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Cafes, Bars and Restaurants in Madrid: Your Ultimate Guide

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Written by Allison

Madrid is a city full of great places to eat and drink, as well as plenty of things to do and see. But as you’ll soon discover this city comes alive at night. So finding somewhere that offers you the opportunity to eat and get merry won’t prove a problem.

There is a total of 21 different barrios (neighbourhoods) to visit during your stay in Madrid. You’ll find that you are spoilt for choice when it comes to enjoying great food and drink.

In this guide ShMadrid provides details of some of the best cafe, bars and restaurants in Madrid to try.

Related article: Madrid’s Five Most Authentic Restaurants

Discover these restaurants, bars and cafes

La Mallorquina

La Mallorquina

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La Mallorquina is the perfect place to start your mornings sightseeing tour of the city from.

This is a pastry shop and bar where you can enjoy a napoletana with a cup of coffee (cafe con leche).

Address: Carrer de Mayor, 2

Casa Mingo

Casa Mingo is situated by the hermitage of San Antonio de Florida that is famous for its Goya frescoes. This particular Asturian cider house was founded back in 1888.

Today you can try the speciality of the house roast chicken. As well not try some of their delicious Cabrales cheese with grilled chorizo.

Address: Paseo de la Florida, 34

Related article: Curiosities of Madrid’s Gastronomy

niMÚ Barquillo

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If you want to sample some fancy tapas or other culinary dishes, then you need to head to niMú Barquillo. It is a very lively venue and a favourite haunt of artists, musicians and fashion designers.

Let the waiting staff recommend what you should order. Wash it all down with a bottle of their Rioja house wine.

Address: Calle de Barquillo, 40

Restaurant El Jardín

This particular restaurant is situated in the Angel Miguel Hotel. Here they use a wide array of different ingredients, but also create more traditional Catalan food. One thing worth trying here is the escudella of beans with foie gras and meatballs.

They also serve a special breakfast if you’re interested.

Address: Calle Angel Miguel, 29

We hope that you find this ultimate guide: cafes, bars and restaurants in Madrid of use.

Have you been to one of these restaurants or bars? What did you think?

About the author


Allison is a writer who has spent a number of years traveling around Europe before deciding to make Spain she home. Since then, she has spent a lot of time enjoying all that the city of Madrid has to offer.

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