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La Descubierta

Calle de Barcelona 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 32 97 56
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tostas” (5 reviews)
“paella” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle de Barcelona 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We called in after a great Flamenco show and were looking to ending our night on a high. However, the surly, unfriendly waiter had other ideas. We ordered a couple of glasses of wine while we chose our food. We were given a couple of...More

Thank david h
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We liked it here so much we came twice. Great location, lovely food and friendly staff. Lots of tourists, but there appeared to be lots of locals too. The eggs with peppers, potatoes and bacon were just delicious and I also loved the roasted red...More

Thank holidaygirl7
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Multiple cheap wines in price only. Quality in taste. Tapas to boot. Calm atmosphere. Friendly staff.

Thank William B
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We visited La Descubierta at the peak of Friday dinner rush hour and were seated within ten minutes. The tapas were all excellent and reasonably price. Drinks were priced affordably as well. A place for locals that is also accommodating of tourists with an English...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best tapas bar in Madrid, not only because of the quality of their products but for their good service and their dishes to share. I had a tasting platter that came with 12 tapas (all the tapas they have). It...More

1  Thank Gonzalo Agustín B
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Visited la descubierta yesterday and were welcomed very friendly - service is very fast and thoughtful. We were offerd some tapas on the house which were Amazing. Loved the atmosphere. Would definitely recommend!!

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

The food was ok, maybe it was the company i had but we had a great time, the service was very good, and they give you for every time you order two cañas, food.

Thank Homero G
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

There was very huge queue when we came to this place. It was Saturday. But we decided to wait. This place is very popular. There are a lot of people. We liked the food and personnel.

Thank Evgeniya S
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

A lovely restaurant on a narrow cobbled road. Recommended to me by a friend who lived in the area for a while. Perfect spot for sipping sangria, eating tapas and watching the world go by. Good prices and authentic food and atmosphere. Well worth a...More

Thank HannahDarb91
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

After seeing some good reviews about this place, I have decided to try it out and it did not disappoint. Good food - large portions, friendly staff and great atmosphere. Even though there were no tables when we arrived, they showed us to the bar...More

Thank Joanna J
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de Barcelona 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 32 97 56
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