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La Despensa

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Del Chorro, Albarracin, Spain
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

The staff were so kind and helpful and spoke brilliant english! Sitting in the courtyard was lovely and very atmospheric. The food was beautiful but quite small portions.

Thank LucyDayer
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were there on a freezing cold night at the end of March. There were not a lot of restaurants open and we had seen good reviews, so we tried it. Although a heater was beside the door it was very cold and we ate with our coats on. We had the one dining table in the place and the... More 

Thank Geoff M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The food was ok n the service was just ok...there was nothing something's special...but not bad..don't know we going back o no

Thank Johnfernanded
Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We ate here once during our visit to Albarracin, but returned for drinks on a couple of occasions. It's a friendly bar with good music and an interesting local crowd. The food was very good - simple, home cooked but a bit more interesting than the standard offerings.

Thank KittyBee_23
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Love the place. It is a small place, but you can feel a cozy ambience from the owner/chef and a good service. Nice homemade Arragon region food. Will go back again tomorrow for dinner.

Thank Daungyewa U
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Popped in for lunch and ordered three dishes between two people. The result was a preposterous amount of food for very little money. Should also mention that everything was excellent, with a special commendation for the jamon de Teruel. A very small place with a good atmosphere. Worth the short walk up from the main square.

Thank jayp0e
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Delicious tapas - fresh tomato and basil, a tortilla and all freshly cooked. The service is wonderful with a few suggestions and rase tests of a vino tinto. Locals chatted and great background music.

Thank MCSydney C
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Excellent food - all dishes were great. Gazpacho was great, so was the tomato\cheese salad (extremely fresh). Service was great.

Thank Sukoto
New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

My partner and I just had our second meal at La Despensa in two days. Great atmosphere (just a block off the main square), really warm and friendly owner / chef (not always the case with all tapas bars) and excellent food. Highly recommend the tiritas de lomo -- thin strips of pork loin with a spicy tomato sauce and... More 

Thank Jeffrey M
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2014

This is a great place to stop and have some fantastic value tapas with a drink in a lively atmosphere. It is not a restaurant more a small bar serving simple home cooked food,which is cooked fresh to order and although the service is not fast it is worth the wait.

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Restaurant Details

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Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del Chorro, Albarracin, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Aragon  >  Province of Teruel  >  Albarracin
Wonderful tapas!!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?