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Calle Floridablanca 24, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
+34 918 90 59 75
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“cocido” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“duck” (2 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Calle Floridablanca 24, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cocido, a full meal consisting of soup, vegetables and meats, a local Castillian speciality reaches it's best in this restaurant, only available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, only for lunch. fantastic and great service and sorroundings.

Thank Spanishflier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, excellent food, a bit pricey, but worth it. In particular the meat is wonderful. Try it.

Thank p_gregersen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fame seems to have taken over . Professional service but not charming. Dishes ranged from great to only ok and the wine is outragiously priced.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Many differnet good restaurants to chose from in the same area. This one has the potential to become a favorite. Exellent service and fantastic food. The meat was absolutely perfect. I'm coming again

Thank LG4KL
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I went to this restaurant because it's supposed to be one of the best restaurants near "El escorial" so I went with my friends and we were the last table in the terrace. So finally we pay (I payed with cash) and 5 minutes after...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The bread was as hard as a brick. I was barely able to cut the steak. It was not tender at all and very chewy. Not worth the 27.50 euros at all. Very disappointed. Great service though...

Thank Erica H
Reviewed 3 June 2017

After a long morning walking all around the incredible monastery El Escorial it was a definite pleasure to have lunch at this restaurant. Luckily, we made reservations well in advance, as it was a Saturday, and the place was full of people trying to get...More

Thank DJF_Las_Palmas
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Went to this restaurant for a business dinner with colleagues about a year ago. Excellent and fast service (bearing in mind that the place was fully booked by my company and we were more that 100 people). Excellent meat, cooked to perfection. Starters were very...More

Thank Juan B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

After a train trip out from Madrid, and a long day of history and art at El Escorial, we headed over to Charoles for some sustenance and rehydration. Both expectations were fulfilled, with extremely gracious service, including patience with our less than perfect Spanish (i...More

Thank ThomasR312
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant for a late lunch after visiting El Escorial. The restaurant is very nice, with lots of wines exposed (they have a reserve of almost 28k bottles of Rioja) and with rather formal, old-type waiters/personel. All waiters were very nice but the...More

Thank Bogdan2005
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$58 - US$87
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Floridablanca 24, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • Phone Number: +34 918 90 59 75
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