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Terrazas (terraces, or outdoor bars)
Obviously a summertime specialty, are extremely popular in Madrid. Many year round tapas bars and beer parlors place tables and chairs out in front of the locals (on plazas and the sidewalks) when weather permits, and there are a numer of establishments that only open in summer. Of this later type, they most well known are found on the cities major Boulevards: Paseo de Recoletos, Paseo de la Castellana and Paseo del Pintor Rosales. Some are open day and night, while other are stricly nocturnal.
Serrano 41
Serrano, 41
Tel: 91 578 18 65
Metro: Serrano
Zone: Salamanca
Map:O-97

A giant tent that's open in summer and winter.


Bolero
Pº Castellana, 33
Metro: Rubén Darío
Zone: Castellana
Map:
N-96

One of the better know terrazas along the Castallana

Copas: 8 euro, beer & drinks: 4 euro.


Gula Gula
Marqués de Casa Riera, 2
Metro: Banco de España
Zone: Las Cortes
Map:
J-9

The Gula-Gula restaurant has taken over what used to be the terraza of the Bellas Artes establishment. Many of the waiters are dressed in drag.

Open: from 22.00


Regine's
Pº Castellana, 56
Metro: Rubén Darío
Zone: Castellana

Drag queens in platforms on the Castellana.
Drinks: 6 euro, beer & pop: 4 euro.


El Espejo
Pº Recoletos, 31
Tel: 91 308 23 47
Metro: Colón
Zone: Chueca
Map:
M-4

Very attractive location, often there's a pianist in the evenings.

Open: 10.30 - 1.00

 


El Viajero
Plza. Cebada, 11
Tel: 91 366 90 64
Metro: La Latina
Zone: La Latina
Map:
D-15

Three floors which include a restaurant, a bar and, in the summer, a roof-top terrace.

Open: 14.00 - 3.00


Delic
Pza. Paja, (Costanilla de San Andrés, 14)
Tel: 91 364 54 50
Metro: La Latina
Zone: La Latina
Map:
C-15

Breakfast, lunch and dinners then drinks at night, with an attractive international flavor. In summer there's are tables in the lovely Plaza de la Paja.

Open: 9.00 - 24.00


La Vieja Estación
Ciudad de Barcelona, s/n
Estación de Atocha
Metro: Atocha
Zone: Atocha
Map:
L-19

Decorated with trains as the theme. Hardly suprising, given its location beside the Atocha railway station.

Drinks: 6 euro, beer & drinks: 4 euro.

Open: from 22.00


ABC Serrano
Serrano 61, o Castellana 34
Metro: Serrano / Rubén Darío
Zone: Salamanca
Map:
N-96

On the fourth floor of the "Centro Comercial ABC"


Terraza Europa
Pº Castellana, 95 (bajos de Torre Europa)
Tel: 91 521 73 79
Metro: Santiago Bernabéu
Zone: Castellana

A terrace which formed by a collection of local bars.

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