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Mercado San Anton Madrid: trendy mercado at Chueca district!

25 November 2013

Tapas in Chueca at Mercado San Anton Madrid!
Are you looking for a low budget trip? Then Madrid is my favorite! Sun, cava and tapas is all you need for a weekend in Spain. I really like the trendy neighbourhood Chueca in Madrid! It’s full of (gay) bars (and shoe shops!). Wandering around in Chueca we discovered: Mercado San Anton Madrid. A modern indoor market with farm-fresh local produce. On the first floor you find several small tapas bars selling delicious bites with ingredients from the market. And good news: they’re very cheap too!

Why I love Mercado San Anton Madrid:
I love tapas. Everyone chooses what he likes and you can order as many as you want. At Mercado San Anton Madrid they have tapas from only € 1, – per bite. Just squeeze in standing at the bar and drink and eat with the locals. Me and my friends liked this place so much, I think we went there every day for a quick after shopping bite!

Trendy rooftop bar at Mercado San Anton Madrid
Cool place for a drink in Chueca is the rooftop bar at Mercado San Anton Madrid! La Cocina San Anton is a popular hot spot when, and I know why they have very good cocktails there ;-). The trendy restaurant La Cocina San Anton can be very busy so it’s recommended to make a reservation. Especially for the weekends!

Mercado San Anton Madrid and restaurant La Cocina San Anton:
Address: Calle de Augusto Figueroa, 24, Chueca, Madrid.
Website: for the indoor market with good tapas: and for the bar and restaurant on the rooftop:
Category: indoor market with fresh local seasonal products and restaurants.
Products: the freshest food from Spanish meats to fish.

A visit to the trendy Chueca district and Mercado San Anton should not be missed during a weekend Madrid. Have fun!

PS: more hotspots are in my Madrid Little Black Book. A city guide to Madrid with the best restaurants, shops and things to do. Always new addresses coming up so check out your online Little Black Book daily for the latest gems I spotted!

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Anne de Buck