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La Castela

28009 | C/ Doctor Castelo, 22, Madrid, Spain
+34 915 74 00 15
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“king prawns” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (28 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28009 | C/ Doctor Castelo, 22, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Can't say enough about the food at this place. The chickpeas with prawns were AMAZING! Their house specialty is the Milhojas de Ventresca did not disappoint. We also had the mushrooms which were divine. We did not go the dining room as other reviewers did....More

Thank Monicalventura
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very popular place, always crowded and difficult to find room to enjoy the food. Tried the zamburiñas (scallops), chickpeas with prawns, clochinas (mussels) all then really tasty. I will recommend the place, try to avoid very busy times specially weekends to make the experience more...More

Thank Nakama O
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Went here for dinner and sat in the more formal dining room. The food really was good, but the service and ambience left something to be desired. We made reservations, but were shuffled off to a table near the waiter's service station which caused a...More

Thank btervola
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The front of the restaurant is a bustling tapas bar but the back inconspicuously has a quiet dining area. Service was attentive and for English speakers there were two Filipino waiters who spoke good English which made ordering easy. I had pork cheeks which was...More

Thank y0k0naka
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

La Castela is that place were you just get feel welcome at the time you open the door. If you want to seat make a reservation, I didn't, so the found a place at the bar for us. Since I was with my girlfriend and...More

Thank Juan J
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The tapas bar in the front gets packed. Unless you have a local friend, we suggest the restaurant in the back at this location (reservation needed, if gets busy) Food was awesome! Staff wasn't as polite as we would have liked, but no complaints with...More

Thank nymickt
Reviewed 8 June 2017

A Spanish friend took us to this place. Next, to some tourists, the place was packed (inside and outside) with locals. When you want a table inside you will have to make a reservation. The service was good but the food was outstanding. We shared...More

Thank LesDutchies2003
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The food was good, not memorable but good. The nice this about this place is that they give you something to eat with every deink you order. I decided I wanted a proper dinner sitting down. The food was ok, the service not so good....More

Thank DjaneNono
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We arrived late and very tired but the staff was kind and welcomed us. Good dishes and pineapple. Medium quality.

Thank Martina T
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Castela by invitation with local friends. The place is an unassuming taverna, with great food and perfect to grab a drink. It also has a restaurant with more than 20 tables inside. Overall, great food, drinks and prices.

Thank Enrique F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 53
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28009 | C/ Doctor Castelo, 22, Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 915 74 00 15
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