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Matritum

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La Latina
Mediterranean, Spanish, Contemporary
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Calle Cava Alta 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913658237
Today
20:30 - 00:30
13:00 - 16:30
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Tue - Sun 20:30 - 00:30
Wed - Sun 13:00 - 16:30
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Lovely atmosphere, got table downstairs with a few other tables, great service, beautiful wine, was the perfect end to the holiday.

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Thank Jamie W
Francisco Javie... T, Gerente at Matritum, responded to this review
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Hola buenas tardes ante todo gracias por el tiempo que nos dedicas, estamos encantados de que su experiencia haya sido... More 

Ghent, Belgium
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Took the lunch based on guidance of Michelin city guide. What a lunch for a very reasonable price. (12.50€!!!) Extra a delicious glass of red wine and dessert! Incredible place to be, away from tourism in a small dark street.

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Francisco Javie... T, Gerente at Matritum, responded to this review
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Hola buenas tardes ante todo gracias por el tiempo que nos dedicas, estamos encantados de que su experiencia haya sido... More 

Madrid
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Word of mouth brought us here to the Cava Alta, a quiet peaceful parallel to the hustle and bustle on Cava Baja nearby. The locale is warm, cozy, very inviting, that kind of "Just what I was looking for!" surprise. The menu is best approached as "raciones", ie, plates to share. We ordered 6 as there were 6 of us,... More 

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Val d'Or, Canada
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We chose to make a reservation at Taberna Matritum based on other reviews and we didn't regret It. We made our reservation using their Web site and It worked great. Service was excellent and food was very tasty. The menu is reasonably priced and the wine list is quite extensive and not too pricey. Taberna Matritum is off the touristic... More 

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Thank AlainL1963
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went on a very quiet night, which meant that the restaurant lacked in ambiance, though it was comfortable and nicely appointed. However, this did have the advantage that we could talk a lot with the matire'd who had an extensive knowledge of local wines and provided an excellent set of paired wines for each of our meals. Food was... More 

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Thank Monty10001
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Having read the reviews we were expecting something pretty special but unfortunately it didn't deliver. Starting with the positives - the service was good and the bottle of wine that was recommended was perfectly pleasant. My scallop starter and my partner's croquettes were also both very nice. However, the T-bone steak that my partner ordered for the main was very... More 

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Ferndale, Michigan
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Went to Matritum twice during our 3 day stay in Madrid. The ceviche was out of this world. We also ordered the scallops which were cooked perfectly. The foie gras tapas were excellent as well, very rich. For dessert we got the creme brulee, which was ok and the second night we got a sorbet dessert. All the food was... More 

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Thank Stephendeli22
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Small and cozy restaurant in Madrid, quiet and tourist-free even though it is still very centrally located. They have a very large wine selection which is always nice, food is all right.

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing in season food, with menu recently updated and a great wine list. Service was brilliant, they spoke great English so was easy to communicate when my broken Spanish failed! Would visit again in a heart beat.

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Thank Alex B
Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is one of the best restaurants we have visited anywhere. The service was attentive and friendly and not overdone. The place is full of atmosphere and charm with lots of dark wood but not a dark place - more cosy and relaxed. The food was of such a high standard we could not get over it for several days... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$109
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
20:30 - 00:30
13:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
20:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
20:30 - 00:30
13:00 - 16:30
Thursday
20:30 - 00:30
13:00 - 16:30
Friday
20:30 - 00:30
13:00 - 16:30
Saturday
20:30 - 00:30
13:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cava Alta 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > La Latina
  • Neighbourhood: La Latina
  • Phone Number: +34 913658237

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in La Latina

Neighbourhood Profile
La Latina
La Latina is a charming neighbourhood with two unique personalities. At first glance, it’s distinctly old-world, with narrow streets weaving a maze among charming stone buildings in sunny, bright colors like yellow and pink. The other side of La Latina is characterized by a young population and a bohemian vibe, as evidenced by a dynamic and evolving selection of new bars, shops, coworking spaces, and other businesses popping up in the area. In the northern part of the neighbourhood, the Cava Alta and Cava Baja streets constitute the tapas center of Madrid, where each age-old restaurant serves up distinctive specialties like huevos rotos and patatas bravas. Locals have come here for generations to while away hours over drinks and tapas with friends. On Sundays and public holidays, the streets to the south of La Latina metro station transform into a giant open-air market full of locals sifting through tent after tent of art, apparel, and antiques. Any day of the week, the intriguing blend of the traditional and the hip make the streets of La Latina worth exploring.
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