Zarzuela Opera and Dinner at La Castafiore Restaurant in Madrid Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain Varies Electronic Voucher

Enjoy a night of opera music and fine food at La Castafiore restaurant in Madrid! Popular for its opera-singing waiting staff, the traditional restaurant has gained a cult following in the city from locals and visitors alike. Enjoy renditions from well-known operas like ‘La Traviata’ plus traditional zarzuelas – comical Spanish opera-style songs – while enjoying a delectable 4-course meal with wine.

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- All-inclusive tour
- Dinner included
- Perfect for all ages and skill level

What will you find?

At a time of your choice, head to La Castafiore, an atmospheric Madrid restaurant tucked away down a little alleyway in the center of town. The intimate and cozy eatery specializes in traditional cuisine, served by opera-singing waiting staff.

Take a seat at your table and enjoy a 4-course opera-themed banquet with wine, while enjoying zarzuela – a satirical style of Spanish opera peppered with dialogue and powerful songs. Even if you don’t understand the language, the music is inspiring and instantly recognizable acts from classic operas like La Boheme are included, too.

After enjoying dinner, sit back to listen to the grand finale of your evening, a rendition of an act from La Traviata – the world-famous Italian opera by Giuseppe Verdi.

Sample Menu:
Hors d’œuvres:

  • Slices of cecina (cured and air-dried meat)
Starter (choice of one):
  • Salmorejo served with Arbequina olive oil
  • Fiochetti (thick pasta twirls) stuffed with Gorgonzola cheese and pear, served with a creamy mushroom sauce
Main course (choice of one):
  • Andalusian-style veal (grilled) with mushrooms
  • Sea bass with steamed potatoes and caviar sauce
  • Yoghurt and cream with wild berries

Wine: One bottle of house red or white wine per table is included. Beer, soft drinks and water are available at your own expense.

Additional Info

- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible

Voucher Info

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What's included

- Dinner
- 1 bottle of wine per table
- Coffee

What's excluded

- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)

Departure Time

Monday to Thursday: 9pm - 12:10am
Friday to Saturday: 9:30pm - 12:30am

Departure Point

La Castafiore, central Madrid



Return Details

La Castafiore restaurant



Reviews & Ratings

  1. This was a very unusual, fun event. I don't know how it would be for locals (although their were Spanish tourists or locals attending), but it was a great meal, wonderful singing, and a great end getting you up and out of your seat.
  2. Did not know what to expect when we got there. Prebooking got a fixed menu (two selection (meat or fish) for entree (and any dessert) rest was prefixed. Food was good, no limit on wine! Be prepared to stay the entire time. It says 9pm - 12:15am and it means it. Intimate setting and the waiters and waitresses do the singing (and they are GOOD). Music and singing during the meal and after. If you are in a hurry you miss a lot of the entertainment and fun. If you are in walking distance good idea to go on major streets and walk back as it will settle the food/wine. Also please note that the staff speaking limited english (one waitress spoke good english). We figured out that is was a special place since most of the guests were from Spain!
  3. I have a wonderful night at La Castafiore! The food was very good and the opera performance amazing! They planned the night very well. For a start they do longer breaks between each song, so that people can talk a little bit while enjoying dinner. Towards the end of the night, there's more and more singing, and we ended up all dancing! Great night to remember!
  4. We arrived at 8,45 and nobody asked me anything.At 9.30 they invite us to the table.Food was good but no excellent.Don;t take the menu.
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Tour code: 6011OPERA

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