Rooftops with a view

Category: Food & Drink July 12, 2013
Azotea del Círculo de Bellas Artes

Rooftop terrace at the Fine Arts Circle

When summer arrives and temperatures start to climb, the bars and restaurants in Madrid take to the streets by setting up lively outdoor cafés. You will see hundreds of them as you stroll through the city, but to find the most impressive ones look up rather than at street level: some of them are located on the rooftops of iconic buildings and, apart from excellent food and refreshing cocktails, offer spectacular views.

Category: Entertainment, Food & Drink
January 2, 2013

At the fourth Gastrofestival, held in Madrid from 19 January to 3 February, one of the biggest attractions is liquid cuisine. Cocktails and mixed drinks have been fashionable in the city ever since Perico Chicote opened his legendary bar on Gran Vía. Here’s a tour of some cocktail bars you simply can’t afford to miss.