The Gran Vía is one of the most vibrant areas in Madrid’s city center, with incredible shopping, great restaurants, and numerous historical sites. The area also has some of the best nightlife; here we explore 10 of the best bars in the Gran Vía.
Located on the Cuesta Santo Domingo, a short five-minute walk from the Gran Vía, El MiniBAR serves dishes such as tuna tataki or crunchy wild-boar.
El miniBAR, Cuesta Santo Domingo 12, Madrid, Spain +34 616 00 97 04
This locale’s name is just as fun and original as its interior, which is decorated in a vintage way, with colorful mismatched chairs and tables, bright flowers, romantic candles and interesting wallpaper. There is a great lounge area where tourists and locals will be able to enjoy their tasty drinks and scrumptious tapas whilst relaxing on one of the comfy sofas. Their tostas are to die for, and their little cakes and coffee are also worth trying.
Machaskka, Calle del Barco 15, Madrid, Spain +34 911703023
This beer tavern specializes in beer and seafood, but they also have plenty of other options for delicious tapas. Their set lunch menu is a great choice for seafood-lovers, and at night the atmosphere and coziness of the place make it perfect for a relaxed night out.
Cerveceria Monje, Plaza Santo Domingo, Madrid, Spain +34 915484665