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El Barril

Calle Goya 86 | C/ Goya 86, 28009 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 78 39 98
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (13 reviews)
“percebes” (2 reviews)
“clams” (2 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
PRICE
€€€€
DETAILS
Calle Goya 86 | C/ Goya 86, 28009 Madrid, Spain
Neighbourhood: Barrio de Salamanca
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1 - 10 of 305 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty - we tried octupus, croquettes and seafood rice. Good service. Desserts are disappointing. Prices a little on the high side.

Thank Samanthasmyth930
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril, responded to this review

Thank you very much Samanthasmyth930 for your visit and for leaving us a positive comment about it. A cordial greeting.

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The food was ok. We ordered scallops and veal. The portions were small and just ok. The vegetables were good and deserts ok. The service was impeccable!More

Thank KAOSeattle
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril, responded to this review

Thank you very much KAOSeattle for your visit and for leaving us a comment about it. We regret that your experience was not so positive and we will take into account what you have told us so that we can continue to improve in the...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

Ask for percebes with Alborinho wine and enjoy! Other "fruits de mer" from Galicia are also fresh and really good prepared. Classical interior and little bit snobby service, but you find tasty and not very expansive place with mostly seafood orientation, but also Jamon lovers...More

Thank snobcosmopolit
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril, responded to this review

Thank you very much snobcosmopolit for your visit and for leaving us a comment about it. We are glad to read that you enjoyed a good experience, and hope you can return soon to repeat it. A warm greeting and thanks for trusting Grupo Oter

Reviewed 2 January 2017

Excellent food, fish, tapas & of course very expensive shelfish; noisy but that is normal when you eat at the bar or at small tables;

Thank armand g
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment and for having visited us armand g. We are glad that you have generally enjoyed a good experience in our restaurant and hope to see you again soon. A warm greeting and thanks for trusting in Oter Group

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had a team lunch. The service was very good (it could be because they knew one of our team members well as she is a regular there), but they really provided very good service. The quality of the food was very good, we had...More

Thank worthy23
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment and for having visited us worthy23. We were happy to see that you could try several dishes and they were all good and tasty. We hope to see you again soon in any of our restaurants, a cordial...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

The restaurant is very good and every dish is prepared on site, actually one can see it being prepared. We were there only for "tapas", they were excellent! The wine served was also good. It is not a cheap place. It is place to go...More

Thank Beatriz M
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment and for having visited us Beatriz M. We are glad that your experience has been so positive and we hope it will continue to be so in future visits. We hope to see you again soon, a cordial...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016

Disappointing meal after the other good reviews. Good anchovy starters but boring main course fish. Service efficient but not a smile or any interaction. Not cheap but probably fine if you don't want to be bothered by the staff.

Thank FarnhamBorderTerrier
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril, responded to this review

thank you very much for your comment and for visiting us FarnhamBorderTerrier. We regret that the final experience was not quite perfect and work on the mistakes that tells us to never repeat them in the future. A cordial greeting

Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We've been here many times, yes, prices are high but the food is delicious, start with a Ventresca salad and follow it up with Arroz con Bogavantes for two and a good bottle of Albariño wine or champagne...

Thank Marcos M
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment and for visiting us. We are pleased that from enjoying their experience and good rice with bogavante. We hope to see you again soon at one of our restaurants, a cordial greeting

Reviewed 27 June 2016

My concerns around the freshness of the seafood was allayed with every dish served. We ordered just about every starter on the menu and shard between the two of us and it was most pleasant. The variety was good as was the preparation. The only...More

Thank Sajit K
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment and for visiting us Sajit K. We are glad that your experience has been positive and that usually enjoyed in our restaurant. We will also consider all that tells us to improve it in the future, a cordial...More

Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch at El Barril after a morning at the Prado. It was a weekday and many of the patrons were well-to-do business people. This is truly a seafood place so you should go with their strength. My clams (and their broth) were...More

Thank Peter C
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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:30
Monday
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:30
Thursday
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:30
Friday
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:30
Saturday
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Goya 86 | C/ Goya 86, 28009 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio de Salamanca
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio de Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 78 39 98
  • E-mail