Pasajes Librería Internacional
Intensive courses start at around €385 for two weeks. Staff can organise accommodation with local families.
Showcasing painters and photographers of the highest standing (Pablo Palazuelo, Eduardo Arroyo and Eduardo Chillida have recently held...
Sociedad General de Autores y Editores
This swirling, melting wedding cake of a building is as close as Madrid comes to the work of Antoni Gaudí, which so illuminates...
El Junco Jazz Club
El Junco has established itself on the Madrid nightlife scene by appealing as much to jazz aficionados as to clubbers. Its secret is...
If you just can’t face deciphering another Spanish menu or are in dire need of a do-it-yourself salad, Fresc Co is a fresh, well-priced...
Lonely Planet review
Definitely one of the best bookshops in Madrid, Pasajes has an extensive English section (downstairs at the back), which includes high-quality fiction (if it’s a new release, it’ll be the first bookshop in town to have it), history, Spanish subject matter and travel, as well as a few literary magazines. There are also French, German, Italian and Portuguese books, children’s books and DVDs, and a useful noticeboard.