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From the Restaurante Paslacio de Cibeles


 

STARTING OFF 2019 WITH THE BEST OF MADRID

By Margaux Cintrano
Photos supplied

 

Chocolate Lovers’ Delight
ORIOL BALAGUER

Calle José Ortega y Gasset, 44
Calle Fernando VI, 2

The Maestro of chocolates opened his Madrid Chocolate Boutique in April 2008.  He specialises
in  eight chocolate textures and over 70 seasonal creations. These
bespoken treats are absolutely stellar.

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Michelin Magic
EL 38  DE LARUMBE
Paseo de La Castellana, 38
Metro Line 5:  Ruben Dario
Reservations Required:   91. 575 1112

Beyond elegant, the restaurant is located on the roof top of a palatial landmark in the ABC Exclusive
Shopping Centre. The champion of classic regional Spanish Cuisine, with contemporary
flair is best described as authentic traditionalism, fresh ingredients, and
harmoniously  blended evolutionary touches and art of plating.  A
few of the  seasonal dishes include: Wild seabass cannellones,
venison  with chestnut and Boletus Mushrooms,
and Wild Salmon Sashimi with Ponzu.
Navarran Veteran Michelin Star Chef Pedro Larumbe, is one of the best Chefs in Spain.

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New to the Madrid Scene
SUKALDEA
Calle Alcalá, 55
Reservations  Required: 91.  137 5952

SUK ALDEAN, owned and operated by Mikel Santamaria and Jesús Santamaria, is relatively a
newcomer to  the Madrid Capital.  The amazingly stunning cuisine pays tribute
to their homeland, Donostia, The Basque Country.

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Trattoria Deliciosa
GIULETTA

Plaza de Manuel Rodrigo, 7
Reservations  Required: 91. 759.  5848

With absolutely impeccable  decoration, this is the perfect ambiance for a lovely lunch and/or a
romantic dinner.   Owned by The Le Coco Group who also own Fellina, this is quite a
lovely surprise. Prices are fair for the quality and freshness of its ingredients.  

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In the Palace of Communications
RESTAURANTE PALACIO DE CIBELES

Palacio de Cibeles
Plaza de Cibeles
Metro Line 2:  Banco España
Reservations Required:  91. 523. 1454

Managed by multi Michelin  Veteran Chef Adolfo Muñoz, from Restaurant Adolfo,  Toledo, this
is a  gastronomic fortress of  top  Spanish regional cuisines. 
The specialties here are foie
gras de  canard,  fresh oysters on the half shell,  lobster with Norway Bay
Prawns,  Prawns,  Cockles,  Mussels and Wild Salmon Carpaccio  in
a bespoke shellfish  assortment called Mar en el Plato.

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The Westin Palace

LA ROTUNDA RESTAURANT
Plaza de Las Cortes
Metro Line 2:  Banco España
Reservations  Required: 91. 360. 7280

Under stained glass cathedral ceilings, one shall find themselves in an era of opulent elegance.
The specials of the La  Rotunda Restaurant include: A Bom Bom of foie gras de
canard  and truffles, shellfish stuffed Ravioli and  Cantabrian Prime Rib.
The carte is designed  by a team of Spanish Michelin Star Chefs.

 

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Prices available at the establishments upon request