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Calle Alta 42, 46003 Valencia, Spain
+34 690 61 70 18
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Spanish, International, Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Alta 42, 46003 Valencia, Spain
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals we have eaten in the past couple of years. Innovative combinations of ingredients yield an exciting and exquisite balance of flavours. For example, chocolate mousse with wasabi is somewhat like chocolate with chilli but more subtle and with a lovely...More

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We had been seen this restaurant mentioned on TripAdvisor but hadn't planned to eat there. On a walk in the city we came across it and decided to give it a go. There were 3 of us and as it was an impromptu meal we...More

Thank FrequentTravels000
Reviewed 3 September 2017

What a surprise. On a rainy Tuesday we popped in here for the Menu del Dia for 12.50. I am so glad we did. The menu was hand written which only added to the charm. The service was so welcoming and we didn't want to...More

Thank Sparkles38
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I just happen to walk past here whilst travelling through the city and it looked nice and had a well priced lunch menu. Little did I know that I was in for one of the best lunches I've had the fortune to try. I'm a...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Refugio was one of the last restaurants we visited during a week of suburb food and dining and was probably the best. It's a small place and quite low key but real food well thought out and prepared by people who clearly love cooking and...More

Thank Martin_and_Family_5
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Continuing our plan of sailing to eastern med, our travels have brought us to Valencia. After having had a drink (Agua Valencien) we have proceeded to Refugio for our dinner. The simple layout of the place may lead you to believe that you are in...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

El local es muy moderno, en el centro del Carmen. Platos interesantes, grandes, con el precio muy bueno! Hay también menú apto para vegetarianos! Un placer comer allí! Seguro, vamos a volver! This place is really nice! The localization is just perfect! Food is interesting,...More

Thank Patrycja W
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Having been in Valencia for a month and with previous experiences from this little restaurant, we thought we should go back and check it out. New furniture and different menu from two years back, but no other surprises: Still really excellent food with equisite taste...More

Thank Einar T
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I found this restaurant when looking through trip advisor and decided to book a table - so glad we did. The decoration is minimalistic and if walking past it might not be the type of place I'd typically pick. When we arrived there was another...More

Thank KBP-in-SY
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We had a fantastic lunch time meal off - 3 courses - the quality of the food was wonderful. The owner was extremely helpful and welcoming and went out of his way to explain the options. This was the best value (fab quality) that we...More

Thank James P
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24 June 2015|
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Sorry, no, we are not a halal restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Alta 42, 46003 Valencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Valencia  >  Valencia
  • Phone Number: +34 690 61 70 18
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Refugio Restaurante, in the historic quarter of Valencia, is known for its seasonal cooking with high quality ingredients, careful presentation, friendly and informal service and its excellent value for money. All of the dishes are made in-house, including the desserts. The seasonal menu always has a selection of rice, fish and meat dishes and a wide variety of vegetarian options. The ambience is intimate but lively, with two dining rooms. There is a carefully designed wine list and a wide variety of infusions and the restaurant also offers food and wine matching dinners and special menus for groups.
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