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Sobrino de Botin

Opens in 2 min: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Super cool experience but average food.

There are so many bad and good reviews on this restaurant its tough to decide to go or not. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
camabernathy
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Huntsville, Alabama
A nice experience

You may have read about the horrible service and bland food yadda yadda blah blah blah. Well we beg... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mateo0333
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Miami, Florida
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All reviews roast suckling pig oldest restaurant cochinillo garlic soup guiness book their specialty filet mignon white asparagus flan running restaurant house menu crispy skin brick oven their signature dish operated restaurant sucking pig piece of history
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many bad and good reviews on this restaurant its tough to decide to go or not. I would totally suggest going. You will never forget it. This is the oldest restaurant in the world. The experience was awesome. The food its self...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You may have read about the horrible service and bland food yadda yadda blah blah blah. Well we beg to differ. We made reservations and asked to be seated in the oldest part of the restaurant which is the lower level. We were seated promptly....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mateo0333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here a few days ago. Ordered the items marked with Cap Letters on their menu as there are the so-to-speak Specialties of Botin. Had Botin salad, garlic soup, lamb and sangria. Services were mediocre - he gave us the impressions that we all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank leeO171
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably other staff are kinder but this guy was extremely rude and unprofessional. Do NOT lie to your guests about how you organise your guests around the restaurant. We would've been fine if you gave us the real explanation for not giving us the seats...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank amandaer96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst in Madrid we thought we would experience the oldest restaurant in the world. We had roast suckling pig and the roast lamb. Both were very tasty and massive portions. Staff very friendly and polite. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ryanknowles38
Reviewed 9 December 2018

We booked 'The Botin Experience" (through Insider's Madrid) and Phil was our excellent guide on 10/31/18! The tour was comprehensive and lasted about an hour during which we learned a great deal about the history of this restaurant which has been operating in the same...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here in December. I had the filet mignon and my friends had the veal and lamb. The plating was boring. Three potatoes and a piece of meat. No sauce. No ambition to make it interesting. The steak was ok at best. Not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank andfew
Reviewed 24 November 2018

this is the oldest restaurant around the world, and you'll notice the quality of his service. You can find here the traditional Spanish food, I lie if I said this is the best food I ever taste but it's delicious. The service is excellent, professional...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John O
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

I was just at this restaurant for Thanksgiving with the family and had what I would call the worst steak I have ever paid for. On the menu it is described as 400 grams of meat except it is maybe 250 and the other 150...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Dream60125285585
Reviewed 19 November 2018

The very fact that the restaurant is the oldest permanently working restaurant for 300 hundred years intrigues. The staff is not young but works swiftly. The administrator invited to take photos of the kitchen, basement, etc. Our group has chosen the house menu. The suckling...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from gregcl | Reviewed this property |
Hi it is open for lunch we went here for lunch and loved it, please note that you need to book this restaurant in advance because it's very popular you can visit the website for this restaurant and book a slot time it's very... More
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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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Response from arturosbaja | 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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