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La Castela

28009 | C/ Doctor Castelo, 22, Madrid, Spain
+34 915 74 00 15
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“king prawns” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (27 reviews)
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12:00 - 16:00All hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
28009 | C/ Doctor Castelo, 22, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here based on the high ratings on TA but found the food and service to be a bit lacking. We went when it was not especially crowded early in the afternoon, and yet we found that we regularly had to wait for the...More

Thank John_in_Evergreen
Reviewed 1 week ago

The drinks were great. However everything else was marginal. The place is brutally expensive. The food is marginal and the staff were off handed and slow. I don't know what everyone else was experiencing but this was the worst dining experience we've had in Spain...More

Thank TheJash76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If a local colleague recommends you to go to a certain restaurant you just do it. So did I. It was delightful to be here. The place was packed (inside and outside) with locals and tourists The atmosphere is very busy and vibrant, a typical...More

Thank Ahmet B
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Last night in Madrid and we've not had a bad meal - luckily La Castela was a great choice for our last night here. The food was tasty and the portions were large--I had the garbanzos with langostinos as an appetizer and the turbo for...More

Thank Kornblit_Tours
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Genuine Spanish dishes of very fine quality. Definitely a place to return to, next time to eat at the barra.

Thank Pdepetsicos
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Can't say enough about the food at this place. The chickpeas with prawns were AMAZING! Their house specialty is the Milhojas de Ventresca did not disappoint. We also had the mushrooms which were divine. We did not go the dining room as other reviewers did....More

Thank Monicalventura
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Very popular place, always crowded and difficult to find room to enjoy the food. Tried the zamburiñas (scallops), chickpeas with prawns, clochinas (mussels) all then really tasty. I will recommend the place, try to avoid very busy times specially weekends to make the experience more...More

Thank Nakama O
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Went here for dinner and sat in the more formal dining room. The food really was good, but the service and ambience left something to be desired. We made reservations, but were shuffled off to a table near the waiter's service station which caused a...More

1  Thank btervola
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The front of the restaurant is a bustling tapas bar but the back inconspicuously has a quiet dining area. Service was attentive and for English speakers there were two Filipino waiters who spoke good English which made ordering easy. I had pork cheeks which was...More

Thank y0k0naka
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

La Castela is that place were you just get feel welcome at the time you open the door. If you want to seat make a reservation, I didn't, so the found a place at the bar for us. Since I was with my girlfriend and...More

Thank Juan J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$53
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28009 | C/ Doctor Castelo, 22, Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 915 74 00 15
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