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La Castela

La Castela

Tapas Restaurant€€€€
Ibiza, Madrid
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    Ozlem I.
    "Chipirones encebollados is delicious."(2 Tips)
    Ye W.
    "Creamy rice with octopus I really liked it."(2 Tips)
    Pau
    "Tuna, sirloin with foie and grilled squid were incredible."(4 Tips)
    Gigi D.
    "solomillo con foie (sirloin steak) al oloroso"(4 Tips)
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  • Silvia A.heart icon on user image
    Silvia AkiMarch 17, 2016
    The best food I had in Madrid. Local people only, food is amazing. Go with reservation or stay at the bar. Also go with waiter's suggestions. No English here 😬
  • Greg M.heart icon on user image
    Greg MilaniMay 5, 2022
    I always try to make a stop at La Castela when in Madrid. You can try to make a reservation in the restaurant or just have the same food at the bar, disputing space with other people.
  • Stu T.heart icon on user image
    Stu TysonJune 29, 2016
    Best Tapas in Madrid! Order a drink and you get a free tapa. Hard to find that these days. The food menu is amazing and the drinks too. Great wine also!
  • Andrew L.heart icon on user image
    Andrew LitvakJune 29, 2018
    Definitely a top tapas spot in Madrid. Get a spot at the bar in front and go nuts. The octopus and tuna / peppers “stack” are delicious.
  • Steve E.heart icon on user image
    Steve ErtlMarch 8, 2018
    Clams & shrimp on garbanzos were UH-MAZING! Grab a beer or wine before you order food and you’ll receive a complimentary little tapa(s). A must-go.
  • Lina
    LinaDecember 9, 2015
    The place to be in Madrid! Perfect food(merluza, filet minion...apple cake)Need reservation!
  • Ye W.heart icon on user image
    Ye WuJune 28, 2017
    Tuna belly is very good, must try. Foie is a generous amount, we couldn't finish it. Rice putin is ok. Creamy rice with octopus I really liked it. Although mu friends think it's very salty.
  • The Hat Madrid
    The Hat MadridJanuary 7, 2014
    The best value for money in town. Eat in the bar and enjoy the meat, the grilled vegetables, the beer and the service.
  • Jastine K.heart icon on user image
    Jastine KhoMay 8, 2019
    Tough to get a table without a reservation. The bar area, although a bit tight, isn’t too bad. Enjoyed all the tapas we ordered !
  • Harald B.
    Harald B.March 22, 2023
    Excellent gambas rojas and Secreto Iberico with fine wines. You must not miss it.
  • Fernando T.
    Fernando T.December 7, 2014
    Most likely the best tapas and rationed in town. Only locals, not tourists. Excellent quality of food.
  • S A.heart icon on user image
    S AMay 8, 2015
    If you want to dine, you'll need to go to the back room. While we found difficulty getting an English speaking waiter, we managed and it was an excellent experience.
  • Mine A.heart icon on user image
    Mine ARIKANApril 27, 2015
    Very local yet super friendly staff to make you feel comfortable. We tasted the tapas all were perfect! Rioja went along with them just fine
  • Alex R.heart icon on user image
    Alex RobertsonJuly 12, 2021
    Really good food. Loved the steak and the croquettes. Maybe the aged tuna a bit less
  • Ozlem I.
    Ozlem InceMarch 30, 2018
    Chipirones encebollados is delicious. I like the place. You definetely need reservations otherwise you need to fight for a sit at bar.
  • Elisaheart icon on user image
    ElisaMay 9, 2017
    Anchovies and salmon pinchos, and the tuna belly main were very good. No English menu but you'll figure it out :)
  • F. Javier P.
    F. Javier PerazaJanuary 14, 2016
    With a shameless demode decoration, this place if full of joy and excellent food. Try the Solomillo is the best in town
  • Tolga Y.heart icon on user image
    Tolga YıldırımSeptember 22, 2022
    Great restaurant with great food. Service was also fantastic and helpful. The best restaurant experience in Madrid so far.
  • Beez S.heart icon on user image
    Beez SanSeptember 30, 2018
    Creamy rice, steak with foie
  • Pauheart icon on user image
    PauJune 26, 2017
    Everything tasty! Tuna, sirloin with foie and grilled squid were incredible. Octopus and squid rice was yummy. Apple tatin with vanilla ice-cream really good. It is worth it, don't miss it!
  • Anna K.heart icon on user image
    Anna KaminovaJanuary 29, 2017
    Best tapas and best service. Local favorite
  • Alyona D.heart icon on user image
    Alyona DrobyshevaJanuary 7, 2016
    Very authentic bar. Must visit
  • Ilgaz K.
    Ilgaz KayaNovember 25, 2016
    Great tapas. Very crowded place.
  • Jaime S.heart icon on user image
    Jaime SJanuary 16, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    The tapas are above average.
  • Cristina B.heart icon on user image
    Cristina BurelliAugust 8, 2022
    Great food, very informal
  • Alicia
    AliciaFebruary 15, 2018
    Really great tapas!
  • Jakob H.
    Jakob HedegaardJune 26, 2018
    Bib Gourmand
  • Cristina M.heart icon on user image
    Cristina MaduroApril 23, 2019
    Chipirones encebollados
  • Gigi D.heart icon on user image
    Gigi DazaJuly 2, 2013
    Tapas exquisitas y productos de mar frescos. Recomendables 100x100 los chipirones encebollados, solomillo con foie al oloroso, ensalada de ventrescas y la Tosta de cabrales con jamón de pato !!
  • Mariana C.heart icon on user image
    Mariana CazaresJune 20, 2016
    Precio por calidad es fabuloso: mil hojas de ventresca, langostinos, rabo de toro, tinto de verano... Jo'er tío! De las mejores y más auténticas comidas en Madrid!!
  • Marina T.
    Marina ToconJanuary 11, 2015
    gran sitio para tomar un vino y acompañarlo de raciones de gran calidad. Marisco fresco, boletus con huevo, arroz, rabo de toro...todo está rico, solo hay que tener suerte y encontrar una mesa
  • Be P.
    Be PeGrimSeptember 14, 2016
    Taberna con mucho encanto, buen producto y bien elaborado.Cuenta con restsurante tamb. pero hay que reservar. Muy recomendable. Tapas deliciosas en barra.
  • Teresa S.heart icon on user image
    Teresa SantosJuly 8, 2017
    Mi bar favorito de Madrid. La comida es de calidad insuperable y un precio muy competitivo. Buen ambiente de gente. Ensalada de rape y chipirones encebollados lo mejor.
  • María J.
    María JiménezMarch 7, 2022
    Cenamos extraordinariamente y muy bien atendidos por auténticos profesionales. El rabo de toro un "must". Precio por persona 25€ incluida una botella de vino. Muy recomendable.
  • Diego M.
    Diego MorenoMay 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Casi todo es espectacular, desde la atención, ambiente y por supuesto la comida; la merluza en aceite y el atún rojo son extraordinarios, y de los pinchos el clásico de anchoa, de lo mejor de Madrid
  • Işıl Y.heart icon on user image
    Işıl Yunak SeyhanJune 24, 2016
    Bugüne kadar yediğim en iyi deniz ürünleri bu restoranda yapılıyor. Yolunuz Madrid düşerse kesinlikle uğrayın...
  • Jose Luis M.heart icon on user image
    Jose Luis MartinezJune 30, 2016
    Gamba roja de gran calidad. Impresionante arroz meloso de pulpo. Exotica forma de preparar los chipirones encebollaos y ademas conseguir que esten estupendos. Postres muy buenos refrescantes y autenti
  • Erdem Y.heart icon on user image
    Erdem YakutSeptember 3, 2017
    Buraya tek başına gelip de bir şeyler yemek imkansız; çünkü çok kalabalık ve bara ulaşmak imkansız. Ancak Türkseniz başarabilirsiniz. Mutlaka gelin her şeyden yiyin. Muazzam lezzetler var.
  • Ândrea F.heart icon on user image
    Ândrea FigueiredoJune 17, 2017
    Ambiente animado. Serviço rápido. Doses generosas.Tapas muito saborosas. Recomendamos as conquilhas (5*), o rabo de boi e um prato frio de pimento, atum, maionese e tomate (não lembramos do nome).
  • Juli G.heart icon on user image
    Juli GKJanuary 30, 2016
    Excelente ambiente y excelentes las croquetas de mariscos. Muy buena onda, un lugar único para ir como turistas!
  • Miryam
    MiryamNovember 2, 2012
    Estupendo ambiente! Recomendado como uno de los cinco mejores bares de Madrid. Camareros simpatiquísimos. Aciertas con cualquier tapa, recomiendo lacón con pimiento y idiazabal y clásico de bonito.
  • Patrícia F.
    100% recomendable. Dejaros aconsejar por los camareros. Mariscos y pescados del día para chuparse los dedos. Buen precio. Se llena pero merece la pena esperar un huequito en la barra.
  • Luis Eduardo D.heart icon on user image
    Luis Eduardo DejoFebruary 26, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Milhojas de ventresca, chipirones a la plancha, arroz meloso, el sorbete de hierbabuena y el arroz con leche con leche de coco y mango...entre otras cosas.
  • Dürdane E.heart icon on user image
    Dürdane ErgunAugust 13, 2018
    Ahtapot yemek için mükemmel bir mekan. Çok kalabalık. Ayakta yiyorsunuz. Porsiyonlar büyük. İçecekler uygun fiyatlı. Tavsiye ederim
  • Enrique A.heart icon on user image
    Enrique AlonsoJune 7, 2012
    El bar de tapas perfecto, caña riquisima y bien tirada, tapas variadas y sabrosas, postres increibles, excelente relación calidad precio y atención al cliente inmejorable!!
  • Leire V.heart icon on user image
    Leire VillarApril 24, 2016
    Milhojas de ventresca para morir de amor y rabo de toro exquisito. La verdad, tiene pinta de que todo lo hacen bueno. Muy top.
  • L Arturo V.heart icon on user image
    Excelente y tradicional!! Un clásico madrileño. Calidad excelente, no lo dudéis, tanto para tapear como para una comida/cena más "sentada"
  • Vreni N.heart icon on user image
    Vreni NardiApril 4, 2021
    Der Service, die guten preiswerten Weine und das sehr feine Essen 👍
  • Daniel B.heart icon on user image
    Daniel BacigalupoJanuary 9, 2015
    El lugar espectacular. Las tapas lo mejor. Un ambientes muy bueno y rememora a los bares de antaño.
  • Kiko M.
    Kiko MonteverdeNovember 20, 2010
    Excelente lugar para tapear por el retiro... caña muy bien yirada, barra de estaño, 5*: bien de precio, excelentes pinchos y raciones generosas, clasicas en general y de mucha calidad: excelente picho
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