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“Great food, but smoking allowed!”

La Terraza del Casino de Madrid
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Ranked #278 of 11,701 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$69 - US$300
Cuisines: Spanish, Contemporary
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Good for: View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Centro
Description: For balmy Madrid evenings, the Casino offers an exceptional atmosphere surrounded by the most historical buildings on Calle Alcala.Since 1988, the rooftop restaurant, La Terraza del Casino, two Michelin Stars and three Repsol Suns, directed by Paco Roncero and advised by Ferran Adria, now rates among the most innovate players on Madrid gastronomic stage. Fine dining is one of the most surprising locations the Casino de Madrid has to offer.Discover Madrid skyline from amidst the historic buildings that surround the Casino: they provide the backdrop for your meal. Haute cuisine for clients in search of originality, creativity and the chance to enjoy a new culinary experience.Furthermore, in the refurbishment, Jaime Hayon has created a design conceived specifically to envelop dinners in the same groundbreaking, avant-garde feel that Paco Roncero achieves with the textures, colours and flavours of his dishes.
Reviewed 2 December 2013

This restaurant deserves its two Michelin stars. The food is expertly prepared and very creative. The wine list is very extensive, with deep verticals of great Spanish wines, as well as reasonable prices for very good Spanish wines. But, because the service is outdoors, on a terrace (at least in good weather) patrons are allowed to smoke, and smoke they do. When we became aware of this problem we complained to kurt server, and then to the maitre 'd. They blew its off, noting that we were in the minority. Tables were empty and set inside, but they refused to seat us there, perhaps because no one else was dining inside. Despite the outstanding food and wine, I cannot recommend this restaurant to a non-smoker, so long as seating is on the terrace.

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Reviewed 2 November 2013 via mobile

Spectacular setting with a lobby reminiscent of a Newport mansion. Restaurant in elegant setting on upper floor of the casino de Madrid (a private club). Jacket required. A disciple of ferran Adria is head chief. Innovative 20+ mini-course tasting menu that began with a deconstructed "Bloody Mary" and had 8 starter courses then 8 tapiplatos! (And several sweet desert courses to finish) My favorite starter was surprisingly a "peanut" with a dab of spicy sauce, loved the fried quail egg too. A red mullet was great as a tapiplato as was a cabonara egg nest and a castanuelas plate. Wine list is 50 pages! We did a fino panesa sherry with early courses then a 2006 dominio de valdepusa followed by niepoort tawny port with the deserts (going local on the wines). Service excellent. I think several courses were great but several just ok as well. Club Allard in Madrid was better and this isn't 11 Madison park (NYC) by any stretch

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Reviewed 10 October 2013

One of the best lunch experiences I have ever had. The tasting meny was absolutely great, and the variety of the dishes was great. We went there for lunch and had the tasting menu, and I was very impressed with every dish.

We stayed for three hours, and had both food, wine and coffee for about €100 per person. Definitely not cheap, but you won't often find an eating experience of this high standard for this price.
Remember the dress code (blazer required).

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1  Thank Kasper-Copenhagen
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

I will only talk about the food, which we will always remember, for its inventivity full of surprises. Bravo to the chef who really thought through his menu, to have us enjoy very special dishes, prepared in an innovative way. Service was also perfect, never too present, but always quick whenever we asked for something.

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1  Thank Julia S
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

To day I had plans for a nice lunch in terrazzo del Casino a two star restaurant in the guide Michelin, but this restaurant that are in all restaurants guides its not a restaurant according to the restaurant manager it's a privet club and there for I could not have lunch in this restaurant - I mean privat club not wearing a jacket, it's 45 plus Celsius in Madrid an pretty hot in this privat club so the manager ment it whas better for my to feel uncomfortable instead of enjoying my lunch - the end of the story - I had to leave - I'm glad that things at going so well for his restaurant - sorry - private club that they can afford sending there customers away if not feeling comfortable in what they so proudly call a private club

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3  Thank Belgum
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