Eating out in Spain is meant to be a fantastic experience, and that is what you will get if you head to the mountain towns of Navacerrada and Cercedilla.Read More
Spain has a reputation as a country with excellent gastronomic fare and the locals take the business of eating very seriously. Spaniards have long drawn out lunches, then go to a coffee shop for a long drawn out coffee and dessert, in the afternoon they have tapas and beer and, finally, dinner which a lighter fare late in the evening.
Each region specializes in something unique. Along the coasts there are fabulous fish and seafood dishes, in the centre of the country roast goat or sucking pig are commonly found on the menu and in the north you can expect gourmet dishes. Throughout Spain you will find a few common dishes that pop up on most menus—Paella, Spanish tortilla, cured ham and a variety of tapas. Spain also has a vast selection of comforting soups and stews that are nourishing, filling and tasty.
It isn't surprising that in a country with such a wide diversity of gastronomic fare, you can choose just about any type of food in Madrid. We have put together a guide for some of our top choices of restaurants—from classic to fusion, from high end to budget options. Just remember that gastronomy is part of the culture of a country, so be sure to