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Club Joy Eslava

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Address: 11 Calle Arenal, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 913 66 37 33
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11:30 pm - 6:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 pm - 6:00 am
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The nightclub was inaugurated the night February 24, 1981, the day of the...

The nightclub was inaugurated the night February 24, 1981, the day of the "Golpe de Espado" in Spain.

Soon he became one of the venues referenced in the capital of Spain, incorporating a new concept unknown in the country: macro-disco..

  During the 1980s it was a place of concentration of characters called Movida, from which initially. It was also the scene of the then popular Spanish TV musical program Applause. Thanks to the issuance by the stage of Joy Eslava paraded as top artists such as Alaska and Pegamoides, Mecano or Tino Casal.

    For 30 years has been hostting concerts, parties and various social events, involving figures such as Roger Moore, Pedro Almodovar, Stevie Wonder and Julio Iglesias.

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cool club but expensive

really cool club and they had a dance performance of the Mario brothers. 12 Euro for a vodka lemonade was super expensive but we got a free shot with our 15 Euro entry.if your a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2016
Zoe M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

really cool club and they had a dance performance of the Mario brothers. 12 Euro for a vodka lemonade was super expensive but we got a free shot with our 15 Euro entry.if your a student have a big pre drinks!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Small and poor theater with poor sound quality. Ungry staff. Expensive and nothing in return... Avoid this place.

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West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Some say Madrid never sleeps, I thought I was going to prove this wrong. On Sunday nights there isn’t much going on in the evening. I struggled to find a good club which played good music until I came across club Joy Eslava’ and I must say, it ticked every box! The club was converted from an unusual looking 19th... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The club drinks are priced like everything in Madrid, expensive. The interior is really, really nice. An old theater with different floors all looking at the main dancefloor downstairs. I had a lot of fun there as the music was good!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Really nice place to do erasmus parties on Wednesday Absolutely recommended. Nice music and nice people

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

I will recomend this place to visit and to have a idea about night life in Spain/Madrid. Good music and beautiful architecture. Safe place and full of friendly people.

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Grupo T, CM at Club Joy Eslava, responded to this review

Hello Andy, thank you so much for you opinion we are very happy you enjoyed here :) Greets. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

Easy to get to, fantastic venue inside. The drinks are a bit pricey. You will get a good view from where ever you are inside.

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Grupo T, CM at Club Joy Eslava, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your opinion :) More 

Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

The entrance fee is too high. Wardrobe ladies asked to pay extra for every piece of cloth:((( Music is good. Better go after 01:00, otherwise you risk to be one of the first customers.

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Grupo T, CM at Club Joy Eslava, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your opinion :) Greets. More 

Tel Aviv District, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

very nice place the only problem that before 01:00 AM its not really starting... but the music is great and it is in the center

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Berkeley, California, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Came here on a Wednesday with another spanish speaking friend/guy from LA. Paid 18 euro for cover and it came with a drink. Honestly music is not bad. Mostly English club music but the guy to girl ratio was at least 5:1. Stayed until after 4 am thinking it would get better. Absolutely not! Maybe worse. Most people seem to... More 

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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 desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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