We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Aljibe

Campo San Nicolas 11 | 42240, 42240 Medinaceli, Spain
+34 975 32 61 38
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (3 reviews)
“monday” (2 reviews)
Open Now
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Campo San Nicolas 11 | 42240, 42240 Medinaceli, Spain
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (434)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here after reading the reviews on trip advisor. We were not disappointed, we had a lovely meal.Food was delicious , service friendly and helpful. Beautiful village.

Thank nettykthompson
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Had lunch AND dinner here as the other restaurants were closed on Monday evening!!! The food was excellent but the website details were a little confusing as it appeared that it was open all day when in fact it opened at lunchtime and closed again...More

Thank Patricia H
Jsg10, Propietario at El Aljibe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you , very much

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent service ,lamb chops fantastic ,,as were the duck magret ,starters a little expensive ,however black pudding balls were on the House . Puddings ,I had cheese cake ,wow ,Julie had cheese with Quince great flavor combo. We are staying in our campervan out on...More

Thank 526Seymour
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The location of this restaurant in the picturesque village of Medinaceli is great when passing by on the A-2. Make sure to take a walk through the village but return to this restaurant for lunch as we did. On a Monday in late November we...More

Thank Kls001
El_Aljibe, Propietario at El Aljibe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank yo y for your time,by typing in tripadvisor in your stay in El Aljibe. When you want ,we are here !!! Thank you.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Everything was excellent during our dinner in the nice town of Medinaceli. Excellent quality of food, very nice restaurant and very kind service.

Thank Julio G
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I have maybe hundred times in front of Medinaceli, and didn't stop until this week. Really worth the stop. Only 10 min away from the highway, the restaurant offered a great "menu del dia", prepared with care and good ingredients. Each plate was delicious. It...More

Thank Victor B
El_Aljibe, Propietario at El Aljibe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for your time by typing in tripadvisor in your stay in El Aljibe. When you want, we are here!!! Thank you.

Reviewed 3 June 2017

If you are in Medinaceli, don't miss out on this restaurant. Great service, quality and price. The terrace is a wonderful spot for eating outdoors or having a drink in the evening.

Thank Marisol P
El_Aljibe, Propietario at El Aljibe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for you time, by typing in tripadvisor in your stay in El Aljibe. When you want, we are here !!! Thank you.

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a few bottles of wine while waiting for the kitchen to open at 9am. The staff was entertained by our attempt to speak Spanish. The restaurant offers an interesting menu, so there was need to share food. The garlic soup and veal was...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped overnight in Medinaceli on a Saturday on our way back to the ferry in Bilbau. Arrived in the afternoon and had a scout round the pretty village to pick somewhere to eat in the evening. This was one of a number of places...More

Thank RoddersDoncaster
Reviewed 22 June 2016

If you are in Medicanceli then this family run restaurant is well worth a visit. We arrived just a bit late for lunch, but despite this the owner kindly put a few things together which proved to be very traditional and good quality. Because of...More

Thank Andy T
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 hotels
Hostal Rural Bavieca Medinaceli
106 reviews
.05 km away
Hotel Medina Salim
182 reviews
.15 km away
La Ceramica
80 reviews
.16 km away
Castillo de Somaen
143 reviews
10.15 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurante Duque
296 reviews
1.11 km away
Restaurante Bavieca
271 reviews
.06 km away
Asador de la Villa El Granero
374 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Plaza Mayor de Medinaceli
130 reviews
.23 km away
Convento de las Hermanas Clarisas de Santa Isabel
36 reviews
.04 km away
Puerta Arabe
15 reviews
.31 km away
Mosaico Romano
7 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Aljibe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Campo San Nicolas 11 | 42240, 42240 Medinaceli, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Soria  >  Medinaceli
  • Phone Number: +34 975 32 61 38
  • E-mail
El restaurante "El Aljibe" esta en la magnifica Villa de Medinaceli, esta construido encima de un aljibe romano, de ahi su nombre.El restaurante "El Aljibe " destaca por su inmejorable ubicacion y sus espectaculares vistas.El interior esta decorado con un ambiente moderno pero en un edificio rustico ,con paredes de piedra vieja y maderas nobles en color wenge. En el interior podemos destacar tambien los esplendidos ventanales de cuatro metros de largo por dos de alto,que dan a las vistas de todo el campo de san Nicolas y a los montes nevados de El Moncayo.Ya en el exterior dispone de dos terrazas, una en la calle y otra amurallada mas privada.,las dos disponen de parte con sol y con sombra.De la cocina podemos decir que es una cocina tradicional castellana ,pero siempre con platos nuevos y de mercado.Platos de la tierra soriana:migas pastoriles,sopa castellana , potajes, setas de cardo,boletos edulis ,pates de Abejar.paletilla de cordero asado ,chuletillas de cordero de raza ojalada de Medinaceli,cochinillo frito con ajitos,chuletones de buey y de ternera a la brasa. Tambien en temporada de caza se ofrece solomillo de ciervo y de corzo en varias recetas. Escabechados de caza menor, pescados, y un largo etcetera de esquisiteces.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing