Guidebook for Madrid

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Guidebook for Madrid

Food Scene

It is a restaurant that later in the evening turns into a eclectic, interesting bar.
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MATUTE
12 Plaza de Matute
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It is a restaurant that later in the evening turns into a eclectic, interesting bar.
My favourite restaurant in Madrid. Small (about 10 tables or so), romantic, cosy and the food is excellent. A bit pricey maybe.
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Moratin
36 Calle de Moratín
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My favourite restaurant in Madrid. Small (about 10 tables or so), romantic, cosy and the food is excellent. A bit pricey maybe.
This place is many things in one space. A book shop, a coffee shop or a restaurant. Well decorated and with good food. Several TV ads have been filmed there.
Restaurante La Fabrica
11 Calle Alameda
This place is many things in one space. A book shop, a coffee shop or a restaurant. Well decorated and with good food. Several TV ads have been filmed there.
One of my favourite restaurants in one of the busiest and trendiest streets of Madrid nowadays. Very nice atmosphere and good prices.
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Maricastaña
12 Calle Corredera Baja de San Pablo
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One of my favourite restaurants in one of the busiest and trendiest streets of Madrid nowadays. Very nice atmosphere and good prices.
A extremely nice restaurant which is restaurant upstairs and a bar/club downstairs. For Madrid standards it is relatively expensive but it is well worth it...
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Sexto
6 Calle Fernando VI
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A extremely nice restaurant which is restaurant upstairs and a bar/club downstairs. For Madrid standards it is relatively expensive but it is well worth it...
One of the trendiest restaurants in Madrid. Quite posh and expensive. If you don't mind spending more than what's usual for Madrid this is the place to be and to be seen!
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Ten con Ten
6 Cl. de Ayala
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One of the trendiest restaurants in Madrid. Quite posh and expensive. If you don't mind spending more than what's usual for Madrid this is the place to be and to be seen!
The best ice creams in Madrid are definately tasted here. Right next to the Real Madrid´s stadium, Santiago Bernabeú.
Gelateria La Romana
27 Paseo de la Habana
The best ice creams in Madrid are definately tasted here. Right next to the Real Madrid´s stadium, Santiago Bernabeú.
The best boulangerie/patisserie, with a provencal décor, reminiscence of the French countryside that manages to be pleasant, cozy and comfortable. French pastries, cookies, cakes, quiches, etc.
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Mamá Framboise
23 Calle de Fernando VI
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The best boulangerie/patisserie, with a provencal décor, reminiscence of the French countryside that manages to be pleasant, cozy and comfortable. French pastries, cookies, cakes, quiches, etc.
Casa Mira is a super traditional bakery located near the Puerta del Sol. The shop, despite selling other confectionery products, is famous for the elaboration and sale of handmade nougat.
Casa Mira
30 Carrera de S. Jerónimo
Casa Mira is a super traditional bakery located near the Puerta del Sol. The shop, despite selling other confectionery products, is famous for the elaboration and sale of handmade nougat.
Porbably on the top 3 restaurants to have a paella in Madrid. Only problem is that it´s a bit far away from the old city centre.
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Restaurante Samm
3 Calle de Carlos Caamaño
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Porbably on the top 3 restaurants to have a paella in Madrid. Only problem is that it´s a bit far away from the old city centre.
It is THE place to eat "churros con chocolate". A churro is a fried-dough pastry—predominantly choux—based snack that is eaten with thick chocolate at breakfast.
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Chocolatería San Ginés hot choc n chorrus
5 Pasadizo de San Ginés
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It is THE place to eat "churros con chocolate". A churro is a fried-dough pastry—predominantly choux—based snack that is eaten with thick chocolate at breakfast.
Grilled meats, fish and rices, accompanied by a menu of assorted sides. In the meantime, oysters and other things… Drinks and music on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
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Luzi Bombón
35 P.º de la Castellana
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Grilled meats, fish and rices, accompanied by a menu of assorted sides. In the meantime, oysters and other things… Drinks and music on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Under its imposing Roman aqueduct sits family-owned restaurant Mesón de Cándido. House speciality cochinillo (roast suckling pig) cooked in vast, traditional ovens, the pork is a delight.
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Mesón De Cándido
5 Plaza Azoguejo
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Under its imposing Roman aqueduct sits family-owned restaurant Mesón de Cándido. House speciality cochinillo (roast suckling pig) cooked in vast, traditional ovens, the pork is a delight.
Without a shadow of a doubt this is the place where you eat the best burguers in Madrid. Onion rings are also excellent. 100% guaranteed satisfaction!
Goiko Grill
16 Calle de María de Molina
Without a shadow of a doubt this is the place where you eat the best burguers in Madrid. Onion rings are also excellent. 100% guaranteed satisfaction!
This restaurant is very very good for what it costs (with a glass or two of wine it is aprox. €35/person). Very high quality food. Must book in advance as it is nearly always full.
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TriCiclo
28 Calle de Sta. María
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This restaurant is very very good for what it costs (with a glass or two of wine it is aprox. €35/person). Very high quality food. Must book in advance as it is nearly always full.

Everything Else

A must see if you like walking. Very romantic.
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Real Jardín Botánico
2 Plaza de Murillo
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A must see if you like walking. Very romantic.
Gigantic open air bazaar were you can find anything. It is probably Europe´s biggest flea market. Only on Sunday mornings!
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El Rastro
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Gigantic open air bazaar were you can find anything. It is probably Europe´s biggest flea market. Only on Sunday mornings!

Shopping

Europe´s biggest Apple store located in a 14th-century site.
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Apple Puerta del Sol
1 Puerta del Sol
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Europe´s biggest Apple store located in a 14th-century site.
Zara's flagship store in Madrid. The store occupies six floors of the entire building and has a showroom on the top floor for catwalk shows.
Zara
23 Calle de Serrano
Zara's flagship store in Madrid. The store occupies six floors of the entire building and has a showroom on the top floor for catwalk shows.

Sightseeing

Chinchón is a small Spanish town that makes a perfect day trip from Madrid. Explore its cuisine, anisette liquor, and gorgeous Plaza Mayor. Well worth it.
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Chinchón
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Chinchón is a small Spanish town that makes a perfect day trip from Madrid. Explore its cuisine, anisette liquor, and gorgeous Plaza Mayor. Well worth it.
Very close from Segovia, at the foot of the Sierra de Guadarrama mountains, set in unique natural surroundings stands the Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso, a grand and impressive complex.
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Real Sitio de San Ildefonso
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Very close from Segovia, at the foot of the Sierra de Guadarrama mountains, set in unique natural surroundings stands the Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso, a grand and impressive complex.
A World Heritage Site. In this monastery is were all the Spanish kings since Philip II have been buried. Impressive scenery and ideal for a day trip from Madrid.
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San Lorenzo de El Escorial
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A World Heritage Site. In this monastery is were all the Spanish kings since Philip II have been buried. Impressive scenery and ideal for a day trip from Madrid.
Ávila, is located north-west of Madrid, about 1,5 hrs drive. Speciality of the restaurants is cordero asado (roast lamb). Walk through the fantastic medieval city walls which are World Heritage Site.
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Ávila‎
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Ávila, is located north-west of Madrid, about 1,5 hrs drive. Speciality of the restaurants is cordero asado (roast lamb). Walk through the fantastic medieval city walls which are World Heritage Site.
The old ancient capital located in the Tagus river is a must. Get away from the crowds and meander through quiet little streets, as good as any in Tuscany. El Greco came here in 1577 and didn't leave.
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Toledo
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The old ancient capital located in the Tagus river is a must. Get away from the crowds and meander through quiet little streets, as good as any in Tuscany. El Greco came here in 1577 and didn't leave.
Alcalá de Henares, north-east of Madrid, is an alternative to religious Spain but with plenty of culture. It is the birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes and home to one of Europe's oldest universities.
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Alcala de Henares
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Alcalá de Henares, north-east of Madrid, is an alternative to religious Spain but with plenty of culture. It is the birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes and home to one of Europe's oldest universities.
From the castle of Mendoza to the stunning La Pedriza hills. Located 55km north of Madrid, has a lot to offer. It combines magnificent 16th-century architecture with breathtaking mountain&lake scenery
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Manzanares el Real
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From the castle of Mendoza to the stunning La Pedriza hills. Located 55km north of Madrid, has a lot to offer. It combines magnificent 16th-century architecture with breathtaking mountain&lake scenery