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Gran Cafe de Madrid

Calle Mayor 45 | Bar, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 90 99
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (8 reviews)
“tapas” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
All hours
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub, European
$$ - $$$
Calle Mayor 45 | Bar, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this pub right over the road from the petit palace & it was perfect for us, we would go out for a meal & call here every night for a few drinks, it was always pretty busy we didn’t eat food here but I...More

Thank bbarn29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of not many restaurants and cafes in Madrid who served Paella single portion but this place does and I tried. Good quality of freshness seafoods, (calamari, blue mussels & prawns ) great amount of portion and most important was fantastic favor. Sangria drink is...More

Thank Nussaraporn
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Top food, good service, lovely atmosphere In a pleasant setting near a major junction with park across the road and classy shops nearby. Had breakfast, was so good went back for dinner later.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place.4 course meal 11 euro. Staff amazing. Would certainly recommend . Nothing not to like.

Thank dollydimpleFleet
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Stumbled upon this place on our last day in Madrid while out looking for an early breakfast. Great atmosphere, good food, great price, friendly waiter and quick service. Wished we'd found it sooner and would definitely recommend it to others.

Thank bonniecb2017
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Good place for the lads to relax with a pint and watch the sport , food served looked fairly good quality and all staff very friendly

Thank tony4848
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

At first impression it seemed to be a typical place but, soon, I found it would be disappointing. The first part of the "Menu" was not bad. An overcooked pasta but with a good Bolognese sauce. However, when they served "something" they call as an...More

Thank George P
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 8 friends in Madrid hoping to watch the recent champions league clash between Leicester City and Atletico Madrid on TV. We came across this bar earlier that day and noticed the large television screen in the bar and enquired if...More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Great place for a proper booze up. Decent lager, fast service and great vibe. Nice selection of Spanish and Belgian lager on draught

Thank Rhuari
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We dropped into the Gran Cafe de Madrid for a Guinness after a day of sightseeing and enjoyed it so much we decided to try it for lunch the next day. To be honest we were not expecting much, but we liked the atmosphere and...More

Thank dkb60
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:30 am
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Mayor 45 | Bar, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 42 90 99
  • E-mail
A unique place in the historical center of the capital. We open our place with breakfast, from 08:00 to 12:30. At lunchtime, Menu of the Day for 10/12 €, from 13:00 to 17:00. In the evenings we offer a wide range of national and international beers on tap or bottles, wines and other typical drinks, accompanied by "Tapas" and delicious dishes from our restaurant's menu. In the night you can enjoy a great variety of Coffees, Teas 100% Natural, Hot Chocolates, Cocktails and Long Drinks of prestigious brands.
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