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Lhardy

Carrera de San Jerónimo, 8 Send to Phone
(34) 91 522 22 07
French-inspired haute cuisine served in an elegant atmosphere since 1839.

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Lunch daily, Dinner Mon.-Sat.
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Lhardy Restaurant Review

: This elegant restaurant has been seducing Spain’s royalty and elite with its French-inspired dishes since 1839. It’s historically credited with introducing haute cuisine to Spain, and both the menu and décor embody a not so subtle air of “‘joie de vivre.” The dining space features lashings of dark wood, red velvet and gilded antiques, which creates an atmosphere that transports its diners back in time. Begin with lobster creamed soup or mushroom with Iberian ham and truffle oil, before moving on to the rich and hearty main courses. We recommend the foie gras of duck in port and tunny fish salad, as well as the house specials that include fillet steak with mushroom and marrow sauce, partridge stew, and duck à l’orange. Fish lovers will be tempted by the likes of medallions of hake with tomatoes and shrimp, and monkfish with black butter. As might be expected, an extensive wine list primarily features selections from the French terroir, although those who want to sample some of the local vines can also choose from a first-rate array of Spanish DO wines. And with uncompromising commitment to service, you won’t struggle for a few recommendations. Save a little space for something sweet, perhaps vanilla and praline ice cream, pear with chocolate, cheesecake with forest fruits, and, of course, an assortment of pastries and cakes.



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