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El Cielo Bogota

#70 of 2,067 Restaurants in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence
South American, Colombian
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Calle 70 #4 - 47, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 7035585
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Sao Paulo, SP
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This was, for sure, the best food I've ever had. Despite being pricey, the experience worthes every single penny. As some dishes are accompanied by specific wines, there is no need to order beverages beside water. Very romantic environment.

Thank Fabiane D
Cartagena, Colombia
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

El Cielo provides diners with sensory experiences beyond just the taste of the food. To some degree most "fancy" restaurants attempt this, generally with the food being solidly on center stage and other sensory elements supporting the overall experience subtly in the background. This is not the case at El Cielo, where the food is only one aspect of various... More 

Thank oq1492
Mexico City, Mexico
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This restaurant is not only about a delicate and tasty meal. The whole experience is a journey through the senses and each dish will transport you to an eclectic version of Colombian food. My only complaint will be the dessert, I found it simple and not spectacular.

Thank nedve18
San Francisco Bay Area
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We liked our tasting menu a lot, are planning to return and recommend it for a special occasion due to the time requirement (2-3h). Pairings with foreign (french, spanish, chilean) wines optionally offered. Food (5*): We took the longer sampling menu (2-3h) with smaller wine pairing (4 wines). The most memorable tastes were: - Tomato soup with sweet corn pasta... More 

Thank andy3101
Koloa, Hawaii
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The waiter presented us only with prix fixe menus ! Only when we told him that we had "limited" time, he gave us as an alternative some "a la carte" options. Therefore our lunch started on a bad note, and the food plus service did not change our mind . . . this restaurant blows hot air.

1 Thank hanaleibay23
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

If you want to experience trough all your senses the Colombian food, this is the place. You will find a romantic and familiar environment. Also, a unice taste with excellent wines.

Thank Laura C
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187 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Enjoyed our experience at El Cielo , gastro dinners are always more about the experience then just about the food. The experience was very fun here the only reason they do not get a 5 star is that the timing between courses was a bit off on a couple of courses and the food while excellent a couple course we're... More 

Thank howard0928
1 review
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Food was ok, but expensive. The larger experience prix fix menu was too fussy with the non-food dishes and wait staff seemed to be in training the night we were there. For a truly wonderful dining experience in Bogota, try Leo instead. Better, more thoughtfully prepared dishes, more relaxed, knowledgeable and attentive staff and cheaper.

Thank Ian C
Toronto, Canada
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294 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is a very unusual restaurnat. The menu is prix fixed, it is expensive, at least for Bogota standards, but still a bargain for Northamericans and Europeans. The menu is baded on a them of Colombian dishes and evolution, and each dish is amazingly tasty and perfectly cooked. The place is beautiful, feels more like a spa than a restaurant.... More 

Thank QueenStreetLaw
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is the top of the Colombian experiences with food. The creative proposal stimulates and resembles colombian taste.

Thank Catherine T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
South American, Colombian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 70 #4 - 47, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: +57 1 7035585

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?