Tour with lunch or dinner at the World's Oldest Restaurant,
dating back to 1725.

An insider’s tour of the world’s oldest restaurant. 

See all 4 dining rooms, cellar, underground tunnels & a peek inside the original oven.


Please note:

We are FULLY BOOKED every evening for our 7pm experience for the month of JUNE.

All bookings are required to pay a 27 euro per person NON REFUNDABLE deposit in order to secure the reservation.


The Botín Experience

Situated in the medieval Austrias area of Madrid, Botín restaurant was founded by Frenchman Jean Botín in 1725 and has been in the González family for four generations.


 The restaurant has been visited by people from all over the world, including royalty, politicians, writers and Hollywood stars.

Insider’s Travel is proud to work exclusively with the González family to bring you The Botín Experience. This includes a guided tour of the restaurant, its history, its art and its anecdotes. Following the tour, we will serve you a variety of dishes from The Botín Experience Set Menu (see above). This signature meal includes the house specialty: suckling pig, roasted in the original oven from 1725. Delicious alternatives are served to our vegetarian guests. 

on your Botín Experience

Meet your guide at 12pm or at 7pm

45 minutes before Botín opens their doors to the public for lunch or dinner, you’ll meet your guide for your group tour. 

the Tour

Visit & learn all about the 4 dining rooms, the medieval cellar & underground tunnels, as well as the original oven from 1725.

Enjoy lunch or dinner

Your guide will seat you at your table. After you dine, you’ll pay your waiter  the balance for the Botín Experience.


Available: Everyday, by reservation only.
Meeting Place: In front of Restaurante Sobrino 
de Botín, Calle Cuchilleros 17.
Meeting Time: 12.00 pm  or 7.00pm
Duration: 45 minutes before lunch or dinner
What’s included: guided tour, set menu lunch or dinner, and drinks.

82€ per person, includes all applicable taxes. A 27€ per person non refundable deposit is required upon booking. The remaining 55€ is paid directly to the restaurant after your meal.

Children 12 and under can have the childrens´ menu for 41€, which includes appetizers and a fillet of  grilled beef or pork with french fries.


**** Are you a party of 1-3? If so, please let us know if you’re available for a LUNCH reservation instead of dinner.  *****


Important information for your
Botín Experience:

  • Please be aware that when traveling from the historic center, arrival to Botín on foot is often the fastest!

  • We recommend arriving a few minutes early. If you are late (we start at 12pm and 7pm on the dot!), please knock on the door & let the Botín staff know you are there to join the tour & they will lead you to the group.
  •  The tour is run in EnglishWe have the capacity to run the tour in Spanish but the default language is English.
  • As there are many stairs in Botín, please let us know if someone in your group has mobility issues so we can best accommodate you.

  • While this is a small group tour, your party will be seated separately unless you select table sharing while booking and are told otherwise by email.
  • When seated, please advise the server of any special dietary requirements so they can advise you of an alternative option.
  • While the restaurant does not guarantee dining in a specific dining room or at a specific table, if you tell your guide your seating preference after the tour, they will do their best to get you a table there.
  • We organise The Botín Experience for company/corporate events as well!

The Botin experience set Menu

Cooked in the original
ovens dating 1725

Cured Manchego cheese

Iberian ham & chicken croquettes

Roasted red peppers with tuna belly

House scrambled eggs with morcilla blood sausage & potato 

(or scrambled eggs with asparagus upon request)

Segovian mushrooms with ham

Suckling pig or roasted lamb

Homemade dessert from the menu


Rioja crianza wine (or sangría, beer, soft drink) & mineral water

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The Botín Experience

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