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La Duquesita

Closed Now: 09:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 21:00
Open today: 09:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 21:00
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Best desserts in Madrid

If you go to Madrid you must try the "Palmeras" ("con chocolate" if you like chocolate): they are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Century old pasteleria renovated in 2015 --- Still great

Seemed to be roaming around old haunts this time. La Duquesita still turns out some of the best... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
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1 week ago
“Best desserts in Madrid”
28 Feb 2018
“Beautiful & original interior with a great coffee”
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Calle Fernando VI 2 28004, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 08 02 31
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to Madrid you must try the "Palmeras" ("con chocolate" if you like chocolate): they are the best in Madrid. The rest of the products are also great, but I recommend takeaway, as the place is too small for enjoying a coffee.

Thank Ropongi
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Forget your boring chains & opt for a café with style & originality. I paid 1.40euros for a lovely café con leche & they had a great selection of cakes. Good value for the normal type or they have the 'works of art' type. It's...More

Thank Da-ndy1989
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I went there on the morning to buy croissants and bread for the breakfast. It is a very beautiful place with a classic tea-house design. When I got in I saw the food (croissant, bread, napolitains...); It had a good presesntation but nothing out of...More

Thank Tiago1142
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I met with a friend for a quick breakfast and there is something between the simplicity of food and the decoration of the place that it kind of gets you and makes you want to stay longer. Go for the food, go for the coffee...More

Thank Traveleando
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Most beautiful patisserie in Madrid. Felt like a princess visiting for breakfast on Sunday morning. Good service and the pastries out of this world. Bought extras to take with us. The place is very small and once the rest of Madrid arrived it got all...More

Thank MaddieH3663
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Seemed to be roaming around old haunts this time. La Duquesita still turns out some of the best pastries in Madrid. Much, much better than those at the chain places. Try anything with fruit in it

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This bakery was so quaint and beautiful. It looks like something from the 1930's just like in the movie The Grand Budapest Hotel. Everything looked and smelled beautiful. We tried some of the many cookies and each and everyone was delicious. Exceptional croissants extra toasted...More

Thank travelnista25
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The places is tiny, there are very few tables and it is self service, but the pastries and the cakes are to die for, especially the rosquillas and the chocolate textures. Tea is hot and served to perfection, as is the coffee. We took one...More

Thank Srobbie
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Went for a coffee and some pastries...coffee is ok but omg the pastries are to die for...only a few tables and no service at the tables but it is worth it! At 5 euros per piece they are not cheap...love the authentic 100 year old...More

Thank Cmct72
Reviewed 29 March 2017

When the old Duquesita closed I was afraid they will rip out all the nice old interior and make something new ad modern...but no...they kept the interior, adapted it and improved it and opened this amazing pastry shop. The chocolate cake is just amazing and...More

Thank Madrid_2007
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Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where
many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where
the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and
people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main
thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is
Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables
serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture
of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses
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