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La General

Calle Planeta 3 | Esquina con Avda. General 24, 28042 Madrid, Spain
+34 916 03 57 01
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spicy beef” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
“carrot soup” (2 reviews)
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8:30 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Planeta 3 | Esquina con Avda. General 24, 28042 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so happy we found "La General" ! We used to go there always when we have to stay near Madrid Airport over night. Very nice, cozy place with relaxed atmosphere and super friendly staff. Good breads, sandwiches, pizzas, salad-dish-combos and pastries. ... and...More

Thank anita_586
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

End August, I was headed to LaCoruna with a 24hrs lay over in Madrid. This lovely place is nestled in the most convenient and walking distance from airport hotels. The staff is so hospitable and caring..always smiling back. The food is delectable and filling. Their...More

Thank RitikaB99
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

After 24+ hours travel from Australia I wanted an early dinner. Found this little cafe around the corner from my hotel, excellent food, friendly staff and just the right atmosphere for a solo woman traveler.

1  Thank Gloria293
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Cozy and nice place with lots of visitor (Sunday morning). Service is good, food and drinks come quite fast. We tries eggs Benedict and scramble eggs. Tasty (not perfect), we’re missing something (even do not know what). We recomend to have breakfast if you will...More

Thank Jekaterina L
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Outstanding food, wonderful atmosphere and service. Staff is extremely friendly. Right around the corner from Ibis Barajas Hotel. Great for lunch, dinner. Outstanding salad and pizza. Can hang out and enjoy a beer or coffee. Try the churros with hot chocolate for dessert! Hidden gem....More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is a chilled out place with a really nice laid back atmosphere. Food and drink is actually pretty reasonable, though I was caught out, getting straight off an early, early flight and figuring out that to use my card (as hadn't got cash) I...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We have frequented La General on several occasions to have breakfast and find their service to be extremely slow. We have waited for as long as 14 minutes before taking our order. We order a croissante and a coffe, nothing complicated. The place is quite...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

We were advised by the man at the reception of clement hotel that this restaurant is good for veg food. We went over for lunch and we were welcomed by a girl who spoke good English and even suggested a few items for veg food....More

Thank suneelb132016
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Incredibly cool cafe. Some of the creamiest avocado toast I’ve ever had the pleasure of tasting (with no literal cream, of course) and a very smooth latte. The atmosphere is eclectic, hip, and super cozy all at the same time. Also the baristas have excellent...More

Thank JaimeFramba
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Nice bistro with coach and fireplace, fast food and delicious dishes. Very nice people and service to your table. You can pay combo dish-salad. Well located in Barajas near bus stop and hotels.

Thank maxalf99
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Planeta 3 | Esquina con Avda. General 24, 28042 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 916 03 57 01
La general is a place to feel comfortable , to eat or drink at any time of day , with select music that accompanies an entertaining conversation and Wi-Fi for inveterate loners. Ew are looking forward to serve you in a bright and warm place that inspires serenity and offers a smiling and personalized service, with a wide gastronomic offer adapted to any time of day : breakfast, lunch , snacks, dinner and even long drinks. All this, accompanied by our ready made artisan bread . always freshly out of our ovens , along with a host of irresistible whims.
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