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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

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At Lua you can both eat informal food -tapas- at our new bar upstairs, or alternatively enjoy our signature cuisine by reknown Chef Manuel Dominguez, who elaborates a sophisticated Galician cuisine that will make your mouth melt in delight. Our specialities include 'nuggets' of lamb sweetbreads, octopus "a feira" and many traditional Galician dishes with a modern twist. Top cuisine in a great atmosphere. Ask about our VIP Lounge for your own private happenings.
US$40 - US$68
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good and the ingredients very fresh but the courses came too quick one after another. When I made the reservation I specific mentioned that my girlfriend was pregnant and they promised to adapt the food but unfortunetely they didn't. For this level...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fabi0911
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Following a suggesting from an Aussie foodie friend we booked in for the degustation with matching wines. We were surprised to find the restaurant pretty empty - being a Tuesday night in early January probably explains it. We thoroughly enjoyed all the dishes which were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sallyg149
Reviewed 3 January 2019

After having a meal at Lua, I am surprised that the restaurant was awarded a Michelin star. My husband and I had dinner at Lua. Some of the courses were good, three of the courses were so unappetizing that we didn't finish them. The wine...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Alicia H
Reviewed 1 January 2019

I have to admit that I am not a huge fan of tasting menus, as I prefer ordering my own food. However, while in Madrid my daughter wanted to try this restaurant. As I have found with other tasting menus, some dishes were hits and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Fridaysmom
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Rustic decoration with some modern flashes. The tasting menu includes 9 small portion dishes (as usual), plus a dishes extra before and after. Every dishes has a long elaboration with different flavours and texture, we really enjoyed! The staff is very professional and helpful, good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Xmambo
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Lua serves only tasting menus. I ordered the short one with 9 courses with wine paring. Chef Manuel Dominguez has prepared a very interesting creative menu inspired from the traditional dishes of the region. The prawn carpaccio and the shoulder of lamb was great. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank semihalsaid
Manuel D, Propietario at Lua, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you very much for your comment!

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent night. Staff were very helpful with menu as one of us does not eat fish. They really went out of their way to change menu to suit. Could not fault the meal fabulous

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This might be the most creative and best Gallego restaurant in Madrid. The seafood as good as any I have ever had in Galicia. Chef/owner Manuel has done a wonderful job. Very handsome, understated decoration. We stayed upstairs at a table close to the kitchen....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Manuel D, Propietario at Lua, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hello! Firstly, we would like to thank you for the time taken to write this wonderful comment regarding our food and restaurant. It makes us really happy to see that you all enjoyed the dinner, and your positive comments are highly appreciated. In Lua we...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018

We had dinner upstairs, but we didn’t expect the quality of service or the food to be compromised just because we were in a different part of the restaurant. The most disappointing aspect was the service. The wrong order came to the table and the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank NGMason
Manuel D, Propietario at Lua, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Good afternoon; Firstly, we would like to thank you for dedicating some time to leave us a rating. It makes us very sad to hear that you did not have a good overall experience at Lua, and we take note of your comments so that...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Were in Madrid for just one night and wanted to have a "fancy night out". Great food in a pleasant if not overwhelmingly fancy atmosphere.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Joanna C
Manuel D, Propietario at Lua, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Firstly, would like to thank you for the time taken to leave us a rating. In Lua we seek excellence and inspiration within the traditional recipes from always; giving them a different touch and trying to surprise the diner. It makes us very happy to...More

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Multi-story residential buildings decorated with
ornate balconies line the traditional, quiet, and
pretty streets of Chamberí. Humble storefronts and
neighbourhood taverns are scattered across the lower
levels down every block, and here and there, there's a
cluster of tables on the sidewalk. It isn't ever
crowded, but people are always out, poking into the
tiny bakeries, hardware stores, and tobacco shops, or
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