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Lua

#112 of 8,123 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
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Chamberi
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Paseo Eduardo Dato 5, 28010 Madrid, Spain
+34 91 395 28 53
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Saturday
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

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Brussels
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's been over a year since we visited Lua for the first time, January 9, 2015. While we visit Madrid often, Lua is the kind of place that should be reserved for a special occasion as their offer is a special pleasure of flavors and textures. We came bak!! And what a come back this was. At this time we... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been there with four persons and enjoyed the menu a lot, since you can clearly recognise the gallician touch. I can especially recommend the wine sampling accompanied to dishes. The only thing which was not perfect is the fact that we got our dishes served right after we got seated and have not finished our aperitif yet. So... More 

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Luleå
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Really good food. They adapted the Menu Degustaçion to suit one of us who is allergic to various food. Attentive (but not totally smooth) service. Nice atmosphere. Easy accessed by subway. Fantastic value for money.

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

As with every restaurant in Spain that offer a tasting menu you are on guard as what to expect specially this was our first time here. Price wise is very reasonable. As far as the food is a fusion of flavor that did not quite won me over. Explanations were done in a little of a rush so probably it... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The menu is a little out of town but superb. The food combinations were outstanding with the exception of Octopus and Strawberries - still not sure! That apart every course was outstanding and the service and wine matched the food. The value for money was amazing!

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Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Gorgeous looking restaurant with amazing food, wine & service. We dined for lunch, having the degustation menu with matching wines. Superb!

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Aventura, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I have a very nice dinner at Lua. Beautifully presented and very tasty dishes. If you like fish, I highly recommend the tasting menu at $60 euros and the wine parinig option costs $26.00 euros. The only reason I do not give the restaurant 5 stars is because the tasting menu I had was too much fish. Hering in one... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This restaurant represents an excellent value for its tasting menu. The tasting menu consists of 3 appetisers, 2 starters, 2 main dishes and 2 desserts, all for 60 Euros per person which is an exceptional value. All dishes were nicely balanced, tasty and presented well. My favourites were a fish appetiser, green rice with scampi, lamb dish and tangerine sorbet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$39 - $68
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
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
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chamberi

Neighborhood Profile
Chamberi
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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