Madrid, the capital of Spain, is where people from all across the globe come to try the delicious Spanish food, hear some great live music, and experience one of the world’s best nightlife scenes. Being the home to the oldest restaurant in the world and some of the most beautiful museums, there is something for everyone to emerse themselves in the culture of Madrid. 

Area Guides

Curated By Local Artists

artist guide
Madrid, Spain
Danny Avila
To have achieved what Danny Avila has at the age of 25 is phenomenal enough. To have done it with such integrity and passion makes it even more special.
artist guide
Madrid, Spain
Triángulo de Amor Bizarro
Triángulo de Amor Bizarro is one of the reference groups of Latin American alternative pop-rock. They have released five albums and their reputation has always remained high, with recognition from their debut to their latest single.
artist guide
Madrid, Spain
HINDS
Hinds are a four-piece garage pop band based in Madrid, consisting of Carlotta Cosials (vocals, guitar), Ana Perrote (vocals, guitar), Ade Martin (bass, backing vocals) and Amber Grimbergen (drums).
artist guide
Madrid, Spain
Chlöe’s Clue
Chlöe's Clue is the project by the Valencian Raquel Adalid (1996) that arises as a result of romantic coincidences of destiny in 2014 and ends up becoming the blessed way to unmask and reveal its most intimate, mysterious, hidden and forbidden delights through the “light songs / crying” - this is how Raquel calls the melodies she creates and preaches.

Madrid, Spain

Area Guide of Things to do

outdoors
Lavapiés

” My favorite neighborhood to hang out in is Lavapiés, because it flees from the ordinary, the overcrowding, the commercial, the obvious. There are always very interesting corners and artistically it is a delicious place.” – Chlöe’s Clue

Lavapiés, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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bar
El Junco Jazz

“The best local bar to see live music at is El Junco Jazz.” – Chlöe’s Clue

Plaza de Sta. Bárbara, 10, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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venue
Royal Theater

“My favorite place to see a show is the Royal Theater for its history and greatness.” – Chlöe’s Clue

Plaza de Isabel II, s/n, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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food
Casa Amadeo los Caracoles

“My favorite local restaurant is Casa Amadeo los Caracoles.” – Chlöe’s Clue

Plaza de Cascorro, 18, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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shopping
Escridiscos

“My favorite local record shop is Escridiscos. They have the sounds you are looking for and know how to recommend perfectly.” – Chlöe’s Clue

Calle de las Navas de Tolosa, 4, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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El Capricho Park

“My favorite place outside is El Capricho Park. I wear a dress, one of my quirky hats, and teleport on a romantic walk in the 19th century.” – Chlöe’s Clue

Paseo de la Alameda de Osuna, 25, 28042 Madrid, Spain
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coffee
Chocolatería San Ginés

“My favorite cafe is Chocolatería San Ginés.” – Chlöe’s Clue

Pasadizo de San Ginés, 5, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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venue
LAB Madrid

“My favorite local place to see a live show is the Lab Madrid. Best Club in town.” – Danny Avila

Plaza Estación de Chamartín 1ª planta, 28036 Madrid, Spain
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food
Salterius

“My favorite local restaurant is Salterius (In Majadahonda, 15min away from the center). I always order croquetas, ensaladilla de la casa & the fish of the day. You MUST try it.” – Danny Avila

Calle Goya, 1, 28222 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
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shopping
Discos La Metralleta

“My favorite local record store is Discos La Metralleta. I found an old vinyl my dad used to play at home when I was a kid and started buying there since then.” – Danny Avila

Calle del Postigo de San Martín, 1, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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shopping
Mercado de la Plata

“My favorite boutique is Mercado de la plata, in la Calle Fuencarral. Silver rings and bracelets are my favorite stuff to wear 24/7.” – Danny Avila

Calle de Fuencarral, 52, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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outdoors
San Juan Reservoir

“My favorite place to take a dip is San Juan Reservoir. Ive been going there since I was 9 to practice wakeboarding.” – Danny Avila

San Juan Reservoir, Spain
bar
The Jungle Jazz Club by Amazonico

“My favorite bar is the The Jungle Jazz Club by Amazonico. It’s an amazing place where you can have a great dinner and some drinks before going out with friends.” – Danny Avila

Calle de Jorge Juan, 20, 28001 Madrid, Spain
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museum
Museo Nacional del Prado

“Our favorite museum in the city is Museo Nacional del Prado. One of the greatest museums in the world, greatest masters of painting, not enough days in a year to enjoy them all properly. We are talking about Goya, Velázquez, Rubens, El Bosco, Rembrandt, El Greco, etc. A MUST in a visit.”  – Triángulo de Amor Bizarro

Calle de Ruiz de Alarcón, 23, 28014 Madrid, Spain
venue
Sala El Sol

“Our favorite local live music bar is Sala el Sol. It´s not the biggest but it is the place where you can see all kind of bands and interesting people. A place with a lot of history related to music and partying.” – Triángulo de Amor Bizarro

Calle de los Jardines, 3, 28013 Madrid, Spain
food
Rey de Tallarines

“Our favorite place for takeout is Rey de tallarines. You should taste these delightful noodles at home or at the local where you can see how the master make noodles by hand by your side.” – Triángulo de Amor Bizarro

Calle de San Bernardino, 1, 28015 Madrid, Spain
food
Bar La Campana

“Our favorite local restaurant is Bar La Campana. The squid sandwich is a classic of the city.” – Triángulo de Amor Bizarro

“My favorite place for tapas is  Bar La Campana near Plaza Mayor, where I always order “bocata de calamares” (squid sandwich) and a beer.” – Danny Avila

Calle de Botoneras, 6, 28012 Madrid, Spain
food
Bar Santurce

“Our favorite place for tapas is Bar Sancturce.” – Triángulo de Amor Bizarro

Plaza del Gral. Vara de Rey, 14, 28005 Madrid, Spain
outdoors
El Retiro Park

“Our favorite place outdoors is El Retiro Park. It´s a very popular place to take a walk and it´s very charming sitting beside the monument to the fallen angel” – Triángulo de Amor Bizarro

Plaza de la Independencia, 7, 28001 Madrid, Spain
bar
Picnic

“Our favorite local bar is Picnic. It´s always a particular good place to hang out and meet friends having a drink.” – Triángulo de Amor Bizarro

C. de las Minas, 1, 28004 Madrid, Spain
outdoors
Chamberí

“Our favorite neighborhood to hang out in is Chamberí!” – HINDS

Chamberí, Madrid, Spain
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museum
La Causa Art Shop

“Our favorite place to see some art is La Causa Art Shop. A very tiny gallery but they have very good taste.” – HINDS

C/ de Jesús del Valle, 27, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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food
Grosso Napoletano

“Our favorite place to get delivery from is Grosso Napoletano for pizza!” – HINDS

Calle de Sta Engracia, 48, 28010 Madrid, Spain
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food
Reineta Vegetariano

“Our favorite restaurant is Reineta Vegetariano!! It is a delicious vegetarian restaurant and very cheap, behind the Plaza de Santa Ana. I ask for the menu of the day, that is always delicious.” – HINDS

Calle del Infante, 5, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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shopping
Marilians Records

“Our favorite record shop is Marilians Records in Novitiate. The people who work there are great people.” – HINDS

“Marilians Records is an incredible shop and they really care of music. Their customers can be shopping new and old stuff while talking to bands that go many often to do a showcase, a interview or an album signing.”  – Triángulo de Amor Bizarro

Calle del Noviciado, 9, 28015 Madrid, Spain
outdoors
Dehesa de la Villa

“Our favorite place to be outdoors is Dehesa de la Villa!!!” – HINDS

Carr. de la Dehesa de la Villa, 28035 Madrid, Spain
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bar
87 MILLAS SPORT BAR

“The best bar is 87 miles Sport Bar, in Chamberí. It is next to our rehearsal place and they are always very friendly with us.” – HINDS

Calle de Galileo, 75, 28015 Madrid, Spain
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