Gastronomy

A must try: Tapas

Madrid’s gastronomy revolves around home-made meals, and you can’t leave Madrid without trying fried calamari sandwich, ‘cocido madrileño’ (Madrid style stew), Spanish tortilla tapas and freshly made ‘churros’.

www.rutadetapas.com/rutas-por-ciudades/madrid/

A must try: Chocolate with churros

Dirección: Pasadizo de San Gines, 5
Metro: Sol, Ópera

Don’t miss the chance to try the classic Madrid churros. San Ginés is the oldest churro shop in Spain and their churros are made from their original recipe.

chocolateriasangines.com

Local Dish: Bocadillo de Calamares

Dirección: Plaza Mayor
Metro: Sol, Tirso de Molina

A well-known dish in Madrid is the fried calamari sandwich, a simple recipe that can be eaten on-the-go. It can be easily found in the centre of Madrid, especially around Plaza Mayor.

Local Dish: Cocido Madrileño

The Madrilenian stew is one of the most traditional home-cooked dishes in the city. It was originally a lower-class meal but over the years it won itself a place in restaurant menus.  

www.cocidomadrid.com

San Miguel Market

Dirección: Plaza de San Miguel, s/n
Metro: Sol

Located next to Plaza Mayor, San Miguel Market offers a unique gourmet experience as well as a wide variety of wines that will make you fall in love with Spanish cuisine.

www.mercadodesanmiguel.es

San Antón Market

Dirección: Calle de Augusto Figueroa, 24B
Metro: Chueca

In the heart of the thriving Chueca district, San Miguel Market is a fancy place with a wide offering of avant-garde cuisine dishes

www.mercadosananton.com

San Ildefonso Market

Dirección: Calle de Fuencarral, 57
Metro: Tribunal

It is located in Malasaña, one of the youngest and trendiest districts in Madrid. Perfect for dining and having tapas and ‘cañas’ in its affordable food stands.

www.mercadodesanildefonso.com

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