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Cafe del Principe

Plaza De Canalejas 5, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 31 81 83
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
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“tapas” (24 reviews)
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Plaza De Canalejas 5, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

Fine to pop into for a drink and tapas but not as good as many of the surrounding bars - and you really are spoil for choice in this area

Thank Cooking_with_Capers
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Young girl outside the restaurant very pleasant english speaking- inside no staff speak english-Ordered well done steak- on the outside it was the inside my grandads boots were not that tough!!! Thorntons toffee is less chewy!!! I asked for an Americano coffee -it came with...More

Thank karen c
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

From the outside it looked like a lovely place to have some coffee and a snack. However, they served us cold churros, the toilets were very dirty and the wifi extremely slow. Wouldn't recommend.

Thank Ines S
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Lady at the door welcomed us in the best possible way and arranged a table for 11 people at a split of a second. When followed was disappointing. Unacceptable service. Bad waiters attitude. Our order came 40 minutes late. Food was ok. Quickly had our...More

Thank ChrisST73
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

After walking around looking for somewhere to eat we were tempted by this lovely looking restaurant. My partner ordered the mixed paella - 2 of the 3 mussells were closed and therefore unedible - it was obvious the food had not been checked or these...More

Thank Bob441989
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We came across this café early on in our visit to Madrid and called in for a coffee. Loved the traditional décor and the overall atmosphere - lots of local residents meeting to chat over a drink. So a couple of days later, having seen...More

Thank G_M_NGlasgow
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We found it difficult walking around at 9pm to find some nice casual tapas sat outside. Carolina spoke to us on the street and her friendly personality quickly made us choose here. She talked us through her tapas recommendations and brought us a complimentary drink....More

Thank welshinperth28
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Evening stop on way back to hotel after visiting Prado. Window seats have opportunity to watch the sidewalk people parade. Good selection of tapas beyond the ever-present Jamon varieties. Shrimp risotto, and tomato with tuna mousse particularly stood out, as did the marinated anchovies. Beautiful...More

Thank JapaneseBob
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I just had breakfast here. Waitress couldn't give a care , Walked slow and hard to even smile. Like completely rude when I was being super nice to see if I could get her to smile and move a little faster. Benedict eggs with smoked...More

Thank MJP120
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to have a typical Spanish breakfast and your first coffee of the day! It also offers tapas and lunch choices. Feels very typical of Madrid and it is nice to sit among locals!

Thank Danai P
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once
home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de
Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The
neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich
heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes
from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to
them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas
receives a fair amount of spillover from the center —
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza De Canalejas 5, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighbourhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 915 31 81 83
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