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Lua

Paseo de Eduardo Dato n05, 28010 Madrid, Spain
+34 91 395 28 53
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Ranked #34 of 6,101 restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Madrid, Spain
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is very nice. I went there on a weekend so the only option is going for the set menu. They asked for allergies or things we didn't like but I doubt they change the initial menu a bit, as 3 out of 5 dishes were fish when asked to avoid it if possible by part of the group.... More

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Manuel D, Propietario at Lua, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you for taking your time to share with us your experience. The essence of our restaurant is offering a tasting menu with best of breed in every moment and exquisite staging. We regret that the visit was not entirely satisfactory, as we always seek excellence. More

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

One of the most creative tasting menus I've experienced. Every dish was a standout it looked and tasted divine and was bursting with flavour but not overpowering. I have had meals at restaurants rated in 25 best in the world and this place can compete with the very best. The place is elegant in an understated way but in my... More

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Virginia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This was one of my pics for a top flight meal during our recent trip to Spain and Portugal. It did not disappoint. We were there right before Christmas and it was fun to see the various Madrilenos there for holiday celebrations. In fact, we were the only Americans the night we visited. Our tasting menu (about 7 courses--sorry, we... More

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New York City
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We loved almost all of the food we had in Madrid, but after a while, it started tasting the same: there's only so much delicious jamon, croquette, hake, roasted pork and roasted peppers you can eat. Lau, though, was completely different: a multi-course tasting menu, each course more interesting than the next. Yes, everything had Spanish accents, but it was... More

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Manuel D, Propietario at Lua, responded to this review

Dear client, thanks for taking your time to share your feedback with us. We look forward to seeing you soon. More

Brisbane
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I had made a reservation to visit Lua well ahead of a trip to Madrid but on the appointed day my wife and I contemplated not going because we were both feeling a little tired. Fortunately, we battled our fatigue and, looking back, I cannot believe how close we came to missing this fabulous experience. The eight course tasting menu... More

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Manuel D, Propietario at Lua, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking a few minutes of your time to share with us your experience. I am delighted to enjoy both dinner. It's a real pleasure to be visited so far. We hope to see you again for Madrid. More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My brother and I came here while visiting Madrid based on good reviews. First things first, taxi drivers have no problem in locating this restaurant providing that you can given them the address. We had asked for a table upstairs, however it was a Saturday night and busy and therefore we were seated downstairs, which didn't have the same buzz... More

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Manuel D, Propietario at Lua, responded to this review

We sincerely apologize that the evening was not a pleasant experience, as we always do our best, to fulfill the requirements of our clients. We understand that language is a barrier to acknowledge and appreciate the nature of our dishes. Sometimes its elaboration is rather complex and some ingredients are not known to the majority of our audience , nevertheless... More

Essex
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Returned from a trip to Madrid last weekend and one of the highlights was the meal at Lua. Whilst located out of the main centre it was worth the effort to get there. We opted for the set 8 course tasting menu with matching wines. Modern style (El Bulli/Heston) with surprise taste sensations. Service was impecable and the place nicely... More

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Manuel D, Propietario at Lua, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you for taking your time to share your opinion. Your comments are very important to us. Please, next time don't hesitate to indicate us your preference at the time of booking and we will gladly try to accommodate you. More

Tilburg, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

About 2 years ago we went to Lua and thought it was amazing. Since we were revisiting Madrid we thought let's go to Lua again. The tension was high since the first time was that good. Could they deliver again? Not only was the meal as good as last time, it was even better. Lua had moved to a different... More

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Manuel D, Propietario at Lua, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us.It is in a great extension highly appreciated that our daily effort working is being rewarded by our customer's comments. Hope to see you again here soon. More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We had very high expectations and reserved for two. When we came into the restaurant there were enough empty tables but, the not so nice, lady brought us down to the basement. There was nobody there and the atmosphere was a bit like a morgue. We were completely alone downstairs and I felt my evening was ruined a bit. We... More

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Manuel D, Propietario at Lua, responded to this review

We sincerely regret that the evening was not to his liking and we ask our sincere apologies More

Stockholm, Sweden
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I went to Lua restaurant with my mum during our visit to Madrid. It was a very nice experience, nicely presented tasty food and friendly service. I recommend the wine package to the menu - for extra 20 Euro you get really fun and well-fitted to each dish selection of wines!

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