Eat & Drink
Perched amid the rooftops of Madrid with its emblematic statuary and domes is La Terrazza one of the city’s must-visit rooftop cocktail bars. Belonging to The Principal Hotel Madrid, located at the start of the capital city’s main artery, Gran Vía, the views of the skyline don’t get any better than this.
Chef Javier Muñoz Calero is one of the latest culinary sensations of Madrid, a young Madrileño (as natives of the city are known) now at the forefront of NuBel, a gastronomic restaurant located within the Reina Sofia, a museum specialising in 20th Century art.
The quintessential Madrid café, Café Comercial is old-school, 130 years to be exact, the kind of place Hemmingway would hang out if he were still around today.
Ático restaurant by Ramón Freixa
Originally from Barcelona chef Ramón Freixa now resides in Madrid, his cuisine is nevertheless a taste of the Mediterranean displaced to the capital. In this case a less formal offering than his flagship Ramón Friexa Madrid restaurant (accommodated within the Hotel Único Madrid) but one that is equally creative and surprising based on seasonal ingredients and savoir-faire.