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La Castela

28009 | C/ Doctor Castelo, 22, Madrid, Spain
+34 915 74 00 15
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“king prawns” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (28 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
28009 | C/ Doctor Castelo, 22, Madrid, Spain
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11 - 20 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I have been in this restaurant with working colleagues, it was the best choice we can make. Quality foods not expensive and perfect for our business talking

Thank niccolò g
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

La Castela is a small tapas restaurant located just to the east of Retiro Park. We visited at 3:00 p.m. during the afternoon tapas rush. La Castela has earned a reputation for some of the best tapas in Madrid and that was evident from each...More

1  Thank Conor C
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Full as always, enjoyed the food and the beer...good as usual. Coquinas, chickpeas and prawns.. dare to try everything being offered! Nice atmosphere although you need to fight for a small place to have it. A must if you are around the place..

Thank Nakama O
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This place is really fantastic. I arrived when they were opening, other people were already waiting. When I entered, I could sit down on one of the five high tables -most of the eating is done at the bar or just standing. Another 20 minutes...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly service. Food was rustic and very good. Locals seemed to eat there witch is allways good sign.

Thank henri a
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Fantastic tavern, can become very crowded at peak times, the staff is friendly and the food is amazing with a speciality being the tuna and red pepper salad.

Thank io9
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We felt like we stepped into another lifetime when we walked into this restaurant for lunch (at 2 in the afternoon) and found it crowded with business people and ladies who lunch. The food was delicious and well prepared, service was competent, and the wine...More

Thank blreiss
Reviewed 11 January 2017

La Castela is a wonderful bar with a restaurant in the back that serves excellent tapas at very reasonably prices. All of the selections that we ate were terrific including the calamares, (squid), callos con garbanzos (tripe with chick peas), and ensalada de cecina. Nice...More

Thank PamplonaBound
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice, hence busy, place for a lunch. Simple interior design, while food is extremely tasty and service is quick and friendly.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is the place to have great tapas. Order anything everything is really good. Arriving at 20:00 gives you a seat at a table but hurry because arriving late will keep you standing during your meal.

Thank Razor1012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$53
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28009 | C/ Doctor Castelo, 22, Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 915 74 00 15
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