Madrid Restaurants

La Bola

  • Calle Bola 5 Map It
  • Palacio
  • Spanish

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

First opened as a botellería (wineshop) in 1802, La Bola slowly developed into a tapas bar and then into a full-fledged restaurant. The traditional setting is the draw: the bar is original, and the dining nooks, decorated with polished wood, Spanish tile, and lace curtains, are charming. Amazingly, the restaurant belongs to its founding family, with the seventh generation currently in training. Try the house specialty: cocido madrileño (a hearty meal of broth, garbanzo beans, vegetables, potatoes, and pork).

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Calle Bola 5, Madrid, 28013, Spain

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  • Closed Sun. in Aug. No dinner weekends

Published 08/18/2015


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