Diverxo is one of the toughest reservations to get in Madrid. David Muñoz opened Diverxo in 2007, receiving his first Michelin star in 2009 as well as the 2010 National Gastronomy Award for Best Chef.

Calle de Francisco Medrano, 5, 28020 Madrid, Spain


La Cabrera

Le Cabrera is another gastro pub that brings a twist to its tapas and cocktail bar. It is a regular meeting place for chefs.

Calle de Doña Bárbara de Braganza, 2, 28004 Madrid, Spain


El Bohio

El Bohio was established shortly after the Spanish Civil War broke out. The owner was an avid photographer and amongst the photos on the wall is a shot of Ernest Hemingway.

Avenida de Castilla-La Mancha, 81, 45200 Illescas, Spain


Taberna San Mamés

Taberna San Mamés serves tripe 'a la Madrilleña,' a traditional Madrid dish. They are famous for their tripe and their croquettes.

Bravo Murillo, 88, 28003 Madrid, Spain


Bodega de la Ardosa

Bodega de la Ardosa is one of Madrid's oldest tapas bars, established in 1892. The Ardosa is known for its Tortilla de Patatas, aka a Spanish omelet.

Calle de Colón, 13, 28004 Madrid, Spain


Casa Salvador

Casa Salvador's famous clientele once included Grace Kelly, Hemingway and Ava Gardner. Casa Salvador prepares typical Spanish stews, soups and fresh fish. Their hake and oxtail stew are renowned.

Calle de Barbieri, 12, 28004 Madrid, Spain