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Sobrino de Botin: Tours & Tickets

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Calle Cuchilleros 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being oldest Resturant doesnt meant that you have to be rude. Was there around 8.10pm. Walk in ask for any avaliable sit, was told off it is full in a badly manner by the one who arrange seat. I think he may feel one person...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Wee Lee G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked 6 weeks in advance for 8pm as we were dining with friends from abroad (restaurant wouldn't accept 8:30pm). Scores of people lined up at door. We politely waited our turn to be attended to for a frustrating 10 minutes but people kept walking...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Toinon88
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sub par at best. People don’t come for the food - they come here because it’s a Guinness word record holder for oldest destination (although it isn’t technically true). They know they’re a tourist destination (read: trap) and they know it so they don’t even...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jax839
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I emailed them and booked 7:30pm, and they replied me ok. When we were there in time, just found out that they opened at 8pm so we wasted half an hour there. Though, they arranged me a table in a cave like in the basement...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank claudiacJ422ND
Reviewed 1 week ago

Botin's opened at 8 PM which was the time of our reservation. We were escorted upstairs to a lovely table in this historical restaurant. Having enjoyed visits here before, we knew to order their specialty, the Roast Suckling Pig, so tender and flavorful. It certainly...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NancyinDerby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oldest continuously operating restaurant in Madrid. Famous for its suckling pig. It was good, but I’ve had better. Good friendly service. Very nice antique locale.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 430bertv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very excited to eat at the Sobrino de Botin which is billed as one of the oldest restaurants in Madrid. It’s specialty is suckling pig. While I did enjoy the food and ambiance, I felt that the pig was not the best i...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AstridBrooklyn_NY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Packed by tourists but the sucking pig was worth it. Traditional spot and in the central location. Wait staff professional and efficient.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Susan_New3213
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good meat but there are much to improve for, especially on how to maintain your hunger and excitement til the last meat on the bones. Price is too high, maybe coz of paying the name and customer service but not the quality. Good for one...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank W-Backpacker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two words summarized our visit to Botin - Cochinillo (roast suckling pig), and old (oldest continuous operating restaurant in the world, since 1725). The cochinillo is excellent; we have tried plenty of Chinese / Cantonese style roast suckling pigs in the past, and while Chinese...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Alberto-Mabel
2 September 2019|
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Yo fui en Invierno / principio de primavera , todo los comensales iban vestidos en Business casual
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26 October 2018|
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Hi it is open for lunch we went here for lunch and loved it, please note that you need to book this restaurant in advance because it's very popular you can visit the website for this restaurant and book a slot time it's very... More
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rassors
10 April 2018|
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Response from Ricardo R | Reviewed this property |
We had made a reservation for eight people and when we showed up at the restaurant, our table was ready. One of the members in my party was in charge of making the reservation and since he was staying at the Westin Palace... More
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