Venta Madrid

Nestling in the countryside, surrounded by trees, greenery and flowers, and with the distinctive aroma of Cestrum Nocturnum (Night Blooming Jasmine) scenting the air, the Venta Madrid is a great setting for lunch or an evening meal. Or just for a drink and a chat. The Venta Madrid opened for business in February this year and is run by Ángel …

Puerto Madero

The former ‘La Teja’ on avenida Mediterraneo, closed for many months, is under renovation and will be reopening shortly as the ‘Puerto Madero’ cafeteria and bar.

Anything smaller?…

Popping into a drinking establishment at 12:30 for liquid refreshment and being told ‘otra dia’ because they can’t change a €5 note tells you one of two things: either they are not doing very well or they are not well-prepared. Not sure which in this case.

New bar on the Balcon…

Another new bar has opened. On May 5th in fact. It is the Rincon de Europa, on the Plaza Balcon de Europa, and is the premises of the former Bar Picasso. Someone had to check it out!

Making do

Bar Cavana is taking advantage of the new pedestrianised area around Plaza Cavana, at least while the work in the square continues, by putting out a terrace right in front of the bar. Presumably just a temporary solution.


It was once a launderette and it has also been ‘Stereo’, with several owners, and ‘La Bodega Nueva’, but now it’s ‘Chique’.

Living in the past

A novel idea from the owners of a bar in Granada. Celebrating the 50th anniversary since the Bar Restaurante León first opened its doors to the public, all prices, both food and drink, are set for the day as they were 50 years ago.

El Playazo bar ordered to close

The Town Hall has ordered the immediate closure of a bar on El Playazo beach and has started proceedings to fine the owners €80,000 in relation to violation of the PGOU.

Fire at bar in Granada

A fire at a bar in the heart of Granada has forced the evacuation of residents living above the premises.