Inovative gastronomic experiences to have in Madrid
A 1 Michelin Star restaurant inside de Urban Hotel in Madrid. Aurelio Morales (El Bulli, Tickets, Echaurren…) commands the kitchen and Paco Patón is the director (Nacional Prize to the Best Maître).
The experience: They offer two different closed menus (short and long) that will blow you away with dishes like Autumn Calçots, Croquettes made from Callos and many different courses where they re-interpret classic Spanish recipes in a beautiful and innovative way.
Note: It’s not always easy to book a table.
Food allergies, intolerances and particular dietary requirements: Make sure you warn them about this when you book in advance.
Contact: HOTEL URBAN 5*GL – Carrera de San Jerónimo, 34 | Phone: (+34) 917 877 780
Average Price: More than 100€ /person
This restaurant is considered one of the best places to eat good Japanese food in Madrid. Not a surprise, taking into account that the chef is Mario Payán (formerly part of the Kabuki team, a Michelin star Japanese restaurant).
The experience: It’s a more personal style, with the personal constantly approaching the customer. The food is made ad hoc in an open view bar. Nowadays the offer a closed menu.
Note: It’s a place to go with time and not in a hurry.Food allergies, intolerances and particular dietary requirements: Being a closed menu and despite the wide variety in their menu, there may not be a lot of options in this cases.
Contact: Bretón de los Herreros, 54 | Phone: (+34) 910 42 00 66
Average price: Closed menu from 65€ /person (Beverages not included)
The experience: It’s a relaxed and different experience. When we enter the main room we find a zigzagging bar with industrial aesthetics that can host 30 people. Everything happens in that bar and it serves to separate the customers and the kitchen, placing both face to face. The food, Peruvian inspired, is original and amazing. A really recommended experience, they also offer workshops and kitchen lessons on Saturdays.
Note: Not the place for an intimate, romantic dinner.
Food allergies, intolerances and particular dietary requirements: Very little vegetarian courses on the menu, which is not really long. If you seek with them about it when booking in advance, they may surprise you.
Contact: Libertad, 5 | Phone: 916 684 678.
Average price: Closed menú from 44-50€/person, they also have a menu and offer half rations.
El café de la Ópera
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The experience: Located in front of Madrid’s opera house “Teatro Real” (The Royal Theatre), this experience is designed to please opera and zarzuela fans. They have an open menu, but they offer closed menus too and the musical experience on Saturdays.
Note: Food is good, but is not near as impressive as previous recommendations.
Food allergies, intolerances and particular dietary requirements: Not at all recommended for vegetarians and vegans.
Contact: C/ Arrieta Nº 6, 28013 Madrid| Phone: 91 542 63 82
Average price: Orfeo musical experience is 45€/person, they also have open menu and tapas menu.
5. An EatWith experienceEatwith is a website that allows you to enjoy gastronomic experiences in particular locals’ private homes.
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💥 ¡Feliz día de Acción de Gracias! Nos encanta celebrar todas las tradiciones que estén relacionadas con gastronomía y con la unión de personas alrededor de una mesa. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ♥️Damos las gracias por tener una comunidad tan maravillosa. Nuestros anfitriones, nuestros invitados y nuestros seguidores. Esperamos veros muy pronto en una de nuestras experiencias. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 👉 Si estás en BCN y todavía no tienes ningún plan para mañana, aún estas a tiempo de reservar una plaza para la cena especial Thanksgiving de Alberto & Ella. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🔗 Reserva tu plaza en el link de la bio. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ …………………………………….. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 💥 Happy Thanksgiving! Today we are thankful for our wonderful Eatwith community – our hosts, our guests, and our followers. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ♥️We're thankful that social media has allowed us to connect with food and travel-lovers all around the world, and we look forward to seeing you at one of our Eatwith experiences sometime soon. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 👉If you're in Barcelona and looking to celebrate the holiday, we still have a few seats left for a special Thanksgiving dinner with Alberto & Ella. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🔗 Link in bio to book! . . . . . #eatwith #eatwithbarcelona #barcelonafood#barcelonafoodie #barcelonafoodies#barcelona #barcelonaspain #barcelonaeats#barcelonapaella #barcelonarooftops#barcelonaparty #bcn #tapasparty#cenaclandestina #barcelonacookingclass#factorydinner #barcelonafoodguide#barcelonafoodtour#barcelonafoodexperience #localexperience#tablestories #acciondegracias #thanksgiving
The experience: Eatwith allows you to have a really different experience interacting with locals, enjoying an original food and go back to your Heima Home with a lot of Madrid tips. Usually, hosts are friendly and open locals used to host different people and make them feel at home.
Note: The closed price for the menu will make it easy for you to just enjoy the experience and all that you want to drink is usually included in the price. It’s an awesome experience for families with children too. Don’t forget to use the filters on the website to find experiences that fit your tastes and requirements.
Food allergies, intolerances, and particular dietary requirements: If you are looking for really special or custom experiences, you are in luck. In Madrid, you can find amazing vegetarian experiences like this one, totally customizable to your needs or allergies. Just send a message to the hosts with your specs here -> https://www.eatwith.com/events/41064
Bonus: if you make a booking for 90€ or more (total, not per person) you can have a discount applied on your first booking with the following code -> EE274A00
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Esta es la cena con la que desearás hacerte vegano 🌱 ¡Estamos encantados de presentaros a nuestros nuevos anfitriones Berenice y Javier! Ellos son amantes del arte, la fotografía, la cocina y socializar…. No necesitas ser vegano para disfrutar su increíble experiencia de tapas españolas ¡en su versión 100% vegana! Cocinado con amor y acompañado del mejor vino, sangría fresquita, cerveza o tu bebida favorita… y asegúrate de no perderte su postre estrella. ¿Quién dijo que comer verduras y frutas es aburrido? 😉 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 👫 Anfitrión: Bere y Javier @bereniceriu @elephantgun ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🏡 Donde: Piso en Chamartín (Madrid) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📲 Reservas: https://bit.ly/2PlS4HD ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ …………………………………….. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This is the dinner that will make you go vegan 🌱 We are excited to introduce you to our new hosts Berenice and Javier! They love art, photography, cooking and socialising… Let them surprise you with this tapas experience in its 100% vegan version and make sure you don't miss the special dessert! Cooked with love and paired with the best wines, cold sangria, beers or your favorite drink. 😉 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 👫 Host: Bere & Javier @bereniceriu @elephantgun ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🏡 Where? Flat in Chamartín (Madrid)⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📲 Bookings: https://bit.ly/2wtNOOk . . . . . #eatwith #eatwithmadrid #madridfood #madridvegan #vegan #madridfoodie
Average: Depending on the host and menu
He hopes that you feel inspired by this ideas and come back home with great memories and stories!