Restaurants

Top Choice Modern Spanish in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

DiverXo

Madrid's only three-Michelin-starred restaurant, DiverXo in northern Madrid is one of Spain's most unusual culinary experiences. Chef David Muñoz is something of the enfant terrible of Spain's cooking scene. Still i…
Top Choice Spanish in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

Mama Campo

Mama Campo breaks the mould of sameness that unites the bars surrounding Plaza de Olavide. Positioning itself as an ecofriendly take on the Spanish taberna (tavern), it's gone for a winning white decor within and a …
Top Choice Spanish in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

La Favorita

Set in a delightful old mansion, La Favorita is famous for its opera arias throughout the night, sung by professional opera singers masquerading as waiters. The outdoor garden courtyard is delightful on a summer’s e…
Tapas in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

Bodega de la Ardosa

Tucked away in a fairly modern corner of Chamberí, this fine relic has an extravagantly tiled facade complete with shrapnel holes dating back to the Spanish Civil War. For decades locals have been coming here for th…
Basque in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

Zalacaín

Where most other fine-dining experiences centre on innovation, Zalacaín is a bastion of tradition, with a refined air and loyal following. The pig’s trotters filled with mushrooms and lamb is a house speciality, as …
Asturian in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

Casa Mingo

Opened in 1888, Casa Mingo is a well known and vaguely cavernous Asturian cider house. Things are kept simple, focusing primarily on the signature dish of pollo asado (roast chicken, cut in quarters) accompanied by …
Tapas in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

Sagaretxe

One of the best pintxos (Basque tapas) bars in Madrid, Sagaretxe takes the stress out of eating tapas, with around 20 varieties lined up along the bar (and more than 100 that can be prepared in the kitchen upon requ…
Spanish in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

Costa Blanca Arrocería

Even if you don’t have plans to be in Chamberí, it’s worth a trip across town to this bar-restaurant that offers outstanding rice dishes, including paella. The quality is high and prices are among the cheapest in to…
Spanish in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

Las Tortillas de Gabino

It’s a brave Spanish chef that fiddles with the iconic tortilla de patatas (potato omelette), but the results here are delicious. All manner of surprising combinations are available including tortilla with octopus. …
Spanish in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

Puerta 57

There are many reasons to recommend this place, but the greatest novelty lies in its location – inside the home stadium of Real Madrid; its Salón Madrid (one of a number of dining rooms) looks out over the playing f…