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La Paella Real

Calle Arrieta No. 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 09 42
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (4 reviews)
“croquetas” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Arrieta No. 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never had paella before so wanted something great. This was the place. Small intimate and delicious. The wait staff was wonderful and we had a great night

Thank Greg L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice environment.Quick and polite service. Not the greatest paellia in Madrid but quite value for money. We just didnt get off any percent by booking online as they promoted in tripadvisor. The discount was supposed to be in main courses-except specials and alcohol- but when...More

Thank Despoina K
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

We had the Menu with the shellfish paella. The tapas they brought us at first were good, but the shellfish in the paella wasn’t fresh.

Thank Serena F
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner on this restaurant on beginning January 2018. We ordered a paella and we found a hair on the middle of jt, we called the waiter and we show him the hair, his answer was “nobody from the kitchen have brown hair”..... we...More

2  Thank Zxx Z
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice environment, although old fashioned,together with an nice (but old fashioned too) service. Very nice paella

Thank Christos M
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

My family and I ordered the chicken soup for starters and 2 paellas for the main course. The soup was a very bland clear soup that tasted like diluted chicken essence broth from the bottle. The paellas tasted okay but were too oily. One of...More

1  Thank JohnSG911
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

The paella looked good, but there is no taste of a paella ! There are a lot of vegetable that are not even in the recipe, and the mussels had no flavor. My friend told me : "you're too close to the touristic area, it...More

1  Thank Franck N
Reviewed June 11, 2017

The restaurant is by a corner off the Opera Sq and has a pleasant traditional interior. Started with the Gazpacho (which was nicely chilled but was not provided with the chopped vegetables nor croutons)and a grilled squid in olive oil which was good . For...More

Thank David H
Reviewed May 22, 2017

La Paella Real serves up a decent paella meal, but I have to say that I've had better.  We ordered the menu de la casa with Paella Valenciana.  The meal included 4 appetizer dishes (olives, fresh sliced tomatoes with a light dressing of olive oil,...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Nice place with awesome food! Prices are medium/high but the food is delicious. We ordered a lobster with rice and wine. The restaurant is in opera square really close to the royal palace.

Thank Sylvia C
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Arrieta No. 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 42 09 42
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