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Refugio

9.5/10
536
C/ Alta, 42, 46003 ValenciaSee map

Average price €20

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price €20
Milhojas de patata confitada, bacalao ahumado, mango y tomate concassé.
€7
BONIATOS BRAVOS CON AJOACEITE DE PIMENTÓN DE LA VERA
€7.5
CURRY DE VERDURAS CON CHIPS DE RAIZ DE LOTO
€7.5

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Abanico De Ibérico
Figatell De Buey Relleno De Foie
Figatell De Buey Relleno De Foie
Presa con Arroz
Tosta de centeno, con caponata y huevo poché
Atún rojo
Bacalao

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Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.5/10
based on 536 reviews
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Quality of food :9.5/10
Service :9.6/10
Setting :9.3/10
  1. Steven F.
    Steven F.
    • 17 reviews
    9.5/10

    Innovative and delicious cuisine and excellent service. Their weekend menu gave a choice of three entrantes and three mains, plus dessert for 17€ and was well worth the price. We have been there a number of times and it never disappoints.

  2. Roberto R.
    Roberto R.
    • one review
    10/10

    Todo muy bien

  3. Alistair C.
    Alistair C.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Superb food stunning starters and mains. If I was going to be picky they tried a bit too hard to be alternative with the desserts. Would happily recommend it and we will go back

  4. Roger J.
    Roger J.
    • 5 reviews
    9/10

    We eat here whenever we're in Valencia. The lunch menu de dia is always different, always interesting: fresh local ingredients but inventively used and heavily influenced by Eastern and North African cuisine. Never disappointed. Excellent value for three courses with wine.

  5. Anthony S.
    Anthony S.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent as always

  6. Vinciane P.
    Vinciane P.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Fantastic place in the vibrant Barrio El Carmen. Book and go! You will be treated as if you were at home. Delicious and tasty food. "The boss" will tell you which plate you will like.

  7. Craig C.
    Craig C.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    Excellent restaurant. Minimalist in design but packed a punch in terms of flavour and quality of produce. Very friendly service and great wine list.

  8. Roy W.
    Roy W.
    • one review
    10/10

    Welcoming staff unusual very tasty food. EXCELLENT!!!

  9. Chris  A.
    Chris A.
    • one review
    10/10

    Very tastefull, nice, clean and calm ambiente. Warm welcome. Great - go there if you like it honestly, whithout schnick schnack, good and fine food!

  10. Sharon l.
    Sharon l.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Fabulous inventive food , our favourite in Valencia

  11. Carmina A.
    Carmina A.
    • one review
    10/10

    Fenomenal el trato de la camarera y rapidez en el servicio El menú esquisto,repetiremos seguro

  12. Joy D.
    Joy D.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Food unusual, well presented but maybe a little too adventurous for me. Requested duck to be well cooked but was swimming in blood by the time I had cut half way through. Good service.

  13. Alexander H.
    Alexander H.
    • 6 reviews
    9.5/10

    Really brave and inventive cuisine- everything well seasoned and very flavourful. Don't be too concerned by the sparse decor- they really know what they are doing!

  14. Fiona M.
    Fiona M.
    • 2 reviews
    7/10

    Friendly welcoming and menu promised much. We had good starters ( bruschetta & burger) my burger was raw in the middle- around the foie gras so that wasnt warm. Then we had lamb and duck. Good combinations of flavours and quite unusual but again my duck wasnt pink in the middle- it was mostly raw and very chewy. Nevertheless it wouldn’t put me off trying it again as sometimes the ingredients arent great for a variety of reasons

  15. Micah S.
    Micah S.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Wonderful innovative flavors

  16. Dr Stefan M.
    Dr Stefan M.
    • 2 reviews
    8.5/10

    Excellent innovative food at moderate prices. Rather quite on a Monday night. A place to visit for the quality and origininality of the food rather than for the ambience which is a bit basic and disappointing. Worth trying. Situated in Barrio del Carmen and easily accessable with Google Maps.

  17. Sarah N.
    Sarah N.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    2nd visit for our group one year on. The food was just as interesting and delicious and the welcome just as warm as we remembered.

  18. Yvette B.
    Yvette B.
    • 5 reviews
    8.5/10

    great service limited but super fresh menu. It can be a challenge with kids as not a lot of food to select

  19. Rose F.
    Rose F.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    The food was imaginative, beautifully presented and very delicious. The service is excellent and the atmosphere friendly. We love Refugio and will definitely return!

  20. Liz C.
    Liz C.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Saturday lunch visit. Three courses of excellent - wonderful flavours and delightful friendly service. All at a very reasonable price.

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More information

Opening time

Comida: De 14:00 a 15:30 (todos los días)

Cena: De 21:00 a 23:30 (todos los días)

Closing time

Domingos de julio y agosto.

How to get to the restaurant

C/ Alta, 42, 46003, Valencia, Spain

Public transport

Bus: 81

Directions to get there

Ciutat Vella València,

About the restaurant

El Refugio se descubre en el casco histórico de la ciudad de Valencia. Su cocina de filosofía revolucionaria os hará disfrutar de una fantástica experiencia de aromas y sabores.

Cocina a un ritmo pausado donde disfrutar de el Magret de pato con bizcocho de wasabi sobre cama de berenjenas escabechadas y caramelo de chipotles, el Rape con emulsión de alga wakame y anacardos, calabaza agridulce y canutillo de morcilla patatera, entre otros platos y opción vegetariana como el Crujiente de quinoa con queso feta asado, tomate seco y aceitunas de Kalamata. Indispensables son sus postres como el Helado de queso ahumado Idiazabal con galleta de “garam masala” y chutney de dátiles y tamarindos.

Ideal para grupos y celebraciones diversas, El refugio es una alternativa donde el precio y la calidad encuentran su justa dimensión. Donde la comida es el símbolo de una revolución, que lucha contra una cocina impersonal y de baja calidad. No dejes que te lo cuente ¡reserva ya!

Features

Barbecue, Birthday, Good for a business lunch, Good for families, , , Christmas and New Year, , Father's Day, New year's eve, , Travelers' Choice 2020

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