thursday
13:00 - 16:30
Friday
13:00 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Corazon de Jesus 8, 23400 Ubeda, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Jaen  >  Ubeda
  • Phone Number: +34 953 79 14 52
  • E-mail