They have recently opened or will open in the next few weeks.
While we take the last bite of the roscón de Reyes we review
restaurants and pastry shops that this new year are going to make our routine a little more tempting
Chef Aurelio Morales settles in the Palacio de Saldaña, undoubtedly one of the openings of the season.
Lucía Grávalos and Albert Jubany start their adventure on Génova street, very close to where Balbisiana will open a new cafeteria-pastry shop shortly.
Club Allard has a new project underway, while the La Ancha family opens a cocktail bar.
Dabiz Muñoz's new StreetXO promises news...
ABYA, THE RETURN OF AURELIO MORALES
After leaving Cebo, where he achieved a Michelin star, Aurelio Morales returns to the capital's gastronomic arena.
He does it at Abya, a restaurant that he will open in a few weeks at the Palacio de Saldaña, with a "free and untethered" concept, where the world's gastronomy plays with that of Latin America.
Two dishes that will shine: the Japanese Wagyu A-5 salad and the sweet Black Angus rib empanada.
: Ortega y Gasset, 32. Average price: 80 euros.
The Amicitia room.
AMICITIA, A TANDEM OF HEIGHT
The name of the space, Amicitia (friendship in Latin), perfectly sums up the connection that emerged between chefs Lucía Grávalos (we met her at Mentica Gastronómico) and Albert Jubany (in charge of Eth Bistró, in Vielha, Lleida).
They have only been filming for a few weeks with their
cuisine with touches from La Rioja, Catalan and Extremadura
The space has
: a gastronomic one (carte and menu) and a more informal bistro space.
: Génova, 4. Average price: 35 euros (bistro)/ 75 (dining room)/ 90 (tasting menu).
Club Allard has a new gastronomic project.
CLUB ALLARD, THE REBIRTH OF A GREAT
The iconic restaurant located in the Casa Gallardo building starts 2023 with a new project.
Portuguese chef Cristina Rubina
, an architect by training and a cook at heart, takes the reins with a proposal that takes her "to the origins, to real cooking".
The seasonal product marks its
two tasting menus
based on Iberian cuisine, where the substance and the form are equally important.
: Ferraz, 2. Menu prices: 90 and 120 euros.
Blue corn taco with grilled Galician octopus from StreetXO.
STREETXO, THE MOST ANTICIPATED BAR
In July, this Dabiz Muñoz space was closed to move from 52 to 47 Serrano Street to settle in a larger location -also in El Corte Inglés-, where the bar will gain meters.
The chef from Madrid has already advanced in networks that the new stage arrives with "
unpublished flavors, original tableware and infinite creativity
It only remains to know the exact date of the reopening.
: Serrano, 47. Average price: 40-50 euros.
Hijos de Tomás, the new cocktail bar of the La Ancha group.
HIJOS DE TOMÁS, THE LA ANCHA GROUP COCKTAIL BAR
The La Ancha family (Fismuler, Gabino Tortillas, La Ancha...) adds and continues.
If The Omar opened a few months ago at the Hotel Thompson Madrid, now comes the turn of the
cocktail bar, the first under the group's label
Classic drinks, live piano music and improvised performances will mark the space.
The cocktail menu bears the signature of the young mixologist Álvaro Margullón.
: Plaza del Carmen, s/n.
Average price: 12-14 euros.
The patatas bravas at Bar H Emblemático.
EMBLEMATIC BAR H: HEVIA... IN A BAR VERSION
The Hevia restaurant is a benchmark for Madrid's hospitality.
For this reason, its new bar serving classic portions and pintxos maintains excellence in everything it offers, be it its bravas, its torreznos, the salad or its irresistible tigres.
Located in a bright place and with
a bar that takes center stage
, the brothers Ismael and Fernando Hevia have also left an area to eat in a more formal way.
: Castelló, 83. Average price: 30-50 euros.
One of Mario Payán's nigiris.
CAPTAIN MARIO, A FISH MARKET WITH A SURPRISE
A few days ago Mario Payán, chef of the Japanese restaurant Kappo, inaugurated his new project: Capitán Mario, a fishmonger that intends to integrate as such in the Chamberí neighborhood that has a private area -called Menos Uno- in the lower part, where a
Omakase menu for groups of a maximum of 10 people
with prior reservation.
In addition, he will teach classes and collaborate with other chefs.
: Ponzano, 75.
Beef shabu-shabu from Le Kañí.
LE KAÑÍ, JAPO-FRENCH FUSION
Álvaro Garcés and José Carlos Fuentes, chefs at Don Dimas, open their new space in the Salamanca neighborhood, with a different proposal where they fuse Japanese and French cuisine, with a certain Cañí touch.
There is a sushi bar, of course, but the menu holds many other well-executed surprises, such as crab 'frites' or their version of lentils.
The cocktails also maintain that fusion and have a live DJ in the afternoon-car.
: Maldonado, 4. Average price: 50 euros.
The local Balbisiana in Velázquez.
BALBISIANA, THREE NEW TEMPLES OF CAKES
For Paula Babiano, the entrepreneur behind Balbisiana, 2023 is
full of openings
In the coming months, she will open three new stores in the capital: Génova, 1, Concha Espina, 14 and El Corte Inglés in Castellana.
The first two will maintain the concept of Velázquez's pastry shop-cafeteria, where you can buy cakes, desserts and truffles to take away or have breakfast, lunch or snack at their tables.
: Velázquez, 55. Average price: 6-7 euros (breakfast)/ 15-17 (lunch).
UMIKOBAKE, YOU WILL LOVE MOCHIS AND UMISAN
The Japanese restaurant Umiko has become a reference in the capital and its mochis were from the beginning a claim on its menu.
Now they have opened this patisserie, with Alejandro García at the helm, who, in addition to the classic Japanese sweet, adds cakes and umisan to the menu, his delicious version of the croissant with a sweet and savory option.
With a minimalist decoration, there is no more delicious plan this January.
: Los Madrazo, 8. Average price: 4-8 euros.
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