¨Lhardy, as the modern evocator of Zarathustra would say, is beyond good and evil.¨
Mariano de Cavia. PLATO DEL DÍA, 1890.
¨Lhardy was the great man who brought Madrid palate gifts.¨
Emilio Gutiérrez Gamero. EL OCASO DE UN SIGLO.
¨Silence is not lost while eating at Lhardy, but it increases.¨
Ramón Gómez de la Serna, 1916
¨… Lunches at Lhardy have always been famous.¨
Manuel Azaña, 1931
¨“The Great Lhardy dynasty is consolidated in his son, because he knows how to give the times what they need.¨
Enrique Sepúlveda. LA VIDA EN MADRID EN 1886.
¨Ma'am, know your Highness that Lhardy is the Academy of Hostelry.¨
Antonio Calderón a la Infanta Isabel de Borbón.
¨… Lhardy is the Madrid restaurant with more culture within its walls.¨
Comment made by the press because of the agape celebrated on the events of "Madrid cultural capital.
¨If the furniture and walls of Lhardy, witnesses of our history, told their secrets... we would have impressive revelations of national life.¨
Jesús Vasallo, parodying the work of Sacha Guitry “SI VERSALLES PUDIERA HABLAR".
¨Lhardy confectionery is a gastronomic powerhouse.¨
Luis Coloma. PEQUEÑECES, 1891.
¨The Lhardy house, free from all criticism, continues to hold the scepter of gastronomy in Madrid.¨
Julio Camba. LA CASA DEL LÚCULO, 1929.
¨The author of this words has eaten the solemn Lhardy stew more than once.¨
Néstor Luján. EL COCIDO MADRILEÑO, 1972
¨In the dining rooms of Lhardy, gourmets and poets pal up with each other.¨
José de Roure. LA CORRESPONDENCIA DE ESPAÑA, 1895
Lhardy, historical and literary scene of Madrid in the last centuries…
With the decoration of this beautiful facade defined by the taste of the Second Empire that now captivates us again, Lhardy has been able to jealously preserve the courtly and aristocratic atmosphere of Madrid in the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century at the same time as the best formulas of European cuisine.
Madrid has been a welcoming city for people from the rest of Spain, who have found their home here and have enriched the city with their different customs and origins. That is why Madrid and the people of Madrid carry
within them a bit of every corner of our