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El Balcon de Malasana

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PRICE RANGE
$17 - $34
CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Just been there for lunch. Rudest waiter ever. If you can't be bothered to serve people get a different job.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank carolt205
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This is the face of the waiters :( This is the bill €€€€ Waiters work at a snails pace The place is surrounded by a pee fragrance.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pablomr86
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been a few times and have to say the food is good, not amazing, but good, but the service is terrible. The waiters are rude, slow and unhelpful

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 61bethanyn
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Here yesterday and returned today. This place was serene and low-key on a Thursday afternoon and lively for a late night Friday dinner. The service isn’t about expediency because this is Madrid. Sit, take it in, visit, then eat. That being said, the wait staff...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank atypicalrn2018
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Balcon de Malasana is a hole in the wall cafe/bar/restaurant in the heart of Malasana - one of the oldest neighborhoods in Madrid. It has a huge Balcon/veranda/plaza in front, where the young crowds gathered to have a beer and chat on a sunny day....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Natan Z
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

The cava was tasty, we got candy instead of the normal chips and the sun was shining. The waiter looked like he was doing his job against his will. He wasn't unfriendly or anything though

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank entunvv
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Just wandered onto this place. Very busy so thought we'd give it a go. Very friendly waiter. Inexpensive bottle of Spanish Cabernet was quite drinkable. Ordered two vegetarian meals a kind of wrap filled with cheese spinach pine nuts and fig jam and pasta pockets...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Pisendel
Reviewed June 12, 2017

I was at El balcon de Malasaña two weeks ago and I need to say nothing impressive... the service was slow and poor, the food scarce for the high price. I do not going to visit again definitely. The place was good but not the...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank ignaciof723
Reviewed May 25, 2017

A lovely terrace with very relaxed but efficient staff. There was just the perfect amount of options on the menu. The food was authentically Spanish and prepared to a really high standard. They do breakfast, lunch and dinner. I'd highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Rónán Ó
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

I visit this terrace almost every day and I can say that looks great and very clean and the service is quite good . Yes is true that the food looks great as presentation, but needs a bit of work on the cooking process. And...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank adrianremusm
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