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Restaurante Kitchen Stories - CLOSED

Cuchilleros, 3 (y Toledo, 4), 28005 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
91 366 97 71
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Cuisines: International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Centro

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

We were expecting to eat at Kitchen Stories (we did not see the other reviews before), but this restaurant goes under a new Spanish name now. We had an 'ok' diner outside for a reasonable price, but not very special. Staff was friendly and we were offered a drink of the house at the end (shots of Spanish drinks).

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Boston, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Okay, I just read the review below this one, so that explains A LOT! We went here with 35 people or so because Globus arranged it for our tour. This was - by a long shot - the WORST meal ever! Sat down at 6:30 and there was NO AC. Absolutely boiling and the customers in the back were sweating... More

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Manzanares el Real, Madrid
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This restaurant is no longer KITCHEN STORIES. The ownership has changed hands from the British ownership to Spanish owners - the menu has changed from a diverse and fantastic international cuisine to "typicallly Spanish" fare that you can get in a thousand other places in Madrid. The service was at best ordinary - and having ordered salmon on toast from... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Restaurante Kitchen Stories had good food. Three of us liked the meals (risottos and burgers), but I was a little disappointed with my duck-portion. We sat out on the terrace. They charged extra 15% for that. We ordered a bottle of water as well. It was a beautiful blue bottle, and they charged over 8 euros for that. Yes, we... More

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Beenthereanddunnit, Owner at Restaurante Kitchen Stories, responded to this review

We sold this restaurant in July 2013. The new owners plan to convert the restaurant to a typical Spanish restaurant, as found in the area. More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

really nice food - have the starters as a kind of tapas - good portions. Delicious! Could sit out on the terrace too (and menu says they charge extra 15% for this - not for us!)

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Perth, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Sorry to say my husband & I did not have a great experience as everyone else seemed to have here. We chose this restaurant because of recommendation in Lonely Planet and Trip advisor. tucked just on the the corner of one of the lanes leading into Plaza Mayor, its in a high traffic area. on the day we chose to... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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89 reviews 89 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Looking for a place to eat on our first night, we found a nice outside table at this restaurant. We were on the side of the restaurant with the stairs leading up to Plaza Mayor. There was a lot of action to watch and that made the meal interesting. The sangria was pretty good and the gin and tonic was... More

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Montreal, Canada
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94 reviews 94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We were hoping that some of the small restaurants on this little street just down the steep stairs from Plaza Mayor would not be tourist traps. We picked this one based on reviews (although most of the places on that street have similar reviews) and a nicely placed open table! Service was friendly and English speaking. No real selection for... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

This is the first time I've eaten duck cannelloni, and I have to say it was ally good. The fillet hake with tomato confit and mushroom pastry with truffle oil was by good too. However, their version of tiramisu for us was a miss. Too much cream but some may like it. The restaurant was quite empty at around 1pm... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We had high hopes looking at other reviews and was very excited to try Kitchen Stories even booking before we went to Madrid. The food was good (childrens menu not great). There was not much atmosphere and there was a long wait in between courses. When they brought the next course they had to clear the plates before they could... More

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