"Alternative District in Madrid" Walking Tip by Petit_Prince

Walking, Madrid: 33 reviews and 36 photos

If you want to see other things than the traditional Sol - Santa Ana - Plaza Mayor zone in terms of restaurants and nightlife, try the "Noviciado" area Calle de la Palma, Plaza de Comendadoras, Calle Cristo and Calle Conde Duque. You have quite a lot of places

The streets in this district are very lively, with a lot a little shops and an atmosphere similar to what it was 30 years ago. Calle Noviciado is full of little shops, very lively for example on saturdays morning.

- In Calle Palma: El Maño, Alacena de Paula as Restaurants, Bodegas Rivas for Beers and wine, Cafe Bar de la Palma for "Copas" and live music.

- In Plaza Comendadoras: La Taqueria de Birra, a mexican restaurant with a nice terrace, and Cafe Moderno for coffees and "copas", nice terrace too.

- In Calle Cristo, a lot of interesting places. This is a pedestrian street, quite short and charming.

Metro: Plaza de España and Noviciado.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 22, 2003
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