12 expert reviews
“The world’s oldest operating restaurant, founded in 1725, Restaurante Botín still roasts suckling pig and lamb in the original oak-fired, cast-iron oven.”
– Travel + Leisure
"This is a meat eater's paradise, and you'll be greeted at the door by shelves of piglets in clay dishes awaiting their fate in the oven."
"Botín claims to be world’s oldest continuously running restaurant, having opened in 1725 – the date their magnificence wood-fired oven was built."
"“Go for” the “succulent” roast pig and other “phenomenal”, “traditional” dishes at this “authentic” Castilian “classic” off Plaza Mayor." Full review
"Ever wanted to dine in the oldest restaurant in the world, or where Goya supposedly washed dishes in the kitchen, or Hemmingway’s favorite restaurant?"
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"Restaurante Botín is the oldest restaurant in the world, dating back to 1725. The excellent traditional Castilian food promises that it will continue its long run." Full review