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C/ Alvarez de Baena, 4, 28006 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 61 48 40
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“foie gras” (8 reviews)
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
European, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
C/ Alvarez de Baena, 4, 28006 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful dinner of classic haute cuisine last week. No froth, no odd pairings just simply wonderful food, service and wine. Reminded me of La Grenouille in New York, or any one of the Michelin restaurants of the 90's. They may have lost a...More

Thank skippy482013
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Very elegant and stylish restaurant. The food was freshly prepared and very tasty. The waiters were very friendly and professional. The sommelier was very helpful with his special silver plate hanging on the silver chain. The place was not crowded at all, but those, who...More

Thank Tomasz S
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Traditional outstanding restaurant that has recently renewed its premises as well as its menu. Anyway, it remains outstanding with a superb cooking and a complete and marvellous wine offer. Desserts are also great. Smart service.

Thank cornatel
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This was a traditional special event place for the family and high expectations for the newly renovated place. Unfortunately, it really did not live up to them. It has parted away from the traditional and tried to move to a modern look, but has failed...More

Thank Rami S
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Zalacain is highly recommended ,the carte is fabulous and the combination of favors is the work Of a genius.you must try the egg with Caviar and quail. The welcome is very warm, the seats are very comfortable and the art work in the restaurant gives...More

Thank Daniageorgetyan
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Zalacain was recommended to us by severally friends and they were all right. It is charming, and seems small and a wonderful menu.. I am a picky eater but there were many things on the menu that I could eat. It is expensive and is...More

Thank nyani46
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Really tasteless food, took the 7 course menu, the only dish that tasted good was the desert at the end. The dishes at times seemed like something you would expect at a fast food place and were mostly flavourless. The service was generally good, but...More

Thank Basem R
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a well established formal restaurant and suitable for a special occasion. I had steak which was cooked just right and the red wine which accompanied the food was excellent. The staff were great with wonderful attention to detail.

Thank m l
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Zalacain is an elegant formal restaurant offering diners the chance to experience old world charm, from flawless impeccable service to an haute cuisine menu of classical Spanish dishes. There are no gastronomical gimmicks at Zalacain. It’s traditional cooking using seasonal ingredients where you can easily...More

Thank Andree
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Definitely old school, one needs a jacket/sports coat and don't take it off. Despite this mild irritant the meal was good, the service attentive and the wine list outstanding. Had the tasting menu and despite small plates I reached my limit before the end. A...More

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6 November 2015|
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Response from Florence E | Reviewed this property |
Yes a tie and a jacketare required It is formal but extremely friendly And the manager is very attentive to your needs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:15 PM - 11:30 PM
1:15 PM - 11:30 PM
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
1:15 PM - 11:30 PM
1:15 PM - 11:30 PM
9:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Alvarez de Baena, 4, 28006 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 915 61 48 40
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