Sobrino de Botín

Madrid, Spain

Sobrino de Botín

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Sobrino de Botín is a Spanish restaurant in Madrid, founded in 1725, that is the oldest restaurant in the world in continuous operation. The artist Francisco de Goya worked in Cafe Botín as a waiter while waiting to get accepted into the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. The restaurant is mentioned in an Ernest Hemingway novel and the book Fortunata y Jacinta by Benito Pérez Galdós (published 1886–1887).

The restaurant was founded in 1725 by Frenchman Jean Botin and his wife, and was originally called Casa Botín. Upon Botin's death, a nephew called Candido Remis changed the name to Sobrino de Botín, which survives to this day. Sobrino is the Spanish word for nephew.




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