one of the world's liveliest cities, a city that never sleeps (the Spanish
would say it has "mucha marcha"), and here we list some of the places
to go and things to do to enjoy "la noche".
During weekends or before
and also on the days running up to
Christmas, it is not unusual to see more
people out and about at 4, 5 or 6am in the morning than in many other cities
during the day! Coincidence or not, it can hardly come as a surprise to
learn that Madrileños are known locally as "gatos" (cats).
nightlife has something for everybody, whatever your preferences, age or nationality. And don't worry if you're with kids.
freely admitted in all types of
bars, cafeterias and
restaurants and even
some pubs, although this last idea is perhaps not to be recommended ... at
the very least the owner or bar staff should be consulted first.
discovery of "la noche", with this
description of Madrid's night, a brief
summary of the differences between bars and pubs, and a few recommendations
plus areas of the city you can visit to pursue your favourite night-time
activity. It's all in there: discos, pubs, bars, restaurants,
flamenco and more.
If you or one of
your friends are getting married, why not come to Madrid for your
or Hen Party?
Or perhaps you would like to read about
Madrid's gay district, with its
and restaurants, together with
Madrid caters for all tastes and nationalities, and its
Irish pubs & bars cater for an ever increasing expat and overseas
student population, together with the many locals who like to enjoy a pint of Guinness.
Or, take the easy
option ... the Madrid Nightlife
Tours, different coach tours for all ages, where you will
be shown the night of Madrid, safely, securely, with no queueing and with
all other entrance logistics taken care of.
Whatever you do, ¡Qué lo
pases bien! (Have a good time!). And don't forget to experience some typical chocolate con churros after your night on the tiles!