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The best guide to eat in Madrid

by / Friday, 17 May 2019 / Published in News

Madrid is the capital of Spain and one of the most important cities in the country, thanks to its history, culture and also for its gastronomic tradition.

Today we’ll tell you where to taste the best and most traditional gastronomy of the area. If after this reading the only thing you think about is eating some tapas in a terrace in Madrid, we’ll help you. We’ll organize your custom trip so you only have to come and enjoy. Should we start this delicious tour now?

The best guide to eat in Madrid

This is the ultimate food guide to Madrid

1. You have to visit Malasaña

Malasaña is one of the most popular districts in Madrid. Born place of the “movida madrileña” (a cultural movement of the 70’s-80’s) has become a cultural and gastronomic reference of the city. Why? It has some of the best restaurants in Madrid offering the best homemade food and an unbeatable atmosphere. From the most traditional restaurant like “Casa Fidel” to the most innovative like “El Pajarita”.

In addition to the good number of restaurants you will find, there are also tens of bars where you can enjoy a great sandwich and beer at very affordable prices.

2. "Tapas": the best food you can eat in Madrid

Tapas are the best example of typical food in Madrid. From traditional ones associated to the Mediterranean diet, to new creations of “fusion food” or haute cuisine. Let’s begin our food tour in Madrid with the most famous tapas in town. How many of them have you tasted?

Enjoying the spanish omelet (made of eggs and french fries), the cocido madrileño (a stew of 3 courses including soup, peas and cabbage and different kinds of meats), the famous croquettes or the patatas bravas (hot french fries) will make your visit to Madrid an unforgettable experience.

Madrid food guide
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Madrid food guide

3. "Cañas": go out for drink beer

When people from Madrid go out, everything can happen. It is compulsory to mention the many bars in town and, of course, its beer. After work or during the weekend, any time is ideal to enjoy a cool beer on a terrace in a near square.

These are some of the streets you must stroll if you want to get to know the real atmosphere of Madrid while enjoying a good beer.

From Calle Ponzano, which has become a new gastronomic reference in the city, passing through Huertas and Santa Ana. From historic buildings to the best night and leisure environment. Are you going to miss it?

4. Street markets

The markets of Madrid are another option that we highly recommend. Inside them you can enjoy, in a different way, the typical food of the area. Some of them are popular for their infrastructure while others are for their age, but all coincide in one thing, food is the star. These are just some of the ones you should visit:

    - Mercado San Miguel
    - Mercado de San Antón
    - Mercado de San Ildefonso
    - Platea Madrid

And if you can not wait any longer to enjoy Madrid and its gastronomy, contact us and do not waste your time! We’ll take care of you and make the visit to the capital of Spain a special experience. Contact us!!

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