Madrid & Food
Welcome to Madrid
Located in the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, Madrid is one of Europe’s most thriving and fastest-growing capital cities. Madrid is known for its welcoming atmosphere, lively culture, and rich historical, artistic, and cultural background.
Significant urban improvements have made Madrid a comfortable city to live in. An efficient and far-reaching public transportation system makes it an easy city to navigate. Parks and green areas provide wonderful places to practice sport or have walks. Madrid has also become a major hub for international air travel and serves as an excellent point of departure for visiting the rest of Spain, other European countries, as well as North Africa.
In addition Madrid offers travelers and residents a wide array of cultural activities as well as an active social scene. Theater productions, musicals, concerts, dance festivals, and art exhibits are a regular feature of the city’s agenda. Madrid is also known as the ‘city that never sleeps’ with its endless array of bars, cafes, restaurants, and clubs, all open until the early morning hours.
Something is happening in the world of gastronomy in Madrid. We are witnessing a phenomenon in which the cuisine permeates everything. New gastronomic spaces are born every little time in the city, specialty shops, cooking schools, culinary tours and, of course, establishments, make a living and highly attractive environment for visitors.
Madrid, with strong roots in Spanish cuisine, is inspired from the cuisine style of every corner in Spain and, why not say, everywhere in the world. The open mind of Madrid, the diverse origins of its inhabitants, is a reflection in the kitchens of their establishments.
Madrid also live in taverns and restaurants along to modern gastrobars and wine bars, restaurants with affordable menu and the latest and innovative cuisine. And, of course, Madrid has one of the best offer on tapas, reflecting our Mediterranean lifestyle that has become a true trademark.
Madrid is also a great production center, despite being a big city. Many mey be surprised, but we can find quality foods with designation of origin: Olives of Campo Real, Meat of Guadarrama Mountains Anise of Chinchón, Oil of Madrid or Madrid Wines, allow us to developed the named 'kilometer 0' cuisine, giving an own personalityto the plates.
Enjoy one of the greatest pleasures of the Madrid culture.