The Top 5 Restaurants near Paseo del Prado, Madrid

Theres plenty of amazing cuisine near the Paseo del Prado
There's plenty of amazing cuisine near the Paseo del Prado | © Platea
Lori Zaino

Paseo del Prado is one of the most famous streets in Madrid. It’s no surprise that the surrounding area is rich with amazing cuisine; check out some of the top restaurants within walking distance of this beautiful boulevard.

1. Nubel

Cocktail Bar, Restaurant, Spanish, Pub Grub

Nubel has a delicious brunch
© Reina Sofia/Nubel

This trendy new spot has the perfect location: the famous Reina Sofía Museum. You can spend the morning perusing modern art masterpieces and then head over for brunch, coffee or snacks at Nubel. The outdoor terrace is perfect for those warm weather months. Plus, their live music schedule is packed with great musicians daily, from flamenco to DJs to Latin beats.

2. The Spanish Farm

Bar, Restaurant, Spanish, Pub Grub

Sandwiched between Madrid’s lovely Botanical Gardens and most famous art museum the Prado, the Spanish Farm is a warm and friendly restaurant specialising in delicious, farm-fresh ingredients. Although the ambiance is minimalist and modern, the exposed brick and vintage decor makes you feel right at home. Traditional Spanish dishes are served with a twist here: try the creamed artichokes in a truffle sauce or the fresh grilled octopus with pomegranates and mayonnaise.

3. Platea

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Food Court, Market, Restaurant, Italian, Japanese

One of the most chic food markets in Madrid, this spot has everything you could ever want when it comes to cuisine and cocktails. Stand after stand of Spanish cured meats and cheeses, plus plenty of international food stalls, you’ll never tire of the tapas on offer. The Platea building was originally an old theater and still features balconies from where you can observe stylish locals chatting, drinking and dining, over four floors. If you’re looking to splurge, check out Arriba restaurant upstairs, where well-known chef Ramón Freixa will wow you with glazed Iberian pork or bean, monkfish and cockle stew.

4. Triciclo

Restaurant, Spanish, Fusion

© Heather Sperling / Flickr
Triciclo is proud of using only the freshest and tastiest ingredients. The menu is split into three parts: Cocina de Mercado (simple and traditional creations) Cocina Elaborada (more elaborated dishes with more elaborate flavors) and Cocina Fusion (international cuisine). The interior of the restaurant is trendy and cool, and you may spot a tricycle here and there.

5. La Mucca del Prado

Restaurant, Spanish, Fusion, Asian, Italian

This restaurant is always a happening spot, day or night. Dine in the downstairs cave-like area (great for larger groups) or the ground floor, where the cool iron columns feel reminiscent of a New Orleans jazz joint. La Mucca is so popular they keep opening locations around Madrid, and their Spanish-Italian fusion cuisine is savory and delicious. The pizzas are especially yummy, you must try the mushroom with truffle oil.

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