Lonely Planet Writer

Madrid tops this year's Michelin list with 5 new stars

Madrid centro.
Madrid centro. Image by David Hurt / CC BY 2.0

Michelin announced this week that it had awarded 19 restaurants in Portugal and Spain their first Michelin star, with the majority situated in the Spanish capital Madrid. Madrid’s newly awarded restaurants include Punto MX and La Cabra. No Spanish or Portuguese restaurants received an illustrious third Michelin star, with the judges accusing the top establishments of ‘stagnation’. Read  more: thelocal.es