Plaza de Lavapiés
The triangular Plaza de Lavapiés is one of the few open spaces in Lavapiés and is a magnet for all that’s good (a thriving cultural...
Nuevo Café de Barbieri
This barrio classic is Lavapiés’ grandest old cafe, the sort of place for quiet conversation amid the columns and marble-topped tables...
There’s no tradition of kebab shops for midnight attacks of the munchies, but there’s always Bar Melo’s. One of those Spanish bars that...
Calle del Ave María 39 · interesting places nearby
La Inquilina information
One of our favourite barrio bars, La Inquilina has a cool-and-casual vibe and deep roots in the Lavapiés soil. Contemporary artworks by budding local artists adorn the walls and you can either gather around the bar or take a table out the back. It’s a small slice of sophistication in a barrio not known for such characteristics.