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Sobrino de Botin

Open Now: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Open today: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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An institution

Billed as the oldest restaurant in the world the restaurant is certainly quirky with ancient twists... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ann l
Jersey, United Kingdom
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Enjoyable evening

A enjoyable evening - we had to go through the kitchen to a small room with 5 tables. Sitting at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Calle Cuchilleros 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 42 17
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was highly looking forward to eating at the "Oldest Restaurant in the World" and Sobrino de Botin did not disappoint. Their menu provides a brief overview of the restaurant's timeline as well as their food offerings. We had the Cochinillo Asado as well as the...More

Thank rickyc934
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went without reservation as I wanted to see the restaurant, and as I was on my own I didn’t think I would get a table. I spoke to the staff stating that I just wanted to take a few pictures, and maybe order a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I read the reviews and was concerned about how good a meal we would have. However we went anyway as my dad ate here over 30 years ago and remembered to roasted Pig. we had a great meal! I ate the Hake and it was...More

Thank travelkat2570
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Billed as the oldest restaurant in the world the restaurant is certainly quirky with ancient twists in its basic but interesting decor. We are here for the food though and you need to book months in advance to ensure you get a table and time...More

Thank ann l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is rich in taste and flavor. The food portion is very generous. Ingredients are so fresh. The quality of the food and the experience are definitely worth the price.

Thank Waed Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A enjoyable evening - we had to go through the kitchen to a small room with 5 tables. Sitting at one of the tables were some happy Norwegians having drunk a lot of wine shall we say! They at one point started singing which ended...More

1  Thank Marph
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a novelty to be able to eat at the oldest restaurant in the world. I found it to be a charming place. Food was good, but not great. Service was prompt and thorough.

Thank AG B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is nice, the food is very good, but the red wine (wine of the house) was not as good as expected, being in Spain.

Thank Ana S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Madrid, you need to go here once. It is a unique experience, full of history. Request to be seated downstairs in the basement for the most authentic vibe. The food is good (suckling pig is what they’re known for) but not...More

1  Thank PG-NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Sobrino de Botin during the walking tour several years ago. The restaurant is an absolute treasure. It is the oldest restaurant in the world. It is so full of history and character. There is a table where Hemingway used to sit with a...More

1  Thank Tash I
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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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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
Karen C
6 October 2016|
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Response from Arturo S | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how much wine you have; but a good dinner with one appetizer, two entrees, one bottle of wine and desert would range around 100 Euros. It is worth it! We had the Cochinillo it was excellent.
Serena H
22 December 2015|
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Response from Eu123 | Reviewed this property |
yes its the same . The specialty is the piglet . Make reservations its the safest way to be able to enjoy it!