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La Cupula

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Calle Santiago 18, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
91 8807391
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located near the author of Don Quixote home town, I visited here in February '16 and found the selection of dishes served incredibly exciting. Raw tuna carpaccio and many dishes that I'd never heard of before. It helped that I was eating with several Madridians who knew the best dishes. We had a superb evening with excellent red wine. Highly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a colleague for lunch before travelling to airport - would loved to have stayed longer. Had the Tourist menu comprising of a variety of starters, including a very generous portion of fois gras. Huge and beautifully cooked steaks for main course, sadly had to rush through pudding to catch flight home.

Thank Tim R
Barcelona, Spain
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85 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I was there for a business lunch a few years ago, and I have to say that the place is very beautiful. The food is this restaurant is Spanish, traditional, and very tasty: Chefs are excellent and the waiters are very attentive, helpful and friendly. The place is very elegant, classy, and its dome is a truly wonderful if you... More 

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Bedford, New York
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

This is a great location for a meal. As a former convent, the tapestries are remarkable and the seating and decor are so welcoming and authentic. Best to request an English menu or server. Our server was frustrated by our inability to translate the menu and when there was a problem with the rareness of the meat there was some... More 

Thank RiconRa
Galway, Ireland
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154 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Stunning location for a restaurant, it is an old convent. Food was excellent , had differculty with menu as only had one with some English translation, waiters had no English with the exception of one waiter who arrived as we were finished with some English. Maybe they don't get many tourist speaking English. Food was delicious and wonderful surroundings.

Thank Bawnogue
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Family group of 7 enjoyed a great meal. The only difficulty was the language translation. While one english menu was available, it would have been better to have 7 of them. A medium steak request was provided rare and, when returned, was replaced by a very rare steak, due to misunderstanding. However, there was no difficulty with a fish dish... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

We have stayed in Alcala on a number of visits now, and always find it an amazing cultural place, but lacking in really good Spanish food restaurants. Tonight, we had our best meal in Alcala by a long way. The restaurant is set within an old monastery and is formal, but with a good feeling in it, and friendly yet... More 

Thank crawfie
Metuchen, New Jersey
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Indeed, this was the last of three wonderful restaurants we dined at during a business conference in Alcalá de Henares, Spain. Set in a former monastery, it was easy to lose one's imagination in the atmosphere of its ancient walls, draped with banners and trimmings of an era long past. We ate in a party of about 70, so had... More 

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Meitar, Israel
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135 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The place is amazing as an old Church. the food is Good but prices are too high. MUST replace chairs that are old andget apart when you sit on them. Service was OK no more.

Thank Itain
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Stunning dining room. No atmosphere on account of my party being the only diners apart from one couple who finished there meal a while before we did. Food competent but not great. Staff slightly miserable. I suspect we would have loved it if it had been a bit busier.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$44 - $63
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santiago 18, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Alcala De Henares
  • Phone Number: 91 8807391

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?