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Sobrino de Botin

Calle Cuchilleros 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 42 17
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Disgusting meal with dreadful service! GO ELSEWHERE!

This was the greatest disappointment of our holiday. The meal was overpriced and tasteless. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
spiceball123
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Everything here is very good

It may seem like a tourist necessity, but guess what - the locals frequent this place. Yes you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ken G
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Margate City, New Jersey
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"roast suckling pig"
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"oldest restaurant"
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"cochinillo"
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"garlic soup"
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"guinness book of records"
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"white asparagus"
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"guinness world"
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"their specialty"
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"flan"
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"running restaurant"
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"veal"
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"crispy skin"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the greatest disappointment of our holiday. The meal was overpriced and tasteless. I described it to my partner as a school dinner. The food was practically thrown at us. All you get is a bit of meat and 3 potatoes!! This restuarant is...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It may seem like a tourist necessity, but guess what - the locals frequent this place. Yes you must eat the suckling pig and check out the kitchen. Amazing how time seems to have stopped here.

Thank Ken G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled to Madrid in November 2017. This is an amazing historical restaurant, I'd love to visit again. From what I understand their recipes are very old and they have been open for business, literally for ever! I had a lovely squid in squid ink dish...More

Thank Meeshko
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both ordered the suckling pig. Very nice. Quite expensive for what you get (2 pieces of meat and 3 potatoes) but you pay for the fact of the age of the restaurant. Saying that definitely worth going and tastes lovely.

Thank CardiffCouple2013
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit of Madrid history. Took publicized, prebooked tour which was great. The food is not as good as Restaurant in Segovia.

Thank samsonplevine
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about the place and wanted to eat in the restaurant. Expected the restaurant to be expensive but it was just the normal price. The food tasted great. Plan to go back if in Madrid.

1  Thank Fathimath R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a window into the kitchen so you can see the roast pigs (bit of a grim sight for me, but my dad loved it!). The food was great and it did feel like a very authentic experience BUT I was probably the only...More

Thank Ellie M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regarded as the world's oldest restaurant does mean tourists flock here. The food might be so-so but it has entered the Guinness book of world records.

Thank PrestonGuild
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant place, nice food. I do recommend to visit and ask for the “plaza baja”. But Waiters seem hurried to make you eat and leave soon.

Thank Sumacollina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this restaurant, food is great, services is good. The sangria was exceptional. Needed reservation. It's not open all day. I also liked the Real Madrid across from restaurant!

1  Thank Les I
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performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
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side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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Karen C
6 October 2016|
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Response from Winnie T | Reviewed this property |
We had the roasted suckling pig and vegetable etc (but no wine, only Sangria and juice). We paid less than 50 Euro.
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Sijia H
22 December 2015|
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Response from Eu123 | Reviewed this property |
yes its the same . The specialty is the piglet . Make reservations its the safest way to be able to enjoy it!
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Bill-of-Alpine
5 June 2015|
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Response from Bernadette T | Reviewed this property |
We made reservations through our hotel's concierge . Enjoy your meal!!
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