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Arroceria Gala

) #6,929 of 9,138 Restaurants in Madrid €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, Spanish
Calle Moratin 22, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 25 62
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible26%
10 Nov 2016
1 Nov 2016
“17 years and still the best paella in Madrid”
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Mediterranean, Spanish
€€ - €€€
Calle Moratin 22, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing so strong energy there 😍 You can feel a real Madrid soul there 🇪🇸 And food good I eat Paellas bus it was to salty for me. But maybe It happen just that time :)

Thank Rimantė B
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I was first introduced to Gala 17 years ago by Spanish colleagues and have come here every time I'm in Madrid since then. It's traditional, slightly eccentric, maybe a bit run down decor wise and with a short menu but consistently fantastic for paella. The...More

Thank bunnybarron
Reviewed 14 August 2016

And suddently you feel like to eat paella this place will fulfill your willings. Not very expensive, Variety and quality of rices done at Valencian style. Decoration is surprising and helpfull and painstaking service. Eating in the covered backyard is relaxing and perfect in the...More

Thank Javier C
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We walked in after seeing most guests were local. The paella is amazing with crispy rice in the bottom and a lot of flavor all over. You do have to choose only one dish to share for 2 or 3. Will definitely come back next...More

Thank vdg_brazil
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I am from Madrid but currently i am living abroad. I went with my colleages and i want to say that i was dissapointed on how much it has changed since last time a few years ago. Rice was ok but not very special.they charged...More

Thank Pattomartin
Reviewed 17 November 2015

One of my favorite spots in Madrid. Make sure to sit in the garden and enjoy their paellas & sangria

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

We were a walk in and were seated quickly and service continued to be reasonable - a place where if your smile and engage the waitstaff reciprocate. As for the paella (or whatever variant you choose), we got foxed as a group of three that...More

Thank Equina24
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Every time we come to Madrid, we always choose Gala for paella. Great place too to bring a big group of friends of family as they have additional space in a nice indoor patio area (though its impossible to sit there when it's hot and...More

Thank J B
Reviewed 16 May 2015

We were recommended to this restaurant. The service was poor and erratic. The paella was salty (I assume to cover blandness) and for a mixed paella had very little in the way of seafood and chorizo. The chicken was an entire drumstick. We didn't need...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

Because we rented an apartment next door we tried this restaurant. We had with 6 people 2 different kind of paella. One mixed with seafood, chicken and sausages, and the other one only with seafood. Before this we had a salad, sausages and bread. Including...More

Thank GJvdV
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 —
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Moratin 22, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighbourhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 914 29 25 62
True to its name, Arroceria Gala restaurant (Gala Rice Restaurant) serves Mediterranean inspired rice dishes.
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