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Caripen Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


US$34 - US$68
Italian, French, Mediterranean, European
Dinner, After-hours

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Saturday night after the Opera. Finished a bit late so looking for some where to eat and came across this. Small entry - is this a restaurant or something else? Down the stairs into a bordel/ jazz club / or what??? Restaurant in the cellars...More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, after 1am till 3am, The food can not be more perfect. I think this might be the best place Iv ever eaten!! The food is amazing!! I missed the good service, grate food and good price.. finally my favorite place in Madrid!!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank traveltheworldmon
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Cozy cave-like gourmet dining place. Sounds typical, but no, this place is just different. Not only because the food is so special and offers unusual variety, but also because at caripen you'll find a smoking dining section where you can smoke whatever you want (literally...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank 372jawadk
Reviewed 6 May 2016

This place is mythical, legendary ... transports you back in time, no rules, it's casual, dark and has something of the '40s, prohibition, gangsters and flappers, you can smoke inside, the kitchen is open until late.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Ana V
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great and superfriendly environment. Classic French cuisine and the best place to have a late or very very late dinners in the heart of Madrid (for a romantic date or to kick out an endless night!)

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank jabbho
Reviewed 23 November 2015

It is a very cozy atmosphere. The food is very good. I loved the butter bucket! A special touch. I will certainly go back on a next visit.

Date of visit: October 2015
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

One of my favourite restaurants in the world. Whenever I visit Madrid I always make room for a night in Caripen. Atmosphere is cozy and sophisticated and the french food is delicious. We can't get away from ordering always the same; truffle pasta, three-cheese salad...More

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank Baraka72
Reviewed 31 October 2011

french chef, hybrid italo-french menu, overall v expensive for nothing out of the ordinary... except maybe the 5kg butter pack they give you at the beginning of the meal that is obviously shared among all guests... nice...

Date of visit: October 2011
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Reviewed 25 April 2008

I love this place. Nice french food. Try the meljillones and the magret.

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