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Afternoon Tea at the Lobby Bar

Paseo del Prado
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Plaza Lealtad 5, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 917 01 67 67
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our tea in the garden, as the weather was perfect for it. The service was gracious and the atmosphere was relaxing, though the pianist took a break for our entire two hour visit. While the sandwiches and scones did not really match the otherwise excellent presentation, the sweets were amazing (not much to look at, but tasted fantastic).... More 

Thank Nic0las65
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I have recently reserved a table for two families in the lounge and I am afraid it disappointed me again. This is my second time there. It is the service that let the place down. To cut the story short I will give you the negatives first: - some of the waiters completely ignoring guests. No eye contact. - very... More 

Thank Trachus
Los Altos Hills, California
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 June 2016

After going to the Prado Museum which was across the street, we came back to the hotel and decided to have Afternoon tea. It was the perfect place as it was quiet and intimate. The piano was playing. The menu had many selections on which tea was preferred. The food was very good, as well as the service. Everything was... More 

Thank kirby94022
Coral Gables, Florida
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102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Great service, great music, overall great. We always Enjoy the lobby bar, it's time to relax and go over the Day and plan the evening....service is attentive but Not intrusive....

Thank Esther I
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We came here to spoil ourselves for an afternoon tea ( at 32 euros per person - definitely a spoil) and were very disappointed. Very slow service, the tea was so weak it was a non event. We had to ask 3 times over half an hour for milk ( the tea was cold by the time it arrived). For... More 

Thank RossCaroline59
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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297 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

It was Saturday afternoon and as we were staying in the hotel and had been out all morning we thought we would go and have a look. We did look and decided that between breakfast and dinner we would have tea here. We enjoyed the service and the ambience, the room itself is beautiful. The flower displays are amazing, they... More 

1 Thank Nemesis13
Princeton, New Jersey
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

some of us had Tea and some had a glass of wine. Nice to relax after a long day sightseeing. We stayed at this hotel, so it was convenient to just put our stuff down before heading upstairs. Pricey for tea and wine, but a nice experience.

Thank Karen C
Toronto, Canada
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107 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Very difficult to get served in this large bar. We sat for 10 minutes or so and were totally ignored until I got the Concierge involved. The next day it took another 10 minutes to order lunch and about 40 to get our sandwich and salad. The Caesar salad was slathered in dressing and my wife wouldn't eat it. No... More 

Thank Lyle K
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

It was fantastic. It is a special place to have tea and you get the history of it also. The staff and the experiance is so pleasant. The location speaks for it self.

Thank Shaza1958
El Paso, Texas
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

After a long day of touring my husband went to the room to rest while I went to the salon for the hotel's afternoon tea. They brought me a beautiful selection of cookies and a full pot of tea with lovely china. It was the perfect way to relax and unwind.

1 Thank Lori D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$80
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Lealtad 5, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Paseo del Prado
  • Neighbourhood: Paseo del Prado
  • Phone Number: +34 917 01 67 67

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Paseo del Prado

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Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de Cibeles and Círculo de Bellas Artes cultural centers are other artsy hangouts to check out, with rooftop bars that provide impressive views of the city. While the Paseo del Prado and its roundabouts form a busy throughway in Madrid, a broad green pedestrian park in the middle is a calm and gorgeous place for a relaxing stroll. Just east of the museums, the Retiro Park is always a confluence of activity as families and friends of all ages take to the pretty paths and lawns to stretch their legs or to have a picnic.
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