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C/ San Lorenzo, 6, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The lighting and decor are what make this cafe special, and there's a good range of cocktails, coffees etc. There are also magic shows downstairs on Friday nights.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Nice ambiance where to enjoy a cafe, a cake or have a good wine with their tasteful Tapas. Decoration resembles that of cafes from a couple of centuries ago. Quite and with a service exquisite.

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Roeselare, Belgium
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Very good tapas and food.. and they give always great tapas when you ask for a drink.. hut its quite pricy.. 3.8 € for a beer but includee also a tapas

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Highly recommendable, very nice place, special atmosphere in a vintage environment. Really good tapas and drinks. It is a must.

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Madrid
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Old style Viena cafe. Best in El Escorial area. They give you free tapas with each drink or cofee. Night jazz or concerts in the basement

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Guildford
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Lovely atmosphere and very Spanish. The tapas and raciones are excellant value for money and it's a warm and welcoming place.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

This was suggested by our host as a good place for tapas and we were pleased. The interior was cozy and pleasing, especially for a quiet time for a couple. They served good dark beer which I didn't often find in other places. Friendly service.

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Ochiltree, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We don't speak spanish so we asked the waiter if they had a menu in English. "No" was the reply and he walked away. No attempt was made by the waiter to make us feel welcome or try to explain the menu so we left.

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Address: C/ San Lorenzo, 6, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Cuisine: Spanish

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