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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€


Silvia 07 August 2019
from Argentina

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

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

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

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

  • ((((* 16 March 2017 by Dickson 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 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

  • ((((( 27 February 2017 by Lorena from Sabadell

    Comida excelente. Cumple con las expectativa de la cocina tradicional madrileña. Buena atención.

  • ((((( 6 December 2016 by Alison from Madrid

    Me encantó la comida, el lugar, y la atención de los camareros. La comida excelente! Enhorabuena!

  • ((*** 9 November 2016 by Stephan from Madrid

    Tourist trap! So many other restaurant and bars in Madrid with MUCH better service and food. Worst sucking pig I have had (have tried quite a few in Madrid/Segovia). Rude waiter even though the place was half-empty (or maybe a connection there, I don't know) and at first billed for things we didn't get. Nice location and interior, though. Will never go back and warn people about it.

  • ((((* 30 October 2016 by Roberto from Catania (Italia)

    Buona cena.

  • ((((( 18 October 2016 by Enrique from Santiago de Compostela

    Comimos cocido marfileño espectacular. Ya antes habíamos estado y comido el cordero y el cochinillo que estaban muy buenos. Buena atención y ambiente agradable. Volveremos

  • ((((* 20 September 2016 by Juan from ecuador

    muy bueno el servicio de reserva fue muy rápida la contestación. muy simpático el lugar y el servicio fue muy bueno.

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