Madrid is the capital of Spain, and also the capital of dining. Among all the unique attractions of the city are many tapas bars, cafes and restaurants, with hundreds to choose from. Dishes on offer include typical Spanish cuisine and there is a variety of international restaurants serving Italian, French, German, Chinese, Japanese and others.

To make your decisions easier when visiting the city, the following five Madrid restaurants have all been voted five-star on Tripadvisor. Buen provecho!

1

Restaurante Etimo by Begoña Fraire - Calle Ayala 27, Barrio Salamanca, Madrid, Spain

Chef Begoña’s work has been praised by gastronomic critics and diners for many years. This Madrid restaurant uses seasonal, locally-sourced fresh market products and meat that has been produced without animal abuse. Enjoy up to five courses of dishes with a Spanish theme, reimagined by the chef including seafood, beef, chicken and lamb, and ending with a choice of delicious desserts, all washed down with the best Spanish wines.

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Astor - Calle del Almendro 9, local B, Madrid, Spain

The elegant and innovative Astor restaurant opened last year in the La Latina neighbourhood. The menu is a fusion of dishes and ingredients from other European countries, including the Italian risotto, hummus served with beet and the fresh fish meniure. The chef uses the freshest local ingredients to create the dishes. The restaurant’s decor is minimalist and elegant, giving an intimate atmosphere. There is an extensive wine and cocktail menu to choose from.

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