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Madrid: Opera and Zarzuela Show and Dinner

4.6 / 5

93 reviews

Madrid: Opera and Zarzuela Show and Dinner

From $62.63 per person

Experience the authentic sounds of Spain at a 3-hour opera dinner in the heart of Madrid. Listen to traditional zarzuela lyric songs as you feast on a menu of typical Spanish tapas, such as Spanish omelet, broad beans in garlic, and more.

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Duration 3 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy live song from performing waiters at La Castafiore
  • Experience one of the most unique restaurants in Madrid
  • Sample fine Spanish tapas as wait staff sing operettas and zarzuela lyric songs
  • Raise a toast to "La Traviata"
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Enjoy an original dinner of opera and lyric song, sung by performing waiters at the stunning La Castafiore restaurant in the heart of Madrid. The restaurant opened in 1996 with the aim of promoting young artists and the traditional lyric form of operatic art. As you dine, the wait staff will entertain you with typical Spanish zarzuela, interacting with the audience as they go. The night starts with an overture of “Il Barbieri di Siviglia,” served with the traditional tapa of a Spanish omelet. The 1st act, “Die Zauberflöte,” is accompanied by marinated salmon rolls filled with baby broad beans in garlic sauce. For the 2nd act (main course), you can choose from grilled entrecote with herb butter,“La Boheme,” or hake with parsley, gulas (baby eels) and clams, “La Traviata.” The “plaudit” (dessert) is a divine milk mousse of “El Gato Montés.” At the end of the night, all diners are invited to toast “La Traviata!”
Includes
  • Dinner and drinks (wine, beer, soft drinks and coffee)
  • Opera and zarzuela show
  • Liquors
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  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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La Castafiore restaurant, C/ Marqués de Monasterio, 5 Madrid

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 93 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.5/5
  • Organization
    4.4/5

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I really enjoyed the time spent there. There are three hours of good music, food and interaction with the staff (who is amazing). If you really like operetta (for any reasons they call it there "zarzuela") just go for this activity, which is a show combined with exquisite dinner. The singers, desguised in waiters, perform a selection of the best areas from well known operettas, moving around customers' tables.

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January 26, 2020

Restaurante La Castafiore does not disappoint, although if you get there too early, you may wonder if you’re in the right place. They are setting-up. I found the food to be excellent, but obviously, the crew of singing servers is the real attraction. They are all wonderful people, and trained performers with amazing voices. A truly fun evening!

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October 21, 2019

This show was a second-best as the Professional Zarzuela show was fully booked. The singers were good and many of the tunes familiar. Because the restaurant was small and intimate, we got a good look - and hear - of what was going on. The meal was good - although our booking didn't give us many choices - and a bottle of wine was included.

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September 20, 2019

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