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Restuarant Botin

Calle de los Cuchilleros, 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 42 17
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“cochinillo” (165 reviews)
“garlic soup” (78 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups
$$ - $$$
Calle de los Cuchilleros, 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After reading a guide book and seeing all the reviews that were so positive we booked this restaurant for my birthday. We were very disappointed. We had checked the menu displayed outside in Spanish and English so we thought we knew what we were ordering....More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a really nice bottle of wine and also enjoyed a lot the starters (i had the cheese and my wife had the cod with peppers). Service was great and the restaurant is chic. I am not giving the full 5 stars cos of the...More

Thank Jonaphin S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food, atmosphere, service-EXCELLENT! The suckling pig dish was literally finger licking good! The Garlic Soup-marinates on your pallet! The service was outstanding! They even took our camera and took great photos of me and my daughter for memory. I wish I could have tried everything...More

Thank V3399FWbarbarab
Reviewed 4 days ago

Botin is famous for suckling Pig, which is what we had. It was fantastic. But, they have much more. We had a string bean and ham vegetable dish as well and it was excellent. It is a flawless operation from the moment you walk in...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is great, the food delicious and it’s not expensive for what they offer. The service is also amazing.

Thank Irina G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner in the first day we were in Madrid. We made reservation online few weeks before we arrived in Madrid. The food is well prepared and tasty, especially the sucking pig. We did order a seafood soup and the soup is thick and...More

Thank ybyap
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think there have been enough reviews but I just have to say my wife and I had a great meal. No special ordering we just selected the House Menu for 49 euro and received a bottle of red wine, nice rolls, wonderful garlic with...More

Thank wacotom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent out last night in Madrid and pondering on where to go for dinner. Had a quick browse on Trip Advisor and Sobrino de Botín popped up, took a quick read of reviews and looked at the photo's and was sold on suckling pig....More

Thank Little M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Botin as part of a Devour Madrid tour and maybe it helped that our guide was well known to the people at the restaurants. It definitely helped that Joy knew what to order. That being said, we ate the most fantastic food: the...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Restaurant is a Nixe Place to sit inside , But the Food is reale below average. DO NOT GO To this place if you want to have propper food you will be disappointed

Thank linuswick
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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14 November 2017|
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Response from Botin1725 | Property representative |
Dear custumer: Botin is a restaurant, not a bar. Our service is for food and beverage, not only for a drink. Thank you for your interest and welcome to Botin
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19 October 2017|
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Response from Botin1725 | Property representative |
Yes , Botin accept all credit cards. Thank you for your interest and welcome.
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Leila D
3 October 2017|
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Response from pitufo00 | Reviewed this property |
We made our reservation for lunch, at opening and were first to enter the restaurant and were seated there without asking. I would suggest getting there a bit early and wait patiently. Since it opens at 1:00, you might be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de los Cuchilleros, 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 913 66 42 17
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Botin is the oldest restaurant in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records. Located in the heart of Madrid, at the foot of the Arco de Cuchilleros and next to the Plaza Mayor, it was founded in 1725 and was a meeting place for Madrid's bohemian and literary set. Botin offers Madrid-style hospitality in a convivial and friendly setting, with traditional decor. The restaurant prides itself on using the finest ingredients accredited by the respective quality marks in order to offer guests traditional recipes that have been passed down from father to son over the years, cooked in a natural and artisan way. Its specialties include roast suckling pig and lamb cooked in traditional Castilian style in a wood-fired oven that has been in use since 1725. Botin treats all its diners the same - whether politician, famous artist or its neighbourhood regulars.
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