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Taberna el Sur

Calle Torrecilla Del Leal 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 27 83 40
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (256 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Torrecilla Del Leal 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not having been to Madrid, or even Spain, before, we took to the all-knowing TripAdvisor to find a good place to eat. What we found was not good, it was great! It is located on a strip off the main streets of town. It is...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited here on our first night in Madrid, as a little off the wall tavern, we were excited to try something new. We were utterly amazed by both the food and the sangria, it really is the best food and sangria...More

Thank bethmiddleton15
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stumbled across this tavern and the food and sangria was amazing. The atmosphere was lively and the waiters were very attentive. What more could you ask for !

2  Thank gpagma2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came here based on the good reviews it got on this website and unfortunately had a terrible experience. My friend got her meal and was finished with it before mine even came out. The waitress never came by the check on us and when...More

1  Thank Kristen O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there for a late-night dinner and I have to day that we were pleasantly surprised. Delicious tapas and raciones which can be bought either as a big portion or as half. You have to try tortilla de patatas, you'll receive a big slice of...More

1  Thank IrinaSandu
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came upon this place by accident when in Madrid and it was a real gem! The tapas were to die for! Our favourites were definately the moussaka and the spanish tortilla! The staff was very friendly and quick!

1  Thank Marika H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

we had grilled octopus, garlic prawns and tortilla and they are all very well cooked and tasty! the price is reasonable as well, we spent €34 for three dishes shared between two girls. definitely recommend this restaurant! our waiter Jhoan speaks english and was very...More

1  Thank Gabriela K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read good reviews about this place, and it surpassed our expectations. It's quite small, very cosy, and busy. Service is pretty good, very efficient and friendly. Food is very good, as is the sangria. Generous portions too. And even though it was very busy...More

Thank HJK48
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here 3 times. The first two it was too much people waiting. 3rd time, lunchtime, it was OK. They have 5 tapas dishes and some Todays special. I went for the tapas. Took one tortilla and one moussaka. It was HUGE, the tortilla...More

Thank LazzeH
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant after reading reviews on TA and food was awesome! Ambience, drinks and service were pretty good too. We had to wait about 20 minutes when we arrived at the restaurant around 9pm on a weekday but we had a drink...More

1  Thank Mezzapazze
Walking into this neighborhood is like entering a
different country ... except it's hard to tell which
one it is. One side of Calle Lavapiés is lined with
Indian restaurants, the other with kebab shops. Men in
traditional African clothing convene outside their
businesses for long chats, and people shout to each
other across plazas and streets. Interspersed among
ethnic specialty shops are independent theaters and
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June 8, 2018|
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Response from Taberna E | Property representative |
Hi,, As some of our guest mention before casual is Ok. We are not a gurmet restaurant, just a local taberna that try to put together good food and service at best price. see you Taberna El Sur
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Jayne F
February 19, 2018|
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Response from Joanne Y | Reviewed this property |
It’s a very small restaurant but I’d advise checking with them
Rachel P
September 26, 2017|
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Response from Jessie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a non stop kitchen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Torrecilla Del Leal 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Lavapies
  • Neighborhood: Lavapies
  • Phone Number: +34 915 27 83 40
  • E-mail
El Sur is a traditional Spanish Taberna were you can take a menu, some tapas & raciones as well as some drinks and cocktails in a cozy and friendly way. We are NOT a "gourmet" restaurant; but our goal is to offer a high quality costumer services at the best quality / prize ratio with simple dishes prepared with the freshest products we found on the market in a day to day basis. We will be happy to see you on our Taberna. Taberna el Sur
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