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Poncelet Cheese Bar

) #616 of 9,143 Restaurants in Madrid $$ - $$$ Spanish, , French
Calle Jose Abascal 61, 28003 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 99 25 50
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“cheese board” (15 reviews)
“fondue” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 23:59All hours
Spanish, Contemporary, French, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Calle Jose Abascal 61, 28003 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Poncelet with the family and had a really nice dinner. The youngest kid does not like cheese but there were many options for her anyway. The noise level is quite high. The ambiance and look of the restaurant is fab. Next time...More

Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was so excited after reading all the great reviews and decided to visit as a special treat for my last night in Madrid. But when I actually received the tapas I couldn't help but feel disappointed. Small portion of tapas for a racion price...More

Thank HaylesinWales
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We went here as a group of 13 girls for a meal for a hen party. They didn't have an English version of the menu as it had just been changed but the staff were incredibly helpful at explaining to us what the meals were....More

Thank Danielle T
AttAlClienteMAD, Maître at Poncelet Cheese Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you very much for your opinion. We are glad you had a great time! Hope to see you around again soon. Kind regards.

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on a sunday evening. Great service. Given a table near the cheese monger. All staff where brilliant and the cheese we choose the Spanish board. Wine was great too

Thank benjamin407
AttAlClienteMAD, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Poncelet Cheese Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Dear customer, thank you very much for your comment. We hope to see you again at Cheese Bar Madrid.

Reviewed 21 November 2016

Poncelet is an amazing place - a temple to cheese in all its forms and a gastronomical delight. It is a bright, cheery and delicious place to pass the time. The daily cheese boards are interesting and diverse, the wine selection and craft beers are...More

Thank MLH325
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We loved this. A quirky feel, with cheese included as part of every item on the menu. We had wine and tapas. Our favourite was the tartiflette and the hummus flavoured with cheese. We also had puddings, which also worked really well. Great service and...More

Thank Graeme S
AttAlClienteMAD, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Poncelet Cheese Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Dear customer, Thank you very much for your comment, we are pleased that enjoyed our newly renovated "La Barra de Cheese Bar" with a different proposal taking prominence cheese in such suggestive dishes as our hummus, the maki Norwegian salmon, skewered chicken teriyaki . We...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

A wine bar that does amazing cheese dishes. On a long weekend in Madrid we visited a couple times. The staff are attentive but not overbearing and the cheese dishes are amazing. Well worth a visit.

2  Thank Kentman1964
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful service, excellent food, beautiful decor and a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere make Poncelet Cheese Bar, Madrid an excellent choice for social or business dining. We went for lunch and, although it did fill up, the design of the space and the natural acoustic treatment...More

1  Thank BraveArts
AttAlClienteMAD, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Poncelet Cheese Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your comment. We comaplce know that you enjoyed your experience at Cheese Bar. We hope to see you soon in our restaurant. #saycheese

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

All cheesed out having taken a seat by the cheese counter. Reallt enjoyed the croquets and the bacalhau. Soccorro beer was particularly good.

Thank Omar C
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

There are many dishes on the menu, all with a different cheeses processed in it. Prices are a bit higher than in other restaurants in Madrid.

Thank Ilse v
AttAlClienteMAD, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Poncelet Cheese Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for your comment , we hope to see you again in Cheese Bar Madrid.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$38 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 16:00
12:30 - 23:59
12:30 - 23:59
12:30 - 23:59
12:30 - 23:59
12:30 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Jose Abascal 61, 28003 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 913 99 25 50
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Presentación del restaurante Poncelet Cheese BarLos amantes del queso tienen una cita obligada en el Poncelet Cheese Bar de Madrid. Localizado en el distrito de Chamberí, es un local novedoso que funciona como bar y espacio cultural y gastronómico consagrado al mundo del queso. La encantadora decoración de su local es vanguardista con espacios luminosos, coloridos, objetos alusivos a este producto y un toque de naturaleza, gracias a su jardín vertical.Cuentan con más de 146 variedades nacionales y europeas. La carta se compone de exquisitas delicias elaboradas con quesos como la tempura de Montasio (queso italiano), el quadroni de calabaza a los cuatro quesos, entre otros. Podrás degustar también pescados y carnes elaborados con el sello “Antiqueso”, para aquellos que los prefieren sin él. La cerveza, sidra o vinos han sido seleccionados pensando en los que mejor acompañan al producto estrella de la casa.En su agradable espacio, cuenta con una zona de barras y mesas y en la planta alta hay una biblioteca donde se rinde culto al queso y donde se hacen conferencias, catas y más, a cargo de expertos en la materia. En pareja o en grupo, disfruta de esta innovadora propuesta donde el queso se convierte en una verdadera experiencia para los cinco sentidos.
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