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La Maquina (La Moraleja)

Spanish, Pub, Tapas
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Plaza Moraleja 1, Alcobendas, Spain
+34 916 58 52 97
Today
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sometimes good, sometimes bad.

The restaurant have a nice menu focused on seafood and fish ( meat dishes as well). Been there 4 times the last year and have had great and quite bad experiences with the food (even the same dishes). When a place is this unstable in delivering an even quality there is usually something wrong in the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The restaurant have a nice menu focused on seafood and fish ( meat dishes as well). Been there 4 times the last year and have had great and quite bad experiences with the food (even the same dishes). When a place is this unstable in delivering an even quality there is usually something wrong in the kitchen. When it is... More 

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Dear Customer: Our sincere thanks for your words. We hope you can return soon and enjoy our restaurant with our details. Best regards More 

Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Nice choice of tapas, actually, I don't know Spanish food very well, but what I ate, chosen by my Spanish, colleagues was delicious (unable to remember the name of the small sea shells) Nice sea-bass cooked in the salt, was fantastic Rice with milk (sorry for my Spanish;-)) was very good as a dessert, maybe a little heavy at the... More 

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London UK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Top tips a handy smart restaurant to impress your local hosts I come here often when in Madrid visiting telecoms networks in Alcobendas and Telefonica The quality of everything is good without being over the top and service is impeccable It would be rushed in less than 90 minutes so allow a couple of hours for a good 3 course... More 

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madrid
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175 reviews 175 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Tasty traditional Spanish cuisine in the exclusive suburb of La Moraleja. Good service. A pity that the restaurant inside is very noisy. Quite popular, it's better to make a reservation...

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The food has a really good quality. Compared to other restaurants in La Moraleja with the same type of cuisine, is not that expensive. Go for the starters and for the fish, chose whatever and all will be good. The service is not the best because it looks like there are not enough waiters when the restaurant is full... Something... More 

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Cartagena, Spain
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180 reviews 180 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

I last reviewed this restaurant in 2012 when I was impressed but have been a few times since and am less impressed each time. Our latest visit was on Saturday night, we arrived without a reservation and were found a table near the bar. Here is a summary of the experience: - jamon bellota was excellent - alcochoffas bland and... More 

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Belfast
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195 reviews 195 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I spent a sunny Sunday afternoon relaxing at this restaurant and having some food. The place was packed but we didnt have to wait too long before getting a table on the terrace where we could watch the wealthy people stroll about and pull up in their expensive cars! The food was good but definitely over priced! I wouldn't want... More 

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Cestas, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Do not go to this restaurant. It is an absolute rip off. I took my team there for dinner last night to celebrate a good year and was charged €102 for a starter dish of gambas shared by four of us. There were 3 shrimp per person. This works out to €25.50 per person for a nibble. Unbelievable. Total bill... More 

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Cartagena, Spain
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180 reviews 180 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

Had lunch here with the family on a busy Friday lunchtime. Service was prompt and very professional. The food selection is very good and includes dishes such as 'Steak Tartare' which I tried and it was excellent, few restaurants can do this dish well but this was first class. Good selection of wines are offered and the house red is... More 

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Nyon, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

Good raw material but more of the same as far as traditional Madrid style dining is concerned. If you dont' like La Moraleja "nouveau riche" environment dont' go.

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Additional Information about La Maquina (La Moraleja)

Address: Plaza Moraleja 1, Alcobendas, Spain
Phone Number: +34 916 58 52 97
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Alcobendas
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Spanish, Pub, Tapas

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza Moraleja 1, Alcobendas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Alcobendas
  • Phone Number: +34 916 58 52 97

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, Pub, Tapas
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

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