How To Make The Most Of Winter in Madrid

Winter in Madrid is magical. Just look at those holiday lights!

This blog post was originally posted on November 7, 2013 and was updated on October 25, 2018. Forget the mental image you may have of warm, summer days in Spain—it’s time to embrace the holiday spirit and winter festivities! Yes, you’ll need a winter coat, but no worries—temperatures here are quite mild compared to northern Europe, […]

Complete Vegan and Vegetarian Guide to Madrid

If you're looking for a vegan place to eat in Madrid, take a look at Colectiva Cafe. We included it in our vegan and vegetarian guide to Madrid because the food is amazing!

This blog post was originally posted on June 4, 2014, and was updated on July 27, 2018. Fear not: Madrid loves its meat, but we know how to get our veggie on as well! The good news is that being vegetarian or vegan in Madrid is surprisingly easy if you know where to go and […]

5 Best Bets for Breakfast in Madrid

A guide to the best breakfast in madrid

This blog post was originally posted on February 25, 2014, and was updated on July 27, 2018. In Spain, breakfast often tends to fly under the radar, but there is an amazing variety of delicious breakfast treats you can enjoy, especially in Madrid! With such incredible gastronomy to sample at lunch and dinner, perhaps you haven’t […]

5 Amazing Seafood Spots in Madrid

This blog post was originally posted on March 25, 2014, and was updated on April 19, 2017. From traditional tapas to wildly expensive molecular gastronomy experiences and everything in between, Madrid has it all! Surprisingly, one of the things that our landlocked city does best is seafood. Coastal regions like Galicia, Asturias and Andalusia bring […]

How to Spend 24 Hours in Madrid

With so many tapas to taste, museums to visit and wonders to see, choosing what to do with your time in Madrid can be very overwhelming! Madrid is a city that requires a lot of energy. While we generally recommend at least four days to really get to know the city, don’t let time constraints and […]

Typical Food to Eat in Madrid and its History

This plate of pig ear, mixed with bacon and served with a slice of lemon is one of the most typical bizarre foods in Madrid.

Here at Madrid Food Tour, we’re pretty adventurous eaters. We’ll try anything and firmly believe that the best way to get to know a city is by eating everything the locals love. In Madrid, our adventurous spirit serves us well, as many of the typical plates tend to be a little bit odd for us […]

Where to Shop in Madrid

Swords for sale at El Rastro. When you think of fashion capitals of the world, Madrid most likely does not come to mind. We may not be pumping out the trends like New York or Paris, but Madrid is definitely a city of fashion. Take a stroll down Calle Velázquez and you’re sure to feel horribly […]

8 Foodie Things to do in Madrid

Be it traditional Sunday lunch with family, tapas-hopping with friends or hours spent at the markets picking up the freshest local produce, the Madrid lifestyle centers around food! Madrid is a haven for foodies. Our food-obsessed team can often be overheard trading secrets about where to go for the best tortilla española, caracoles or vermut […]

Books to Read About Spain

Spain is a magical place with so much to see and discover (and eat!) – stir up your passion for our beautiful country with these amazing books! We’re willing to bet that if you ask any expat living in Spain how they came to fall in love with the supposed land of flamenco, bull fights and […]