Good habits are easily transmitted, and fine dining is one of them. If you are visiting Madrid soon, don't worry because the Spanish capital will make it very easy for you to eat deliciously through its high-quality gastronomic offer. In fact, Madrid is home to the restaurants of some of Spain's most renowned chefs such as Dabiz Muñoz, Mario Sandoval, Paco Roncero and Ramón Freixa, among others.
The 5 typical dishes of Madrid you can’t miss
When we think of food from Madrid, the famous chickpea stew, the Spanish omelette, the squid rolls, the tripe and the torrijas come to our minds. Madrid's gastronomy is not only characterised by tasty traditional Spanish dishes and the creative reinterpretations of these popular dishes will make you feel like at home.
Where to eat in Madrid? We recommend you to try the excellent reinterpretation of the offal at La Tasquería and the Spanish tapas at Taberna de Ángel Sierra or at the Mercado de San Miguel, next to Madrid's Plaza Mayor.
Madrid’s trendy gastronomic streets
Some streets in Madrid are full of good restaurants, such as Calle Espartinas, Calle Santa María and Calle Doctor Castelo. But the best street in the centre of Madrid for eating out is undoubtedly the Gran Vía.
Some of the trendiest restaurants in Madrid among the locals are: Sin Sombrero, Bel Mondo, Pointer, Pólvora and El Perro y la Galleta.
Let yourself be surprised by the chef Ramón Freixa
With two Michelin stars, the barcelonian Ramón Freixa is one of the most renowned and admired chefs in Spain for his technique, creativity and passion for fresh local ingredients. You will be amazed by his traditional dishes from different corners of Spain with a very special signature twist. Avant-garde gastronomy applied to his restaurants Ramón Freixa and Ático in Madrid.
Ático restaurant in Madrid
If you are looking for a restaurant to enjoy a meal in the centre of Madrid, you can’t miss the most casual cuisine of the prestigious chef Ramón Freixa at Ático, the restaurant of The Principal Madrid Hotel. You will touch the sky in the heart of Madrid's Gran Vía with a gastronomic proposal based on a creative reinterpretation of the traditional Spanish cuisine. Among its star dishes you will find cod fritters, artichoke hearts, Madrid-style chickpea stew, slow cooked lamb shin and crisp rice with scallops and pork jowl. In addition, you can also enjoy the tasting menu "De Madrid al cielo": a unique, elegant and simple proposal of 6 seasonal dishes awarded with a Sol Repsol.
Located on a sixth floor, this urban luxury hotel restaurant is a must-visit in Madrid to discover the Spanish cuisine and eat delicious food. The spectacular views from the restaurant's terrace and the Pérgola overlooking the dome of the Metrópolis building will top off your dining experience in Madrid. An ideal restaurant for your next private celebration, a unique gift that never goes out of style. Book here your table at Ático restaurant in Madrid.