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Sobrino de Botin

Calle Cuchilleros 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 42 17
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Old world charm

Had a great night here on our recent trip to Madrid. The location of the restaurant is really nice... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Angeli
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Northern Ireland
A Classic

Basically if you don't eat there, you didn't go to Madrid, the best cochinillo ever, the attention... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jose A. A
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Caracas, Venezuela
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“cochinillo” (34 reviews)
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Calle Cuchilleros 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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"roast suckling pig"
in 43 reviews
"oldest restaurant"
in 135 reviews
"cochinillo"
in 34 reviews
"garlic soup"
in 11 reviews
"guinness book of records"
in 10 reviews
"white asparagus"
in 8 reviews
"guinness world"
in 8 reviews
"their specialty"
in 8 reviews
"veal"
in 6 reviews
"their signature dish"
in 5 reviews
"baby lamb"
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"operated restaurant"
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"sucking pig"
in 12 reviews
"piece of history"
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"unique experience"
in 7 reviews
"great history"
in 5 reviews
"plaza mayor"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great night here on our recent trip to Madrid. The location of the restaurant is really nice and the restaurant itself is very appealing from the outside. It's very popular so book ahead. We could only get a table for our last night...More

2  Thank Angeli
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Basically if you don't eat there, you didn't go to Madrid, the best cochinillo ever, the attention is OK, it is kind of big and crowded restaurant, so its understandable that the service will be normal.

Thank Jose A. A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes this is a bit of a tourist "joint" but let's face it: there is only one oldest restaurant in the world! And we had more locals around us than tourists. If you want to go you should plan ahead and get a reservation. We...More

2  Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every city I travel to, I must have a very unique food experience, at least one. So this is THE place to have this experience in Madrid. Sitting in this restaurant was absolutely indescribable, it was like being one with the history. The staff was...More

1  Thank Ana D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the oldest operating restaurant in the world so we definitely had to try it. And that is their claim to fame. The suckling pig is their signature dish and it was mediocre at best, not seasoned AT ALL. Like no salt or anything....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice little old restaurant with the same food as in early years of its existence. However, its popularity is making it too commercial in my view, f.e. you've got only a short time to dine and we found the price on a...More

Thank OlgatZ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest and really good restaurants in Madrid, the pig is great as well as the chicken, the service is 5 star and really friendly with the kids. Not very comfortable to spend hours but yes to have lunch. It’s average rate for...More

3  Thank Isiah77
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although it's reputedly the oldest, continuously operated restaurant in the world, we found the food marginal, the service good (although they prefer a quick turnaround of customers) . Strictly diner type cuisine at inflated prices.

Thank JuneVignati
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

It may the oldest restaurant but the visit is not recommended. The food was bad. The place is interesting, you may enjoy the structure but that is all! Very tourist too

Thank tjcfs
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Excellent service, fabulous food, interesting building. We loved it all. We went for lunch as we heard it can be very busy for dinner. Would go again!

Thank soapsnob
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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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rassors
10 April 2018|
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Response from Ricardo R | Reviewed this property |
We had made a reservation for eight people and when we showed up at the restaurant, our table was ready. One of the members in my party was in charge of making the reservation and since he was staying at the Westin Palace... More
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Karen C
6 October 2016|
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Response from Arturo S | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how much wine you have; but a good dinner with one appetizer, two entrees, one bottle of wine and desert would range around 100 Euros. It is worth it! We had the Cochinillo it was excellent.
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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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