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El Barril de Recoletos

Calle Recoletos 9, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 36 11 01
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (4 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Calle Recoletos 9, 28001 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this place while walking around the are and decided to give it a try. Lucky for us the food was very good, the suggested appetizers amazing (croquetas, artichokes and calamari) then fresh fish on the grill for main course. Busy place, service could...More

Thank jdr1000
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Near My hotel I try this place to eat fresh fish. The restaurant is old style and it's presumptuos restaurant. The service so so and the food it's Ok but expensive for what they are offering you. Not a good choice to repeat

Thank Jordi V
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and your comment about it Jordi V. We are glad that, in general your experience was good and we will consider your words to continue improving in every detail. A warm greeting from Grupo Oter.

Reviewed January 5, 2018

Located in the heart of the Salamanca District, this kind of fancy restaurant delivered today sub-standard food and lousy service. We had eaten at the place before and had a wonderful Seafood paella and went again today with a group of 6 looking forward to...More

Thank Jose Gonzalo M
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and your detailed comment on this Jose Gonzalo M. We greatly regret the incident and will consider each of your words. We will contact the kitchen and the service of the establishment so that this event does not...More

Reviewed November 1, 2017

This place was recommended by one of the staff members at our hotel, who said he hadn't eaten here, but heard it was popular. My main dish was red shrimp with rice, which was pretty good, except the shrimp tasted odd. My husband didn't like...More

1  Thank EBfromDC
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2017

We appreciate your visit and your comment about it EBfromDC. We deeply regret these incidents and we will talk to the people in charge to solve them and keep improving in every detail. We hope you can come back soon and everything is to your...More

Reviewed October 11, 2017

We just passed by and looked inside. Nice atmosphere, no tourists. Many locals, what makes the menu a real "Madrid menu". The service is friendly and in time. All was delicious. Highly recommended!More

Thank mercedes n
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Thank you very much mercedes n for your visit and for leaving us a comment about it. We are glad to read that you enjoyed a very good experience in our restaurant and hope you can return soon to repeat it. Best regards, thank you...More

Reviewed October 1, 2017

Ok, so if you are reading other reviews: just expect the same pricing that you would pay in a major city (US/London/Patis) and this place is still a good value. The host was very nice to us, we were tired, don't speak Spanish. We accidentally...More

Thank urbangirl2015
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Thank you very much urbangirl2015 for your visit and for leaving us such a positive comment about it. We are happy to read that your experiences in our restaurant were so positive and we hope you can return soon to repeat it. Best regards, thank...More

Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing meal at this beautiful seafood restaurant. We order salted pimentos while sipping our cocktails (martini was perfect). To start we shared three appetizers, as we couldn't decide. The razor clams were outstanding, the anchovies delicious and octopus which was cooked to...More

Thank LJOBRIE
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thank you very much LJOBRIE for visiting us and for leaving us such a positive comment about it. We are happy to read that you enjoyed a great experience in our restaurant and hope you can return soon to repeat it. A warm greeting and...More

Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

After ordering but before our entrees arrived, a waitress came to our table with a basket of bread and asked if we wanted it. We declined. However when we received the bill, we found that they charged us 2.2 euros per person for the bread...More

Thank Edwin Q
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thank you very much Edwin Q for visiting us and for leaving us such a positive comment about it. We regret the misunderstanding with the bread and apologize for it, as well as for an overly salty meal. We hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Came here with my husband during our way back home from our honeymoon. The food was excellent. Great taste and presentation. The servers were friendly and professional.More

1  Thank Tresleches
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thank you very much Tresleches for visiting us and for leaving us such a positive comment about it. We are happy to read that you enjoyed a great experience in our restaurant and hope you can return soon to repeat it. A warm greeting and...More

Reviewed July 18, 2017

While staying in the Rocoletos area of Madrid, we decided to choose from one of the many dining options near our hotel. We decided to try Restaurante El Barril De Recoletos which we had passed earlier in the day. The restaurant offered an outside eating...More

Thank brian c
grupo-oter, Propietario at El Barril de Recoletos, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thank you very much brian c for visiting us and for leaving us such a positive comment about it. We are happy to read that you enjoyed a great experience in our restaurant and hope you can return soon to repeat it. A warm greeting...More

Nearby
Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights
frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Recoletos 9, 28001 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio Salamanca
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 914 36 11 01
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