Video: The Oldest Restaurant in the World

Botín Restaurant has kept the flame burning for the past 293 years … literally.

Ever since the doors opened in 1725, the oven has been sizzling continuously, never to be extinguished.

According to deputy manager Luis Javier Sànchez Alvarez, the oven is the crown jewel of the restaurant and the fundamental element of their most popular dish, the roast suckling pig. The recipes used today have been passed down from generation to generation, keeping the legacy of these traditional dishes alive.

With the honor of being the oldest restaurant in the world, Alvarez hopes to keep the doors open for centuries to come.

Watch video at You Tube (2:21 minutes) . . . .


What’s for Breakfast?

Western Breakfast Set

The Menu

  • Croissant
  • Danish Pastry
  • Baked Cakes – Madeleine Natur and Mowalu Chocolate
  • Five-fruit Salad
  • Yogurt
  • Small Sandwiches with Dill and Cream Cheese
  • Granola and Milk

The breaskfast is offered by Pierre Herme Paris in Aoyama, Japan for 4,200 Yen per person (tax and service charge included).

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