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Café del Nuncio

Restaurants & cafés

Split into two halves at either end of the narrow Escalinata del Nuncio, the Café del Nuncio has lovely cool, dark interiors with gently rotating ceiling...

C/Nuncio 12 & C/Segovia 9

Café Gijón

Critics' choice
Restaurants & cafés

Still charming after all these years, this is Madrid's definitive literary café, open since 1888. It still holds poetry tertulias on Monday nights, and...

Paseo de Recoletos 21

Castellana 8

Bars & pubs, Clubs, Restaurants & cafés

Known as Jazzanova until recently, Castellana 8 remains a supremely smooth bar-restaurant-club, its black walls softened by clever uplighting, orange velvet...

Paseo de la Castellana 8


Critics' choice
Restaurants & cafés

A perennial favourite with seemingly everybody; from those looking for a peaceful morning coffee on the leafy Plaza de la Paja to those meeting up for a few...

Costanilla de San Andrés 14

El Ventorillo

Bars & pubs, Restaurants & cafés

Just down from the Palacio Real, this terraza offers the finest sunsets in Madrid, with a magnificent location looking out over the Casa del Campo and all...

C/Bailén 14

La Casta

Restaurants & cafés

A cool and relaxing tapas bar with gently revolving ceiling fans and terracotta floors. Tapas include smoked cod, trout and salmon, or there are wooden...

C/Cristo 1

La Taberna de la Copla

Restaurants & cafés

Copla is a form of Spanish ballad, as sung by those depicted here in the dozens of crumbling photos. Tapas are named for famous coplas - Juanita Reina is...

C/Jesús del Valle 1

La Tabernilla del Gato Amadeus

Restaurants & cafés

Named after a late, great, Persian cat, this is a tiny, welcoming bar, whose croquetas are legendary. The other favourite is the patatas con mojo picón...

C/Cristo 2

La Torre del Oro

Restaurants & cafés

It's smack on the Plaza Mayor, so don't expect any bargains, especially if you sit out in the square, but this Andalucían bar is the real deal, with...

Plaza Mayor 26