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Cafe Gijon

Paseo Recoletos 21, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 21 54 25
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible27%
31 Mar 2018
“Old Fashioned ”
1 Oct 2017
“Good location for a large group”
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Paseo Recoletos 21, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant with an organized group on our last day in Madrid. We had pre-ordered our meals since we were with large group. This restaurant is a few blocks from the soccer stadium and it was a big soccer night. We were asked to...More

Thank DeAne L
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Had lunch there during Easter. The food was ok and the place has an old world atmosphere. What spoiled it for us was the indifferent and outright obnoxious waiter who served us. We had ordered a couple of tapas from the menu and flagged him...More

Thank Lucydog62
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The spot near the Cibeles fountains makes it convenient for a stop over for coffee or dessert in the middle of the afternoon. We found it by chance and it certainly reflect the glamour from other times - the torrent was very good

Thank 79aggie
Reviewed 24 February 2018

It's a little bit expensive but it worths it. Is to make a walk to the past in Madrid. The place is really quaint. And you can eat very good. Love it!

Thank Sandra S
ANTONIO E, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Cafe Gijon, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thanks for your opinion about us!

Reviewed 1 February 2018

This Gijon is known for having been a gathering place for intellectuals to chat and today you will find a few portraits above certain tables where some of these well-known people used to sit. A few of the canapes on the menu are named after...More

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Famous place because the cultural people's meetings. Beside this Café is located next to Cibeles Square, Fantastic place.

Thank teodoroh2015
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I was alone on this sunny afternoon. I had a look at the menu and the place and thought it was the kind of place I'd like to visit with others. It looked very special. I walked away, around the corner and discovered the smaller...More

Thank MrsMaryC
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Literally one hour only to get the menu. I think because they are short of staff or they’re not putting enough people on the floor. Two only waiters and 1 manager running the whole out-side terraza. Lot of customers complaining for the delay on the...More

Thank Mariarosaria S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

It was our last nite dinner with our Trafalgar Tour, Forty-eight of us enjoyed a great meal along with three awesome entertainers. A fantastic nite and a lovely lasting memory of Madrid & Spain.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Our large group had its farewell dinner here in Madrid. It was well worth it. The steak could have been more tender, though, but the salmon was a large perfectly cooked portion. If you wanted your steak cooked less rare, they quickly took it back...More

Thank Tom J
Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights
frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 1:30 AM
7:30 AM - 1:30 AM
7:30 AM - 1:30 AM
7:30 AM - 1:30 AM
7:30 AM - 1:30 AM
7:30 AM - 1:30 AM
7:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Recoletos 21, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio Salamanca
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 21 54 25
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