Articles for Nightlife

Madrid’s Best Wine Bars

Madrid’s Best Wine Bars June 22, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
You look around at the relaxed, cavernous-like place. Dark wood and stone everywhere. You sit down on a long bench at one of the long tables and sip the excellent red wine in front of you. Start to nibble on the cured Spanish cheese, the olives piled on a small plate. Then you graduate to having a glass...

Night Spot: The Literary Quarter

Night Spot: The Literary Quarter October 27, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Madrid’s Barrio de las Letras (meaning: Literary Quarter) was once home to Spain’s illustrious writers of the 16th and 17th centuries. Today, the Barrio de las Letras is a popular night area teeming with interesting bars and cafes like Café Central and Guau. Café Central is an old-style live jazz...

Shakin’ It!

Shakin’ It! July 26, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
People in Madrid just want to have fun! Naturally, the city has more dance clubs and bars with dance floors than you could wear yourself out at. Whether at a macro-club with seven floors and different atmospheres like venerable Kapital, a source of intimate rock-and-roll Malasaña fun like at Tupperware,...

Reveling in the 80’s

Reveling in the 80’s July 13, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
Rebellious, adolescent, contagious, and lots of fun – the 1980’s were good to Madrid. Spain’s dictator Francisco Franco was dead, democracy was here to stay, and the capital of Spain reveled in its liberation. The result? An explosion of artistic experimentation known as the Madrid Movida that...