Madrid Zarzuela Opera and Dinner at La Castafiore Restaurant

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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.

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

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

What's included

  • Dinner
  • 1 bottle of wine per table
  • Coffee

What's not included

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


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