Casa Ciriaco

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Casa Ciriaco review 1 Users say 4/5 Rate it

Pick your way down the side of the open kitchen to a deep dining room hung with pictures of visiting royals and grateful celebrities, along with rather grimmer photos of the 1906 bombing of Alfonso XIII's wedding procession - which happened right outside the door. Undamaged, and still going strong, Casa Ciriaco was a meeting place for the intelligentsia in pre-Civil War days, and although it no longer attracts too many thinkers, the Castilian fare is a taste of days gone by. Cochinillo (suckling pig) is the speciality, along with partridge and butter beans, when in season. Waiters are as old-school as you'd expect, but very friendly.


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Casa Ciriaco details

Address
C/Mayor 84

Area Madrid

Transport Metro Ópera or Sol .

Telephone 91 548 06 20

Open 1-4pm, 8.30pm-midnight Mon, Tue, Thur-Sun. Closed Aug.

Main courses €14.50-€20.50. Set lunch €20 Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri.

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Comments & ratings 4/5 (Average of 1 rating)

By Heikki - Oct 7 2011
4/5

The restaurant retains a very old-establishment kind of atmosphere which is rather charming in this day and age. The waiters are decidedly old-school as well and are polite, helpful and always know when to appear!

I tried the partridge with white beans and it was fantastic. The dessert as suggested by the elderly waiter was brilliant as well.

All in all, a hugely recommended place.

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