Specialties of the town to eat:
Specialities of the town are tapas, patatas bravas, tortilla de patatas, croquetas, cocido madrileño, bo-cadillo de calamares a la romana. Madrid is full of restaurarants with differents regional foods, like: food from Galcia, Andalucia, País Vasco.
Specialties of the town to drink:
The beer is typical in Spain. Especially Mahou. Is really famous to ask for “cañas”, the smallest size of draft beer a bar sells. Wine is typical in Madrid too. Rioja and RIbera del Duero are the most famous red wine and Rueda or Albariño the most famous white wine. In Spain is really typi-cal when you go out at night ask for a “cubata” a mix of a moonshine, like vodka or ron with a non-alcoholic drink, like coca-cola or red bull.
Typical meal time: lunch 14.00-15.00, dinner: 21.00-22.00.
Tipping: Its not mandatory to tip. In Spain tipping is not a custom. But if you want to be polite you can leave a 5 % of the bill in restaurants or bars.
Is the tap water safe to drink from the tap: Yes it is. Madrid tap water it’s the best water of Spain.