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El Alquimista

Plaza San Cristobal 6, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 54 93
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Plaza San Cristobal 6, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant off the beaten track. Excellent friendly service and food to die for. The salmon tartare was worth the visit alone. Cannot recommend highly enough

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The flavours were just incredible, every plate was excellent. The service was awesome, I asked them to put candles as it was my friend's birthday and they were ever so helpful! Would definitely recommend Don't miss out on the salad with goats cheese and the...More

Thank Naiara M
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Salamanca has lot of good restaurants, but most follow a traditional pattern and when you want to get away from that pattern, El Alquimista is the right place to go. Not because they offer 'nouvelle couisine', but rather because they have what a new generation...More

Thank Ndrazu
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant due to Trip Advisor recommendations. We were the only table there as we sat down at 9.15pm. The waiter was polite but not friendly. The menu was in Spanish only and when we asked if there's any English menu the...More

Thank asiantravelgirl
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

First of all, this restaurant would do really well no matter where it was located. As it turns out, there are probably better places in Salamanca, El Aquimista is a bit off the beaten track, but that is not an issue for us. Find it...More

Thank Duquesadiner
Reviewed 28 September 2016

great experience! All the stuff is very quick and attentive, all is extremely good taste decorated, including the toilet, and the food is really well prepared With high quality ingredients. We enjoyed it from starters to deserts. Its owners are really nice people. It is...More

Thank Fuencisla M
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Even if it is located in a residential area of Salamanca, this restaurant is really good. The food is original and delicious (tuna tataki e.g.) and the value of money, unbeatable! The service was very nice and the terrace, settled on this little plaza, pleasant....More

Thank amel_gdn
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The Food was very good, we had salmon tartar and solomillo of beef, everything was really very well prepared with high quality products. The atmosphere was quite charming.. The service was equally good.. We were happy and recommend it. Btw they have aircondition which is...More

Thank sarahfC4053TP
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The reviews that praise this restaurant are absolutely on the mark. From the charming but "industrial" ambience to attention to small details like choice of paper for the menu, presenting the bill, the background music....the food! Using the many resources of Spanish cuisine this chef's...More

1  Thank LaBernardi
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Great menu including a great cuisine. Well prepared and good service. We recommend this restaurant even if it is not easy to find.

2  Thank ANGEL H
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Francesca O
Buenas tardes, soy celiaca y estaría interesada en saber si tienen alternativas sin gluten aptas para celiacos. Muchas gracias
3 May 2017|
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Buenas tardes, soy celiaca y estaría interesada en saber si tienen alternativas sin gluten aptas para celiacos. Muchas gracias
29 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:59
13:00 - 23:59
13:00 - 23:59
13:00 - 23:59
13:00 - 23:59
13:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza San Cristobal 6, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Salamanca  >  Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 923 21 54 93
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