You cannot leave Madrid without sampling tapas. This a Spanish tradition introduced by King Alfonso X in the 13th century which consists of accompanying each glass of wine or beer with a small portion of food. You will find lots of tapas bars and restaurants in Madrid and it is one of the best ways to try Spanish cuisine as you can order lots of different portions of food and share them with the friends or family who you are eating with.

Being a cosmopolitan city with a lot of cultural influences you will also find lots of different restaurants in Madrid where you can try the finest international restaurants or typical Spanish dishes.

Here you will find our guide to the top Madrid eating out establishments.