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La Ursula

$$ - $$$
Barrio de Salamanca
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Calle Lopez de Hoyos 17, 28006 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 64 23 79
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri 08:00 - 01:00
Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Madrid, Spain
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I've lunched today here and I felt sad because it used to be better. The "cocido" soup was not very tasty and also the chicken used to be better quality when I went often in 2015 and first half of 2016. They have two menus, try the expensive one (13,75€) maybe it's more tasty than the cheap one I had.... More 

Thank Mosteirola
Ankara, Turkey
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86 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was ona business trip and had some time to kill while having lunch. I fpund this corner restaurant and had a delicious salad for lunch. The service was quick and with the summer breeze under the trees it was a delicious lunch

Thank ekinthetekin
Vancouver, Washington
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68 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We loved the homey feel of this restaurant. The Seafood Paella was fabulous - you have to order for at least two people. Also, the sliced ham and house wine were to die for!

Thank gincy
Paris, France
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Went there for the average good reviews, and ended up a little disappointed. The food was'nt that special, and the prices a little high. I wouldn't recommend this place, knowing that there are other good restaurants around. The waiters were nice though, and the service more than OK.

Thank JEROME75018
Warsaw, Poland
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

A truly authentic Spanish place. Traditional decor, good old-school food. Not fancy not top-chef style, but very tasty all the same. Very welcoming staff. Very reasonable prices (small b-fast: 2€, big one: 5€). Nothing to complain about, really. And there's a lot of locals here which does mean a lot IMHO. I don't think they speak English here neither, which... More 

Thank ArtWie
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2014

For 10,50 you can get one of the best menus del dia I've had in Madrid. The menu changes every day, but you can always choose from around 12 different plates for both a starter and a main course. Not to mention it comes with a drink, homemade dessert, and coffee. Today I had an iberian starter plate (sausage, jamón,... More 

Thank Kelly M
St. Helena Island, SC
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Our waitress at La Ursula spoke fairly good English but the rest of her family spoke none (we think mom was the chef, step-dad the bartender/manager, step-sister the other waitress). Across the street from the Lazaro Galdiano Museum, we got there as they opened at 7 PM and they were able to deal with my husband's allergy to garlic. My... More 

Thank Bouviers
Newport, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Ate here after skipping intended destination (due to price). Simple menu but good food. Tomato bread and croquettes to start were brill. The Bacalao Ursula was the pick of the mains....cod with onions/garlic served on mashed potatoes with an orange juice heavy sauce - sounds bizarre but works. Pretty good Spanish bar atmosphere.

Thank MrEd2013
Madrid, Spain
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2013

I have compared plenty of places of Pan con Tomate, and the Ursula is a you must if you like this very simple pleasure. Even simple things in life can be done in perfection.

Thank Jose G
Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2012

This restaurant is frequent with both people working in this area ( financial district) and the crowds from nearby IE University. The menu is great, the food is tasty, a more than filling lunch is about 10 euro, and the service is good and fast.

Thank univprofTO

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lopez de Hoyos 17, 28006 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio de Salamanca
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio de Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 64 23 79

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Barrio de Salamanca

Neighbourhood Profile
Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With beautiful condominium buildings that make up most blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of opportunities for shopping or checking out the stylish displays. The locals here are polished and fashionable, the atmosphere is leisurely, and the lush Retiro Park on the southern border is yet another opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. A stroll through Barrio Salamanca is all about admiring the beautiful architecture, window-shopping, and people-watching in this upper-crust corner of Madrid.
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