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Camino Horizontal, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
+34 918903811
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for some tapas if you go to the tapas part of the restaurant!

Before entering the real restaurant of el Horizontal you have a terrace where you can eat some good tapas for less money. The restaurant itself is more expensive. But in the first part you really can eat some good tapas for no money!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Thomas B
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Roeselare, Belgium
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Roeselare, Belgium
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139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Before entering the real restaurant of el Horizontal you have a terrace where you can eat some good tapas for less money. The restaurant itself is more expensive. But in the first part you really can eat some good tapas for no money!

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Thank Thomas B
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

During hot summer evenings one of the best places to be in Madrid and El Escorial. The terraza is a place where temperature is 4-5 degrees below town's. Good value for money

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Thank Fernando D
Charleston, South Carolina
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Beatifull place in middle of a mountain forest to have a lunch outside in summertime but you could enjoy its good dishes all year long or just have a tapa at the fireplace while snowing. Its onion rings are remarkable, ask for special of the day out of the menu.

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Thank Zurupeto
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Having just returned from San Lorenzo De El Escorial, I was so angry, I decided to write this review in the moment I sat down. Monte Abantos is the most priviledged section of this small city. This restaurant appears to be The Current In Spot. I had heard of the place and since my wife had spent summers there, and... More 

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Thank travelingspain2014
Madrid, Spain
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We went with friends that knew the place since if not we would never have found it. Close by there is a easy walking trail to be in natural for a quick stroll before lunch. The place is very pretty and secluded. We ordered a salad, some patatas revolconas and some croquetas as a starter. All very tasty and well... More 

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Thank Baka77
Roeselare, Belgium
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139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Very good for a normal dinner or lunch. Good food for the price they ask. Have ti visit once.. you have 2 parts.. the normal part where I went and the restaurant part which is more expensive.

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Thank Thomas B
Madrid
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157 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

Nice location and cooking. Though, you'll probably have to go by car. Avoid it in the weekends or go early (~13:15) because car parking became a nightmare.

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Thank jisierra
Madrid, Spain
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012 via mobile

good place in the forest away from the tourist crowd at el Escorial. reservations recommended. nice garden in the back with room for kids to roam. traditional quality Spanish menu, rice and meat dishes mostly. recommended. popular with locals.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Camino Horizontal, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • Phone Number: +34 918903811

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?