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La Castafiore

Calle Marques de Monasterio 5, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34913194221
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle Marques de Monasterio 5, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Think of it as a dinner with singing waiters or cook to serenade patrons. But instead of singing, they do Opera and Spanish Zarzuela (musical comedy). Unique, and very cultural way of spending your dinner. We came here as part of our Trafalgar optional tour...More

Thank Nesrey3
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

A very nice and different type of restaurant, went to a similar in Paris a couple of years ago. Food could have been better but this is a place for fun and entertainment!

Thank Andy_of_Sweden
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Optional dimner tours have been disappointing but DO NOT MISS THIS ONE! Meal, service and entertainment was first class!

Thank Irene E
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

That was a very good experience. As we never go to Opera it was interesting to listen Lyrics songs during our dinner. All singers are very nice and about plates it was a standard quality but good. I recommand this restaurant.

Thank Fred C
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We had no idea what to expect when we went to La Castafiore but were blown away by the wonderful singers and the very talented pianist. They performed some very famous opera pieces with verve and energy, as well as some popular favourites. The food...More

Thank clarkchristine
Reviewed 11 March 2017

fabulous food accompanied by wonderful opera singers. Oh ma bambino caro made me cry it was sang so beautifully. Although it was a totally Spanish experience they made me very welcome. All the singers were excellent but the piano player was not given the recognition...More

Thank kissycarol
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

If you are an Opera lover this is the place where you can have an excellent dinner and listening to the servers singing arias and traditional spanish songs. I had the time of my life.

Thank Carlos N
Reviewed 9 February 2017

La Castafiore is not an usual restaurant you go for the food, you go for the whole experience. The waiters are amazing opera singers, and no, you don't need to like opera(I particularly don't) to enjoy this place. I highly recommend! Food and show were...More

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Thank prifinneran
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I've gone here several times with friends and work colleagues, usually during the holidays. The show is fun and lively and the singers are impressive. As for the food, it's often hit and miss. Usually it's OK and I've rarely been served something that was...More

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Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Very good food and service and excellent entertainment with parts that surprised us and makes us think about the evening long after we have returned to Sweden and Finland.

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Nearby
Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where
many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where
the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and
people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main
thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is
Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables
serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture
of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses
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William R
14 October 2016|
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Response from PacaFdezdePedro | Property representative |
Dear, William. Of course, we love children, they are welcome to the restaurant. Your children will enjoy a lot with the show. The bookings can be made through our website. Best regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$45 - US$49
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
21:00 - 00:15
Tuesday
21:00 - 00:15
Wednesday
21:00 - 00:15
Thursday
21:00 - 00:15
Friday
21:30 - 12:45
Saturday
21:30 - 12:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marques de Monasterio 5, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighbourhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: +34913194221
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Description
La Castafiore is the leading restaurant in Europe (since 1996) for opera, operetta and entertainment. Diners are offered a live operatic show during dinner enacted by the restaurant's singing waiters. The piano sets the mood for the evening and music is present throughout the meal. At midnight La Castafiore invites diners to toast the cast of La Traviata with a glass of Cava.
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