The 5 nicest terraces to dine al fresco in Madrid

1) Bosco de Lobos

Hidden in the inner court of the College of Architecture, this Italian restaurant and its terrace offer an intimate and green escape from the concrete streets of the city centre. Whether you are looking for a romantic dinner or a business lunch, the terrace suits both purposes. We also recommend dining inside, in the architects’ dining room.

outdoor area at Bosco de Lobos restaurant

2) El Mirador del Thyssen

This is the ultimate terrace for an intimate and romantic dinner. Located on the rooftop terrace of the museum’s modern wing, the restaurant is only open in July and August and serves classic Mediterranean cuisine. Have an aperitivo at the outdoor bar before dinner.

restaurant El Mirador del Thyssen

3) Frida

In a small square with trees and a single olive tree, Frida’s small but cosy terrace really enjoys a tranquil setting. They serve anything from pizza to tuna tataki or a simple toast with delicious Iberico ham. A terrace where you can satisfy your morning or afternoon cravings and take your pick from a nice selection of snacks.

a colourful wall at restaurant Frida

4) Numa Pompilio

A member of the successful Paraguas Group, Numa Pompilio offers a menu with Italian classic. The Tuscan inspired garden offers the perfect backdrop for a nice dinner. Lots of greenery, wrought iron furniture, a pergola… All the ingredients to make you feel at ease on a hot summer night.

interior og  Numa Pompilio restaurant

5) Arzabál Reina Sofia

This is the latest addition to the Arzabál food empire. Open from May to the end of October, the terrace transports you to an urban midsummer night’s dream. A refreshing place to enjoy a nice selection of classic northern dishes. Their signature grilled fish and meat dishes are only available at their Reina Sofia address.

Alzabar restaurant at the Reina Sofia museum

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