XXII Cider Festival of Gijón 2013

As every year, the last weekend of august is celebrated the Cider Festival of Gijón in 2013. This year is the 22nd edition and the weather conditions have been spectacular, a sunny day. Many people have come to this meeting, even when Sporting is playing at 12 o'clock. The awards have been for the most beautiful label and Public award for Llagar Arbesú while Elogio de Oro award for Sidra Trabanco.

ClassicsJose ArbesuTrabanco Family


Rice of the menu is recently made


Make your booking 21 €

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Fish and Shellfish


Discover Them This Weekend

SuggestionsFor March 13, 14 and 15

  • Fried Diced Monkfish

    23 €
  • Monkfish Skewer

    28 €
  • Grilled Cod

    22 €
  • Fresno´s Grilled Leeks

    13,50 €
  • Homemade Tripe

    17 €
  • Dry Meat with Foie

    18,50 €
  • Baby Lamb Chops

    19 €
  • Baby Lamb Shoulder

    25 €
  • Aliste Entrecot

    30 €/500 grs
  • Aliste Sirloin Steak

    24 €

The ListIndulge your senses


Fresh Squids21 €
Squids in Its Ink with Potatoes18 €
Stuffed Asparagus with Ham and Cheese (4 units)13,50 €
Dried Meat with Goat Cheese21,50 €
Dried Meat with Virgin Olive Oil17,50 €
Fish Mousse14 €
Grilled Vegetables17 €
Grilled Mushrooms with Chopped Fried Garlic12 €
Ribs with Chopped Fried Garlic13 €
Veal's Liver with Onions or Chopped Fried Garlic with Potatoes14 €


Foie Salad with Apple Cream, Dried Meat Shavings, Modena's Vinegar and Maldon Salt18,50 €
Aubergine Salad with Tomato, Goat Cheese and Modena Reduction Dressing12 €
Thousand Leaves of Goat Cheese12,50 €
Chicken Salad with Blackberries and Blueberries Vinaigrette14 €
Mixed Salad12 €
Normal Salad8,50 €


Monkfish Skewer with King Prawns, Peppers and Shellfish SauceS/P
Hake in Parsley and Garlic Sauce or GrilledS/P
Other type of fish, take a look at suggestionsS/P


Eggs, Baby Eels, Spring Garlics and King Prawns14,50 €
Eggs, Mushrooms with Ham12,50 €


Small Veal Escalope in Cabrales Cheese Sauce18 €
Cachopo Veal ( Cheese, Ham, Green Asparagus and Red Pepper )24,50 €
Other type of meat, take a look at suggestionsS/P


Lemon Mousse5,00 €
Tiramisu6,00 €
Cheese Cake5,50 €
Ibense Ice Cream3,70 €
Entrecot de Black AngusRubiel Fresco

OurDining Zone

Make your celebrations up to 20 people maximum

Visit our cider house

saturday menu

With Family

You can discover our cider house
as a meeting point to spend your free time with everyone you want

sunday menu

With Friends

Spend some awesome moments
with your friends in a nice and funny atmosphere

Traditional PouringYou won't forget it


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LocationSidrería Balmes



Monday and Tuesday
From 12:30 to 16:00 and From 20:00 to 23:30
From 20:00 to 23:30
Friday and Saturday
From 12:30 to 16:00 and 20:00 to 24:00
From 12:30 to 16:00 and 20:00 to 23:30

Wednesday and Thursday morning closed except holiday eve


You can make your booking by
tlf. 984 19 74 18
or by email marcos@sidreriabalmes.com
We shall respond as soon as possible


Sidrería Balmes
Balmes St., 5 Bajo
33204 Gijón
Tlf. 984 19 74 18

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