Party Earth Review At the far end of Calle de La Palma, just where the clamor of Malasaña appears to fade away into residential tranquility, the nightlife suddenly picks up again with a series of energetic bars – the crown jewel of which... ... read full review
Calle de la Palma, 62
91 522 50 31
Daily 4pm–3am, later on the weekends
Noviciado / Tribunal, Madrid –
At the far end of Calle de La Palma, just where the clamor of Malasaña appears to fade away into residential tranquility, the nightlife suddenly picks up again with a series of energetic bars – the crown jewel of which is Café La Palma.
On weeknights, the shiny gold trim, elaborately decorated benches, modern art pieces, and ambient music create a sleek yet congenial vibe where trendy alternative patrons go to lounge, chat, and nurse their drinks. But on the weekends, things heat up considerably with dancers, DJs, and live music that includes everything from hip-hop and jazz to Brazilian samba.
Though the club is quite small, it offers something for every taste – intimate tables where friends gather to catch up, a bustling bar perfect for meeting new people, and a lively dance floor.
And when the music lovers need to recuperate, they can always find their Zen among the comfy cushions and Turkish rugs in the Café La Palma chill-out room.
Popular with young madrileños, from grungy to dressy, mostly 20s.
Mix of electronic and techno genres on weekends; pop, indie, folk, and rock during the week.
Large collection of drinks including coffees, an extensive tea list, milkshakes, and more than 20 cocktails. Also have cakes and pies.
Cover charge €7–€10/live music. Drinks €5–€7.
Casual to dressy.
Mondays through Wednesdays for lounging, and Thursdays through Saturdays for dancing.