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La Cesta de Recoletos - CLOSED

Calle Recoletos 10, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 911 40 06 96
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
20 Dec 2015
“Lost lately”
13 Oct 2015
“Small menu, big flavours”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Calle Recoletos 10, 28001 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 20 December 2015

Was a more popular dining interpretation of a fine dining venue. Now quality is so so and originality is bland.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Not a typical Madrid restaurant with its somewhat sterile decor and surprisingly limited menu however we, a mature couple who travel regularly in Spain, were very pleasantly surprised by the wonderful flavours of the food. We shared three dishes, bruschetta of Burrata and tomato, slow...More

Thank NICK1137
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Cesta is a favourite since long ago. Friendly service and a fresh interior design. Their long menus have quality and imagination at a reasonable price.

Thank skangash
Reviewed 12 September 2015

My wife and I were staying in an apartment on Calle de Velazquez (April/May 2014), and were looking for a nice restaurant in the same area (Salamanca, Madrid) because we like to walk a bit together just after dinner. We discovered by chance this restaurant...More

Thank Yann_-_Leonor
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Great food & excellent service. The food served is a more ‘traditional’ tapas type but very refined. We arrived at 10pm and the restaurant seemed a little empty. So we were not sure how great this experience would be, but we must say, it was...More

Thank Kerstin321
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

My partner and I came here after seeing a review on a Conde Naste Traveller blog of the best restaurants in Madrid. We weren't disappointed. It was a quiet night for the restaurant which meant we had the waiter's full attention which definitely helped make...More

Thank Ashlee W
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We wanted to eat close to our hotel so we walked around and chose La Cesta. We ate tapas of different types of seafood starting with delicious oysters on the half-shell. You can dine outside but we chose inside for the AC. The staff was...More

Thank marynaturelover
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We basically asked the waiter what to eat and had a truly excellent meal with wines he suggested.For the 2 of us we had stuffed mussels, ravioli stuffed with

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We came across this place by accident feeling peckish. We opted for the tapas board and were not dissapointed. The Albarino was excellent along with the food and pleasant and knowledgable staff. Can't wait to try this place for dinner

Thank Big_Sean_Alora
Reviewed 19 January 2015

I have been there a few times before. But now they have made. Little changes and it' s even better and a Little bit cheaper. Don't forget to order the ribs. Really wonderfull

2  Thank jose p
Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights
frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 37 - US$ 62
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Recoletos 10, 28001 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio Salamanca
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 911 40 06 96
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