While Barcelona is famous for its nightlife, Madrid, with so many new bars, is now on par with New York, the « city that never sleeps ». Walk around the city's: each «zona de marcha » providing different atmospheres. In true local customs, move from tavern to nightclub in the area of your choice. Whether you prefer tapas bars, pubs, or restaurants, the Alonso Martínez square is for you. The Moncloa-Argüelles neighborhood will appeal to students, and gourmets can try quality dishes on the Paseo de la Castellana terraces. Dive into local traditions on Cava Baja, the ever vibrant Calle de las Huertas, and busy bars, cafés and night-clubs of Malasaña district.
Last drink on the roof top of Ático 11
A few steps from Puerto del Sol, the Iberostar Hotel Las Letras Gran Vía unveils authenticity and delightful modernism. The terrace stretches out on the seventh floor for guests and tourists alike, combining delicate woodwork and delightful herbs. Surrounded by mint, rosemary and lavender scents, come savour traditional dishes and oversized cocktails. A green haven above the clouds, a peaceful musical oasis in the heart of Madrid.
Calle Gran Vía, 11
+34 915 23 79 80
Last drink and tapas at Taberna Maceira
In the heart of the Las Letras district, Taberna Maceira is a welcoming and delicious refuge. In true Madrid hospitality, the tables sit close to one another and invite you to enjoy grilled scallops, garlic and parsley razor clams, shrimp stuffed hake. Inspired by the markets of Lalín since 1997, the tavern serves Galician delights. Give into the mouthwatering perspective and happily (but moderately) enjoy the delicate white and red wines, sangria, beers and cider. Perfect to savour an authentic last drink!
Calle de las Huertas, 66
+34 914 29 58 18
Last drink, ‘Japonese style' at A Japanese Kirikata
The façade of the restaurant sets the tone: a large glass window set in a black frame shows off a few high tables lit by ornate chandeliers and industrial lamps. Before quenching your thirst, check out the rich offering of Japanese dishes: makis, temakis, sashimis, niguiris, fish, meats as well as tartars. The bar area, more formal, offers over 80 different wines from around the world, 140 different types of champagne and more than 250 distillates and cocktails. The perfect companion for a luxurious gastronomical experience while comfortably nestled in a Chesterfield arm-chair.
A Japanese Kirikata
Calle de Antonio Acuña, 19
+34 914 35 88 29
Last cocktail at the Macera Taller Bar
If you have an inclination for unusual authenticity, the Macera Taller Bar should seduce you. With its high quality distilled liquors, the bar uses a maceration process to create homemade drinks in its studio-bar. In a large industrial space, participate in crafting your own cocktail, coffee or healthy drink with the bar tenders. Proud of your contribution, you will enjoy your creation even more than if you had simply ordered it!
Macera Taller Bar
Calle San Mateo, 21
+34 910 11 58 10
One last drink and dance at La Posada
Ever since a fall night in 2004, the Posada has been THE club of the Spanish capital, right in the heart of the Salamanca district. Three stories and a mezzanine, decorated per each season, welcome Madrid's youngsters in an intimate and scandalous surrounding. Different themes for different parties, and music tailored by a team of DJs playing the latest tunes. Come into an eclectic and electric nightclub for an unforgettable night out on the town, and sweet fruit cocktails.
La Posada de las Animas
Calle de Lagasca, 31
+34 915 76 17 33