Madrid is a prime gastronomic capital, not only for the quality of its restaurants and wide offer, but also for the exquisite variety of cuisines one can find here. If you are looking for a unique experience or you are a bon vivant, the following Michelin-starred restaurants in Madrid for refined palates are worth a visit.

Michelin 3-star restaurants


Chef Dabiz Muñoz’s international cuisine introduced new flavours to Madrid, with products that take our palates to a fantasy journey. Since its opening in 2007, the restaurant’s surprising offer is a piece of art for our five senses.

Right now DiverXO is temporarily closed, but Muñoz’s other two restaurants, StreetXO and GoXO, won’t let you down.

Michelin 2-star restaurants


Chef Óscar Velasco presents at Santceloni the best of the Spanish gastronomy, making the most of each season’s products.

The restaurant is in Paseo de la Castellana, within Hotel Hesperia.


Right in the heart of  the prestigious Salamanca district, you can find this restaurant, which is best-known for a traditional cuisine elaborated with first quality and seasonal produce.


Are you looking for the best seasonal produce with a creative and modern touch? Then you should try this restaurant in Chamberí district.

Let the menu amaze you! Chef Manuel Domínguez gives free rein to his creativity while keeping his Galician roots.


Undoubtedly, CEBO is a restaurant that, thanks to chef Aurelio Morales, combines the best of Madrid’s and Catalonia’s cuisines.

You can also visit: Ramón Freixa Madrid, DSTAgE Concept, Coque, Kabuki Wellington, A’Barra, Gaytán, La Candela Restó and La terraza del Casino.

Michelin 1-star restaurants

Yugo The Bunker

This is the most peculiar restaurant in our list. As the name suggests, Yugo The bunker is a Japanese restaurant located in a WW2 bunker in the Literary Quarter.

Chef Julián Mármol has created a quality Japanese gastronomy offer for you.

La Tasquería

Nothing like Javier Estévez’s dishes to get to know Madrid’s traditional cuisine. The speciality of La Tasquería is offal, cooked and served in renewed and eye-catching ways.

It is in Goya district.

El Invernadero

Who said that haut cuisine can’t have sophisticated dishes revolving around vegetables? This restaurant in the heart of Chamberí district will seize your palate.


Chef Ricardo Sanz, now working at Hotel Wellington, is considered the best at cooking Japanese food. He offers here dishes fusing Japanese and Mediterranean gastronomy. The result? Taste it yourself! Your palate won’t be left indifferent.

Chef Víctor Serrano is currently running this restaurant.

Any of these restaurants will provide you with a unique, unforgettable culinary experience – I promise!