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In the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, surrounded by mountains and natural parks, Madrid is an irresistible destination full of cultural and leisure offers. Spain's largest city houses famous museums, art galleries, elegant buildings, and charming squares. Home to two world-class football teams, Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid, the capital of the Kingdom of Spain also boasts unique neighbourhoods, bustling nightlife, and scrumptious cuisine. Packed with energy and character, Madrid is a city that will satisfy most travellers' desires.

Cafes

The Cafes to visit

Café Gijón, Madrid, Spain

Café Gijón

Established in 1888 on Madrid's main boulevard, Café Gijón is a longstanding cafe & Spanish restaurant, which after the Civil War became a meeting point for writers and artists.

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Churros with chocolate at a cafe in Madrid, Spain

Chocolatería San Ginés

Enter Madrid’s oldest and most famous chocolate shop and be sure to try a (typically very thick) hot chocolate with some churros. San Ginés is open 24/7, which means that you could stumble upon several revellers after a night out if you happen to visit the café around 4 am. For a classic Madrid experience, this is definitely a must-see.

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Cafe Central in Madrid, Spain

Café Central

Elegant Café Central is not only one of the city's classiest and most sophisticated cafes—it is also one of its premier jazz venues. Renowned artists from around the world hold live performances here regularly, enjoyed by eager crowds over some tapas and cocktails.

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cup cake and coffee beans

Celicioso

Celicioso is an all gluten-free bakery and café with plenty of yummy options and a great location in the city centre. This cosy café is celebrated for its baked goods and the friendly staff that serves insanely delicious sweet treats, such as red velvet cupcakes, lemon cake, chocolate cake with a raspberry glaze, and banana bread.

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Churros with powdered sugar, chocolate and coffee

Churrería Madrid 1883

Experience a dream of chocolate and the traditional churros in Madrid's oldest churrería. Dating back four generations, it's a place whose current owners hold on to the old recipes of the popular deep-fried pastries. The interior is a mixture of old and new, inviting you to watch the staff preparing churros in the kitchen. Besides that, they offer breakfast options, sandwiches, waffles and more.

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Cup of coffee on the chess board and first spring flowers Scylla

Café Manuela

Café Manuela looks like something straight out of the 1930s, with an elegant art nouveau look and picture-perfect decor. It is immensely popular not only for its wonderful coffee and food–ranging from tapas to cakes–but also because of the ample selection of board games visitors can enjoy as they eat and drink.

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Spanish breakfast dish huevos rotos or broken eggs of crispy french fries, fried eggs, spanish dry cured sausage chistorra.

Café Murillo

With interiors featuring a brick wall combined with marble and wooden furniture, Café Murillo is a nice choice for resting right beside the Prado Museum. You can have a light breakfast with pastries and coffee, but there's also a dining room where you can order and taste their huevos rotos, a dish based on fried eggs with the coveted Spanish ham.

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Círculo de Bellas Artes

Círculo de Bellas Artes

Círculo de Bellas Artes is a cultural organisation that can track its roots back to 1880. For a different and more cultural kind of evening entertainment, check out what's on offer, and enjoy exhibitions, live performances, poetry readings and much more. The cafe located in the centre is popular for afternoon coffee or evening cocktails as well.

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