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 18 €

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Fish and Shellfish


Discover Them This Weekend

SuggestionsFor July 19, 20 and 21

  • Alfonsino

    70 €/Kg
  • Anchovies

    12 €
  • Potera Squid

    18 €
  • Tuna Breast

    22 €/400 gr
  • Tuna Balls

    19 €
  • Diced Tuna

    17 €
  • Baked Cod

    22 €
  • Stuffed Leeks

    13,50 €
  • Fresno´s Grilled Leeks

    13,50 €
  • Baby Lamb Chops

    17 €
  • Baby Lamb Shoulder

    24 €
  • Angus Churrasco

    22 €
  • Grilled Secreto

    16 €

The ListIndulge your senses


Fresh Squids18 €
Squids in Its Ink with Potatoes13 €
Minced Sausage with Eggs, Potatoes and Corn Cake12,50€
Stuffed Asparagus with Ham and Cheese (4 units)11 €
Dried Meat with Goat Cheese14 €
Dried Meat with Virgin Olive Oil12,50€
Fish Mousse11,50€
Stuffed Peppers with Cod and Mushrooms14 €
Grilled Vegetables13 €
Grilled Mushrooms with Cabrales Cheese Sauce12 €
Grilled Mushrooms with Chopped Fried Garlic11 €
Chicken with Chopped Fried Garlic10 €
Veal's Liver with Onions or Chopped Fried Garlic with Potatoes12,50€
Homemade Croquettes of Ham8 €
Blood Sausage with Potatoes5 €
Sausage Chorizo with Cider4 €
Ham Toast with Goat Cheese4 €
Blood Sausage Toast with Apple Cream3 €


Foie Salad with Apple Cream, Dried Meat Shavings, Modena's Vinegar and Maldon Salt15 €
Aubergine Salad with Tomato, Goat Cheese and Modena Reduction Dressing13,50€
Thousand Leaves of Goat Cheese13 €
Chicken Salad with Blackberries and Blueberries Vinaigrette12 €
Mixed Salad9,50€
Normal Salad6 €


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 Prawns13,50€
Eggs, Mushrooms with Ham11 €
Eggs, Blood Sausage10 €


Small Veal Escalope in Cabrales Cheese Sauce15,50€
Cachopo Veal ( Cheese, Ham, Green Asparagus and Red Pepper )18,50 €
Other type of meat, take a look at suggestionsS/P


Caramel Custard3 €
Chocolate Cake4,50 €
Rice Pudding5 €
Ibense Ice Cream3 €
Small Vanilla Ice Cream2 €
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


Discover it

LocationSidrería Balmes



Monday and Tuesday
From 12:30 to 16:00 and 19:30 to 23:30
From 19:30 to 23:30
Friday and Saturday
From 12:30 to 16:00 and 19:30 to 24:00
From 12:00 to 16:00 and 19:00 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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