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Ramses Life & Food

4 Plaza de la Independencia
Madrid, 28001, Spain
TEL: 34 91 435-1666

A multilevel, multifunctional Philippe Starck–designed fun house—it’s really two restaurants, a basement dance club, and a throbbing scene around the black etched-glass bar. If you’ve seen any of the latest Starck oeuvre, you know what to expect: walls scrawled with apocalyptic graffiti, a design museum’s worth of mix ’n’ match chairs, cryptic unisex bathrooms, and a general sense of dislocation produced by one too many cultural references. More successful than the upstairs dining room is the casual neo-Gothic Petit café. Here, the jeunesse dorée share bowls of mussels in skillfully spiced Thai coconut curry; one of the creamiest pumpkin risottos this side of Mantua; and hamburguesas featuring a succulent chicken patty in a saffrony almond sauce—the chef’s sly take on a folksy Castilian chicken dish called gallina en pepitoria.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Full Bar
  • Lunch
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Notable Design
  • Parking Available
  • Reservations Required

Cuisine Type:: Spanish/Tapas

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