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Cafe Oliver

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Calle Ventura de la Vega, 11, 28014 Madrid, Spain
915217379
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11:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sun - Thu 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 pm - 3:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Cafe Oliver es un restaurante & bistro mitico en Madrid.Oliver club: la...
Cafe Oliver es un restaurante & bistro mitico en Madrid.Oliver club: la zona lounge con copas, cockteleria y musica desde las 17:00.
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  • 31
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  • 15
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Brunch was ok but pricey

I read up about brunches for my trip to Madrid and booked here based on great reviews. I went at 1:30 on a Sunday and the restaurant was only a quarter full. However, they were all locals which I think is a sign of a good place. The staff were friendly and the restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Paul_and_Shona
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London
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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I read up about brunches for my trip to Madrid and booked here based on great reviews. I went at 1:30 on a Sunday and the restaurant was only a quarter full. However, they were all locals which I think is a sign of a good place. The staff were friendly and the restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere however, the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Visited Cafe Oliver on a Sunday morning for Brunch. We arrived with a large party of 9 young gentlemen just before opening, this was not a problem as the friendly and helpful staff accommodated us politely. The fresh bread and croissants were brilliant. All part of the set menu for €25 which most importantly filled everyone as you would expect... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This charming yet eloquent establishment accommodated a group of 9 men from the UK for a Sunday morning brunch, the sheer array of initial drinks was welcomed with pleasure with a dash of anticipation. The staff were attentive and provided you with a Kensington & Chelsea feel in the midst of this beautiful Mediterranean city. Would come again.

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GuillermoP123, Comunicación con clientes at Cafe Oliver, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We hope you come back soon. More 

Corner Brook, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Good service Tabouli salad great Bean chorizo soup good but bland Seafood spaghetti poor Lomo fatty with mostly bones little meat

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Thanks for your comment. We are working hard for getting our clients satisfied. We hope you choose Cafe Oliver again when you come back to Madrid. More 

Sevilla
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Elegimos el menu del dia por 15 euros. El primer plato, strudel de verduras, fue un plato desnudo excepto que en el centro habian colocado artisticamente una porcion tapa de verduras guisadas rodeada de una capa de hojaldre. El segundo plato era la misma historia -- un trozo de bacalao a la plancha, muy sabroso pero del tamano de tres... More 

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GuillermoP123, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Cafe Oliver, responded to this review
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Sentimos que esa fuera su sensación. La realidad es que en todo el tiempo que llevamos trabajando nunca hemos tenido... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Great cooking, and selection of Spanish meals. Ham, fish, everything you want, Spanish style. Make sure you reserve - many local people like it.

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Thank you very much for your comments. We hope to see you soon! More 

Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This place is really hyped up so we went in with high expectations. The service was poor - it would take about 20 minutes for them to bring you a glass of water. We never received a refill on our coffee and we waited more than half an hour between our first and second dishes. The food itself was nothing... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I went here with friends for brunch on Sunday. The ambiance and decor were very relaxed, and cool, and we had a booth right next to the window. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The menu was set and they were very clear that this could not be shared by two people or altered in anyway,at 25 Euros a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Found this great restaurant for Sunday brunch in Madrid to satisfy our cravings for eggs and pancakes. Only a set menu brunch offered on a Sunday, but good choice of options and really nice touches in the menu. Staff were lovely too. Highly recommend

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Poor service, poor food selection, mediocre quality, noisy and personnel not kind. We tried a "risotto with lobster" that was tasteless and overcooked, and also tapas offered as appetisers were poor. We asked for three different bottles of wine and they were all sold so we have been forced to buy the only remaining white wine (the cheapest and honestly... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Oliver

Address: Calle Ventura de la Vega, 11, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 915217379
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 pm - 12:00 am  1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 pm - 12:00 am  1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 pm - 12:00 am  1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 pm - 12:00 am  1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  9:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  9:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Ventura de la Vega, 11, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighborhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: 915217379

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Description

Cafe Oliver es un restaurante & bistro mitico en Madrid.Oliver club: la zona lounge con copas, cockteleria y musica desde las 17:00.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 3:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighborhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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