Six of the finest cocktail bars in Madrid

January 22, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Travel for Foodies

Nightlife in Madrid is sizzling and extends throughout the night. Most bars don’t even get going until 10pm, while the clubs start even later at midnight. But the party lasts till the early morning hours. For the best of Madrid’s hottest spots, check out some of these.

Bar Del Diego is known as one of the best in Madrid. The bar is tastefully decorated, and you may want to arrive early if you prefer to sit, though the view at the bar is definitely worth watching. The cocktail mixers move with lightning fast skilled hands as they effortlessly mix cocktail after cocktail. The Pisco Sour is definitely one to try..

Ananda is located under the train station, and this awesome club is part disco and part lounge; A very posh atmosphere with 10 bars and two dance floors, featuring a gigantic terrace outside with large beds to relax on. Add to that some awesome music and excellent drinks and Ananda is the place to be in the summertime.

For the 18-30 crowds, Kapital has seven floors to party on. After midnight the club starts to come to life, and the people watching is definitely interesting to say the least. Dance on the rooftop or join in some karaoke. Kapital is located near many hotels and restaurants so you can party till it’s time to hit your hotel room. As a special treat you receive a free drink after you pay admission. If the dance floor gets too hot, you’ll get a nice chill from the cold bursts of air that shoot out every few minutes. Dance around balloons, confetti and even some bubbles for a one of a kind party night you won’t soon forget.

The Glass Bar is located in the Hotel Urban in Madrid and this elegant cocktail bar truly lives up to its name. Glass windows shine from floor to ceiling, magnificent chandeliers hang to light the room, and the floor is even lit from underneath. When the weather is warm, take the glass elevator up to the rooftop and sip a cocktail from the bar while taking in the view of the city. Locals and tourists alike frequent the Glass Bar.

La Bardemcilla is a family owned quaint restaurant/bar that locals and visitors alike find themselves coming back to again and again. The owners have decorated their establishment with Spanish cinema photos, and other memorabilia from their lifetime. Enjoy a caña with olives or you can indulge in a delicious meal. La Bardemcilla is easily found on the Calla de Prim.

Costello Cafe and Nightclub is the place to go for lounge music, jazz or soul. Relax in the Gold Lounge, or hang in the Chill Garden. Sip a delicious Mojito, indulge in a Campirihnas, or try a refreshing Tequila Sunrise. On the lower floor, you can see some of the hottest local and international bands, and dance the night away to the fantastic DJs after the show. The club is close to the metro so you won’t have any trouble getting around.


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