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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€

Todo excelente.

Alberto 25 April 2019
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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

4.4 (((() (based on 69 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (49)
  • lunch (32)
  • private dining (29)
  • romantic (25)
  • large parties (17)
  • business (13)
  • entertainment (10)
  • luxury (9)
  • trendy (7)
  • value (6)
  • al fresco (4)
  • child friendly (3)
  • views (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 11 October 2017 by M from Altea (Alicante)

    Muy buen servicio de reservas, sin ningún problema.

  • ((((* 4 September 2017 by Cesar from Suiza

    Comida muy buena (elegimos cordero assado)

  • ((((( 29 August 2017 by Angel from Sun City, Tx

    We had dinner at the restaurant in 1995. Visiting Madrid we decided to do it again. We were not disappointed. Great meal as before. Recommended the restaurant to various people we met.

  • ((((( 27 August 2017 by Rosana from España

    Excepcional ubicación y decoración,bonita colección de platos y azulejos antiguos decorando las paredes, buenos platos clasicos como el cochinillo o el cordero...excelentes los espárragos verdes...

  • ((((( 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 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 from Michigan

    enjoyed my suckling pig

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

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

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

    Excellent food and service

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