Outdoor Bars and Cafés

  • Terraza del Café del Río (Avenida de Portugal, 1) © Álvaro López
  • 360. Terraza Hotel Riu Plaza España

As the temperature rises, tables and chairs begin to spread out across pavements and the rooftops of hotels and emblematic buildings. After touring the city, relax in an outdoor café, or terraza, and enjoy a drink or a meal, listening to your favorite music. This is the essence of Madrid in summer, and its many outdoor bars offer something to satisfy all tastes.

Terrace with splendid views to savour quality cocktails and tapas in the heart of the city.

Spectacular views and select atmosphere to enjoy a wide range of cocktails and gins.  

Authentic oasis in the heart of the capital to combine excellent drinks with fine dishes

Space for tapas with the best views of the Royal Palace and the Sabatini Gardens.

Terrace between Gran Vía and Chueca, an ideal place for a snack at any time of the day.

Indoor space to enjoy a drink and artistic and musical activities each summer.

Enjoy a select atmosphere, cocktails and nature at the foot of La Almudena.

Emblematic terrace in the heart of the Art Walk

Restaurant with a spectacular terrace which has attracted natives and foreigners.

A terrace inside a historic building to enjoy the Madrid daytime or nightlife.

Exclusive terrace inside a five-star hotel in one of the most luxurious areas of the capital.

New place to enjoy cocktails until the early hours and breathtaking views.  

Enjoy one of the best views of Madrid from this cafeteria with a terrace.

Solarium terrace with a cocktail bar and a selection of milkshakes and coffees for any time of the day.  

Curious traditional restaurant with a terrace, tucked away on the sixth floor of a block of apartments.

This sophisticated establishment in the attic of the Hotel Silken Puerta América offers spectacular views.

Swimming pool, drinks and fabulous views over Madrid on the rooftop of this hotel in Calle Atocha.

The terrace of the latest project by the chef, Alberto Chicote, where it is possible to savour Spanish flavours.

Cafeteria specialising in healthy and natural food within the Film Library (Matadero).

Seasonal space, open only in the summer, to have a drink whilst taking in the atmosphere of the museum.

To have tapas or a cocktail with views, These two terraces are home to the StreetXo restaurant and the Rocambolesc ice-cream parlour, among others.

A good option to have a drink or dinner with views over  the Gran Vía. It has the restaurant run by the 2-Michelin star chef, Ramón Freixa.

Located on the eighth floor of the former Telecommunications Palace, headquarters of Madrid City Council.  The Adolfo Group’s  Cibeles Palace restaurant is responsible for adding a gourmet touch to the spectacular views.  

It offers an interesting summer programme with live music sessions on Sundays and open air films on Saturdays.  

From a different breakfast to a drink to the beat of the resident DJ sessions, as well as a  brunch or a vermouth.

The Reina Sofía Museum’s terraces on street  level, open all year round. The cuisine is by the young chef,  Javier Muñoz-Calero.

Beautiful terrace with a swimming pool and spectacular views over the city.   

Sit by Madrid's biggest rooftop pool, in the heart of Gran Via avenue, as you sip a cocktail and enjoy wonderful vistas of the city.

New space by the Azotea Group in the Hotel NH Collection Gran Vía, made up of a panoramic restaurant on the eighth floor and a 360-degree rooftop from where the most emblematic sights in Madrid can be seen. 

A different terrace concept that invites you to experience and enjoy small things.

Located on the ninth floor of the hotel, this exclusive terrace invites you to relax with a drink and food accompanied by the best views of the city.  

Located in the Hotel VP Plaza España Design, its restaurant-bar offers a wide selection of dishes and the most glamorous cocktails with the latest blends.

This Sky Lounge turned into an exotic refuge from where spectacular views of the city can be seen whilst enjoying a dip in the swimming pool.  

On the rooftop of the Hotel Vincci THE MINT is one of the best terraces for dinner or to have a drink with incredible views over the Gran Vía of Madrid.

Located on the 11th floor of the Hotel NH Collection Suecia is one of the most special Roof Top bars in the city thanks to its décor and panoramic views.

In the heart of Madrid, on the seventh floor of the Hotel Santo Domingo, you can find this terrace with a swimming pool where you can savour cocktails, long drinks and sunsets.

Located in the B&B Hotel Puerta del Sol, this new sky rooftop has become one of the in-places in Madrid.

Located on the roof of El Pabellón, next to the iconic dome of King Ferdinand VII, this rooftop is hidden amongst the treetops. It is an oasis that boasts of being one of the most magical corners of the city.

Establishment with a bohemian atmosphere to have a drink whilst enjoying one of the capital’s most impressive skylines.

Signature cocktails and a light snacks menu is what this terrace on the tenth floor of the Hyatt Centric Gran Via Madrid hotel has to offer.

  • It's time to put your thermals away and come out of hibernation. The sun is shining, so head outdoors to enjoy any of the many plans Madrid has to offer.

    Spring in Madrid
  • Escape the summer heat with a refreshing splash in one of Madrid’s public or private pools.

    Madrid’s Outdoor Pools
Gourmet Markets
  • One of the most emblematic traditional markets of Madrid converted into a gourmet paradise, close to the Plaza Mayor. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    San Miguel Market
  • The most sophisticated face of gastronomy is found in this modern market in Chueca.

    San Antón Market
  • A new dining space in the Salamanca District. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Platea Madrid
  • Tradition and innovation in a street market designed to showcase the most select gastronomy.

    San Ildefonso Market
  • Enjoy a new gastronomic experience in the heart of Madrid.

    Gourmet Experience (Callao)
  • El Corte Inglés has opened a seven-star Gourmet Experience right in the heart of Madrid's Golden Mile, at its Serrano 52 store.

    Gourmet Experience (Serrano)
  • Mercado de San Miguel
  • Mercado de San Antón
  • Vista de la Plaza de Callao y calle Gran Vía desde Gourmet Experience (Callao)
  • Whether it’s cold or hot or cold, Madrid offers comfortable visits all the year round.

    Madrid's Climate
  • Clima de Madrid
  • Here’s a list of the best tapas bars in Madrid for a most enjoyable culinary experience.

    Out for Tapas in Madrid
  • De tapas por Madrid
  • Enjoy stunning views of the sprawling city and its most famous landmarks.

    Madrid Viewpoints
  • Faro de Moncloa
  • Find out why Spaniards tend to eat later than the rest of the continent, when it's traditional to munch on a "saint's bones" and where you take in a flamenco show with a drink or a meal

    Eating in Madrid (PDF)
  • Guide Eating in Madrid
  • These gardens are found in this popular square, which marks the end of Gran Vía avenue. The square is currently undergoing a major refurbishment so may be partly closed off to the public.

    Plaza de España Gardens
  • The Oeste Park, a monumental green space between Plaza de España, Moncloa and the university campus.

    Oeste Park
  • Opposite the Royal Palace, in los Austrias, this is one of the most visited tourist areas.

    Plaza de Oriente Gardens
  • An incredible sunset can be enjoyed from this popular park in La Latina district.

    Vistillas Gardens
  • The Art Walk has a surprise for the visitor: a tropical garden in a train station.

    Atocha Station Tropical Garden
  • Inescapable stop of the Art Walk, this creation by Patrick Blanc has a height of 24 metres.

    CaixaForum Vertical Garden
  • This small gem, hidden in Latina, retains all the charm and the original structure.

    Palacio del Príncipe de Anglona Gardens
  • This peaceful space is certainly the ideal place to conclude a tour around the Art Walk.

    Reina Sofia Museum Gardens
  • A secret garden in Hapsburg Madrid with fruit trees and an 18th-century bronze fountain.

    Huerto de las Monjas
  • Parque del Oeste
  • Jardines de la Plaza de Oriente
  • Jardín tropical Estación de Atocha
  • Jardín vertical CaixaForum
  • Historic establishments. The shops and businesses that have seen the birth and growth of more than three generations of Madrid’s citizens.

    Century-Old Establishments
  • Discover the city's most popular sights and attractions, from one of Europe's largest royal palaces to the magnificent Prado Museum and Real Madrid's stadium. 

    Madrid Top 10
  • Palacio de Cristal
  • A one-kilometre stretch that is home to three of the best museums in the world: the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofía. 

    Paseo del Arte
  • Usuaria de Bicimad en el Paseo del Arte
  • Terrazas al aire libre - Ramses terraza
  • A selection of one-of-a-kind moments and experiences that you can only enjoy in Madrid. Come and share them with us!

    Things you can only do in Madrid
  • Solamente en Madrid
  • Heladerías artesanas
  • Discover the vegan restaurants dotted all over Madrid offering suggestive culinary proposals.

    Vegan restaurants
  • Restaurantes veganos


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