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Cafe Central

Plaza del Angel 10, 28012 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
91 369 41 43
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Ranked #10 of 814 Nightlife in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Activities: Dining
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Seinajoki, Finland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We had a lunch in Cafe Central. We liked a food and service, that was very good and I think it´s not so common in Madrid. I recommend This place.

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Bray, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Really enjoyed our evening, great music, good value. Didn't know the jazz artists before we booked, but they were absolutely wonderful. Make sure you book on time so you have good seats facing the stage.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Something completly different. The typical Spanish bar with a twist and a great jazz live performance. Excellent to buy Drinks and enjoy a different kind of show.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Cafe Central is a famous jazz bar in Madrid, lauded by Downbeat magazine (a huge recognition). We saw the Julian Maeso Cuarteto and they were fabulous. The room is small, intimate, and possesses seriously good acoustics. This place is 5-stars for its music. However, after paying our 11 Euro cover charge and settling in at the table they gave us,... More

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Cafe central is a classic live music bar, some shows may be a little odd for you if you dont like salsa but the real deal on Central is when local artist play. I had the chance to see Javier Ruibal, the place was crowded by in the best way possible, just an amazing night of drinks food and great... More

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Camelford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This is an intimate cafe concert venue that always (every night) has good music. I saw a fantastic Spanish folk band, full of atmosphere, plenty of people dancing, and all for 16 euros. Spanish theatre is also incredidibly cheap.

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Gorgeous architecture, a great setting for a really good performance by the Pablo M Caminero quintet. Terrific music, well informed and appreciative audience and great tapas made for a memorable evening.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

We heard about cafe central and reserved 2 seats for a Cuban jazz night. It was just great! Our seats were so close to the stage, I could touch the pianist. The music and the atmosphere were lively. We had wine and a cheese plate which were very good. Defiantly recommended!

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Helsinki, Finland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Café central has a nice athmosphere from the old times. It's allways a bit crowded so if you wanna have a table to enjoy their menu del dia - which is worth of money - you better be there early when it starts at 13.30. Lots of turists but it still feels very spanish.

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Athens, Greece
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Nice, cozy place...Interesting music, Friendly staff...Different value for coffee depending on time...It was like central europe's cafe's..

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