Nightlife & the Arts in Madrid

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Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
 
69 Pétalos
Five minutes from Plaza de Castilla, this is a...
Dance Clubs Chamartin and Tetuan
 
Anglona
A good option if you're in La Latina, this small...
Cafes La Latina
 
Auditorio Nacional de Música
This is Madrid's main concert hall, with spaces...
Concerts, Dance Madrid
 
Azúcar
Salsa has become a fixture in Madrid; check out...
Dance Clubs Chamberi, Retiro, and Salamanca
 
Bar Cock
Resembling a room at a very exclusive club (with...
Bars Chueca and Malasana
 
Café Belén
The handful of tables here are rarely empty on...
Cafes Chueca and Malasana
 
Café Central
Madrid's best-known jazz venue is chic, and the...
Music Clubs Barrio de las Letras
 
Café de Chinitas
It's expensive, but the flamenco is the best in...
Dance Madrid
 
Café de Oriente
This landmark spot has a magnificent view of the...
Cafes Sol and Palacio
 
Café del Círculo
Spacious and elegant, with large velvet curtains,...
Cafes Sol and Palacio
 
Café la Palma
There are four different spaces here: a bar in...
Music Clubs Chueca and Malasana
 
Casa Patas
Along with tapas, this well-known space offers...
Dance Madrid
 
Centro de Conde Duque
This massive venue is best known for its summer...
Concerts, Dance Madrid
 
Charada
A few blocks from the Royal Palace, this is...
Dance Clubs Sol and Palacio
 
Chocolatería San Ginés
Gastronomical historians suggest that the...
Cafes Sol and Palacio
 
Cine Doré
A rare example of Art Nouveau architecture in...
Film Rastro and Lavapies
 
Círculo de Bellas Artes
Concerts, theater, dance performances, art...
Concerts, Dance Madrid
 
Cocó Madrid
Dizzyingly colorful, this club has a large dance...
Dance Clubs Sol and Palacio
 
Coquette
This is the most authentic blues bar in the city,...
Music Clubs Lavapies and Anton Martin
 
Corral de la Morería
Dinner à la carte and well-known visiting...
Dance Madrid
 
Costello
A multispace that combines a café and a lounge,...
Music Clubs Sol and Palacio
 
Del Diego
Arguably Madrid's most renowned cocktail bar,...
Gathering Places Chueca and Malasana
 
Delic
This warm, inviting café is a hangout for...
Cafes La Latina
 
Diurno
A Chueca landmark, this restaurant-café, DVD...
Cafes Chueca and Malasana
 
Eccola Kitchen
A large, stylish club frequented by an upscale...
Bars Chamberi, Retiro, and Salamanca
 
El Corte Inglés
You can buy tickets for major concerts here.
Tickets Madrid
 
El Intruso
Easy to miss (it’s located inside a building...
Chueca and Malasana
 
El Sol
Madrid's oldest disco, and one of the hippest...
Dance Clubs Sol and Palacio
 
El Viajero
You can get food here, but this place is best...
Cafes La Latina
 
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Faborit
A chain spot bold enough to open next door to...
Cafes Sol and Palacio
 
Filmoteca Cine Doré
The excellent, classic v.o. (original language)...
Film Madrid
 
FNAC
This large retail media store also sells...
Tickets Madrid
 
Gau&Café
Along with the theater on the neighborhood's main...
Cafes Lavapies and Anton Martin
 
Gin Room
Extravagantly decorated, this hot spot between...
Bars Chamberi, Retiro, and Salamanca
 
Golden Boite
This happening spot is hot from midnight on.
Dance Clubs Chamberi, Retiro, and Salamanca
 
Harina
Steps from Retiro Park, this airy all-white café...
Cafes Chamberi, Retiro, and Salamanca
 
Ideal Yelmo Cineplex
This is your best bet for new releases.
Film Madrid
 
Joy Eslava
A downtown disco in a converted theater, this...
Dance Clubs Sol and Palacio
 
La Casa Encendida
Film festivals, art shows, dance performances,...
Concerts, Dance Madrid
 
La Piola
With a bohemian spirit and a shabby-chic...
Bars Barrio de las Letras
 
La Realidad
Artists, musicians, aspiring filmmakers—they...
Bars Chueca and Malasana
 
Las Carboneras
A prime flamenco showcase, this venue rivals Casa...
Dance Madrid
 
Le Cabrera
Diego Cabrera, the former barman at Gastro,...
Bars Chamberi, Retiro, and Salamanca
 
Lolina Café
Diverging in its spirit and style (think vintage...
Cafes Chueca and Malasana
 
Martínez Bar
True to its name, this place plays homage to the...
Bars Chueca and Malasana
 
Marula Café
Popular for its quiet summer terrace under the...
Music Clubs Sol and Palacio
 
Matadero Madrid
The city's newest and biggest arts center is in...
Concerts, Dance Madrid
 
Museo Chicote
This landmark cocktail bar–lounge is said to...
Music Clubs Chueca and Malasana
 
New Garamond
At this popular venue you'll find plenty of...
Dance Clubs Chamartin and Tetuan
 
Ocho y Medio
After the closing down of the mythical Sala...
Dance Clubs Chueca and Malasana
 
Ramsés
A multispace venue across from Retiro Park...
Music Clubs Chamberi, Retiro, and Salamanca
 
Reina Bruja
Magical and chameleonlike thanks to the use of...
Dance Clubs Sol and Palacio
 
The Roof
This is two different spaces connected by an...
Cafes Chamberi, Retiro, and Salamanca
 
Santa María
A good option if you are looking to have a...
Bars Chueca and Malasana
 
Skynight
On the top floor of the ultramodern Silken...
Dance Clubs Chamartin and Tetuan
 
Teatro Barceló
A landmark enclave that until 2013 carried the...
Dance Clubs Chueca and Malasana
 
Teatro Real
This resplendent theater is the venue for opera...
Concerts, Dance Madrid
 
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