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La Paella Real

Calle Arrieta No. 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 09 42
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (4 reviews)
“croquetas” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Arrieta No. 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We had dinner on this restaurant on beginning January 2018. We ordered a paella and we found a hair on the middle of jt, we called the waiter and we show him the hair, his answer was “nobody from the kitchen have brown hair”..... we...More

1  Thank Zxx Z
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Nice environment, although old fashioned,together with an nice (but old fashioned too) service. Very nice paella

Thank Christos M
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

My family and I ordered the chicken soup for starters and 2 paellas for the main course. The soup was a very bland clear soup that tasted like diluted chicken essence broth from the bottle. The paellas tasted okay but were too oily. One of...More

Thank JohnSG911
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The paella looked good, but there is no taste of a paella ! There are a lot of vegetable that are not even in the recipe, and the mussels had no flavor. My friend told me : "you're too close to the touristic area, it...More

Thank Franck N
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The restaurant is by a corner off the Opera Sq and has a pleasant traditional interior. Started with the Gazpacho (which was nicely chilled but was not provided with the chopped vegetables nor croutons)and a grilled squid in olive oil which was good . For...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

La Paella Real serves up a decent paella meal, but I have to say that I've had better.  We ordered the menu de la casa with Paella Valenciana.  The meal included 4 appetizer dishes (olives, fresh sliced tomatoes with a light dressing of olive oil,...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place with awesome food! Prices are medium/high but the food is delicious. We ordered a lobster with rice and wine. The restaurant is in opera square really close to the royal palace.

Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I was there with a couple and their baby. The service was excellent and we felt really welcome. We shared a salad as a starter which was fresh and tasty. The paella was very good but the price a little bit high. Therefore "only" 4...More

Thank lordtrick
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Nice experience very polite good quality of food. They helped me with my son you know how kids are.. my son was very happy.

Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

i' ve never eaten a paella so huge and so good. all of this near royal palace. the price would be high for a paella, that's true but with the fork ( el tendor) we spent not to much for this amazing and tasty experience....More

Thank smithdaniel75
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Arrieta No. 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 42 09 42
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