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Las Cuevas del Duque

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Malasana
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Calle Princesa 16, 28008 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 59 50 37
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13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
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Chico
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182 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This was a perfect restaurant for our tour group of 16. We sat at tables for four in a cozy brick walled room. Supper started with cheese and meat and red wine. We were served family style and enjoyed every bite... right down to dessert and aperitif. The waitress and other servers were so friendly! What a fun evening!

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Thank Jodie D
Edison, New Jersey
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were part of a big group of 12 couples and I don't think they had ever catered a group. The décor and the tapas were decent. The main course fish and steak quality was terrible. A lots of us returned our food. When came the time to serve dessert they ran out crème Brule and many of didn't get... More 

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Thank Vin B
Melbourne, Australia
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76 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I went with a group of 47 tourists. The small restaurant amazingly took in all of us and the food came out very fast. The setting is like a cave. The roast suckling pig is of generous portion and done very well. The starter is salad and desert is ice cream.

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Thank Kim C
Phoenix, Arizona
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91 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Felt like you were dining in a cave! Very good food, and we were treated with a trio of mariachi performers. Had a great time.

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Thank Bushnell620
Napier, New Zealand
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83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

As we were on a bus tour we had been booked in and were treated like royalty. The surroundings were different and quaint. The service was non stop with the staff joining in with the very fun evening.

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Thank Jeff H
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Just enjoyed our first trip to Madrid and had lunch here on Saturday. The food was excellent and the setting is just wonderful. The staff took great care of us and every dish they brought out was great. My family are vegeterains and the enjoyed some great dishes. I am certainly not vegeterain and enjoyed my fill of the Iberian... More 

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Thank Martin H
Australia
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296 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We were on a bus tour and this restaurant was our last night farewell dinner. Good service and fun entertainment. We were expecting paella however the set menu did not include this. The entree was nice and so was the dessert however the main course of pork (that I selected) was very fatty and not nice. Would still recommend this... More 

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Thank thewillow
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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98 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

The paella was a little simple and the lamb was salty. The roast suckling pig was very good. The entertainment was also very good

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Thank Herman B
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 May 2014

The food is excellent, hope I could return soon. Staff extremely courteous and went out of their way to make us comfortable. Everyone is very helpful and attentive to any questions you may have. Luckily we all tasted everyone's meal so I tried the steak, salmon, paella and the desserts and Mmm... everything was simply delicious. When visiting Madrid, stop... More 

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Thank Ana G
Singapore, Singapore
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Dropped by as I had to find something to eat, whilst on my Madrid City Bus tour the place is at Princesa, and easy to locate I was alone and wanted to try spanish food Was told that Tapas was only served in bars ( so I learnt something new today ), and so I ordered a pallela. Apparently paella... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Princesa 16, 28008 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Malasana
  • Neighbourhood: Malasana
  • Phone Number: +34 915 59 50 37

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Staying in Malasana

Neighbourhood Profile
Malasana
Hip bars and galleries, independent theaters and music venues, young people with tattoos and funky hair, narrow winding streets — this is Malasaña. Near the center, Plaza Dos de Mayo is a gathering of friends outside bars, dog owners, artists under craft tents, and creative types with notebooks and sketchpads on the plaza’s benches. It may not be as neat and tidy as many other parts of the city, but this only adds to the Malasaña edge. Shops and bars here range from hippie-crunchy to upscale trendy, and on weekends, the streets are bustling around the clock as the nightlife progresses from dinner to bar to disco to late-night food. On the west side of the neighbourhood is the subdistrict called Conde Duque, named after a large pink fort in its center that has been converted into a cultural center for exhibitions and performances. Prettier yet just as edgy, this intimate corner of Malasaña is home to a young international community.
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