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Restaurante Botin
Restaurante Botin

Restaurante Botin

8.325 reviews
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Spanish
Ranked #4 in Madrid restaurants
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Calle Cuchilleros, 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 42 17
http://www.botin.es/
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Very historical, oldest restaurant in the world, food is only ok, very touristy

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London

The restaurant purports to be the oldest established restaurant in the world! 

A bold statement which means the restaurant has a lot to live up to. Specialities are suckling pig and lamb. Both were excellent, served by our efficient friendly waiter.

Very reasonably priced, excellent atmosphere, make sure you book a table.

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Great food. The service let our visit down though. We have a fantastic story to come of it. The suckling pig is a must! And the house wine was a delight.

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Cedar Rapids

What a fantastic building. Oldest restraunt in the world according to Guiness book of world records. Basement shows the original foundation. Ask to see the wine cellar below. Can keep the menu if you ask.

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Tarzana

Botin restaurant is Claimed to be one Of the oldest restaurant in the world. Explore inside, taste their food.

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Sydney

Had a great family meal there on the top floor of the restaurant. A lovely and funny band of musicians came to serenade us during the event. Food was very nice too. Worth the touristic visit. Whole suckling pig!

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Miami

Tittle is incorrect - The correct name is actually "Casa Botin"
Excellent cuisine traditional spanish cuisine - my favorite dish is "Calamares en su Tinta"

See below for restaurant's contact information:

Web: +34 913664217
Phone: +34 913663026
Fax: +34 913668494
Online bookings
Email: gesbotin@botin.es
www.botin.es

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Los Angeles

Average cost of a main dish at Botin: 18 euros.
Telling your friends you've eaten at the oldest restaurant in the world: priceless

If you like meat (and you'll be eating a lot of it in Madrid, where jambon is doled out like butter), try the roast suckling pig, one of the restaurant's specialties. Their interior has a nice tavern feel, though it's also a little touristy.

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Humanes De Madrid

the oldest restaurant in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records, was established in 1725, when the house's wooden stove was manufactured. The first owner was a Frenchman, Jean Botin, who came to the city with his Asturian wife hoping to work for a nobleman and ended up opening his own inn.

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Columbia

Very historical, oldest restaurant in the world, food is only ok, very touristy

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United States

nice experience. very traditional, slightly outdated and a bit overpriced food.
go and tell your friends you have been to the oldest restaurent in the world, and while you are at it, make sure to dine in the basement and check out the wine cellar.

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Barcelona

The main reason for my four star review is the fact that this place is such an institution. Eating in the oldest restaurant in the world is just something you have to do if you're in Madrid!
Also, the service is wonderful. Everyone that works there seems so excited to show you how cool the place is.

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Santa Monica

I can only say I liked visiting Botin because I didn't get a chance to eat there. Although I'm usually squeamish about seeing the head on a fish, I left quite curious about the suckling pig because the Spanish do amazing things with pork. Next time, I'll eat here because it was a Hemingway haunt, and it's the oldest restaurant in the world (opened in 1725).

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Miravet

The suckling pig has followers but as olde worlde as this place may be, it's a total tourist trap.

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excellent suckling pig and great atmosphere - typically i don't like touristy spots, but this is an exception

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Delicious, cooked to perfection!

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Moron de la Frontera

OMG the food was amazing

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