Food & Drink

On the banks of the lake

Category: Food & Drink July 20, 2021
Villa Verbena (© Álvaro López del Cerro).

Villa Verbena (© Álvaro López del Cerro).

Madrid might not have a beach, but it does have a lake whose shore is a great place to enjoy the sun and breeze. These restaurants withmake up a veritable lakeside promenade in Casa de Campo Park, one of the city’s green lungs, with views of the Royal Palace and Madrid’s most iconic skyline in the background. It’s the perfect place for summer!

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