Restaurante Sobrino de Botin, Madrid

Restaurante Sobrino de Botin, Madrid (must see)

The Botin restaurant, a famous eatery in Madrid, claims to be the "oldest restaurant in the world." It was founded by Frenchman Jean Botin and his spouse and was originally called Casa Botin. The restaurant was inherited by their nephew Candido Remis, thus explaining the change of name to Sobrino de Botin, which survives to this day. The famous painter Francisco Goya is said to have worked here as a dishwasher in his younger years and the place was also a firm favorite of Ernest Hemingway. It grew more popular after Hemingway's regular visits, and is said to be the place of the last scene of his novel "The Sun Also Rises." Botin is known for its excellent cuisine and great staff.

Tip:
You can also book the 'Botin Experience' which includes a tour of the restaurant prior to sitting down for your meal.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 1pm-4pm / 8pm-12am
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Sight Name: Restaurante Sobrino de Botin
Sight Location: Madrid, Spain
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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