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Explosions of taste

walking around the centre of Madrid on a cold evening, me and my partner were looking for a... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2019
Bath, United Kingdom
via mobile
So good we went twice.

Authentic Italian cuisine. Generous portions and good service. We enjoyed our first meal so much... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
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Jan 1, 2019
“Explosions of taste”
Nov 1, 2018
“So good we went twice.”
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

walking around the centre of Madrid on a cold evening, me and my partner were looking for a romantic restaurant that served vegiterian options for myself, it was a struggle. But eventually we came across this dainty little Italian resturant in a quite street off...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

We revisited this restaurant as we had eaten here several times and experienced good food, as usual. Service, however, is tricky. Staff appears friendly and efficient, but when we asked the bill for the daily menu all drinks were charged separately. They are included in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Han R
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Authentic Italian cuisine. Generous portions and good service. We enjoyed our first meal so much that we returned on our 50th wedding anniversary. Everything coming out of the kitchen looked great. I had the lasagne done as a special. Delicious.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AlanH46
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Ok, so I’m 1st generation Italian living in Canada And of all the burata and pasta I’ve had both home and in Italy this was UP THERE in the best I’ve ever had The gnocchi were literally like heavenly pillows and the tagliatelle was fantastic....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TrailBlazer556746
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We had a delicious Italian meal at Malatesta. For a family of 4 we shared 2 pizzas, which were excellent, and 2 pastas and we had more than we could eat. We ate on the outside patio, which was very nice and we have a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank N4563KAbradh
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing restaurant! Food was excellent, so tasty, would say the best Italian restaurant I’ve ever been to! Staff were all so friendly, helpful and welcoming especially the waiters we had which were Mario and Luigi! Everything was brilliant, thanks so much, would definitely recommend for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Franca I
Reviewed January 7, 2017

This beautiful restaurant had amazing service with a great staff and even better tasting food. For Americans traveling to Madrid this was the best food ever. There are several amazing pizza options each person in group got a different one and all were delicious. The...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

We love all the Spanish food BUT on day 11 we needed ITALIAN...we made a right turn right in front of this restaurant...we saw for lunch 3 courses for 12.50$ euros..could this be?.... our first course was arachini stuffed rice balls delish And I had...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Morganna
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

I found this place somewhere in my pre holiday research and it turned out to be very close to our Hotel. Fantastic gnocchi and pizza. the service was very quick and the staff friendly and spoke English very well. Recommended

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank lyndapia
Reviewed July 13, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here although we were quite surprised to see a 5.50 euro charge on the bill for terrace seating. That being said the food was delicious. We had linguine vongole, tagliatelle bolognese, a wonderful provolone al forno, and strawberry millefoglie -...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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