There’s no doubt that Madrid is a city with a wide and varied offer of gastronomy.
The Spanish capital is full of bars, restaurants, and taverns where you can taste the delicious delicacies of both local and international food at all hours. Whether it is restaurants with Michelin stars, traditional food establishments or innovative fusion cuisine, in Madrid there are endless gastronomy options worth discovering.
This diverse offer can be enjoyed at the Gastrofestival Madrid 2022, a festival that brings together the best of our country's food and culture. Learn here all the details about the upcoming 13th edition of this huge gastronomic event. Don’t forget to put it on your calendar!
All about the Gastrofestival in Madrid
Gastrofestival 2022 will be held from 16 to 29 May with unique initiatives in hundreds of establishments throughout the city. These venues have the task of organizing activities that link gastronomy and culture. Literature, fashion, design, and art are mixed with food in an extensive programme with experiences for all tastes.
Over 450 establishments and stores in the capital are expected to participate in the Gastrofestival, going from restaurants and bars, pastry shops, museums, hotels, cinemas, theaters or shops. The options are endless to enjoy an unparalleled gastronomic experience in Madrid.
The Gastrofestival program is divided into six sections with initiatives aimed at all audiences. Some of the most attractive proposals are in Madrid Gastrónomico, which brings together all kinds of restaurants with the aim of presenting their best specialties to the public. You can join the popular Degustatapas and become a gourmet trying the 4-Star Menus, embark on a Coffee Route or try curious mixes in Madrid's cocktail bars.
Don't miss out on the original Gastroculture section, which explores gastronomy through art, music, theatre, or literature in cultural establishments in the capital. Or if you wish to treat your palate, join the surprising Sensory Experiences that will be organized throughout the festival.
Bring the little ones to one of the Gastrofestival en Familia activities, get to know the wine culture with Enocultura or explore the benefits of healthy food with Gastrosalud.
Tasting menus, gastronomic routes, conferences, pairings, cooking workshops... the hardest part will be choosing from the endless activities that Gastrofestival is preparing in Madrid.
Book your gastronomic getaway in Madrid staying at The Principal Hotel
If you are a foodie wanting to explore the culinary and cultural proposals of the Gastrofestival, we invite you to stay at our 5-star hotel in the centre of Madrid. The Principal Madrid has privileged location in the heart of Gran Vía, which will allow you to move around the city to enjoy the different gastronomic proposals of the event.
Make the most of your stay at our hotel and get to know chef Ramón Freixa's most casual gastronomic proposal at Restaurante Ático, or try the best cocktails in Madrid on the spectacular rooftop surrounded by the best views of the city.