When you think about Spain, of course flamenco comes to mind! With origins traced to Andalusia, flamenco embodies much of Spanish culture. You cannot visit Madrid without seeing a fantastic flamenco show. Read on to discover where to see flamenco in Madrid, hand-picked by us!
When you enter Casa Patas, you’re surrounded by beautiful Andalusian décor and music. Casa Patas prides itself on hosting a memorable flamenco show that even madrileños adore. Even better, there’s an extensive menu filled with Spanish gastronomic delights and the best Spanish wines!
Calle de los Cañizares, 10.
Cardamomo combines “skin, blood and passion” into every flamenco show. This flamenco tablao has witnessed performances from the crème de la crème of the flamenco world. With only the most impressive singers, guitarists and flamenco troupe, you won’t be disappointed!
Calle de Echegaray, 15.
What makes Café Chinitas different to some other tablaos is the fusion of traditional flamenco with great cuisine. You can enjoy dinner while mesmerized by the vibrant flamenco costumes and performers. Cafe Chinitas invites guest stars to each show, so you’re in for a unique experience every time!
Calle de la Torija, 7.
Cafetin la Quimera
This flamenco tablao takes you back to 19th century Spain. Cafetin la Quimera doesn’t use microphones or modern technology in their flamenco shows. You’ll only hear the raw voices and guitar melodies resonating around the room. After you’ve watched the performance, you’ll want to book yourself on to their flamenco dance classes!
Calle de Sancho Dávila, 34.
Villa Rosa promises a flamenco performance with drama and passion. With its Andalusian Arabic design, mirroring the Alhambra, you’ll feel like you’re in the south of Spain! They also offer dinner, and the tasting menu is an option if you want a little bit of everything Spanish.
Plaza de Santa Ana, 15.
Corral de la Moreria
Found by the Royal Palace in the center of Madrid is Corral de la Moreria. In this flamenco show, you’re treated to a huge selection of star dancers and musicians. The choreographer of the performance has even won the National Award of Flamenco! You’re bound to be amazed by this one!
Calle de la Morería, 17.
OFF de la Latina
OFF de la Latina is a slightly more modern venue for flamenco. Don’t let this phase you, the live flamenco performance is superb! The dancers throw dramatic gazes and hand gestures all around the room. This is an experience of art, not tourism!
Calle de los Mancebos, 4.
Want to make your night of flamenco in Madrid even more special? Join us before or after on one of our Madrid Food Tours for an unforgettable taste of Spanish food and culture! At Madrid Food Tour, we have something for everyone!
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