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Public

Desengano, 11, Madrid, Spain (Centro)
+34 915 22 06 70
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Ranked #1,115 of 6,402 restaurants in Madrid
Price range: $27 - $41
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

We had the scampi as an entre and then the duck and lamb(tahini). All meals were very nice, service was good and nice sangria .all in all a good meal out.

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Tulsa, Ok
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed every bite, especially the steak with Gorgonzola sauce with sweet onions. We had a bottle of wine for 12. Euros.Great value but less than mediocre service. Our waitress almosr seemed annoyed that we didn't speak Spanish... and I tried! Maybe that was even more annoying. Nevertheless, I would return because of it's great value and proximity to Hotel... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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129 reviews 129 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

By coincidence we had dinner in this restaurant but we came back two times. The food is great and they have a good variety (both fish and meat) and everything is reasonably priced. I also liked the atmosphere in the restaurant. I would definitely go back here!

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Beijing, China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This was my last dinner in Spain. I chose this restaurant because it's very near to my hotel. I chose fried pork sirloin for main course. It was served with potato and fried vegetables in plum sauce. It tasted good. The desert The wine also tasted good.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I was brought here by a Madrileos colleague when I came on a work trip in October and I enjoyed it so much I brought my partner here at the weekend, end of April. I don't think anyone would deny it's not the most glamourous location down a back street on the verge of the red light distirct but you... More

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Newport Beach, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

After reading a positive review about it on another site, my 12-year old son and I went here our 2 nights in Madrid! It is mostly a couples place but we fit in fine. The first time I got the John Dory fish with nuts on top. Superb and very gourmet. The next time I got the Basque Style hake.... More

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AndilanaGrup, Gerente at Public, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thanks for your visit & review. We are very happy that you have enjoyed. We would like to recommend you to visit our other restaurants of Grup Andilana in Barcelona & Madrid. Best wishes, Angel Heredia Manager More

Chester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Food was fantastic and excellent value for money, reasonable portions! Lovely place to go, good service.

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AndilanaGrup, Gerente at Public, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thanks for your visit and positive review. we look forward to welcoming you soon again. Best wishes, Angel Heredia Manager More

Lugano, Suisse
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The treatment by the staff was absolutely unaccetable. The food was only basic class. The waiters did put us in a rush and didn't even look at us while asking what we wanted. We've never seen such a bad service before.

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AndilanaGrup, Gerente at Public, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so sorry for your bad experience in our restaurant. We are working in a new training programme for our staff to get the best service and quality in our restaurants. We hope that you give us a second opportunity soon to check our improvements and new gastronomic suggestions. Best wishes, Angel Heredia Manager More

Antioch, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Right around the corner from Hotel Atlantico. Lunch menu was fantastic, the service was great, the atmosphere perfect. Wish we had found this one sooner.

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AndilanaGrup, Gerente at Public, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your opinion! We are very glad that you´ve been very comfortable in your time with us. We really apreciatte you take your time and give us your opinion. Yours sincerely, Angel Heredia Manager More

Θεσσαλονίκη, Ελλάδα
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Some spanish friends of mine took me to this nice restaurant and i really enjoyed. All the dishes the wines and the food that we tasted were just excellent, i couldn't say the same for the service which is not so qualified as the place but never mind! Highly recommend it! Try the mascarpone chocolate mousse and the chocolate cake!

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