If you are a food lover and happen to be or live in Madrid, then the following food and drink events in October & November are for you!
So why would you be interested?
Because of 3 good reasons:
- These foodie events bring a variety of gastronomy choices,
- Take place in cool venues
- And last but not least,they are really affordable!
So here is the foodie event list for October in Madrid:
1. Vallekas Tapas Route🍗
The Vallekas Tapas Route is now in its 4th edition this year. You will be able to try 41 different types of skewers, casseroles and toasts in tapa format. A tapa and beverage costs €2.50 while a tapa and beer is only €2. The beer choices are Buckler 0,0,Ladron de la Manzana, Amstel and Amstel Radler. Participants of the tapas tour can also participate in a draw where they stand to win a getaway or an Amstel Pack.You can use the hashtags #Siguelatapa and #RutaDeTapasVallekas to participate or inform yourself of the acticities and tapas.This route starts today,5th of October and ends on the 14th of October. You can find more info here: www.siguelatapa.com
2. Hotel Tapa Tour🥂
Hotel Tapa Tour´s intention is to bring haute cuisine closer to the general. There are 15 participating hotels in this edition. All the hotels participating in the Hotel Tapa Tour are between 4 and 5 stars in rating. On top of that, this edition will donate €1 from each consumption. The beneficiary is Acción contra el Hambre, an organization that fights against Child Malnutrion in 50 countries. Participating hotels include Barceló Emperatriz, Barceló Torre de Madrid, Gran Meliá Fénix, Gran Meliá Palacio de los Duques, Heritage Madrid Hotel, Hotel Miguel Ángel by BlueBay, Hyatt Centric Gran Vía Madrid, Relais & Châteaux Hotel Orfila, The Principal Madrid Hotel, Gran Hotel Inglés, Hotel Indigo Madrid-Gran Vía, Hotel Ópera, Hotel Santo Domingo, NH Collection Eurobuilding and Novotel Madrid Center. The prices are €6 a tapa, €10 a cocktail and €12 for tapa & cocktail. Enjoy Hotel tapa Tour till October 31st. Feed your eyes here.
3. Tapapiés 2018🌶️
Tapapiés 2018 has become quite a food and cultural tradition in October. Moreover is takes part in the most bohemian and culturally diverse part of Madrid, Lavapiés. This year organizers promise a bigger and better event. You can expect a lot of vibrant colours and flavour in the food as well as rythmic world sounds in the street music during Tapapiés 2018. There will be food choices for all tastes, icluding vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free tapas. Tapapiés 2018 will kick off on the 18th of October till the 28th of October. Tapas will cost €1.50 and for an additonal Euro you can get a drink. Get updates from the Facebook Page or official website of Tapapiés 2018
4. El Tenedor Restaurant Week🍷
ElTenedor Restaurant Week is in its 5th Edition this year. The campaign will offer gourmet restaurant meals at affordable prices while collaborating with the NGO, Ayuda en Acción. For each menu reserved, €1 will be donated to a spanish charity called Aquí también.This charity helps to reduce social inequality in Spain with focus on children´s welfare. In Madrid, about 200 restaurants will participate from the 18th till the 24th of November 2018. Menus start at €25. Check out your favorite restaurants offers here.
5. Nomada Market & Food Tastings🍤 (Mercado de la Cebada)
Combine a foodie´s cravings with your interest in fashion and creative tendencies this weekend. Visit the Nomada Market and take advantage to also participate in the food tastings at Mercado de la Cebada. Every Saturday from 3pm till 6pm you can try:
crab, sea-bass, mussels, cockles, carabineros, octopus, barnacles, prawns at the fish-shops,
baby chops, mini hamburgers at the butchery,
cheeses, serrano ham, fuet, salchichón at the chacuterie as well as…
international gastronomy from Venezuela,Italy, Japan not to mention artesanal and ecologial produce and products.