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Restaurante Lateral Santa Ana

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Plaza Santa Ana 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 20 15 82
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 12:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Tampa, Florida
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112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food, comfortable, right on the Santa Ana Plaza, don't miss it. We had vegetables tempura, pork tenderloin and a fabulous goat cheese salad. All great!

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Thank Pegali
LATERAL_REST, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante Lateral Santa Ana, responded to this review

We are glad that you liked our restaurant and want to thank you for recommending it. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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97 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here. Had the shared plate that sampled five different Tapas. Made choosing easy and left us to soak up the atmosphere. Good atmosphere. Tasty food. Staff were ok. Worth a visit here for sure.

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Thank BLOGAN1984
LATERAL_REST, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante Lateral Santa Ana, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We hope to see you again soon :) More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waiters were extremely rude and slow, making you feel like you were doing them a favor by being there. Tortilla espanola was runny. Croquetas de Jamon were quite good. Chicken quesadillas had no chicken inside....just a bunch of jalapeños. Sangria was decent. Jamon on toast was good. All in all the tapas were average, but the awful service gives this... More 

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1 Thank Kono14
LATERAL_REST, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante Lateral Santa Ana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing with us your impressions of our restaurant. First of all, we apologize for the inconvenience. We have already informed the kitchen manager about this issue and we will continue working hard to improve everyday. Best regards More 

Germany
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since I am a celiac, i needed glutenfree food, so i got an alllergen menu with a handful glutenfree options. I go there quite often and I mostly eat the gugcamole salad and soup. Plaza Santa Ana is quite nice with multiple restaurants, close to Sol, but there is more than one lateral in Madrid so be sure to check... More 

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Thank MabelSander
LATERAL_REST, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante Lateral Santa Ana, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We hope to see you again soon :) More 

Wavre, Belgium
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tapas were tasty, terrasse is very nice (we went there in November, and sitting outside for a couple of drinks and tapas was just so good). However, the service is awful: I wish they hire waiters who like their job. Obvisouly they don't like to work there, and the clients should not suffer from that!

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Thank jf1610
LATERAL_REST, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante Lateral Santa Ana, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time and writing your experience. We are so sorry about what happened to you in our restaurant. We are working to improve our service and do the best we can. Greetings. More 

Kingston, New York
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the recommendation of our Palace Hotel guide, Ricardo, we strolled to the Plaza Ana, found the square busy, waited at the bar five minutes for a table outside in the square, and then started a leisurely tasting of great tapas. Our waitstaff spoke great English; the food once ordered arrived very quickly, and was great. We should have ordered... More 

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Thank Ryland J
LATERAL_REST, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante Lateral Santa Ana, responded to this review

We've loved to read your review! Thank you so much! It's very important for us that our clients enjoy Lateral experience! Regards, More 

Galway, Ireland
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367 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for dinner very later, and this place was still open and serving very good tapas. The price is not the best in Madrid, you can find a more reasonable price in other areas, even through I can recommend the wonderful sangria and menu degustation.

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Thank Nany M
LATERAL_REST, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante Lateral Santa Ana, responded to this review

¡Thank you very much for your opinion! More 

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great location and atmosphere. Average cocktails and very good tapas selection. During busy hours service tends to be rushy so that could improve the experience.

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Thank Rodrigo L
LATERAL_REST, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante Lateral Santa Ana, responded to this review

Thanks for posting a review on TripAdvisor, the views of our customers helps us identify potential areas for improvement and allows us to grow every day. Regards. More 

Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Love this restaurant! Great outdoor scene. The jamon was cut better than most. Paella was fantastic. Good wine list too. Will definitely be back my next trip to Madrid.

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Thank Barry W
LATERAL_REST, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante Lateral Santa Ana, responded to this review

We've loved to read your review! Thank you so much! It's very important for us that our clients enjoy Lateral experience! Regards, More 

Dundalk, Ireland
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Possibly the most wonderful Tapas selection we have seen in Madrid. Reasonably priced, good wine and excellent service. Busy place and worth it.

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Thank mcardlem
LATERAL_REST, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante Lateral Santa Ana, responded to this review

We've loved to read your review! Thank you so much! It's very important for us that our clients enjoy Lateral experience! Regards, More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Santa Ana 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighbourhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 914 20 15 82
Description
El restaurante Lateral ubicado en la plaza de Santa Ana, en el madrileno barrio de las letras, abre sus puertas en el ano 2008. Es el quinto restaurante que Lateral abre en Madrid, y lo hace con la intencion de trasladar su particular oferta gastronomica a una de las zonas con mas vida en la capital y mas transitadas por el turismo.Disenado por el interiorista Inigo Well, al igual que los de Fuencarral y Arturo Soria, es posiblemente uno de los restaurantes mas bellos en la plaza de Santa Ana, en el que destacan su impresionante fachada tallada en madera y una decoracion interior que hace pensar que puedas estar mas en tu propia casa que en un restaurante del centro de Madrid.El restaurante dispone de varias zonas con unas algo mas de 40 mesas distribuidas entre la planta baja y la planta sotano, y se ha convertido en uno de los mejores restaurantes con terraza en Madrid.Horario de cocina: ininterrumpido de domingo a miercoles desde las 12.00 a las 24.00 horas y de jueves a sabado hasta las 01.00Horario de local: de domingo a miercoles desde las 12.00 a las 24.00 horas y de jueves a sabado hasta las 02.00

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Staying in Huertas

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Huertas
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighbourhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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