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Restaurante Cafe Royalty
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Ranked #16 of 603 Restaurants in Cadiz
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $35
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The only great historical romantic cafe preserved in Andalucia and possibly throughout Spain. Its rich paintings of renowned artists such as Felipe Abarzuza, exquisite handcrafted woodwork and original plaster covered with fine gold leaf, near the furnishings of the early twentieth century, not indifferent to the visitor.The Cadiz entrepreneur Gomez Doree opened in 1912, celebrating the centenary of the Cortes of Cadiz in 1812. With its sumptuous decor, exquisite products, its careful and concerts every night, it quickly becomes coffee most visited of the city. Writers, intellectuals, politicians, musicians and artists make coffee a space with a colorful and unique. He attended such illustrious international figures as the great composer Manuel de Falla Cadiz, who delighted the audience with their concerts. In the thirties, on the eve of the Spanish Civil War, Cafe Royalty decides to close its doors. Already in the postwar forties, it becomes warehouse and soon after bazar, beginning its decline and being forgotten for the next seven decades. In 2008, the family of Martin Serna decide to purchase the property and restore it. After a thorough investigation, brings together a group of artists and restaurateurs, employing the same techniques and materials that were used in the early twentieth century. They perform a long process of restoration, always being faithful to history and taking care of every detail of the original decoration 1912.
Reviewed July 25, 2014

What a real gem in Cadiz. Everything about the restaurant was perfect. The setting is absolutely beautiful. The Plaza it sits in is lovely. The service was 1st class. The staff were friendly and very professional. The menu and food was excellent. It covers every bodies needs. From a perfect Gin and tonic to a creamy milkshake. Also from a slice of cake and a wonderful dinner. Was the real find of our time in Cadiz. Only found it on our second last day. But enjoyed our last lunch at Cafe Royalty. Would highly recommend and will return if ever again in Cadiz.

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Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We have had three lovely days in Cadiz and this has been the best food we have had. The service was excellent and it was the perfect place to be on our last night. Highly recommended a really great Resturant.

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Reviewed May 23, 2014

what a beauty we found in cadiz,
surprised to find such old european place here.
coffe was great and cackes yummi we had a selction of 3.

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Reviewed May 11, 2014

Wonderful romantic dinner in a truly romantic setting. We had the menu degustation at only 45 euro and for only 10 euro more enjoyed the full wine accompaniment. The staff were friendly, attentive and very informative.

Thank superfoodieMadrid
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

The 2012 restoration of this restaurant is a marvel. We were delighted and amazed at the beautifully crafted walls, chairs, lighting. Every aspect was impectible in recreating an elegant turn-of-the-century dining room and cafe. One can breakfast, lunch or take coffee in the cafe portion of the room; or eat in the dining room portion in extremely comfortable upholstered chairs. Dinner for two was 75 euros which included an imaginative assortment of croquets and beautifully prepared chipiorones in squid ink. The food was up to the level of the delicious surroundings.

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JACC88, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Restaurante Cafe Royalty, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2014

Dear customer, thank you for your comment. We hope to return soon for our restaurant.

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