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La Gabinoteca

La Gabinoteca

(Now Closed)
Tapas Restaurant€€€€
Ríos Rosas, Madrid
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  • Petya G.heart icon on user image
    Petya GrozdarskaOctober 6, 2019
    We waited a lot but the food was worth it! The lentil hummus, ensalada rusa, mushroom omlette were all very good and the presentation was fascinating (what I mean-try the No traditional Cesar's salad)
  • Jessica j.heart icon on user image
    Jessica jessicaOctober 9, 2016
    Modern take on tapas. Great food, but some hits and misses. Must try El Potito and vieiras. The restaurant itself is spacious, modern and trendy. Great bar area where you can actually sit at the bar!
  • Nabeel Z.heart icon on user image
    Nabeel ZoJune 17, 2018
    The food & the atmosphere overall👌.. This is EGGs Heaven.. you've to try the potatoes in a Jar with eggs.. Eggs tortilla also you can grill your beef by yourself.. Don't miss it if you're in Madrid
  • Zara K.heart icon on user image
    Zara KhanMarch 28, 2017
    Fantastic place for tapas! Cozy ambience, nice for an easy lunch or an intimate dinner. Contemporary, filling, interesting and everything is full of flavour. The artichokes are a must try!
  • Andreas C.heart icon on user image
    Andreas CohenNovember 23, 2015
    Where do I begin? It's all soooo good. To end, try the chocolate sex in a bowl. Other must do's Duck Taco Pato, Baby food jar El Potito, Dimsum de Arroz, bio veggies.......
  • Masa J.heart icon on user image
    Masa JencicSeptember 28, 2015
    You have to try the potito, veal cheeks and taco with duck. The place itself is fun, modern and hip, as well as the dishes-they take a fun turn on traditional tapas.
  • David H.heart icon on user image
    David HuOctober 27, 2015
    Excellent, unique take on tapas "Deconstructed" not the best word but pretty accurate. Many dishes are super rich in flavor. Juan Palomo (picture in tip) is basically a DIY dessert.
  • Kennyheart icon on user image
    KennyFebruary 10, 2018
    Dinner menu begins at 9pm. We had plenty of wine -- the taco Pato were AMAZING, and the (Baby food jar) El Potito was out of this world. & Artichokes! Strongly recommend, Not very expensive, either.
  • Nacho C.heart icon on user image
    Nacho CarreteroSeptember 26, 2014
    Fantastic food presented in a very original and unique way. Both the restaurant and the menu are quite like nothing you've ever seen. Dimsum de arroz a la cubana is delicious, the artichokes a must!
  • Ebru S.heart icon on user image
    Ebru SaitogluOctober 29, 2016
    The best tapas place in Madrid. We were there for merienda. Squid sandwich is a must have. La Rusa (Russian Salad) is very fresh and tasty. Finally the "cecina" should be tried.
  • Kennyheart icon on user image
    KennyFebruary 10, 2018
    Dinner menu begins at 9pm. We had plenty of wine -- the taco Pato were AMAZING, and the (Baby food jar) El Potito was out of this world. & Artichokes! Strongly recommend
  • Genesis G.heart icon on user image
    Genesis GarciaDecember 6, 2016
    The Gyozas de ropa vieja are SO good. The tapa de viera was very tasty as well. I wouldn't order the burger there though, it was a bit underwhelming. But overall, really good vibes!!
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    JTMarch 24, 2016
    Tapas are interesting and yummy in a street foody way - same goes for presentation and ambience. Would order the chicken wings and tortilla brandade again! Salt lubina was fun to eat
  • Tomas L.heart icon on user image
    Tomas LegorretaJune 9, 2018
    Very nice place, with great food, drinks and atmosphere. There is live music performed by a super talented dude that plays guitar, keyboard, sings and what not.
  • Juan B.heart icon on user image
    Juan BuisApril 13, 2017
    Amazingly creative tapas, great music and not expensive at all. Need to have the red tuna and the cheese cream dessert.
  • Zara K.heart icon on user image
    Zara KhanMarch 28, 2017
    The duck taco ❤❤❤ we ordered a bunch of different tapas and they were all pretty fantastic. Can't wait to visit again !
  • Eamonn C.heart icon on user image
    Eamonn CareyJune 9, 2013
    Try the potato, egg and truffle dish. Sublime. Also the foie gras ravioli is amazing. This tip makes me sound like Patrick Bateman...
  • Laure A.heart icon on user image
    Laure AlbouyMay 2, 2017
    I love this place! A perfect example of how to master modern tapas. Its fun, refined and delicious!
  • Mar G.heart icon on user image
    Mar GonzalezSeptember 23, 2014
    Modern tapas experience. Very nice designed place. Try the potito and the dim sum de arroz a la cubana! They don't take reservations so better go early :)
  • Zara K.heart icon on user image
    Zara KhanMarch 28, 2017
    The lamb was quiet juicy and tender. No complaints at all at this place. Just absolutely flawless contemporary dining !
  • Constance C.
    Constance CarakehianOctober 25, 2013
    Really fun and alternative. Modern take on traditional spanish tapas. Go for the tortilla, the potito, the veirias and the croquetas. Delicious and cheap
  • Ioannis P.heart icon on user image
    Ioannis PapapetrouAugust 15, 2015
    One of the best restaurants i have eat in Madrid..Very good services and all the plates were delicious!!!
  • SedaS
    SedaSFebruary 7, 2015
    Cool, young atmosphere. Mix of a bar and restaurant. Delicious tapas and great wine. Reasonable prices. Get there early, it gets very busy.
  • Pauheart icon on user image
    PauOctober 7, 2017
    A great place hidden in a supercosy square. Nice but too dark. Dishes are small but tasty. Don't forget gyoza filled with ropa vieja.
  • sesimheart icon on user image
    sesimJune 30, 2016
    Great place with awesome food! The fried artichokes and the potito are unforgettable.
  • Miha S.heart icon on user image
    Miha StrazisarSeptember 27, 2015
    Inovative and fun way of presenting the dishes. Everything we ordered was delicious and all in all a really fun experience.
  • Julesheart icon on user image
    JulesNovember 18, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Crazy revisited tapas ! The lunch menu around 18€ is perfect
  • Nicole S.heart icon on user image
    Nicole SmithSeptember 11, 2014
    I absolutely love this place. Everything on the menu is playful and delicious. Love the personality test wine list too.
  • Nathan
    NathanJune 7, 2016
    I usually don't trust Anthony Bourdain's recommendations but this time he's spot on. Standouts were "El Potito" and the pulpo.
  • Alexey
    AlexeyAugust 7, 2014
    Perfect tapas. If you are lucky, they will even bring you a small tree of herbs that you will have to cut yourself.
  • Sophie C.
    Sophie ChungJune 25, 2012
    Really cool/famous Gastropub. They do funky spinoffs of traditional Spanish tapas; served in unconventional ways/deconstructed dishes. Made famous by Anthony Bourdain.
  • Zara K.heart icon on user image
    Zara KhanMarch 28, 2017
    The chicken wings were too good! Juicy and tender! Just go for it !!
  • Christiana M.heart icon on user image
    Christiana MakariouApril 22, 2019
    Scallops and crab donoughts were AMAZING! Torrija dessert as well!
  • Marissa M.heart icon on user image
    Marissa MackenzieApril 30, 2017
    We came to escape the rain after a Real Madrid match so only got to try the snack menu. Very good tapas, will try again for dinner
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    Cagatay @IstanbulDecember 23, 2017
    Scallop, mussel, clam based, in general seafood based tapas are straight from heavens. Çağatay 💙 Gabinoteca
  • Tomás P.
    Tomás PinheiroNovember 22, 2014
    Amazing tapas restaurant. Had the best meal in madrid here. Dont miss the The truffle egg
  • Amir M.heart icon on user image
    Amir MirzaeeJuly 20, 2016
    I mean... It's all brilliant. Get the burger and chuckle while opening the pack.
  • Carlos F.
    Carlos FGFebruary 11, 2010
    Great place to have a good lunch or a great dinner. A lot of nice plates, nice people. Wonderful prices (<30€) for modern meals, in the downtown of Madrid... Problem: The don´t let book any table fo Read more
  • Zara K.heart icon on user image
    Zara KhanMarch 28, 2017
    Uffff this place is too good! If in Madrid this place is a must !!
  • Dinos R.heart icon on user image
    Dinos RadisMarch 17, 2016
    According to locals, probably the best tapas bar in Madrid. Really loved the dishes!
  • Stuart T.heart icon on user image
    Stuart TheobaldAugust 12, 2016
    Wonderful tapas, great staff. Try the razor clams and the veal cheeks
  • Carmen G.
    Carmen GuzmanJune 2, 2012
    Everything is fantastic! Place is super cute. Order the "potito" or a caipiroska negra. And don't forget dessert!
  • Joachim K.heart icon on user image
    Joachim KeimFebruary 4, 2016
    You like Tapas? Go here!
  • Heather R.
    Heather RodriguezNovember 16, 2013
    Delicious fusion tapas. Get the taco pato, potitas, foie. Amazing food!!
  • Becky
    BeckySeptember 24, 2013
    It's amaaaaaazing!! Good food, good service and incredible atmosphere. What more do you need?
  • Maarten B.heart icon on user image
    Maarten BresseleersMarch 1, 2016
    Original menu! Try the not so typical caesar salad, very good!
  • J D.heart icon on user image
    J DruniSeptember 13, 2015
    Tapeo gourmet. Pictured: the original Juan Palomo (DYI Brownie).
  • Stephen R.heart icon on user image
    Stephen RedwoodDecember 19, 2014
    Tasty tapas, friendly and quick service, lively atmosphere, original and trendy design
  • Justin A.
    Justin ADecember 2, 2015
    Get the eggs with truffle oil and the razor clams as well.
  • Cherylheart icon on user image
    CherylApril 12, 2015
    Creative, interesting & delicious food! Would highly recommend
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