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El Social


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$22 - $44
Spanish, International, Fusion
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We shared mussels, with coconut sauce, green curry and keffir lime to start and then had the "Entraña", a grilled skirt steak, with chimichurri sauce and spare ribs with bourbon and ginger. The mussels were MANY; the coconut and curry sauce was a surprise; never...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank CSB_Caracas
Reviewed 5 days ago

We dropped in at lunchtime when it was really quiet to book a place for the evening having read the reviews on Trip Advisor and seeing that day it was rated the No1 restaurant in Madrid. We arrived at opening time and the owner seemed...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Tom N J
Reviewed 6 days ago

El Social's top rating on Trip Advisor is well deserved. We were first in line for a recent 8:00 pm opening, got a great table and were not disappointed with the food and service. The ceviche was excellent; also, the ribs were perfect! Service was...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok. This is a review of mixed opinion so I will do good then not so good Not so good. We booked a table as it was my husbands birthday. 8.30pm. When we arrived we were given the table right by the door so everyone...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Lottie092013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food! Spring rolls were amazing. Service was very good as well. Ensure you book as we were lucky to grab the last table for 2.

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank hollygS2316NW
Reviewed 1 week ago

To begin with, you are not going to eat badly in this restaurant. It is not expensive and the food is OK. The problem is they don't live up to expectations. There is something I don't like of the set menus (or 'menú del día')...More

Date of visit: September 2019
3  Thank ARUANO
elsocialmadrid, Propietario at El Social, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Aruano, First of all, many thanks for your detailed criticisms which brought to our attention an important fact of which we were unaware. Dealing with your criticisms in order, you are quite right in saying that the "The options for this set menu have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food. Recently opened, Great menu items. Owner Rosita really cares about her customers. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank markwJ264BJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday evening , no booking just waked in off street about 10pm I have to say food was stunning , best we have had in 2 weeks in Spain Great service , menu and value 35 euro for 2 , including...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Dublinsunshin
elsocialmadrid, Propietario at El Social, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're very glad you enjoyed your meal at El Social and hope to see you here again. Best wishes and thanks for the kind words!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Madrid for a short break so many places to eat so needed somewhere with good recommendations . So looked on tripadvisor jumped in a taxi and off we went . El social had great reviews. After having a Michelin star meal the night before...More

Date of visit: August 2019
2  Thank Cranebird
elsocialmadrid, Propietario at El Social, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We are very happy you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you here again. Best wishes.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The night we went, it seemed as though the owner (or who I’m assuming was the owner) hadn’t planned enough staff. Not to worry. He jumped in and handled wait staff duties with what I could see was one other server. The dude was everywhere...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank ah64fish
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