In La Tragantúa, the cuisine is simple yet creative. La Tragantúa serves lunch and dinner, which can be chosen from an a la carte menu, or from a choice of various three- course options, and enjoyed in a relaxed atmosphere.
Calle de la Verónica, 4, Madrid, Spain, +34 656 32 37 96
Vinoteca Morartin Bistrot
Vinoteca Moratin is an intimate, small and cozy bistrot in the center the Golden Triangle of Art. Here, you can order high-quality homemade food complemented by very friendly and professional service in an inviting atmosphere. There’s a fantastic selection of Spanish wines, with a variety of international options too.
Calle de Moratín, 36, Madrid, Spain, +34 911 27 60 85
La Pizzateca believe in craftsmanship and they make each of their pizzas healthy and light, as they’re prepared with the best ingredients. Located in the heart of Madrid, in the Barrio de las Letras, La Pizzateca offer a wide selection of pizzas in either a Roman style or Neapolitan style. In addition to this, they also cook up calzones, rustic pizzas, lasagne, and finally the tiramisu mamma. The tutti funghi, la dolce vita, and the pizza capricciosa are just some of the great options on the menu.
Calle León, 35, Madrid, Spain, +34 913 69 32 10
Taberna del Chato
Taberna del Chato is a great tavern located in the most central and commercial zone of Madrid, and is within walking distance of la Puerta del Sol and la Plaza de Santa Ana. It’s the ideal place to make a stop when sightseeing, to order some tapas or to have dinner in one of its small rooms. The kitchen is open to the public, so you can talk directly to the chef and watch as he makes your meal.
Calle de la Cruz, 35, Madrid, Spain, +34 915 23 16 29
La Petisa Bar de Tapas
La Petisa Bar de Tapas is an urban beach bar located in the Barrio de Las Letras. They cook up their dishes with imagination and care, combining their tapas with good music. The place is full of character and is very quirky; the bar is very colorful, the walls are adorned with artwork, the menus are presented in CD cases and the placemats look like old records.
Calle Lope de Vega, 15, Madrid, Spain, +34 911 10 44 07
Located in the heart of Madrid, under the spectacular stained glass dome of the iconic five-star hotel The Westin Palace, La Rotonda is proud of its elegant and quiet atmosphere. One of the highlights of the restaurant is the Sunday opera brunch, which is considered the best brunch in town, and allows you to savor a delicious and extensive brunch buffet while enjoying the best of live opera.
Plaza de las Cortes, 7, Madrid, Spain, +34 913 60 78 18
It only takes a quick glance to notice the elegance of the Sinfonia Rossini restaurant. The affable chef Gianni Pinto only works with the best seasonal produce and thus is able to cook up the finest Italian delicacies. Do not miss the house specialties, which include the linguini alle vongole or focaccia with tomato and mozzarella.
Calle Duque de Medinaceli, 12, Madrid, Spain, +34 913 69 31 78
Rayén Vegano offers 100% organic, handmade vegan fare. Even the beer and organic wines are handmade here. Booking in advance is highly recommended as the place is tiny, and fills up quickly. They always offer gluten-free and nut-free dishes too, and are highly considerate of customers with food intolerances. The restaurant is also dog-friendly.
Calle Lope de Vega, 7, Madrid, Spain, +34 675 38 20 72
Piccolo Diavolo, located near the Atocha station, is a small, authentic restaurant where you can enjoy classic Italian food and some regional delicacies. The pizza is 100% Neapolitan and is best complemented with their selection of fine Italian wine. The Italian staff are very friendly and attentive, and they give great advice on which dishes to choose. You may even receive some complimentary limoncello when you return a second time.
Calle Fúcar, 11, Madrid, Spain, +34 911 19 43 48
Indian Aroma prepares Indian food in a traditional tandoori oven. Its menu offers more than 80 dishes to choose from, and many of them are vegetarian. The restaurant is located in central Madrid, and is decorated with Indian artwork, as well as featuring soothing background music to add to the dining experience. Specialties include the tandoori chicken, the lamb tikka masala and the chana masala.
Calle de Ventura de la Vega, 6, Madrid, Spain, +34 913 692 333