8 great wine restaurants in Madrid 2023
Check out the best wine restaurants in Madrid, selected by Star Wine List's ambassador, sommelier Agustín Trapero.
Phone: +34 915 32 12 75
Address: Calle de Alcalá, 15, Madrid
Paco Roncero is at the heart of Madrid, on Calle Alcala, just a few steps from the world-famous Madrid square La Puerta del Sol. The restaurant is on the rooftop of the majestic Casino de Madrid building. This Michelin two-star offers a great atmosphere and modern cuisine. Maria Jose Huertas is the head sommelier behind the wine programme, and she is one of the most iconic Spanish sommeliers of today. She has built a solid wine list of around 900 bins with a good balance of international and national choices, where Sherry is very well represented.
Phone: +34 918 53 24 34
Address: Calle de Augusto Figueroa, 47, Madrid
Roostiq is a small restaurant in the lively Chueca neighbourhood. The owner is Alberto Zoilo Alvarez, from Avila (a rural province near Madrid). Many of his products come from this area so his cuisine is focused on fresh and local ingredients with a large diversity of options, from Avileña steak cooked "a la brasa" (charcoal grilled) to pizza with black truffles. Alberto works with around 150 references; he is really passionate about Burgundy, which shows on the list. Roostiq works closely with many Burgundian vignerons; therefore, you can find some great treasures on the list.
Phone: +34 914 29 20 52
Address: Calle del Marqués de Cubas, 18, Madrid
Estimar is a restaurant just a street away from Spanish Parliament. The place is entirely focused on fish and shellfish cooked in a very Catalan way. They have an open kitchen just behind a nice fish counter, where you can pick your fish for your meal. Juanma Galan is the mastermind responsible for the wine list, with a very interesting selection of Champagne, showing a good balance between Grandes Marques and small vignerons, as well as smaller and lesser-known Spanish wine regions.
Phone: +34 911 08 55 66
Address: Hotel Hyatt Regency Hesperia, Paseo de la Castellana, 57, Madrid
Leña is one of the main restaurants by well-renowned Spanish chef Dani Garcia. It's located within the hotel Hyatt Regency Hesperia in the middle of Paseo de la Castellana. The interior is lovely; in fact, the restaurant received different recognition and awards for its interior design. Smoked Room is a small, Michelin two-star space of 14 covers within the Leña restaurant, focusing on Japanese cuisine also cooked with smoked and “a la brasa” techniques. The wine selection is solid on red Riojas, Bordeaux and Burgundy, with great alternatives by the glass. They also got a highly recommended...
Phone: +34 912 16 39 36
Address: Calle Amador de los Ríos, 6, Madrid
Saddle is located in the modern side of Madrid, and it's a Michelin Star restaurant than can deliver traditional Spanish dishes with an eclectic twist. The person behind this wine list is Israel Ramirez, and it's really covering many traditional wine regions from the whole world, putting emphasis on Burgundy and Riojas selection. In fact, those Burgundy & Champagne lovers got a fantastic collection of Domaine Leflaive and J. Selosse wines that makes it worth going there.
Phone: +34 916 04 02 02
Address: Calle del Marqués del Riscal, 11, Madrid
Coque is one of the very top restaurants in the city, run by the three Sandoval brothers (Mario (Head Chef), Diego (Restaurant Manager) and Rafael (Head Sommelier)), who master their field with great personality. Coque is a restaurant with two Michelin stars, located just off the Paseo de la Castellana. It only serves a tasting menu, which is a tour around the restaurant; it begins in the bar, followed by a refreshing sherry glass in the majestic main wine cellar. After that, a lovely glass of Champagne inside the Sacristia (Sacristy) before going into the kitchen and then to the main restaur...
Phone: +34 664 86 43 22
Address: Plaza de la Independencia, 6, Madrid
This place is just on Plaza de la Independencia, also popularly known as La Puerta de Alcala, with a fantastic outside terrace where customers can enjoy a lovely glass of Champagne (in fact, no coffee is allowed on the terrace) overlooking this amazing monument. The interior is modern, elegant and well-spaced, with thick wooden tables. You can feel right away that the owner (Juan) and the Head Sommelier (Tomas Ucha) have put a real emphasis on making this place a true wine destination. With over 100 wines by the glass, a whole army of well-trained sommeliers is required (there are more somme...
Phone: +34 913 30 62 10
Address: Calle de Sevilla, 3, Madrid
The Four Seasons hotel opened in 2020 and is the first in Spain. It is located just off of the most iconic and well-known Spanish square, La Puerta del Sol. Dani Brasserie is the main restaurant in the hotel, situated on the 7th floor with spectacular views of Madrid's skyline, thanks to its huge, almost 360º, terrace. The restaurant focuses on modern Mediterranean food, where you can share dishes from the renowned top chef Dani Garcia in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. The wine list holds around 600 references with special emphasis on Champagne, Rioja and Bordeaux. Please, put yoursel...