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El Barril de Recoletos

Calle Recoletos 9, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 36 11 01
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Seafood, Spanish, Mediterranean
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Calle Recoletos 9, 28001 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This place was recommended by one of the staff members at our hotel, who said he hadn't eaten here, but heard it was popular. My main dish was red shrimp with rice, which was pretty good, except the shrimp tasted odd. My husband didn't like...More

Thank EBfromDC
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

We appreciate your visit and your comment about it EBfromDC. We deeply regret these incidents and we will talk to the people in charge to solve them and keep improving in every detail. We hope you can come back soon and everything is to your...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

We just passed by and looked inside. Nice atmosphere, no tourists. Many locals, what makes the menu a real "Madrid menu". The service is friendly and in time. All was delicious. Highly recommended!More

Thank mercedes n
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you very much mercedes n for your visit and for leaving us a comment about it. We are glad to read that you enjoyed a very good experience in our restaurant and hope you can return soon to repeat it. Best regards, thank you...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

Ok, so if you are reading other reviews: just expect the same pricing that you would pay in a major city (US/London/Patis) and this place is still a good value. The host was very nice to us, we were tired, don't speak Spanish. We accidentally...More

Thank urbangirl2015
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you very much urbangirl2015 for your visit and for leaving us such a positive comment about it. We are happy to read that your experiences in our restaurant were so positive and we hope you can return soon to repeat it. Best regards, thank...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing meal at this beautiful seafood restaurant. We order salted pimentos while sipping our cocktails (martini was perfect). To start we shared three appetizers, as we couldn't decide. The razor clams were outstanding, the anchovies delicious and octopus which was cooked to...More

Thank LJOBRIE
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much LJOBRIE for visiting us and for leaving us such a positive comment about it. We are happy to read that you enjoyed a great experience in our restaurant and hope you can return soon to repeat it. A warm greeting and...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

After ordering but before our entrees arrived, a waitress came to our table with a basket of bread and asked if we wanted it. We declined. However when we received the bill, we found that they charged us 2.2 euros per person for the bread...More

Thank Edwin Q
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much Edwin Q for visiting us and for leaving us such a positive comment about it. We regret the misunderstanding with the bread and apologize for it, as well as for an overly salty meal. We hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Came here with my husband during our way back home from our honeymoon. The food was excellent. Great taste and presentation. The servers were friendly and professional.More

Thank Tresleches
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much Tresleches for visiting us and for leaving us such a positive comment about it. We are happy to read that you enjoyed a great experience in our restaurant and hope you can return soon to repeat it. A warm greeting and...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

While staying in the Rocoletos area of Madrid, we decided to choose from one of the many dining options near our hotel. We decided to try Restaurante El Barril De Recoletos which we had passed earlier in the day. The restaurant offered an outside eating...More

Thank brian c
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much brian c for visiting us and for leaving us such a positive comment about it. We are happy to read that you enjoyed a great experience in our restaurant and hope you can return soon to repeat it. A warm greeting...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

We enjoyed our dinner here. First of all, they let us sit down on our table a few minutes before they even open for the night. We had previously gone to another closeby restaurant and were turned down because they weren't going to open until...More

Thank eastbaycc
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much eastbaycc for visiting us and for leaving us a comment about it. We are happy to read that you enjoyed a great experience in our restaurant and hope you can return soon to repeat it. A warm greeting and thank you...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

These three lettere basically ought to be enough. Extremely professional staff, course that makes one wonder: "How did they do this" and a very cousy private atmosphere! This place is a MUST-GOMore

Thank larsraaeDK
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you very much larsraaeDK for your visit and for leaving us such a positive comment about it. We are happy to read that you enjoyed a great experience in our restaurant and hope you can return soon to repeat it. A warm greeting and...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

I have eaten here like 30 times. In summer outside, in winter inside on the hightables near the bar (wine is always close by :-). Always well received. Courtesy, good hints for fresh arrivals and impeccaple service and food mark this place. I love seafood....More

Thank DRC1957
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you very much DRC1957 for your many visits and for leaving us such a detailed and positive comment about the last one. We are happy to read that, once again, you enjoyed a good experience and we hope you can repeat it soon. A...More

Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Recoletos 9, 28001 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio de Salamanca
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio de Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 914 36 11 01
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