The Bar Cock - Madrid: "The Drinks are CHEAP!" Top 5 Page for this destination Spain Restaurant Tip by Geisha_Girl

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  We were seated right away! Are we famous?
by Geisha_Girl

Dating back to the dark days of the post-Civil War period, when it served as a brothel - Bar Cock is a Spaniard?s idea of an English country pub. Very stagey with its red velvet curtains, embossed leather armchairs, and fake half-timbered effect, it still continues to attract those who like to think of themselves as in the know. As a result it gets very crowded, especially at weekends. In theory it?s possible to book a table, but it helps if you?re famous.

Price Comparison: less expensive than average
Price: less than US$10
Rating: 5
Theme: Local

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 17, 2003
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