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La Pecera del Circulo de Bellas Artes

Calle Alcala 42, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 615 58 60 22
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“tapas” (7 reviews)
“entrance fee” (3 reviews)
“rooftop cafe” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Alcala 42, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for lunch today with my husband and son. We had the fixed menu which was good, if somewhat cold. The real let down in this place was the service. After going there for the third time in the last three or four years,...More

Thank Nassimah R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a drink, asked for the wine menu you'd think I'd asked the waiter to clean my shoes. Very rude, no need

Thank Glorialeicesterfan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to hang out after a long day touring the city, as the location is excellent for people watching. The food is very good and the prices are reasonable, but we found the service extremely slow. This may have been because...More

Thank cgernst
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Lovely breakfast - great choice from home made cakes through to a variety of cooked options. All piping hot with great service. Enjoyed looking at the bar getting set up - so many bottles, the chandeliers, the art and the old building. Toilets were good...More

Thank DerbyMum
Isabel R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Pecera del Circulo de Bellas Artes, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2017
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Muchísimas gracias por dejar su comentario en Trypadvisor. Estamos encantados que disfrutara de su desayuno y esperamos verle en un...More

Reviewed April 30, 2017

Traditional Spanish food in awe-inspiring surroundings. Very good value menu of the day. Not much choice for vegetarians. Beautiful artwork on the ceiling. Popular with locals.More

Thank Blackate24
Isabel R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Pecera del Circulo de Bellas Artes, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017
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Estimado cliente: Agradecemos su opinión positiva en Tripadvisor y comunicaremos al equipo de La Pecera durante su visita a nuestro...More

Reviewed April 15, 2017

There is nothing like the afternoon with a glass of white wine and espresso on the side Looking at the passersby at a really decent priceMore

Thank ofshu
Isabel R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Pecera del Circulo de Bellas Artes, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2017
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Agradecemos sinceramente su opinión positiva en TripAdvisor. Esperamos que haya tenido una gran estancia en Madrid y nos gustaría volver...More

Reviewed March 2, 2017

we only had drinks on this charming terrace along the Calle Alcala.Perfect for an afternoon drink when strolling from the Prado towards the Plaza del Sol.

Thank michel l
Reviewed February 12, 2017

I don't write reviews on websites but my experience this weekend in Madrid has resulted in this one. The service in the city had been poor in general with the exception of one taxi driver. At this restaurant I ordered cod over potatoes and was...More

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Isabel R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Pecera del Circulo de Bellas Artes, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2017
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Sentimos mucho lo ocurrido y averiguaremos lo que sucedió. Nuestras más sinceras disculpas

Reviewed February 7, 2017

Book a table in advance to avoid the queue of walk-in hopefuls. Great value lunchtime menu in an emblematic spot in the centre of monumental Madrid. Good place for a quiet lunch for two, with good service and very tasty food (albeit over-cooked and cold)....More

Thank patersontenerife
Reviewed January 6, 2017

We made a stop over on a sunny January day in Madrid in the La Pecera. We know, that this is a tourist spot - that's why we chose to sit inside. Beautiful architecture, nice furniture (breathtaking chairs in art deco design). We were sitting...More

Thank brucewife
Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard
is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The
world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $41
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Alcala 42, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Paseo del Prado
  • Neighborhood: Paseo del Prado
  • Phone Number: +34 615 58 60 22
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