Guidebook for Madrid

Francisco & Christopher
Francisco & Christopher
Guidebook for Madrid

Food Scene

Forget the restaurant and head straight to the bar for an afternoon tapa. They have the most amazing bacalao (salt cod) croquetas and fried bacalao. Have them with a caña.
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Casa Labra
12 Calle de Tetuán
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Forget the restaurant and head straight to the bar for an afternoon tapa. They have the most amazing bacalao (salt cod) croquetas and fried bacalao. Have them with a caña.
French bakery with great croissants and baguettes.
Levaduramadre
16 Calle del Alcalde Sainz de Baranda
French bakery with great croissants and baguettes.
Award winning pastries by chef Jose Fernandez.
Nunos Alvaro Artesanos
63 Calle de Narváez
Award winning pastries by chef Jose Fernandez.
Great for a quick late night bite or an early morning coffee. Try the croquetas, the Spanish potatoes with chorizo and eggs, or one of the many tapas displayed on the bar.
Toma Jamón Tabernas españolas
72 Calle de Narváez
Great for a quick late night bite or an early morning coffee. Try the croquetas, the Spanish potatoes with chorizo and eggs, or one of the many tapas displayed on the bar.
They have the best bocadillo de calamari (calamari sandwich). If you are out in the morning stop here for fresh churros (a spanish fried donut) with hot chocolate.
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Bar El Brillante
8 Plaza del Emperador Carlos V
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They have the best bocadillo de calamari (calamari sandwich). If you are out in the morning stop here for fresh churros (a spanish fried donut) with hot chocolate.
Wonderful place for seafood. Upscale restaurant serving dinner. This place is an icon in Madrid (opened by the Andres brothers in 1958).
Restaurante Rafa
68 Calle de Narváez
Wonderful place for seafood. Upscale restaurant serving dinner. This place is an icon in Madrid (opened by the Andres brothers in 1958).

Everything Else

Excellent line of skincare made from olive oil. We swear by their moisturizers, the antiOX regenerating serum, and the moisturizing recovery hair mask. They also have a location in Chueca.
Oleoteca Retiro La Chinata
38 Calle de Ibiza
Excellent line of skincare made from olive oil. We swear by their moisturizers, the antiOX regenerating serum, and the moisturizing recovery hair mask. They also have a location in Chueca.
Neighborhood movie theater showing films from Hollywood and Europe.
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Cines Renoir Retiro
42 Calle de Narváez
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Neighborhood movie theater showing films from Hollywood and Europe.
A 19th century glass pavilion now housing a modern sculpture gallery. Free admission.
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Palacio de Cristal
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A 19th century glass pavilion now housing a modern sculpture gallery. Free admission.

Entertainment & Activities

Great neighborhood gym with experienced trainers.
CENTRO DEPORTIVOS GYM NARVAEZ C/ Narvaez
70 Calle de Narváez
Great neighborhood gym with experienced trainers.