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Sobrino de Botin

Calle Cuchilleros 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 42 17
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Cochinillo

My parents told me about this place... I had lunch consisting in : Revuelto de casa Cochinillo... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Javi F
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Metepec, Mexico
Amazing, unmissable experience

Came here with 8 other people to celebrate a birthday party. Everything from the food to die for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
skankis
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Calle Cuchilleros 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My parents told me about this place... I had lunch consisting in : Revuelto de casa Cochinillo asado Tarta Botin Revuelto de casa - sometimes known as huevos tirados. it´s a spanish recipe of eggs, potatoes and morcilla. Cochinillo asado- lechon (baby pig fed only...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with 8 other people to celebrate a birthday party. Everything from the food to die for to the service and the unbelievable historic restaurant was just amazing. Every member of the party thought exactly the same. Can not come to this amazing city...More

1  Thank skankis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, service, music, wine and ambiance can all be summarized in one word: EXTRAORDINARY! Friend and I had a truly memorable time here. The food was incredible, wine was good and cheap, and the entire atmosphere was just incredible. I don't know if this...More

Thank AnnabelBonny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to eat contemporary Spanish cuisine, don’t go to the world’s oldest restaurant. The food here is nice, but the real reason you should come here is for the experience. The restaurant has real character and you feel like it has changed very...More

Thank Vicky G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a "must" place to go. Excellent food, the best service I had until now in Spain - waiters speaking Engish - and smiling (very rare in Spain). The environment is impressive (probably as it use to be for last 300 years). Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place where you are best to reserve in advance, we enjoyed a full lunch with croquets, asparagus, antichoc, the piglet as main course, (chicken was also very good). Service was good and efficient. Recommended.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 19 December 2017

I have no idea why reviews on here indicate the food was sub par. The suckling pig (why would you get anything else!) is to die for. Said to be the oldest restaurant in the world, the inside provides for a very cool atmosphere...almost feels...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Since we did not make any reservation, we turned up just before it opened at 8pm and tried our luck. Luckily we got a table and were seated in the basement, which is quaint and atmospheric. Waiters were attentive and we had the entrecote steak,...More

Thank jchong
Reviewed 17 December 2017

It's the oldest restaurant in the world, lots of history, beautiful oven. Good service, decent food, I loved the pork suckling, however nothing exciting to accompany it, so it was a very dry meal. Enjoyed the Sangria. I enjoyed the experience overall, however this is...More

Thank MsTM199
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I guess all I can say is that we ate in the oldest restaurant. We had ordered the pig and lamb and both were horrible. The lamb had a ton of fat on it and the pig was the head of the pig and no...More

2  Thank Karen M
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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
...More
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Karen C
6 October 2016|
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Response from Winnie T | Reviewed this property |
We had the roasted suckling pig and vegetable etc (but no wine, only Sangria and juice). We paid less than 50 Euro.
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Sijia 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!
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Bill-of-Alpine
5 June 2015|
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Response from Bernadette T | Reviewed this property |
We made reservations through our hotel's concierge . Enjoy your meal!!
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