8 Places to Enjoy a Traditional Thanksgiving Meal ...

8 Places to Enjoy a Traditional Thanksgiving Meal in Madrid


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Living abroad during the holidays can be tough. We know. We’ve found there’s no better solution than sharing a meal with traditional food and great friends. After all, home is where the heart is.

We’ve compiled a list of eight places where you can enjoy some Thanksgiving turkey. Restaurants are organized in alphabetical order. Prices range from 25-75€ per person.

1. Cornucopia

First on our list is Cornucopia. Named one of the 30 Best Restaurants to Get a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Abroad in 2015 (the only one in Spain!), it’s the only restaurant that has take-away (Nov. 22-27)!

Reservations are required, so call in advance or visit their website.


Where: Restaurante Cornucopia

Address: Calle de las Navas de Tolosa, 9

Metro: Opera (L2, L5, R), Callao (L3, L5)

When: November 24

Time: 13:00-0:00

Price: 46€


Cream cheese with corn and black olive purée, homemade bread and extra virgin olive oil


New England clam chowder


House Mesclun salad with a crispy seaweed, sesame oil, mango julienne & blackberry vinaigrette


Traditional sage & white wine roasted turkey with herbed bread stuffing, buttery cream mashed potatoes with gravy, cranberry-pineapple compote and sautéed spinach with raisins & almonds


Grilled vegetable platter with tomato jam



Red: Lar de Paula, 2015, Tempranillo D.O. Ca. Rioja

White: Orchídea 2015, Sauvignon Blanc D.O. Navarra

*one bottle per two people



Thanksgiving pie (pumpkin or apple)


Coffee or tea

2. Hard Rock Cafe


Where: Hard Rock Cafe

Address: Paseo de la Castellana, 2

Metro: Colon (L4)

When: November 24

Time: Dinner only

Price: 30,95€


Sweet corn cream soup with croutons


Chef’s salad (lettuce, carrot, raisins, roasted peach, feta cheese, pecans, cherry tomatoes, sweet corn)


Stuffed roasted turkey (with mashed potatoes, turkey gravy and cranberry sauce)


Apple cobbler with vanilla ice cream


Choice of beverage

(two per person: draft beer, house red or white wine, soft drinks, iced tea or mineral water)

3. James Joyce Irish Pub


Where: James Joyce Irish Pub

Address: Calle de Alcalá, 59

Metro: Banco de España (L2)

When: November 24

Time: From 18:00

Price: 27,50€


Corn chowder

Crispy prawn fritters, crispy fried chicken wings with a hot sauce

Salad with spinach, roasted butternut squash, pecan nuts, crispy bacon and shallow vinaigrette


Whole roast turkey with stuffing and cranberry sauce

Roast beef and horseradish sauce

Vegetarian meat loaf


Sweet potato wedges

Buttered mashed potatoes

Oven roasted brussel sprouts with pancetta

Green bean casserole

Sautéed carrots


Hot apple pie

Key lime pie

Chocolate fudge cake

4. Nice to Meet You Restaurant & Lounge


Where: Nice to Meet You Restaurant & Lounge (Dear Hotel Madrid)

Address: Calle Gran Vía, 80

Metro: Plaza de España (L3, L10), Noviciado (L2)

When: November 24

Time: 20:00

Price: 30€ (drinks not included)


New England Clam chowder


Roast turkey with gravy

New England stuffing with sausage and bread


Coleslaw, mashed turnips, mashed potatoes, mashed pumpkin, creamed glassé onions,

steamed peas with butter, sautéed carrots with maple syrup,

oven baked Brussels sprouts, blueberry and cranberry sauce


Old fashioned pumpkin pie with whipped cream

5. O’Neills Irish Pub


Where: O’Neills Irish Pub

Address: C/ del Príncipe, 12

Metro: Sol (L1, L2, L3, Cercanías)

When: November 24

Price: 25€


Cream of vegetable soup


Roast turkey and stuffing served with seasonal vegetables, potatoes


Cranberry sauce and gravy


Apple pie and ice cream


Glass of beer or wine included

6. Restaurante El Jardin in the InterContinental Hotel


Where: El Jardin in the InterContinental Hotel

Address: Paseo de la Castellana, 49

Metro: Gregorio Marañón (L7, L10)

When: November 24

Time: From 21:00

Price: 60€ (buffet options below)



Three pepper and potato

Caprese with toasted pine nuts

Chicken with apple and celery

Chopped prawns

Mixed greens with tomato, tuna and onion

Cabbage coleslaw

Mussels in vinegar

Smoked salmon

Cooked prawns

Vinaigrettes and dressings

Selection of Spanish and International cheeses


Carving Station

Roast turkey

Stuffing (onion, celery, bread, sage, thyme, eggs and cream)

Potato and pumpkin puree

Prawns and clams in ‘American sauce’

Corn on the cob with butter, broccoli

Cooked ham

Boiled potatoes with olive oil and parsley

Macaroni with butter, tomato sauce and cheese

Fried chicken wings

Onion rings




Cranberry sauce



Apple pie

Pecan pie

Carrot Cake

Pumpkin pudding


7. Hotel Ritz, Madrid


Where: Hotel Ritz, Madrid

Address: Plaza de la Lealtad, 5

Metro: Banco de España (L2), Atocha (L1, Cercanías)

When: November 24

Time: 13:30-15:30, 20:30-23:30

Price: 75€ (drinks not included)


Ritz appetizer


Pumpkin soup with sweet anisette and fresh cheese


Traditional stuffed turkey, sweet potato purée and bacon sauce


Apple pie with vanilla ice Cream


Coffee & tea

8. Rubaiyat


Where: Rubaiyat

Address: C/Juan Ramón Jiménez, 37

Metro: Cuzco (L10)

When: November 24

Price: 55€


Selection of hot and cold appetizers

Selection of fresh breads


Corn and vanilla puree


Turkey with cranberry sauce, roasted corn, prunes and sweet potato puree


Pumpkin and cinnamon pie


Coffee and small cakes


Red wine, water, soft drinks and cava

Carmencita BarDesencaja, Al Trapo, La Rotonda and Roll Madrid also have Thanksgiving options on their webpages, but did not respond to our requests for confirmation in time for publication.


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