Malasaña is one of Madrid’s most popular neighborhoods – and for a good reason! It features thousands of restaurants and cafes, along with other popular spots where you can hang out with your friends. But do you know the 5 most popular restaurants and cafes in Malasaña that most people can’t stop raving about? We do!
5 Cafes and Restaurants in Malasaña You Have to Visit
Where you should take your mom when she comes for a visit:
1. La Bicicleta
It’s a bike-themed cafe where all cyclists are welcome. But it’s also so much more than that – La Bicicleta is a popular work space for those in need of some peace and quiet on a weekend. There’s Wi-Fi, there’s good coffee, there’s plenty of outlets and even more seats.
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Address: Plaza de San Ildefonso, 9, 28004 Madrid
Hours: Mon-Thu 10AM-2AM, Fri-Sat 10AM-2:30AM, Sun 10AM-6PM
For that special date:
2. El jardin secreto
We absolutely adore this cutesy restaurant with perfect cocktails and even better treats – definitely a must-see! Trust us, you’ve never seen a cafe as cute as this one.
Address: Calle Conde Duque, 2, 28015 Madrid
Hours: Mon-Thu 6PM-1AM, Fri-Sat 6:30PM-2:30AM, Closed on Sundays
Where you can party all night long:
Along with good food, Ojala also features a BEACH. Yes, you heard that right. There’s a sand area where you can hang out with your friends, enjoy the music and just have fun. All in Madrid city centre.
Address: Calle de San Andrés, 1, 28004 Madrid
Hours: Mon-Wed 10AM-1AM, Thu-Fri 10AM-2AM, Sat-Sun 10AM-1AM
For the best coffee in the city:
4. Toma Cafe
You might say “sure, everyone says they have the best coffee”, but no, really, you haven’t seen anything until you’ve tried Toma Cafe. Although small, this cafe is also an excellent working space where you can chill with your friends and enjoy Madrid’s most famous coffee.
Address: Calle de la Palma, 49, 28004 Madrid
Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-8PM, Sat-Sun 10AM-8PM
Catchup time with your best friend:
5. Lolina Vintage Cafe
Ah, Lolina. When they say ‘vintage’, they mean vintage. This cafe has it all – the charm, ambiance, delicious cocktails, smoothies and cakes. And the best part? You can sit down in a cosy chair with a laptop and work your day away – we bet it won’t even feel like work!
Address: Calle del Espíritu Santo, 9, 28004 Madrid
Hours: Mon-Thu 10:10AM-12AM, Fri-Sat 10:10AM-2:30AM, Sun 10:10AM-12AM