Above: Coque in Madrid

Madrid: The Liveliest Restaurant Scene in Europe

The gastronomic scene in Madrid is one of the liveliest in Europe, with recent reboots of famous establishments and a spate of openings from talented young chefs.


Artichokes and clams from <em>Bistronómika</em> in Madrid - Photo by Hideaway Report editorThis small, casual restaurant in the heart of the Barrio de las Letras near the Puerta del Sol serves a chalkboard menu of seafood dishes that changes daily according to what the chef finds in the markets. Dishes like braised artichokes and baby clams, and roasted sea bream show off the kitchen’s commitment to impeccably fresh seafood. The service is warm, friendly and English-speaking.

Calle Santa María 39. Tel. (34) 91-138-6298

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