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Dassa Bassa

7 Calle Villalar
Madrid, 28001, Spain
TEL: 34-91-576-7397

Owned by former TV chef Darío Barrio, this trendy Salamanca restaurant is set in a 19th-century coalbunker renovated by Barrio’s architect brothers. Inside the unmarked building, a staircase leads down to a cellar of whitewashed brick walls, tall archways, and cool-tone lighting. The two daily menus—named Dassa and Bassa—present a series of inventive tasting dishes. The progression might begin with yucca chips and a gelatin bubble floating in a gin cocktail, followed by lobster pasta or oxtail in a chocolate wine sauce. Barrio’s Spanish nouvelle cuisine draws on that of his former mentor, superstar Catalan chef Ferran Adrià.

Insider Tip:

After your meal, walk to the nearby Parque del Retiro and enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through the park.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Celeb-Owned
  • Celeb-Spotting
  • Dinner
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Lunch
  • Monday - Closed
  • Notable Chef
  • Private Room Available
  • Prix Fixe
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Romantic
  • Reservations Required
  • Sunday - Closed

Cuisine Type:: Spanish/Tapas

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