Miguel Carretero created Santerra as well as the restaurant’s amazing ham croquette, which was chosen as the best in the world in the 2018 edition of the Madrid Fusión gastronomic congress. Its main ingredient is none other than an excellent Iberian ham of course, but the exact crispiness that this chef gives it and the creaminess of his béchamel are in a class of their own.
If you’re on a quest for the best tapas in Madrid, you’ve come to the right place. You don’t have to tell us twice that we’re in one of the best cities for enjoying tapas. The Spanish capital boasts more bars than any other city in the country, and it’s the perfect place to hop from one to the next sampling each spot’s speciality. Tapas are hot right now – but it’s not like they ever went out of style. So if you want to taste the most authentic version of Spain and eat like a local, here are some of our top choices, from seafood delights to patatas bravas, from our favourite tapas bars in town.
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