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Una familia de raíces gaditanas consigue recrear la alegría y el jolgorio de las tabernas de Cádiz en pleno barrio de Salamanca. La decoración del local, el desparpajo de los camareros, el olor, el vino y, por supuesto, la comida hacen que te olvides de Madrid y viajes a la Andalucía más profunda. Los platos gaditanos de antaño son aquí los protagonistas: garbanzos con choco, adobos en todas sus formas, ortiguillas (las más frescas de Madrid) o las típicas tortillitas de Camarón (perfectas y nada grasientas). No se quedan atrás en los pescados: cazón, atún rojo o fritura de pescaíto. Tapas, raciones, cerveza andaluza, vino a raudales y mucho arte.


Imprescindible tomar una caña bien tirada en su barra y probar las croquetas de carabineros y las patatas alioli.

Restaurant menu

Chef's recommendations

Average price €30 Special request

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This set menu includes:Starter + Main course + Dessert
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Scores & Reviews

based on 589 reviews
Only customers who have gone to the restaurant after booking on TheFork can make a review.
Food :9.1/10
Service :9.1/10
Setting :8.8/10
  1. Joseph s.
    • one review

    The food was delicious but the service was subpar . We spent €365 for four people . It was OK but really I don’t think they care if you eat there or not . We were disappointed in our treatment .

  2. Miguel Angel C.
    • 63 reviews

    Muy bien, como siempre!!

  3. Marianne N.
    • one review

    I was so pleased that I booked this restaurant for my last dinner in Madrid with my friend. The food was excellent and superior to everything I have eaten during my stay here. The portions were large and beautifully presented. The service was good and the waiters were very friendly, polite and helpful. There was only one person at this restaurant, who was not very welcoming and did not smile. I assume he was the manager as he seemed to be displeased with the waiter, who was conversing politely with us. This was a shame because it spoiled an otherwise convivial and happy atmosphere. I would definitely re-visit this restaurant next time I am in Madrid.

  4. Carlos F.
    • 34 reviews

    Really nice food and service. More expensive than expected based on average price suggested by The Fork and Tripadvisor.

  5. Mikal K.
    • 2 reviews

    Tho in a bit of an out of the way location from our hotel, the restaurant was worth out efforts. Bright clean atmosphere with large fish selection and modern versions of traditional dishes. We had ham.... then grilled squid and grilled octopus platters ... excellent

  6. Aung Pwint L.
    • one review

    Very friendly, most staffs don't speak English. One of the waiter managed to give advice. Food was fantastic. The right amount of salt. Not salty like most Spanish tapas place. Will come back. Price reasonable.

  7. Juan Manuel D.
    • 148 reviews


  8. Zachary N.
    • 4 reviews

    If you are looking for a fine dining experience at a reasonable price, I would highly recommend this restaurant. The staff was incredibly friendly and the dishes that we ordered were delicious. In particular, the octopus (pulpo) was astounding. We will sure to return to La Gaditana Castellana! Thank you for the great experience! :)

  9. Penélope M.
    • one review

    Un trato y servicio excelentes en una celebración familiar inolvidable. Ambiente genuinamente Andalus con productos de la tierra y sin descuidar otras alternativas. Seguro qué volveremos.

  10. Hongyu C.
    • one review

    Great food with good service. They even gave us a dessert for free! We especially recommend the beautiful Salmon Tata, rich in color & taste. All the food are served with big portion and can be shared, so you don't need to order much. Will surely visit there again once I am in Madrid.

  11. Andrés A.
    • 18 reviews


  12. Antonio S.
    • 9 reviews

    Excelente menú el de Las Jornadas del Atun...

  13. Pedro A.
    • one review

    Definitely recommend. Service was excellent and the food equally matched the service. Our waiter accommodated our request to put a meal together with different seafood...he did not disappoint. If ever in Madrid again, will stop by.

  14. Phillip J.
    • one review

    This is one of the best seafood restaurants that we have visited, staff were very friendly and helpful, and even advised on cost cutting due to serving sizes. Well done a very refreshing attitude to customer service.

  15. Corbey D.
    • one review

    Very good. Menu a little intimidating as it has pages of starters. Fried oysters were great. Other dishes very good. Dessert awesome. Good place to eat.

  16. Ioannis P.
    • one review

    Desserts took 45 minutes to come out even though they were cold!

  17. John E.
    • one review

    I booked at the last minute. The staff were superb, the wine selection by the waiter was outstanding and the dishes were unique. Every table was taken. If you are in Madrid it is worth a visit. If I get back here I will certainly return.

  18. Gyorgy R.
    • one review

    Everything was perfect.

  19. Francisco M.
    • 276 reviews


  20. Iñaki A.
    • 20 reviews

    Salmorejo, pulpo, choletón. impresionante

Practical information

Opening time

Servicio ininterrumpido: de 12:30 a 22:30 (de lunes a sábado) y domingo de 12:30 a 15:30

How to get to the restaurant

Paseo de la Castellana, 56, 28046, Madrid, Spain

Directions to get there

Hay servicio de Aparcacoche

Barrio Salamanca, Castellana, Gregorio Marañón



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