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Good fixed price lunch

Enjoyed our lunch sat outside, would have booked for evening concert if had more time. Good value... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Olivet, France
Loved the atmosphere of this cosy venue

Managed to get in to see Astrid Jones and the Blue Flaps. Wow. What a performance, made even better... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Plaza Angel 10, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a really superb night listening to authentic jazz music and tasting local wines and delicious Spanish cuisine!!! I think it’s a ‘must’ when in Madrid

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AntoniadouM
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not friendly staff. Staff with very bad attitude. Thought to have dinner with my family. Gave us the menu with no english version. When ask for the english version menu. The waitress said they dont have english version menu and dont bother to explain and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jerryskh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled in here one evening after a 14 mile (really, we checked on our phones) walk around Madrid, slightly exhausted and in need of wine. Sat at the bar and had glasses of white wine with crisps and nuts, while watching the jazz band...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank W6travellers
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Enjoyed our lunch sat outside, would have booked for evening concert if had more time. Good value for 13,5€

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nickh6511
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Top class show at great relaxed music venue right in the heart of Madrid. Good food and low ticket prices. Thouroughly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

First you should know that the live music here is very good but the service is one of the worst I have experienced in the world. We went twice. The first time passed with no incident and so we booked again thinking that the experience...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful and delicious food, friendly wait staff, and great vibe. I had the fennel and rib eye steak followed by tiramisu. Can I tell you that steak was one of the best I’ve tasted!! It looks like they have live music here as there is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DonnaBFi
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

One of the best live jazz music places in Madrid. Its always full at night. You have to reserve 2 nights before especially on the weekends. Make sure you visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tuncko
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Nice old cafe with jaz music,i went there with my boyfriend and really we enjoyed of it. everynight this place is crowded and you have to reservation before 6 oclock in evening. We really love this place and i am sure come back again there...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Maria_abedi
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Managed to get in to see Astrid Jones and the Blue Flaps. Wow. What a performance, made even better by the cosiness of the venue. Seating inside and out. Book at least a few days in advance if you want to watch live music.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joybell101
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Einav B
3 December 2017|
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Response from unclejoey54 | Reviewed this property |
We walked in too. and had to eat at a high top table on the first floor off of the bar area. It was cooler (heat wise) than being down stairs so it worked out better for us. Enjoy the food is very good.
19 October 2017|
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Response from Lori C | Reviewed this property |
You can just have drinks.
Jacquelyn M
28 November 2016|
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Response from Susan B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, missed your last question. I believe there is jazz every night, but could be wrong on that score. If you're there December 31 & January 1, I would check NOW about reservations.