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Gran Café de Gijón, Madrid

Gran Café de Gijón - Madrid, Spain
Gran Café de Gijón
Paseo de Recoletos, 21, Madrid, Spain 28001Map
+34 91 521 5425
Neighborhood: Retiro & Paseo del Prado
Cuisine: Spanish
Overview

A regular meeting place for intellectuals and writers since it opened in 1888, this café still attracts a loyal clientele made up of journalists and literary types. Famous poets and novelists like Federico García Lorca, Antonio Machado, Rubén Darío and Pérez Galdós all have spent time here. The restaurant specializes in international cuisine with an emphasis on meats. However, you can also choose from a range of regional Spanish dishes. The Asturian varieties are the best. Try Hake cooked in Cider, for example, or Grilled Sea Bass. The wine list features fine wines from Rioja and Ribera del Duero.

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Restaurant General Information
  • Open Hours: Sunday to Friday from 07:00 AM to 01:30 AM, Saturday from 07:00 AM to 02:00 AM
  • Credit Cards Accepted: visa, mastercard, amex, diners
  • Nearest Train: Colón / Banco de España
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