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La Via Lactea The Woodstock Bar

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Address: Calle Velarde 18, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 91 446 75 81
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Sun - Thu 8:00 pm - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 pm - 3:30 am

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Cool rock bar... no cover!!

A cool bar I would always go to when a student studying in Madrid in 2005-06 and I returned in 2012 and was still just as in love with the place now!! A cool place to have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2012
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went here on the Tuesday but it was dead. returned on the Wednesday, it was a bit livelier but I did not feel too comfortable as a solo female. I'm comfortable to go into anywhere on my own but here I felt that men were trying to catch my eye in a seductive manner all the time so i... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This may be my favorite bar in the world. Very Madrid and very much a rock bar. Great decor, doesn't get busy until midnight or so later, like most Madrid bars on the weekend. Fun crowd with a nice range of ages though it skews 20 - 35; mostly locals with a smattering of travellers in the know. The music... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Good music, awesome decoration and decent prices given how historic the place is for the Movida. Will definitely visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

The music, oh the music. And the videos behind the bar, oh the videos. And the music festival posters on the ceiling. And the CD's and the vinyls everywhere. And of course, the billard. Best bar of my life.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

A cool bar I would always go to when a student studying in Madrid in 2005-06 and I returned in 2012 and was still just as in love with the place now!! A cool place to have a beer or mixed drink at a reasonable price (even more reasonable before 11pm) listen to some really cool tunes and enjoy the... More 

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Malasana
Hip bars and galleries, independent theaters and music venues, young people with tattoos and funky hair, narrow winding streets — this is Malasaña. Near the center, Plaza Dos de Mayo is a gathering of friends outside bars, dog owners, artists under craft tents, and creative types with notebooks and sketchpads on the plaza’s benches. It may not be as neat and tidy as many other parts of the city, but this only adds to the Malasaña edge. Shops and bars here range from hippie-crunchy to upscale trendy, and on weekends, the streets are bustling around the clock as the nightlife progresses from dinner to bar to disco to late-night food. On the west side of the neighborhood is the subdistrict called Conde Duque, named after a large pink fort in its center that has been converted into a cultural center for exhibitions and performances. Prettier yet just as edgy, this intimate corner of Malasaña is home to a young international community.
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