The Cardinal Herrero street is part of the historic Old Jewish Quarters of Córdoba with a long Somewhere between the old synagogues, churches, and mosques, the Cardinal Flamenco Tablao sits neatly tucked away.

With its conversion to a tablao sometime in the late '80s, the venue became an integral part of the city's history. It drew inspiration from the oldest forms of flamenco and began staging the purest forms of the art at the highest quality.

150 Seats

Wheelchair Accessible



About The Cardinal Flamenco Tablao

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  • The Cardinal Flamenco Tablao has a capacity of 150 split across two performance spaces: the outdoor patio and the indoor performance room.
  • The patio can host 100 people, while the inner room hosts about 50 at a time. The show stage is determined based on the weather.
  • The seats are placed in rows in front of the stage, slightly curved at the ends.
  • While the small venue makes it hard to find yourself in a bad seat, the closer you are to the stage the better the view and experience.
  • The seating includes standard chairs and tables for patrons to place their drinks on.
  • The seats closer to tables or in the front row offer a little extra legroom.

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  • Address: C. Buen Pastor, 2, Centro, 14003 Córdoba, Spain
  • Bus: The nearest stop is Glorieta Cruz Roja, a 5-minute walk from the venue. It services lines 02, 06, and 42. Line 9 also stops within 10 minutes of the venue.
  • Train: The Córdoba Train Station is a 20-minute walk from the venue and a major hub, servicing trains from across the region.
  • Parking: There is no parking at this venue. Patrons may park at a nearby garage like Parking Paseo de la Victoria, Parcheggio Free Victoria, and Parking Calle Sevilla 5 Córdoba. A motorcycle parking lot is ten minutes away on C. Duque de Hornachuelos and a bicycle lot is on Pl. de las Tendillas.
  • Recommended mode of transport: The buses stop closer but the trains offer better connectivity to the larger city. Pick your ride based on which option works better for you.

Frequently asked questions about The Cardinal Flamenco Tablao

How old is The Cardinal Flamenco Tablao?

True to its name, The Cardinal is a distinguished older tablao that’s nearly 40 years old. While the surrounding structure is much older, the tablao itself began operating in 1987.

What is The Cardinal Flamenco Tablao named after?

Located in the Old Jewish Quarter, this tablao is an area filled with synagogues, mosques, cathedrals, and other religious structures, and it draws its name from this cultural melting pot. "El Cardenal," in particular, is named for the Spanish Cardinal Herrero.

What is the address of The Cardinal Flamenco Tablao?

C. Buen Pastor, 2, Centro, 14003 Córdoba, Spain.

How do I reach The Cardinal Flamenco Tablao?

Buses and trains are great options for traveling to this venue.

How many seats are in The Cardinal Flamenco Tablao?

With a total capacity of 150, it can accommodate 100 people in the outdoor patio area and 50 in the indoor performance room.

What shows have played at The Cardinal Flamenco Tablao?

The Cardinal has hosted some of flamenco's greatest over its lifetime, including Antonio Alcazar, Victoria Palacios, and Alberto Lucena, currently offering its esteemed stage to the Tablao Cardenal Flamenco Show.

How long is Tablao Cardenal Flamenco Show?

Slightly longer than its fellow flamenco shows, this one runs for about 1 hour and 20 minutes.

How much do the Tablao Cardenal Flamenco Show tickets cost?

Prices for this venue vary across shows based on seats, date, season, etc. There aren’t many bad seats at this venue, but the seats closer to the stage in the middle offer better views at decent rates. Tickets to the Tablao Cardenal Flamenco Show start at €25.

Are children allowed at The Cardinal Flamenco Tablao?

Yes, patrons of all ages are welcome at this tablao and the flamenco shows it runs.

What are some attractions or things to do near The Cardinal Flamenco Tablao?

Sitting in the heart of innumerable Plazas, this location allows you to access several of Córdoba's scenic spots and the historic alleys leading to them. But it is also a short walk from landmarks like The Jewish House (Casa del Judío), The Arabic House (Casa Arabe), the Bullfighting Museum of Cordoba, the Caliphal Baths (Baños del Alcázar Califalor), and the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, among many others.