This year, in this as in many other things, it is totally atypical for reasons that we all know. And that is why the most popular parties that young and old love have been diminished and restricted… as there is no other alternative! But this is not why we are going to stop commemorating and […]

Some do not like it, and prefer tea or infusions, but if there is something characteristic of our country, and more specifically Madrid, it is that we love coffee. And besides, we do it very well: foreigners (of which we have many in our premises), know how to appreciate the aroma and flavor of this […]

Scrambled eggs, cracked eggs or fried eggs, no matter what you call it: it is an unrivaled delight whose origins go back a long way (even before we existed). And it continues to be a typical Madrid dish in many places (we also serve delicious ones with ham). But … since when have they been […]

They are appetizing at any time of the year, but it is still in winter when this hot and caloric dish feels better, like no other. And it is that the “Callos a la Madrileña” is a real delicacy for the senses, yes, if you like spoon dishes. We make it with the traditional recipe: […]

Yes, we know, it is much more typical of the deepest winter, when the cold hits you to the bone. But … on September 13 the International Chocolate Day is celebrated and we wanted to add to our peculiar tribute that component that is tasted in all parts of Spain, but that in Madrid became […]

Today is the International Beer Day. This celebration started in 2007 and was an idea of Jesse Avshalomov, Evan Hamilton, Aaron Araki, and Richard Hernández. What this group of friends really wanted was to choose a day to meet and that had beer as the main character. Thus, the first meeting took place in a […]

Today is a very special day for us because thanks to your opinions, Tripadvisor has awarded us the Travellers ’Choice 2020 award. This certifies that users consider that El Anciano Rey de los Vinos is among the 10% of the best restaurants in the world. Since 2002, the Travellers’ Choice awards have been Tripadvisor’s highest […]

Although due to the current situation this year they have been suspended, we cannot fail to mention one of the most traditional festivals in Madrid, such as those of San Lorenzo, San Cayetano and La Paloma, which usually take place between 6 and August 16 of each year. Every August 7, the people of Madrid […]

Despite the pandemic, Madrid continues to be a city with an important leisure offer. Music, cinema, theater, walks, restaurants … with the appropriate security measures here you have everything to enjoy a magnificent summer. As every year, although adapting to exceptional circumstances, the City Council organizes the summers of the Villa ( You will find […]

If there is a summer drink with authentic Spanish knowledge, it is sangria. Gathering around a very cold pitcher of such a refreshing and delicious drink and having a few glasses is almost a ritual. There are not a few tourists who, as they arrive in Spain, have two things in mind: eating paella and […]