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Calle Desengano 11, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 22 06 70
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“baby octopus” (2 reviews)
“yakitori” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Desengano 11, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Lovely ambience, good service, nice food with a different take on flavours from standard spanish cuisine, chicken & veg tempura as a starter was a winner, as was the duck salad, yakatori chicken as a main was tasty but came with no vegetables, the steaks...More

Thank lovetheunexpected
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited for an early evening meal while staying for a weekend in Madrid. The restaurant was fully booked the rest of the evening. The menu is a sort of fusion offering with a blend of Italian / Far Eastern offerings. In short, the food...More

Thank youdsy
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Not easy to get into and after eating you wonder why. The menu is an exercise in over reaching. Some of the items are fine but there are just as many that are not. The place is lovely and the service is less that wonderful.

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Our hotel staff recommended this restaurant and we were so happy they did. It was away from all the madness of the Gran Via. My husband started with a potato and baby octopus appetizet which he loved. He enjoyed the cod as his main course....More

Thank suburbanmommy
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The service was awful. We waited hours to get service, every time we needed something it took at least 15 minutes until our request made. The food is good but it very small dishes and high price and you left hungry. Very disappointing.

Thank Kobi I
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Public was a beautiful restaurant with an excellent set menu which had a variety of options. Menu included appetizer, main course, bread, dessert, and a beverage. The portion was more than satisfying, as was the value (approximately 11 EUR pp). A few from our party...More

Thank csabisch
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Casual comfortable sophisticated personable local delicious... here are some words to describe The Public. Restaurant had a great atmosphere, good and friendly service, very good menu and tasty food. Located just off Gran Via and near Calloe metro station. Great place to visit

Thank TomLuke123
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I was a nice dinner with great service, good meals. Really like thois place and recommened to everybody fo visiting!

Thank staslachu
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Really good time, the waitress Rubi she is really nice and take care of all customer... The food is amazing definitely will come again thanks to Rubi

Thank Chanez E
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I would not recommend this place. Its menu has fancy names but the food quality is not that good. Also, the service could be improved.More

Thank Laura M
BEANDILANA, Gerente at Public, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Dear Laura, Thank you very much for your visit and opinion. We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your meal. We always elaborate our food with fresh products of the season. We are also sorry for the bad experiencie with the service. We will take...More

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outside bars, dog owners, artists under craft tents,
and creative types with notebooks and sketchpads on
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:15 PM - 12:00 AM
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:15 PM - 12:00 AM
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:15 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Desengano 11, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Malasaña
  • Neighbourhood: Malasaña
  • Phone Number: +34 915 22 06 70
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