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Sobrino de Botin

Calle de los Cuchilleros, 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 42 17
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Reservations Highly recommended

This place has been here since 1725. We were lucky enough to be traveling with friends whom knew... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mitch w
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Bordeaux, France
Reasonable, but nothing more

Anything other than pig was not really great. Loud noisy restaurant. Chairs and tables close... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blackwater_13
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Calle de los Cuchilleros, 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

This place has been here since 1725. We were lucky enough to be traveling with friends whom knew of this place and dined here previously. Wine Cellar dining area made the day really special. Roast Suckling Pig and Roast Baby Lamb made the meal something...More

Thank mitch w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anything other than pig was not really great. Loud noisy restaurant. Chairs and tables close together. More of a tourist experience than a gourmet delight.

Thank Blackwater_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Claimed to be the oldest restaurant in the world ( in the Guinness Book of Records ) is located a few steps from Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Friendly service , notable wine list (predominantly Spanish, of course ), atmospheric and very good fare. It's touristy...More

Thank Leonid L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 9 celebrated our last night in Madrid here. There was a very large tour group of around 50 seated in long table beside us which made the place noisy. The place is tight and we were placed in a corner on an...More

Thank Jedibeeds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After some nice tapas to start, we were serenaded by some good but cheesy Spanish musicians with guitars and velvet suits. Very touristy. Still, it is a piece of history and the food is decent, so don't let the antics of the entertainers put you...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located near Plaza Major, this claims to be, and verified by Guinness, as the oldest continuously operated restaurant in the world. My wife and I went there in June, 2015. The place has a number of dining areas, we were seated in what may have...More

Thank rickb1Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must if you love cochinillo (roasted suckling pig) in what is said to be the oldest restaurant in the world. The roasted pig is the reason to eat here although they do have other choices on the menu. I have to admit that I...More

Thank OrpheusTexas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly amazing. What a wonderful experience. From the moment we were greeted at the door, with out a reservation - to the moment we walked out. Perfect. We were seated immediately, the service was friendly and efficient. Sangria is a Must & the best we...More

Thank Luvzog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As said, one of the oldest restaurants still operating in Spain so the ambience of this place was amazing. We had a reservation for 8 people but had 9 when we arrived and they were very gracious and accommodating. We had the most charming little...More

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked via The Fork for lunch at Botin. The place has nice fine dining ambience - we were seated on the second floor - and serves good honest food. It is a tad pricey compared to neighbouring restaurants but it's worth it given its...More

Thank BillyV813
Nearby
Centro
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
...More
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Karen C
6 October 2016|
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Response from Winnie T | Reviewed this property |
We had the roasted suckling pig and vegetable etc (but no wine, only Sangria and juice). We paid less than 50 Euro.
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Sijia H
22 December 2015|
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Response from Eu123 | Reviewed this property |
yes its the same . The specialty is the piglet . Make reservations its the safest way to be able to enjoy it!
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Bill-of-Alpine
5 June 2015|
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Response from Bernadette T | Reviewed this property |
We made reservations through our hotel's concierge . Enjoy your meal!!
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