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La Paella Real

Calle Arrieta No. 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 09 42
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“la paella” (7 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
“mixed paella” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Arrieta No. 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is by a corner off the Opera Sq and has a pleasant traditional interior. Started with the Gazpacho (which was nicely chilled but was not provided with the chopped vegetables nor croutons)and a grilled squid in olive oil which was good . For...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Paella Real serves up a decent paella meal, but I have to say that I've had better.  We ordered the menu de la casa with Paella Valenciana.  The meal included 4 appetizer dishes (olives, fresh sliced tomatoes with a light dressing of olive oil,...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place with awesome food! Prices are medium/high but the food is delicious. We ordered a lobster with rice and wine. The restaurant is in opera square really close to the royal palace.

Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I was there with a couple and their baby. The service was excellent and we felt really welcome. We shared a salad as a starter which was fresh and tasty. The paella was very good but the price a little bit high. Therefore "only" 4...More

Thank lordtrick
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Nice experience very polite good quality of food. They helped me with my son you know how kids are.. my son was very happy.

Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

i' ve never eaten a paella so huge and so good. all of this near royal palace. the price would be high for a paella, that's true but with the fork ( el tendor) we spent not to much for this amazing and tasty experience....More

Thank smithdaniel75
Reviewed 7 March 2017

...If it's good enough for the Pope, the King & Pavarotti?! Authentic feel with lots of locals and fe tourists. Be careful not to over eat on the starters or you won't have enough space for the delicious Paella!

Thank SGJanis
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Nice atmosphere and great service but the food was not as expected for the price. Paella was just okay, we had way better paellas at lower prices.

Thank iborrachris
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

the paelle was good, the staff was friendly but the place is more expensive than it should be. i think there are better places to eat in madrid

Thank Aya E
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We asked our concierge at Hotel Emperador where to go for the best paella and this place was recommended. I thoroughly recommend Paella Real for the most delicious, authentic paella we had in Spain. When walking in, the restaurant looks very expensive but totally the...More

Thank marychristodoulou
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Arrieta No. 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 42 09 42
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