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“tapas tour”(38 reviews)
“walking tour”(22 reviews)
Our food and Tapas Tours, the Botin Experience and Flamenco Discovered are some of our most popular tours alongside our Private Walking Tour
28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 699 49 31 93
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Reviewed today

Our tour guide Erin did a great job of making the Botin Experience Tour both informative and interesting - before tucking into a great meal. Visited with a group of Australian businessmen.

Thank Pietro C
Reviewed yesterday

Our tour of Botin Restaurant, the oldest restaurant in the world, was a wonderful find. Meg, our tour guide, was a great storyteller and made the tour quite an experience. She had a warm and lively personality and was a wealth of knowledge. The tour...More

Thank LisafromNYC2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Insider's Madrid Botin restaurant is a must-do. The oldest continuously operating restaurant in the world did not disappoint. The tour guide got my group inside of the restaurant an hour before it opened and showed us parts of the resturaant that the general public...More

Thank Dale B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am a cook and a bit of historian. Yes, Botin is a place that tourists love but it is because of the history. (Keep in mind that Spain and world royalty still come and eat there on occasion) We met outside and had 14...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Botin Experience was great! Our guide Phil was awesome!!! We loved the behind the scenes tour before the restaurant opened and learning about the history of the world's oldest restaurant. From starter to dessert...the food was delicious! A foodie experience we won't forget! FYI:...More

Thank Cheryle818
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Botin is a must-see in Madrid, as it is the oldest restaurant in the world and a really beautiful place with great food and service. Our tour guide was Erin. The tour she did with us was really interesting and it gave us a good...More

Thank Amalia122
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I enjoyed an Insider's Madrid tour of Botin Restaurant. Our tour guide Meg was friendly, inviting and knowledgeable. I highly suggest signing up for this tour. It is a great opportunity to tour the oldest restaurant in the world and learn about its history and...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 11 September 2018

So, so happy we booked this authentic restaurant for a celebratory, romantic lunch. Booked the Botin Experience through the restaurants website (Insiders Madrid) which was easy and secure. We were met promptly at the front of Botin by sweet, knowledgeable Meg who gave us an...More

Thank 3debw
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Botin is a must visit. Philip, our guide, was great - so was the food! History and architecture very interesting. We had a great time!

Thank sbkmcd
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I've used guides in many European cities for museums to help fill in the history and provide context around the museum and the artworks. Meg was responsive, helpful and friendly in setting up a guide for us. Pablo was our guide. He was A M...More

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Hip bars and galleries, independent theaters and music
venues, young people with tattoos and funky hair,
narrow winding streets — this is Malasaña. Near the
center, Plaza Dos de Mayo is a gathering of friends
outside bars, dog owners, artists under craft tents,
and creative types with notebooks and sketchpads on
the plaza’s benches. It may not be as neat and tidy as
many other parts of the city, but this only adds to
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19 May 2016|
Response from Nirav P | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely contact David from Insiders Madrid! I hired David for a 4 hour walking tour that took me on a tour of the history of Spain and the local tapas spots. Also we made some stops to have some wine on a few... More
4 May 2016|
Response from insidersmadrid_com | Property representative |
Dear Givara888, thank you for your question! The historic centre is compact enough for you to see enough in one morning. We would suggest a walk through the old centre, combining the main sights with a step behind closed... More