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Posada de la Villa

Calle Cava Baja, 9, 28005 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
+34 913661860
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Ranked #155 of 6,509 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $64 - $79
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Centro
Description: The Inn of the Villa is a restaurant located in the center of Madrid, in the first Old Inn of 1642. It has a traditional Madrilean style cuisine with some specialites: The Roasted Lamb in Wood Oven, The Madrilean Pot, Meats, Fishes and typical desserts of the city. It offers an extensive wine list and a valet parking service.
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Singapore, Singapore
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126 reviews 126 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had dinner here last week. The restaurant is lovely. It has an open wood fired oven on the ground floor where they roast their meat. We sat upstairs. Cosy setting and deco. For appetizer, we had the snails and we shared the roast lamb which was for 2. The snail was good and we loved the roast lamb. Very... More

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Naples, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I is an excellent Spanish restaurant.it is a beautiful location,food is delicious , there also is a good wine selection. A curiosity: the restaurant is often frequented by very famous characters, as a matter of fact, my seat had been occupied by Quentin Tarantino.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Despite the mentioning of other popular (turistic) restaurants, this is truly a restaurant worth going to eat. Try the fried onions, excellent and nothing to do with the greasy US kind. The lamb is excellent and the attention is first grade. Not to miss.

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Lamb to die for! This is my favourite restaurant in Madrid. Don't go early for dinner. If you want the atmosphere of dining when the locals do then book a table for 9 PM and don't forget your credit card.

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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Definitely a tourist trap... but very tasty lamb! I'm a bit curious why their roasted potatoes are baked potatoes served in foil... doesn't seem very Spanish to me. But the lamb was very good. I just had hoped there would be more people speaking Spanish...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The restaurant is a typical Spanish restaurant. I would advise to take something different than the lamb. I am not sure why people always take it anyway. It felt like a tourist trap from hinside. It was a nice, but not the best dish I ate. Also no real side dishes. The wine was very good. Also the house wine.... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Yes, service was outstanding, great wine list and remarkable lamb, BUT! Do not miss the fish, particularly the grilled sole, perfect in every way! One of the better Belota jamon I have sampled in Madrid also, its not all the same by far. The area is boisterous, but this is a quiet, authentic oasis with roomy tables and century old... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The upstairs area was reserved for our party, which was as many as fifty people. The food was consistently excellent, an perhaps too generous! The slow cooked lamb's legs were like pork crackling, but the flesh was moist and delicious. Also excellent fried milk for dessert.

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Boulder, Colorado
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Right in the middle of the hottest tapas neighborhood, this restaurant has full entrees in addition to many really good starters. The house specialty is a 1/4 roasted lamb, slow roasted, really well seasoned. The lamb is served at one temperature, medium/well, yet really moist and fall-off-the-bone tender. Service was excellent, very knowledgeable, very attentive throughout the meal, and equally... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Roast 28 day old lamb in a huge wood burning oven dating to 1642! Simply amazing! We have been there twice, first in November 2012 and then 2 days ago. Everything was exactly as we remembered, even the same waiter, Javier. It is the kind of place that you dream about for an entire year when you know that you... More

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