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Insider's Madrid

28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 699 49 31 93
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Botin Restaurant

Botin is a must visit. Philip, our guide, was great - so was the food! History and architecture... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sbkmcd
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
Fine Art tour with our personal art historian

I've used guides in many European cities for museums to help fill in the history and provide... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Carrotp_13
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Palo Alto, California
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Our food and Tapas Tours, the Botin Experience and Flamenco Discovered are some of our most popular tours alongside our Private Walking Tour
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  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas tour” (38 reviews)
“walking tour” (23 reviews)
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28004 Madrid, Spain
Malasaña
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Botin is a must visit. Philip, our guide, was great - so was the food! History and architecture very interesting. We had a great time!

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

I've used guides in many European cities for museums to help fill in the history and provide context around the museum and the artworks. Meg was responsive, helpful and friendly in setting up a guide for us. Pablo was our guide. He was A M...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Botin tour was really fun & worth having a look around the whole place. We even got to see the wine cellar, no longer in use. (Flooded in 1982 from heavy rain, not from river - Now too musty to use). The guide, Philip, is...More

Thank Duane P
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Fantastic Tour. Really enjoyed it. The food, the history of the world's oldest restruant and the stories told.

Thank Stephen F
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

What a fantastic experience! Phil our guide was brilliant regaling the history of this wonderful restaurant and showing us all the nooks and crannies. Won't go into too much detail as it really is a discovery type experience. Heads up the meal is HUGE! We...More

Thank Michelle W
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Loved the whole Botín Restaurant experience. I was recommended to go visit and tour the oldest restaurant in the world and it was really interesting to delve into the past of this historic building and business. Meg, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable and friendly and...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Virginia was an excellent tour guide-extremely knowledgeable and patient. Well worth the money to hire a private tour guide!

Thank Albert D
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Meg promptly met us in front of the Botin Restaurant and immediately began telling us the fascinating history of the oldest continuously running restaurant in the world. She was enthusiastic and fun. Throughout the tour, she took our photos and made us feel very special....More

Thank mariano679
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Pablo was a fantastic introduction to Madrid. We thoroughly enjoyed our night of tapas. Highly recommend!

Thank Annabellesk
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Who knew you could learn so much about a city through a restaurant? Phil was an amazing tour guide who was very knowledgeable and funny. We learned a lot and had a great meal. One word of warning...bring your appetites, this tour ends with A...More

Thank Ms. Jennifer G
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Nearby
Malasana
Hip bars and galleries, independent theaters and music
venues, young people with tattoos and funky hair,
narrow winding streets — this is Malasaña. Near the
center, Plaza Dos de Mayo is a gathering of friends
outside bars, dog owners, artists under craft tents,
and creative types with notebooks and sketchpads on
the plaza’s benches. It may not be as neat and tidy as
many other parts of the city, but this only adds to
...More
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kkhill87
19 May 2016|
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Response from Nirav P | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely contact David from Insiders Madrid! I hired David for a 4 hour walking tour that took me on a tour of the history of Spain and the local tapas spots. Also we made some stops to have some wine on a few... More
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givara888
4 May 2016|
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Response from insidersmadrid_com | Property representative |
Dear Givara888, thank you for your question! The historic centre is compact enough for you to see enough in one morning. We would suggest a walk through the old centre, combining the main sights with a step behind closed... More
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