t's practically impossible to go on vacation
to Madrid without taking part on the night
life of the Spanish capital: the options
for entertainment are virtually infinite
and are well-suited to please the needs
To get an idea of what
there is to do in Madrid at night it suffices
to take a look at the "Guia del Ocio," a
weekly publication dedicated to the current
events of the city.
Among the most requested shows
there is the suggestive Flamenco
that, along with the Sevillana,
was originated in Andalusia . Among
the many night clubs, there are
some that dedicate themselves entirely
to this art.
The quietest way to spend the night
is to go to the movies (there are
at least a hundred movie theatres
in Madrid !). A remarkable resource
of movies is the Cinemateca Nacional
de la Calle Santa Isabel that features
cycles of international movies shown
in their language of origin with
Those who are passionate
about theatre have the possibility of attending
some of the most prestigious theatres of
Europe: the Teatro Real has a very famous
repertoire, but just as good are the two
theatres located face to face on the Plaza
de Santa Ana: the Teatro Español
and the Teatro de la Comedia. If you are
interested in Spanish operetta, the right
place to go is the Teatro Lírico
Nacional "La Zarzuela".
For the younger
crowd, the selection of clubs is very
large, but just as appealing is the
selection of bars and pubs that feature
Above all, our advice
is to "live" Madrid , during the day
as well as at night, walk through
its streets and discover its old flavours
and new rhythms!
Tablao de Flamenco and Sevillana
- Capitan Haya 19
At this Bar, La Sevillana dance can
be appreciated from 10:30PM until
calle Obregon 18
The best Flamenco dancers come to
this club on Thursday evening.
de Chinitas - Torija 7
Historical and refined establishment
where the most prominent interpreters
of Flamenco perform. It is also a
la Moreria - Moreria 17
This historic bar is always crowded.
You could dine here while appreciating
El Flamenco. However, the tab might
be quite high.
Clubs and live music
Joy Madrid - Arenal 11
You will dance until dawn at this unique
club, where the dancing floor is surrounded
by the stage of a former theatre.
Kapital - Atocha 125
Seven stages to dance from House to Disco
music, from Salsa to R&B!
Boulevard - Paseo de la
A terrace in north Madrid frequented
by the "Buen Madrid "
Clamores - Calle Alburquerque
Located at the Malasaña quarter,
this club offers jazz music, blues,
ethnic rhythms and also flamenco.
Moby Dick - Avenida Brasil
Live music -either pop or rock- for
a young crowd.
Torero - Calle
de la Cruz
One of the most fashionable clubs in Madrid
, we recommend its visitors to dress up.