Cocktail bars in Madrid offer a sophisticated alternative to nightclubs or corner bars. Though nightclubs still attract revelers and partiers, cocktail bars offer a more chilled night out. In Madrid, you can find cocktail bars in old mansions or modern settings. Moreover, these cocktail bars keep reinventing themselves through their events, décor, experiences and of course cocktails. In this article you will discover the Madrid cocktail scene with classics from Martini or Bloody Mary to modern and exotic newcomers like Huambrilla.
1862 Dry Bar
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1862 Dry bar is a curious cocktail bar situated in Calle Pez. The number 1862 refers to the year of construction of the ¨palacete¨or mansion in which it is located. From the outside, you could be easily fooled by its ordinary looking façade. However, on the inside this cocktail bar is amazing and eye-catching. There is a second area on the lower level whose discrete spaces offer an intimate and clandestine feel. The owner, Alberto Martinez inspires the passion and dedication with which cocktail after cocktail is served here. Many of the liqueurs here are not commercial brands but singular and in-house curated drinks. In addition, they bring in guest mixologists from time to time! Ask the bartenders for recommendations or just try some of their cocktails like Banana Gimlet or Yellow Dragon. You can also ask and book for cocktail classes here. If you are into craft cocktails, then 1862 Dry Bar is the place to be!
Address: Calle del Pez, 27 28004
Telephone: (+34) 609 53 11 51
Times: Sun-Thu: 3:30pm-2am; Fri-Satu: 3:30pm-2:30am
This legendary cocktail bar is situated in Calle Gran Via, 12. It is one of the oldest cocktail bars in the city of Madrid. It has been managed to preserve the memorable events of their history. The cocktail was founded in 1931 and was the first cocktail bar in Madrid. The bar kept its charm and glamour without any risk of being old fashioned albeit art deco and revolving doors. Due to its glamorous history and status, the bar continues to be a classic and favorite watering hole among locals. Many showbiz legends like Ava Gardner, Grace Kelly, Sophia Loren, Ernest Hemingway and Frank Sinatra have been here, as can be witnessed from the pictures on the walls. Nowadays, the bar continues to attract those who love its art deco vibe and cozy booths. In addition, this venue is popular for fashion photoshoots, music videos and press events. You can make a good impression and look like an insider of Madrid, if you bring your date here because they serve dinners too! Back to cocktails, we recommend that you try the cocktail aptly named El Chicote made from Sweet Vermouth, Gin, Orange Curacao, Grand Marnier.
Salmon Guru is one of the coolest cocktail bars of Madrid. The interior side of the salmon guru is eclectic. Illumination with neon lighting, gives this bar an impressive first impression. According to Forbes magazine it is one of the 6 best cocktail bars in Madrid . The whole area and everything about this cocktail bar is full of ambiance. Cocktails here are spectacularly presented. Thanks to its reputation as a fashionable hangout for cocktails in Madrid, it gets full regularly. If you like a vibrant atmosphere, then Salmon Guru will be perfect for you. We recommend the cocktails Huambrilla and Little Hell Boy or for the daring palates the cocktails with heat ratings like the Chipotle Chillón cocktail that comes with 3 chillis!
Bar Hemingway Madrid
Hemingway Cocktail Bar
Hemingway bar is located in the exclusive 5 star hotel, NH Collection Madrid Suecia. It makes part of the locations, Ernest Hemingway used to visit in Madrid. The other places include Museo Chicote, mentioned in this article, the Las Ventas Bullring, the centennial suckling pork restaurant Los Sobrinos de Botin among others. Ernest Hemingway, Che Guevara and the Swedish Royal Family are said to have lodged at this hotel while in Madrid. The cocktail bar itself is a clandestine place with décor inspired by the alcohol prohibition of the 50s and Parisian interior design of velvet and animal print. You can choose from a reference of 30 cocktails which are changed every week. Hemingway Bar naturally has offers many of Hemingway´s favorite cocktails like Pappy Doble or others inspired by him like the Daikiri Hemingway. Ingredients of the Daikiri Hemingway are grapefruit or lime juice with a touch of Maraschino crowned with a rosemary foam. Other amazing cocktails to try are Old Fashionned XO, Spicy Amber and Clover Club. In addition to the bar, the restaurant offers exquisite lunches and dinners during the week and divine brunches on Sundays.Whatever you do,do not forget to visit the rooftop of Casa Suecia because it is simply stunning with its 360 degree view of Madrid!
Cocktails are truly a global drink.However, if you are also curious about local drink,then visit Vermouth bars in Madrid for an authentic Madrileño aperitif experience.