Great bar with restaurant downstairs. Variety of tapas- langostino, fajita de pollo, tortillas etc etc and bigger bites available. Very Spanish with good beer and coffee. Loved the atmosphere and music. Staff lovely and helpful.
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My husband and I were walking by this bar one evening and we saw a crowd of about a dozen people outside, drinking some kind of concoction from large goblets. That was my introduction to the obsession that is the Spanish gin and tonic. We...More
This is our local in Salamanca when we stay at the Wellington Hotel just round the corner on Velazquez. We have been coming here for many years and found it to be excellent for good-value light breakfasts (coffee and croissant or pincho de tortilla) and...More
Having excellent tapas in a well decorated restaurant, in the best area in Madrid, close to Retiro, with friends, and Pedro, your waiter from Sevilla that must be the nicest person on earth. Life is tough in Madrid!!
Coming from America and living in Spain, I've definitely noticed a difference in service. It's like Spaniards don't care that you're giving them money to keep their business afloat. But here, it was different. Attentive service, but not annoying. Good food, great price (12€ for...More
Stumbled onto this place as we were going to a wedding a church nearby. 7 of us were early and needed to kill some time. Walked around this lovely tree lined area and popped in here for coffee. Good service and good coffee.
Tucked in a quiet upscale neighborhood in Madrid's Barrio Salamanca, this place has the best mini burgers and selection of tapas that I have seen. The wines are varied and excellent, and the pricing is very reasonable. You instantly feel as if you are entering...More
Hello Hexline, Thank you for taking the time to explain your experience in our restaurant. I am really glad that you enjoyed your visit to Elcano. It is indeed true that our mini burgers already have a well earned reputation in the neighbourhood, next time...More
I went with a couple friends to have a drink after dinner. We got a very well prepared (i.e with lime peeling and so) gin-tonic for 6€ (Tanqueray) which is not a bad price. Also they let you stand outside (standing), thing I tend to...More
Hello Esfumero, I'm glad you enjoyed the visit with friends to the Elcano. Our barmans are specialists in cocktails and gin & tonic and that is noticeable when you try them. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers!