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El Caldero

Calle Huertas 15, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 50 44
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“paella” (139 reviews)
“caramel vodka” (12 reviews)
“rice” (28 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Seafood, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calle Huertas 15, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very good food and service with a more formal atmosphere than a number of other restaurants in the area. Most of the dishes were from Mucia

Thank Ianlivi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant during our last night in beautiful Madrid. The attention and the food was outstanding. The restaurant is formal and pretty elegant. The food was traditional Spanish food from Murcia. It was one of the most delicious food of our trip to...More

Thank edme4068
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During my second visit to Madrid, we went to this restaurant to find the best paella we have tried in Madrid so far. The service was great and the complimentary caramel vodka was just delicious.

Thank gbm105
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

El Caldero is often mentioned as one of the best places in Madrid for paella, although Madrid itself is not known for it. Even though we had arrived during normal Spanish dinner hours, we noticed there were only a couple occupied tables inside, so we...More

Thank Dr_Theopolis
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Went here with a group friends. It was a Saturday night and even though we didn't have a reservation and the place was really busy they were able to fit us in, in an overflow room in the basement. Some of us had paella and...More

Thank 6TeamB4
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

The only good thing was the really delicious paella. I didn't expect to taste that good paella in madrid. Nice location. Lots of tourists. Dirty dishes napkins glasses...

Thank Sonia G
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Close to our hotel so we tried to get in without booking on a busy Friday night. The staff who are tradional waiters (you sense they have been serving for years) managed to find 4 of us a table despite it looking fairly full. The...More

Thank winsoc1953
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We read the reviews, there were good ones and bad ones, why bother leaving your own country if you are not going to get out there and explore, we loved everything, the good, the bad and the ugly. The restaurant was great and our waiter...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Wow, we know that many of the servers in Spain (older men) are not that friendly and that's okay as we also know they are overrun with tourists, but the service at this restaurant was beyond rude. As a group of six they squeezed a...More

Thank rjmggftmac
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We are visiting Madrid and Spain for the first time. Our visit has been wonderful to date. We received a recommendation to go to the restaurant for dinner. We got there a little early 15 minutes. We were told the restaurant was not yet open....More

Thank Richard E
ElCaldero, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Dear (no) customer, Please, if you enjoyed your lovely dinner down the street of Mature, give them 5 stars review, they deserve it. But if you don´t have tasted our meal, don´t you think it´s no correct to review what you don´t know?

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
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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8:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Huertas 15, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighbourhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 914 29 50 44
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The best natural products from Murcia are taken everyday to bring you all the taste of Mediterraean sea, in the most important and beautiful tourist spot in Madrid.
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