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Las Cuevas de Luis Candelas

Calle Cuchilleros, 1, 28005, Madrid

((((* Spanish
  •  - Madrid
  •  - Madrid
  •  - Madrid
  •  - Madrid
  •  - Madrid
Main course: 20€
Food spend: 40€

Fue una experiencia increíble , nos encantó , toda la comida riquísima y la atención insuperable ! Felicidades

Mayra Olvera 18 April 2017
from México

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Las Cuevas de Luis Candelas is located in the Arco de Cuchilleros, next to the Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Founded in 1949, it is one of Madrid's most historic restaurants.

Today, Las Cuevas de Luis Candelas retains its original features. Its name comes from the famous caves that sheltered the infamous 19th century bandit, Luis Candelas, who robbed from the rich to give to the poor.

Las Cuevas de Luis Candelas offers traditional Madrid cuisine, including roasted suckling pig and suckling lamb slow cooked in a wood-fired oven, 'cocido madrileño' - Madrid's traditional three course stew, oven-roasted hake 'a la cazuela', tripe, or typical Madrid desserts, all accompanied by an extensive wine list. The historic Las Cuevas restaurant will take visitors back in time.

Las Cuevas de Luis Candelas

Calle Cuchilleros, 1, 28005, Madrid

Contact +34 913665428

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Customer reviews for Las Cuevas de Luis Candelas

4.2 ((((* (based on 35 reviews)
88% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (20)
  • lunch (13)
  • private dining (11)
  • large parties (10)
  • romantic (10)
  • business (6)
  • value (4)
  • entertainment (3)
  • luxury (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • child friendly (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 7 July 2017 by Anonimo from Madrid

    LLevabamos tiempo queriendo visitarlo y nos ha encantado. El lugar es emblemático y solo por eso merece la pena, pero además el trato es excelente y las raciones de calidad. El pulpo estaba exquisito. Quizá el precio sea algo elevado, pero creo que hay una zona para tapas igual de bonita, que puede ser más económica. Merece la pena

  • ((((* 18 June 2017 by Tarja from Vantaa

    vsraaminen onnistui ongelmitta

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Susan Connor from Liverpool

    We booked a table for 18 and chose group menu 3.
    The venue was unique and we were allocated a room to accommodate just us.
    All of us were extreemly impressed by the staffs attention and standard of the food.
    All the staff were professional and very helpful if we had any requests.
    This made our last meal in Madrid very special and it was an amazing meal to end our Hen party weekend.
    A number of my group have stated they are coming back to Madrid and will definitely go to this restaurant again.

  • ((((* 26 May 2017 by Pat Brugger from Michigan

    enjoyed my suckling pig

  • ((((* 10 May 2017 by Francisco Santos from Barcelona

    Servicio exquisito, lugar con encanto, el cochinillo espectacular!!! Repetiré

  • ((((* 29 April 2017 by Michel Baert from Kessel

    Excellent food and service

  • ((((( 18 April 2017 by Mayra Olvera from México

    Fue una experiencia increíble , nos encantó , toda la comida riquísima y la atención insuperable ! Felicidades

  • ((((( 23 March 2017 by Richard Ordonez from MIAMI

    From the moment you walk-in everyone was very attentive and happy.

  • ((((* 16 March 2017 by Dickson Yau from Hong Kong

    Great food and wine with friendly waiters. The funny bang helped pushing the atmosphere of the dinner to a higher level.

  • ((((( 13 March 2017 by Katia Matos from Madrid

    Hacer la reserva es muy facil, incluso si tienes q cambiar la hora. El servicio es espectacular, los camareros ayudan con recomendaciones. La comida divina

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