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El Viejo Leon

Calle Alfonso X, 6, 28010 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 10 06 83
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
25 Sep 2017
“Amazing!”
5 Sep 2017
“Yuk”
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CUISINES
French
PRICE
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LOCATION
Calle Alfonso X, 6, 28010 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing French food, a bit on the pricey side but just so worth it. The ingredients are fresh and everything is cooked in the moment. The owners are also very friendly, highly recommendable!

Thank Raphyfa
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I can't describe exactly how truly terrible this restaurant was. I actually felt kind of sorry for the folks work in there, because the food was so awful. I don't generally write bad reviews but in this case I had to let everyone else know...More

Thank Chuck A
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Small restaurant in a street between two main avenues from Madrid City center. French and cosy ambiance and quality cuisine. Very complete menu. Wide offer of Spanish and French wines. One will not be disappointed.

Thank cornatel
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

We did a wine tasting for 25 euros.. was meant to include some "picoteo" or tapas, but they were few in between and extremely average, to say the least, only the tortilla was worthy of a bite! And the wine itself.. well.. for 25 euros...More

1  Thank iSaFoodAddict
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Located on a side street in the quiet Salamander neighborhood of Madrid, this restaurant is a real surprise. We decided to try it because it was located walking distance from our hotel. We had our doubts as to whether it served French food because its...More

3  Thank Ray S
Reviewed 11 January 2014

I think the owners of this small, nice & vintage restaurant have no need for any review nor much advertising. They know their products and they have their captive clientele, the place is always packed. So, in short, small french bistro (when i say small...More

1  Thank Oscar L
Reviewed 29 November 2012 via mobile

It is quaint and classy, old world comfy without being stuffy. A tiny place that makes you feel like a gentleman traveller in the 19th century. The chef, an affable man in his tall white chef's hat, greeted us and went over our options, and...More

2  Thank jfnelson61
Cristobal F, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Viejo Leon, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2015
Google Translation

Apreciado Cliente: Gracias por Su opinión y valoración. Esperamos verle de nuevo. Merci beaucoup.

A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Reviewed 19 August 2008

Cocina francesa, 100% foie. Decoración...."diferente"

1  Thank A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Cristobal F, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Viejo Leon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2015

Merci beaucoup.

Nearby
Chamberi
Multi-story residential buildings decorated with
ornate balconies line the traditional, quiet, and
pretty streets of Chamberí. Humble storefronts and
neighbourhood taverns are scattered across the lower
levels down every block, and here and there, there's a
cluster of tables on the sidewalk. It isn't ever
crowded, but people are always out, poking into the
tiny bakeries, hardware stores, and tobacco shops, or
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 75
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Monday
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Friday
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Alfonso X, 6, 28010 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chamberi
  • Neighbourhood: Chamberi
  • Phone Number: +34 913 10 06 83
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