Plaza de Chueca
Apunto – Centro Cultural del Gusto
This engaging little bookstore runs cooking classes across a range of cuisines.
Antigua Casa Ángel Sierra
This historic old taberna is the antithesis of modern Chueca chic – it has hardly changed since it opened in 1917. As Spaniards like to...
Restaurante Vega Viana
Chueca is surprisingly lacking in vegetarian restaurants and even this one does a small sideline in chicken dishes (albeit of the...
Calle de Gravina 10 · interesting places nearby
Café Acuarela information
A few steps up the hill from Plaza de Chueca and long a centrepiece of gay Madrid – a huge statue of a nude male angel guards the doorway – this is an agreeable, dimly lit salon decorated with, among other things, religious icons.
It’s ideal for quiet conversation and catching the weekend buzz as people plan their forays into the more clamorous clubs in the vicinity.