Salsa Madrid Centro

Salsa Madrid Centro

Salsa master David Castellano offers bachata and salsa classes Monday-Friday in the evenings for different levels, beginner to advanced. Classes are 15 euros or one class a week for 35 euros per month. Other class packs and pricing options are available.

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Discoteca El Son

Discoteca El Son

This club is ideal for those who want to dance for a bit but have the option to also chill out with a drink. The music varies from live bands to DJs, and you can enjoy it in a space that’s split into two levels: one for dancing and one to relax in with a cocktail.

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Azucar Salsa Club

Azucar Salsa Club

This spot is Madrid’s most famous Latin nightclub and has many different theme nights, including Cuba-specific parties and drink deals, depending on the day. Some days, salsa or bachata classes are offered earlier in the evening before the club officially opens. Check their Facebook page to get on the list and to check for special events.

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La Negra Tomasa

La Negra Tomasa

In addition to the regular menu, this spot offers monthly tasting menus and holiday menus for an all-inclusive experience. They also have live music every night and occasionally in the afternoon as well.

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La Colonial De Huerta

La Colonial De Huerta

Definitely hit up this spot on Thursdays, when the mojitos are just 4 euros. The restaurant is decorated with Cuban art and photos, and the menu is varied with all the Cuban traditional specialties.

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Olokun

Olokun

This laid-back spot allows you to write on the walls with chalk as you enjoy your Cuban cuisine. It’s also one of the most affordable spots on this list.

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Cuando Sali de Cuba

Cuando Sali de Cuba

A Madrid staple, this Cuban restaurant has graced Madrid’s city center for a while now. Pop in for some Havana Club or a meal. There’s also outdoor seating.

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Habanera

This stylish new edition from the Larrumba restaurant group is probably the trendiest Cuban spot in Madrid at the moment. The restaurant is enormous at almost 10,000 square feet, including an interior patio with décor inspired by Cuba’s colorful colonial architecture.

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Gasset Habana Restaurant

After the Cuban Center of Madrid closed its doors permanently, this restaurant has taken over as the official Cuban meeting point in Madrid. Enjoy Cuban specialties here like Ropa Vieja or visit for mojitos during happy hour. The restaurant also offers carryout and delivery service. You can also eat outside on the terrace, weather permitting.

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Plaza de la cubanidad

Plaza de la cubanidad

The plaza and memorial is dedicated to a group of Cuban refugees who were attempting to escape from Cuba by the sea and were attacked and drowned by Castro’s forces on May 13, 1994. The memorial mural shows a map of Cuba and a ship.

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