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Interesting to see such an old game still being kept alive here

We had a traditional Valencian meal in the fabulous restaurant here, with charming staff and... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Chris W
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Congleton, United Kingdom
Ancient Hand-Ball play court and first-rate design Restaurant

New design restaurant inspired in the hand-ball ancient sport in Valencia with kind attention from... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Jvniclos
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Valencia, Spain
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24 Jun 2018
“Interesting to see such an old game still being kept alive here”
22 Jan 2018
“Ancient Hand-Ball play court and first-rate design Restaurant”
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The ratchet Pelayo of Valencia (Spain) is known as the Cathedral and rope ladder, and is one of the most renombre.Para ratchets into the ratchet must pass through the ratchet bar-restaurant on the same street Pelayo n6, and through a small patio...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle Pelayo 6, 46007 Valencia, Spain
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+34 963 52 68 45
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trinquet de Pelayo has preserved the ancient game of hand-ball very well. The other part is a restaurant where you can enjoy your meal and the other one is gaming court.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

We had a traditional Valencian meal in the fabulous restaurant here, with charming staff and excellent quality food, before joining the small audience of spectators in the court at the rear of the restaurant. We were made to feel very welcome but felt we were...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 23 January 2018

New design restaurant inspired in the hand-ball ancient sport in Valencia with kind attention from the chef, med-local food at reasonable prices and a welcoming ambiance.

Thank Jvniclos
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Situated in a side street but in the centre of the city, the entrance is relatively small and unpretentious, but as soon as you get in you realise that this is a place full of tradition and one of the historic centres of the incredible...More

Thank Jesus L
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I live close to the Trinquet de Pelayo and love to introduce local friends and visitors to this historical sports court and to the traditional game of pelota. Before and after the match you can enjoy a drink in the Trinquet Cafeteria and mingle with...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was a really interesting visit - a game I have never heard of but really fascinating mix of speed, agility, skill, bravery (the ball is hard!), and in quite an unusual setting. and unique I think to the area. And there is a bar,...More

Thank heh365
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Looks like a small restaurant/ bar from the outside but once you walk in, there is a ticket boot at the end and a door to the court. Matches held on Thursday and Saturday afternoon for less than $20 euros per person. The game is...More

Thank JAG_in_YVR
Reviewed 10 March 2016

This place is definitely worth a visit! Some Valencian friends told me about this game, "pilota valenciana", and I decided to go and watch a game on a Saturday afternoon. I was completely impressed, this is an amazing sport and there's a great atmosphere in...More

Thank VLC84
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Went there with local friends and enjoyed the game and the bets. Being seated inside the 19th century pitch where players hit the small ball with their hands so close to you, the speed of the ball and how spectators live it, is exciting. Tried...More

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Ooh I am sorry I don't know. Have you looked on their website?
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Response from alfredo h | Property representative |
Yes, the games are played on Thursdays and Saturdays from 4:30 p.m. Thank you
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