Guidebook for Madrid

Bibiana

Guidebook for Madrid

Food Scene
A little piece of Italy near our apartment. Very tasty pizzas!
Pizzamascalzone
1 C/ Cervantes
A little piece of Italy near our apartment. Very tasty pizzas!
Near Plaza de Ópera. A Spanish "Taberna" with a modern touch. Kids friendly. With babysitter on weekends.
La Excéntrica
10 Calle de las Fuentes
Near Plaza de Ópera. A Spanish "Taberna" with a modern touch. Kids friendly. With babysitter on weekends.
Creative Japanese in chic and cosmopolitan space with vintage furniture and decoration in multicolor tones dishes. If you like Sushi this is your place. Great options with new flavours
Miss Sushi
2 Calle del Prado
Creative Japanese in chic and cosmopolitan space with vintage furniture and decoration in multicolor tones dishes. If you like Sushi this is your place. Great options with new flavours
Spanish tortilla filled or not. You actually have to taste it!
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La Buha
10 Plaza de la Cebada
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Spanish tortilla filled or not. You actually have to taste it!
The best "chocolate con churros" in Madrid. You really need to taste the porras! This is a bar reminiscent of the cafes in the late nineteenth century. It has two floors and white marble tables and tile-covered counter, where you can take traditionally a chocolate with churros, any other soda or coffee accompanied by pastries. Opening late in the morning makes it possible for people to gather for breakfast of different types. Traditionally open every day of the year. Due to its proximity to the Puerta del Sol, it is the place, if you have patience, which is usually taken the first chocolate of the Year.
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Chocolatería San Ginés hot choc n chorrus
5 Pasadizo de San Ginés
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The best "chocolate con churros" in Madrid. You really need to taste the porras! This is a bar reminiscent of the cafes in the late nineteenth century. It has two floors and white marble tables and tile-covered counter, where you can take traditionally a chocolate with churros, any other soda or coffee accompanied by pastries. Opening late in the morning makes it possible for people to gather for breakfast of different types. Traditionally open every day of the year. Due to its proximity to the Puerta del Sol, it is the place, if you have patience, which is usually taken the first chocolate of the Year.
Plenty of options for eating out: hindi, spanish , greek..
Calle del Ave María
Plenty of options for eating out: hindi, spanish , greek..
A wide range of styles, tastes and budgets for eating out, from the informal «tapeo» to «a la carte» meals: have a walk thu these streets and pick your choice.
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Calle de la Cava Baja
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A wide range of styles, tastes and budgets for eating out, from the informal «tapeo» to «a la carte» meals: have a walk thu these streets and pick your choice.
Several international choices for eating out: mediterraniam, argentinian, hindi, peruian... And also a "tablao flamenco" on the nearby.
Calle de Ventura de la Vega
Several international choices for eating out: mediterraniam, argentinian, hindi, peruian... And also a "tablao flamenco" on the nearby.
El Jardín Secreto is a dream come true, a magical place, out of the world of fairy tales. By opening its blue door, you will be surprised: the time changes of pace and you will feel transported to a fantasy realm, where every corner, unique, intimate and special, will make you feel welcome. The light, the atmosphere, the music exude tranquility. They enfold you, turning away from your problems and concerns. The Secret Garden hosts everyone, creating a unique space where you can talk quietly and relax. They will pamper your senses with their wonderful products: chocolates, teas, coffees, tempting desserts, cocktails ... As with the fairyland, once you find it you won't forget it.
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El Jardín Secreto
2 Calle Conde Duque
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El Jardín Secreto is a dream come true, a magical place, out of the world of fairy tales. By opening its blue door, you will be surprised: the time changes of pace and you will feel transported to a fantasy realm, where every corner, unique, intimate and special, will make you feel welcome. The light, the atmosphere, the music exude tranquility. They enfold you, turning away from your problems and concerns. The Secret Garden hosts everyone, creating a unique space where you can talk quietly and relax. They will pamper your senses with their wonderful products: chocolates, teas, coffees, tempting desserts, cocktails ... As with the fairyland, once you find it you won't forget it.
The great attraction that you will appreciate in the new San Miguel Market is to have become an original place for tapas and quality products, where you can also attend culinary events. Therefore, the public opening hours is more typical of a local restoration of a market for perishables. Specifically, it extends from 10 am to 24 pm, except Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, when that is extended even hours until 2am.
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Mercado de San Miguel
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The great attraction that you will appreciate in the new San Miguel Market is to have become an original place for tapas and quality products, where you can also attend culinary events. Therefore, the public opening hours is more typical of a local restoration of a market for perishables. Specifically, it extends from 10 am to 24 pm, except Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, when that is extended even hours until 2am.
An Italian restaurant only a few meters from the Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol.
Restaurante La Tagliatella
16 Calle de Atocha
An Italian restaurant only a few meters from the Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol.
The restaurant has a large bar and an adjoining sitting room for taste wines and dishes. If you want a more formal lunch or dinner, they have a dining room. In Meson El Lacón they offer a classic Spanish cuisine, flavored with seasonal dishes with a modernist development.
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El Lacón
8 Calle de Manuel Fernández y González
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The restaurant has a large bar and an adjoining sitting room for taste wines and dishes. If you want a more formal lunch or dinner, they have a dining room. In Meson El Lacón they offer a classic Spanish cuisine, flavored with seasonal dishes with a modernist development.
The best Chinese restaurant in Madrid. Perfect for home delivery
Calle Luis Vélez de Guevara, 6
6 Calle Luis Vélez de Guevara
The best Chinese restaurant in Madrid. Perfect for home delivery
1827 Tavern bullfighting decor serving tapas and typical Madrid dishes, vermouth and beer on tap
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Casa Alberto
18 Calle de las Huertas
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1827 Tavern bullfighting decor serving tapas and typical Madrid dishes, vermouth and beer on tap
If you are someone who thinks that Mexican food is always spicy, it is because you have not yet visited the Black Rose of Madrid. A restaurant that fascinates by its staging, upholstery brought directly across the Atlantic objects. In your letter you will find recipes Aztec country without much spicy, but with great flavor. Such as shrimp cocktail is a delight. And in an authentic Mexican, you can not miss the guacamole with nachos. For the more adventurous, there is the chicken mole: Typical recipe, and delicious. And finally, nothing better than a cap chocolate with vanilla ice cream.
Rosa Negra Madrid
16 Calle León
If you are someone who thinks that Mexican food is always spicy, it is because you have not yet visited the Black Rose of Madrid. A restaurant that fascinates by its staging, upholstery brought directly across the Atlantic objects. In your letter you will find recipes Aztec country without much spicy, but with great flavor. Such as shrimp cocktail is a delight. And in an authentic Mexican, you can not miss the guacamole with nachos. For the more adventurous, there is the chicken mole: Typical recipe, and delicious. And finally, nothing better than a cap chocolate with vanilla ice cream.
Drinks & Nightlife
Since it opened in 1982, this local, committed and loving jazz music has presented over 8,000 live concerts. In 1988 they went a step further in this genre and began bringing true international jazz figures like George Adams and Lou Bennett. In 2002, the prestigious American jazz magazine Down Beat Central Café included as one of the best places in the world where jazz, the only Spanish reference in the list.
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Café Central
10 Pl. del Ángel
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Since it opened in 1982, this local, committed and loving jazz music has presented over 8,000 live concerts. In 1988 they went a step further in this genre and began bringing true international jazz figures like George Adams and Lou Bennett. In 2002, the prestigious American jazz magazine Down Beat Central Café included as one of the best places in the world where jazz, the only Spanish reference in the list.
With a double entrance, one in the street Nuncio and one in Segovia, this local rag-tag features a classic but cozy decor, with some vintage tone, ancient, which mainly breathes a relaxed atmosphere, inviting mostly quiet conversation. It is also ideal for a coffee accompanied by the pleasant reading a good book. In his letter have coffee and tea (although his specialty is coffee "Nuncio"), also cocktails (the mojito is the most recommended), and all kinds of drinks. In summer they take to the street, on the steps of the street Segovia, a pleasant terrace.
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Café del Nuncio
12 Calle del Nuncio
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With a double entrance, one in the street Nuncio and one in Segovia, this local rag-tag features a classic but cozy decor, with some vintage tone, ancient, which mainly breathes a relaxed atmosphere, inviting mostly quiet conversation. It is also ideal for a coffee accompanied by the pleasant reading a good book. In his letter have coffee and tea (although his specialty is coffee "Nuncio"), also cocktails (the mojito is the most recommended), and all kinds of drinks. In summer they take to the street, on the steps of the street Segovia, a pleasant terrace.
Sightseeing
Puerta del Sol
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Plaza Mayor
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Have fun with the crazy mirrors on the wall
Calle de Álvarez Gato
Have fun with the crazy mirrors on the wall
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Puerta De Alcalá
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The bimillennial city at the bend of the river Tagus. A maze of hilly streets and alleys, of medieval palaces, gothic churchs, baroque mansions and mudejar sinagoges, among which the massive Alcazar arrises. Worth the 30 min. train trip from the Atocha Train Station.
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Toledo
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The bimillennial city at the bend of the river Tagus. A maze of hilly streets and alleys, of medieval palaces, gothic churchs, baroque mansions and mudejar sinagoges, among which the massive Alcazar arrises. Worth the 30 min. train trip from the Atocha Train Station.
The heart of the Spanish Empire. A magnificent monastery made for the leisure and eternal rest of Philip II, saddled on the slopes of the Guadarrama range and surrounded by parks and forests. Just an hour train ride from the Sol station.
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El Escorial
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The heart of the Spanish Empire. A magnificent monastery made for the leisure and eternal rest of Philip II, saddled on the slopes of the Guadarrama range and surrounded by parks and forests. Just an hour train ride from the Sol station.
A beatiful medieval city, with its walls, castle and palaces, with a plus: the overwhelming roman aqueduct that frames the entrance to its historical quarter. Only 30 mins. by train from the Chamartin Station.
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Segovia
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A beatiful medieval city, with its walls, castle and palaces, with a plus: the overwhelming roman aqueduct that frames the entrance to its historical quarter. Only 30 mins. by train from the Chamartin Station.
Cervantes hometown, it also houses one of the oldest universities of Spain and one of the oldest theaters too, aside of several others historical buildings starting from the romans. 40 minutes ride from the Atocha Train Station.
Alcalá de Henares
Cervantes hometown, it also houses one of the oldest universities of Spain and one of the oldest theaters too, aside of several others historical buildings starting from the romans. 40 minutes ride from the Atocha Train Station.
An Old Town Historic-Artistic, royal palaces and gardens on the banks of the Tagus form the layout of Aranjuez. The concepts of the Enlightenment, arranged to urban development of cities, are embodied here in a balance between nature and man, watercourses and the design of the gardens, between the woods and the palace architecture. For all this has been declared by UNESCO in 2001 Cultural Landscape of Humanity. The Strawberry Train and the Feasts of the Mutiny of Aranjuez, of National Tourist Interest, are some of the cultural events that await visitors in this suburb.
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Aranjuez
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An Old Town Historic-Artistic, royal palaces and gardens on the banks of the Tagus form the layout of Aranjuez. The concepts of the Enlightenment, arranged to urban development of cities, are embodied here in a balance between nature and man, watercourses and the design of the gardens, between the woods and the palace architecture. For all this has been declared by UNESCO in 2001 Cultural Landscape of Humanity. The Strawberry Train and the Feasts of the Mutiny of Aranjuez, of National Tourist Interest, are some of the cultural events that await visitors in this suburb.
Parks & Nature
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El Retiro Park
7 Plaza de la Independencia
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Madrid Río
S/N Puente de Toledo
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Essentials
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Lidl
16 Plaza de Tirso de Molina
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Open 24/7
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Carrefour Market
2 Calle de Valencia
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Open 24/7
Drugstore 24x7
Farmacia
14 Plaza del Ángel
Drugstore 24x7
Getting Around
Línea 1 de metro
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Antón Martín
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Línea 1 de metro
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Madrid - Atocha Cercanias
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Sol
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Shopping
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Apple Puerta del Sol
1 Puerta del Sol
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El Corte Inglés Seguros Correduría
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On the street you'll find "Carnicería Palacio". One of the best fresh meat in Madrid. Cheeses, cold meats, sausages...
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Best of Britain
5 Calle de Santa Isabel
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On the street you'll find "Carnicería Palacio". One of the best fresh meat in Madrid. Cheeses, cold meats, sausages...
Beer shop with beers, fine gins and liqueurs from all around the world
More Than Beer
32 Calle del León
Beer shop with beers, fine gins and liqueurs from all around the world
Tutta l'Italia in un solo posto
Pastamascalzone
2 Calle de Cervantes
Tutta l'Italia in un solo posto
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El Rastro
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If there is an adjective that defines this central commercial hub is the avant-garde. Here quotation marks youngest and most modern fashion and some of the most important young designers are given. There are also beautifully designed restaurants and other shopping suggestions: tattoos, comics, art libraries or decoration shops. Between Plaza de Chueca and Fuencarral Hortaleza streets and an extensive map of small, quiet roads whose business opens surprises visitors. Epicenter of the gay scene, the neighborhood has been open to all kinds of proposals to become one of the most visited areas by both the locals themselves and by those coming from abroad.
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Chueca
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If there is an adjective that defines this central commercial hub is the avant-garde. Here quotation marks youngest and most modern fashion and some of the most important young designers are given. There are also beautifully designed restaurants and other shopping suggestions: tattoos, comics, art libraries or decoration shops. Between Plaza de Chueca and Fuencarral Hortaleza streets and an extensive map of small, quiet roads whose business opens surprises visitors. Epicenter of the gay scene, the neighborhood has been open to all kinds of proposals to become one of the most visited areas by both the locals themselves and by those coming from abroad.
In the famous 'Golden Mile' you'll find the biggest fashion brands, jewelery and decoration. Chanel, Manolo Blahnik, Louis Vuitton, Loewe and recognized a long list of prestigious firms, are settled in this space. Renowned shoe stores where you will find the most exclusive models, fine jewelry or translated names like Suarez, Bvlgari and Cartier, among many others. If you are passionate about fashion, this is a visit you can not miss, get lost in its streets and let you be pampered, you'll feel like a star.
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Salamanca
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In the famous 'Golden Mile' you'll find the biggest fashion brands, jewelery and decoration. Chanel, Manolo Blahnik, Louis Vuitton, Loewe and recognized a long list of prestigious firms, are settled in this space. Renowned shoe stores where you will find the most exclusive models, fine jewelry or translated names like Suarez, Bvlgari and Cartier, among many others. If you are passionate about fashion, this is a visit you can not miss, get lost in its streets and let you be pampered, you'll feel like a star.
Sells fans, umbrellas, parasols, walking sticks, castanets and shawls.
Casa de Diego
12 Puerta del Sol
Sells fans, umbrellas, parasols, walking sticks, castanets and shawls.
Caps, hats and military purposes, but today has given a touch of modernity selling handicrafts, decorative items and gifts.
Casa Yustas
30 Plaza Mayor
Caps, hats and military purposes, but today has given a touch of modernity selling handicrafts, decorative items and gifts.
Sells more classic clothing Spain since 1855. Spanish Royal House, Hilary Clinton, Picasso, Buñuel, Rodolfo Valentino, Placido Domingo, Hemingway, Gary Cooper and many others among its distinguished guests.
Capas Seseña
23 Calle de la Cruz
Sells more classic clothing Spain since 1855. Spanish Royal House, Hilary Clinton, Picasso, Buñuel, Rodolfo Valentino, Placido Domingo, Hemingway, Gary Cooper and many others among its distinguished guests.
Known fashion chains and accessories such as the Spanish Zara, Cortefiel, Bershka and Stradivarius which are installed in the ground floors of some of these historic buildings. The H & M Swedish (which has two establishments in the same street, one of them the former Cine Avenue that reconverted into a local attractive young fashion that preserves the hall, side steps and the open layout of the old stalls of the room Performance) and Primark (Irish whose opening in 2015 caused a furor in the city) are also a must.
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Gran Vía
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Known fashion chains and accessories such as the Spanish Zara, Cortefiel, Bershka and Stradivarius which are installed in the ground floors of some of these historic buildings. The H & M Swedish (which has two establishments in the same street, one of them the former Cine Avenue that reconverted into a local attractive young fashion that preserves the hall, side steps and the open layout of the old stalls of the room Performance) and Primark (Irish whose opening in 2015 caused a furor in the city) are also a must.