El Barril de las Letras

C/ Cervantes, 28 28014 Madrid Spain Map
Average price €28.00
8,9 /10
681 reviews
894 reviews

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About the restaurant El Barril de las Letras

"El Barril is a classic, one of the most prestigious restaurants in Madrid in the Salamanca district. Now if you like its excellent product and love to get out of the center of the city, you have a new option with the same quality: El Barril de Las Letras.

Taking its name from the neighborhood in which it is located, El Barril de Las Letras is a modern venue, decorated with a vintage style where white predominates. In addition to its trademark prestige, is the menu in which quality fish and seafood prevail.

Venture to try a Denia red prawn, monkfish with black tripe, or the creamy rice pudding... you will be left fascinated and eager to go back, not to mention the charm of your environment. Reserve your table!"

Restaurant prices

Average à la carte price
€28.00
(average à la carte price based on a two-course meal excluding drinks)

Drink prices

  • €2.75
    Bottle of mineral water
  • €2.47
    Glass of wine
  • €15.40
    En flaske vin
  • €4.18
    Glass of champagne
  • €2.20
    Coffee
Prices and menu can change. Those prices don't take into account any promotion and are VAT included.

How to get to the restaurant El Barril de las Letras

Opening time

Servicio ininterrumpido de lunes a domingo de 12:30 a 24:30 horas

Services

Fabulous
8,9 /10
Only clients who have dined at the restaurant, after booking on TheFork, can leave their opinion.
  • 10
    233
  • 9
    178
  • 8
    166
  • 7
    49
  • < 7
    55
Food
9
Service
9
Setting
8,7
Value for price
Correct
Noise level
Moderate
Waiting time
Fast
47/681 reviews
Charles P.
Foodie
(12 reviews)
Average Rating
9,5 /10
Food
10
Service
8
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 22 Oct 2018
Nice maitre d excellent and reasonable wine list. Ham superb so was sea bass
Alison H.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 15 Oct 2018
We booked at El Barril on the recommendation of our host. Our meals lived up to all the expectations. All of the staff were friendly, warm but professional and very efficient. It was a lovely evening! Definitely recommended for a special dinner.
Joel G.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 30 Sep 2018
Despite the. Industrial setting of cement walls and overhead pipes, the meal was delicious.
ANA R.
Foodie
(20 reviews)
Average Rating
8 /10
Food
8
Service
10
Setting
6
  • Meal date : 30 Sep 2018
Es bastante ruidoso
Jose D.
Foodie
(24 reviews)
Average Rating
6,5 /10
Food
8
Service
2
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 20 Aug 2018
Good food but TERRIBLE service. The waitress was very rude and did not even knew that the plates included.
Carlos P.
Conqueror
(7 reviews)
Average Rating
8 /10
Food
8
Service
8
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 19 Jul 2018
Un sitio agradable para comer
Troilov R.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 8 Jun 2018
Took a dish of the day, shrimp in garlic sauce and fish. My wife also took asparagus and local wine. Everything is fresh and cooked perfectly. Interestingly decorated, good atmosphere
Ibis D.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 27 May 2018
Excelente!
Jan A.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
8 /10
Food
8
Service
8
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 20 May 2018
We visited this restaurant 12. Inths ago and really enjoyed the meal then, and on our return today it was still really good. The staff are a bit friendlier than they were 12 months ago which is good, as now you get service with a smile. It is not a cheap place to eat but worth it for a special occasion.
JOSÉ V.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
8,5 /10
Food
8
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 4 May 2018
Recomendable
Barbara C.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 4 May 2018
Lovely dinner at an elegant but relaxed spot.
Took great care with me being celiac.
Delicious and different salad of greens, fresh fruit, candied nuts, and pomegranate seeds.
My husband said his fried hake cheeks were outstanding, and my baked hake and potato in garlic and smoked paprika sauce was superb.
Patricia Amanda P.
Explorer
(4 reviews)
Average Rating
8,5 /10
Food
8
Service
8
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 4 May 2018
Food good enough, but atmosphere excellent.
Ian B.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 25 Apr 2018
excellent all round. my monkfishbesd cooked to perfection.
Angelica A.
Foodie
(40 reviews)
Average Rating
8 /10
Food
8
Service
8
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 8 Apr 2018
Bien
Juan Enrique N.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 20 Mar 2018
Acierto seguro
Carmen C.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 17 Mar 2018
DELICIOSO
Moshe B.
Explorer
(3 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 9 Mar 2018
Best see food in Madrid
James S.
Conqueror
(6 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 18 Feb 2018
My favourite dinner in Madrid. Paella was perfection, as was the Sole. Save room for dessert. Muy delicioso! Fantastic wine list......this is a must for seafood lovers
Stefan H.
Explorer
(3 reviews)
Average Rating
5,5 /10
Food
6
Service
6
Setting
4
  • Meal date : 10 Feb 2018
I cannot really follow the recommendations. Place seems to be booked mostly by tourists. Had a table right next to the door where you experienced pretty loud a/c and (mediocre) music played by the restaurant. Service was not impressive, main dishes came all at different times, starter was even forgotten to be served.

We got leek soup on the house as an entry into the evening which was very tasty but served luke-warm.

Foodwise the steak tartare was very good and the sole was good albeit a bit oily. The lamb chops were deep fried (?!) and did not impress at all.

So all in all, relatively pricy, mixed service and not an inspiring atmosphere. We will not come again next time round in Madrid.
Table of MILNE E.
Foodie
(25 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 31 Dec 2017
Muy bien
CHAN E.
Foodie
(73 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
Muy bien
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