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Posada de la Villa

#193 of 7,273 Restaurants in Madrid
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La Latina
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Calle Cava Baja, 9, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913661860
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Inn of the Villa is a restaurant located in the center of Madrid, in...
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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Good for:
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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    Very good
  • 41
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  • 16
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I ate there 2 nights ago with my daughter. The last time I ate in this restaurant was about 20 years ago with my husband and was really impressed. Well not much has changed apart from the prices. The decor, service and food is still the same - all very good. We ordered the lamb for our main... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Noorgardner H
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Santa Ursula, Spain
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by this very traditional Spanish restaurant. Service was extremely professional, everything was tasty and prices were reasonable, given the quality of food and service. We ate stuffed peppers as a starter, lamb leg baked in the oven as a main entree, and drank Pasado de Villa red wine. My husband, who knows good lamb, said it... More 

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Santa Ursula, Spain
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I ate there 2 nights ago with my daughter. The last time I ate in this restaurant was about 20 years ago with my husband and was really impressed. Well not much has changed apart from the prices. The decor, service and food is still the same - all very good. We ordered the lamb for our main course which... More 

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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28 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

The venue wears its history openly and is a characterful place. The food was very good, honest and well-cooked. I shared the house special quarter lamb with a colleague and struggled to finish it. If you like tender lamb off the bone(s), this is for you. A green salad helped balance the meat feast! We visited on a Tuesday night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Posada da la villa restaurant Madrid Spain is one of the best restaurant in Madrid .. It serves lamb meat cooked by coal in an open oven. The meat is very tender and equisetly tasty. The decort is so beautiful. I hearlty recommend it.

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Ingatestone, United Kingdom
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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Obviously a local institution and popular with tourist groups. A lovely old building on 3 floors with bags of atmosphere. They run a very efficient operation here. Service was quick,slick and professional. Despite the large numbers here,even at tourist eating time of 8.30, we had our orders taken quickly and our food was delivered promptly. My wife had some lovely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Delicious food, pleasant ambiance, historical place, very friendly staff. I will definatly go back again.

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159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

It is a good sized restaurant with plenty of room with a nice wine list at reasonable prices and excellent meat dishes (lamb and deer) at reasonable prices. The staff is very patient with English speaking guests and offers excellent appetizers, olives and bread to start the meal. A good recommendation for both local and out of town guests.

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Riyadh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

this restaurant is a real pleasure if you are looking for authentic traditional Spanish food prepared using the old way of cooking. the restaurant is located in Calle Cava Baja it may be a bit difficult to find especially at night. the service was very good and the food was even better. lamb, bull tail and many other main dishes... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is old style Spanish cooking with the quarter slow roasted lamb the big attraction. Make sure that you are good and hungry before tackling it. Cooked to perfection, falling off the bone. Staff were very pleasant. Overall a good experience. We did not book but it probably is advisable as it is in the old town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Superb traditional spanish cuisine, from the starters to the desserts, gently served. Located in the heart of La Latina this restaurant offers a fairly good mix of service and quality. Maybe the only con is that is quite noisy. I will be back soon for a typical "cocido" (don't miss to order it the day before)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Cava Baja, 9, 28005 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > La Latina
  • Neighborhood: La Latina
  • Phone Number: +34 913661860

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 64 - 79
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in La Latina

Neighborhood Profile
La Latina
La Latina is a charming neighborhood with two unique personalities. At first glance, it’s distinctly old-world, with narrow streets weaving a maze among charming stone buildings in sunny, bright colors like yellow and pink. The other side of La Latina is characterized by a young population and a bohemian vibe, as evidenced by a dynamic and evolving selection of new bars, shops, coworking spaces, and other businesses popping up in the area. In the northern part of the neighborhood, the Cava Alta and Cava Baja streets constitute the tapas center of Madrid, where each age-old restaurant serves up distinctive specialties like huevos rotos and patatas bravas. Locals have come here for generations to while away hours over drinks and tapas with friends. On Sundays and public holidays, the streets to the south of La Latina metro station transform into a giant open-air market full of locals sifting through tent after tent of art, apparel, and antiques. Any day of the week, the intriguing blend of the traditional and the hip make the streets of La Latina worth exploring.
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