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Paseo Eduardo Dato 5, 28010 Madrid, Spain
+34 91 395 28 53
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Perth, Australia
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived for 9pm and were the first in the restaurant. Still getting used to Spanish dining hours! The restaurant filled quickly and was completely full by 9.30pm. Reservations essential as this place is popular. Food was of a high standard. Some dishes worked better than others, but that is always the way with degustation dining as you don't choose... More 

Thank karinec930
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 6 girls who had booked this restaurant in advance, and we had a great evening here. The venue is very nice and intimite and the staff was friendly. The tasting menu was really good, and the wine selection was perfect, although we were surprised that is was so much sea food. Of 9courses, only one... More 

1 Thank Susanne F
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall it's a good restaurante with great quality food but flavors where just not completely achieved in my opinion for a 1 Michelin star restaurant Best dish was probably the octopus in yellow pepper sauce

1 Thank Paula S
Brussels, Belgium
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tasting menu was a mixed experience of delicious dishes and things which just didn't work for me. Service was rushed and not very attentive. We didn't get to see the menu, so picking wines was tricky. When asking about appropriate wines per glass, expecting paired wines, I was offered only the choice of "a glass of red or white".... More 

1 Thank Jan S
Dundee, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited with much anticipation having booked this Michelin star months in advance. We were the only diners to start (8.30pm which I guess is early in Madrid terms!) - it's difficult to criticise a restaurant for this it the service was TOO attentive. The waitress hovered and played were cleared/dishes brought before we'd finished our wine taster for that course.... More 

Thank suzeps
Athens, Greece
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

The menu degustation was excellent. The wine list superb . The staff very friendly .We like very much the atmosphere.

Thank GEORGIOS2015
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We booked a late lunch at Lua on our last day in Madrid. We had a wonderful meal, very inventive tasting menu with some stand out dishes. This is cooking of the highest standard with some excellent wines to accompany the meal. I cant recommend this place highly enough, the staff are knowledgeable and attentive. the only slight criticism was... More 

Thank Liamob
Copenhagen, Denmark
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

A moden Spanish restaurant serving classic ispanish ingredienses in a new frame. We had a 9 course fixed dinner which appears to be their degustation menu. A Michelin star restaurant so high expectations, but somehow it never took off. None of the 9 dishes were in my opinion of Michelin Star quality. Some were good, a few ordinary and some... More 

Thank Henrik T
Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Top notch quality Michelin starred food at a reasonable rate. The food here is terrific and very well thought out. I love the fact no menu is offered and the tasting menu is just brought out to you (once no allergies are confirmed when asked) The matching wines were hit and miss with a couple going very well and others... More 

Thank Moylie73
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Lua has a gastronomic restaurant and a gastrobar in the front. We had a family dinner in the gastrobar. The quality of the products and the cooking was outstanding: delicious burrata, fresh and tasty tuna tartar with guacamole, a beautiful mi-cuit of salmon, oxtail taco's that were perfectly seasoned (spicy but not too). Highly recommended. We look forward to trying... More 

Thank Liz H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$38 - $66
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Eduardo Dato 5, 28010 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chamberi
  • Neighborhood: Chamberi
  • Phone Number: +34 91 395 28 53
At Lua you can both eat informal food -tapas- at our new bar upstairs, or alternatively enjoy our signature cuisine by reknown Chef Manuel Dominguez, who elaborates a sophisticated Galician cuisine that will make your mouth melt in delight. Our specialities include 'nuggets' of lamb sweetbreads, octopus "a feira" and many traditional Galician dishes with a modern twist. Top cuisine in a great atmosphere. Ask about our VIP Lounge for your own private happenings.

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Staying in Chamberi

Neighborhood Profile
Multi-story residential buildings decorated with ornate balconies line the traditional, quiet, and pretty streets of Chamberí. Humble storefronts and neighborhood taverns are scattered across the lower levels down every block, and here and there, there's a cluster of tables on the sidewalk. It isn't ever crowded, but people are always out, poking into the tiny bakeries, hardware stores, and tobacco shops, or ducking into a bright, unadorned cerveceria to have a coffee or beer by the bar, flip through the paper, and check the sports score. The round Plaza Olavide, where the fairly regular network of streets breaks form, is among the most green and lively spots. Restaurants line its circumference and sought-after outdoor tables fill the center of the plaza, where people relax to the sounds of kids playing and street musicians' tunes.
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