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On a chilly night we were very happy to be holed up near the blazing fire to try the meatballs in almond sauce (delightful) and aubergine lasagne. There were lots of other interesting local dishes we wished we had stayed in the area long enough...to try. Service very friendly but would have preferred to have plates cleared at the same time so one didn’t feel greedy finishing first.More
This is the second time we have eaten here and it didn’t disappoint. We had a huge salad of local cheeses grilled with walnuts and Pedro ximineq dressing. Then followed by pork cheeks slow cooked with prunes and potatoes. Even room for a dessert of...chocolate profiteroles! All this with beer and coffee for under £40!
Quite a drive up there but so worth it. Highly recommended.More
This is one of the highlight restaurants of the area. The eggplant with couscous was memorable. We are here in tomato season, and they’re awesome. A reservation guarantees you a table in the front room, which is cozier.
Traditional designed restaurant in the corner of the central square. Warm welcome and good advice on the huge menu. We wanted to try so many things but 'fortunately' started with only two dishes that turned out to make more than a good meal - huge...portions, the biggest salad I've ever seen with piles of very tasty local greens. Great hearty variation on a local desert with very tender meat. Had a fantastic diner!! Closed on Wednesdays.More
My wife and I were staying in Granada and wanted to take a drive to the mountains so set this restaurant as our destination based on the TripAdvisor reviews. Overall a very good lunch with large portions and reasonable prices.
Pork cheeks were quite good,...however the tuna (salad, cold) was different than we expected and just OK. Maybe we should have stayed with meat at a restaurant with Corral in it's name...
Service was very friendly, we're glad we came and we can highly recommend the restaurant even though one of our meals missed the mark.More
There are few places better to be than Capileira on a late summer evening and El Corral del Castano provides a particularly warm and welcoming location.
We chose to eat inside in a suitably authentic and atmospheric environment where the staff were both very friendly...and equally efficient.
The food is undeniably ‘rustic’ and possibly not, in our opinion, quite up to the standard described by some of TA’s more enthusiastic contributors, but it was very acceptable none the less and the postres really shouldn’t be ignored.
It also seems worth adding that even in such a top of the world ‘captive audience’ location as Capileira this restaurant makes no attempt to rip people off, as would be the case in the UK, and offers excellent value for money.More
Arrived at 13.30 with the tables outside already starting to fill up. Noticed that they had exactly been open from 13.00. Ordered our drinks which came with a good quality tapas plus three other dishes - coquettes, pork ribs in olive oil and Mozarabic Aubergine...with caramelised vegetables and goats cheese. All were excellent and probably some of the best food we have had - especially the Aubergine. Choice of both Spanish and English menus - we had no problems with our pigeon Spanish but the waitress spoke good English if a problem.
Great value, wonderful food would love to go again ASAP to try more. Only about a dozen tables outside but quite large inside.More
Took our seats under an umbrella in the attractive outdoor patio. Arrived at 130pm and we were the second patrons to arrive. The waitress was nice and took our order. Wine was served immediately. Half an hour later we got a delicious small tapas of...spinach croquettes. By now the outdoor tables ( approx 12) were full. The salad that followed was nice - tomatoes, avocado and "goats cheese" - the cheese was not soft but hard and tasted more like parmesan. Believe it or not, It was almost 3pm when our main course arrived - roasted pork with potatoes and prunes - rich but good - and so large that the two of us could not finish it. In summary - the food is good, the service very slow.More