Where to get the best chocolate con churros in Madrid
After a long night of partying in Madrid, there is nothing better than having some delicious chocolate con churros and watch the street lights go out as the sun slowly comes up on the horizon. Churros, crunchy and energetic, are the perfect accompaniment to the strong and thick chocolate. A sweet tradition that goes back to the beginning of the 19th century and one you can’t miss on your holidays in Madrid.
If you want the best chocolate con churros in Madrid then head to one of these places.
CHOCOLATERÍA SAN GINÉS- The most famous and most typical churrería in Madrid. Since 1894, they have been preparing churros and porras following the traditional recipe. There are people who, after celebrating New Year’s Eve in the nearby Plaza del Sol, come here for the year’s first breakfast. Their fame is such, they have opened branches in Japan and China. Where: Pasadizo San Ginés, 5.
CHOCOLATERÍAS VALOR- In the dead of winter you will be lucky to find a free table at this chocolatería, but maybe you will have more luck at this time of year. Serving mouth watering churros and porras, they have 14 different varieties of chocolate in which to dip them. If you are looking fro something to cool you down, they have milkshakes, fruit kebabs with choclate, ice cream,… Where: There are several in Madrid. C/ Postigo de San Martín, 7.
CAFÉ GIJÓN- Another classic place to have chocolate con churros in Madrid. This beautiful shop opened in 1888 and forms part of the Madrid literary cafes. In times past, it was the meeting place of artists and writers like Pio Baroja, Benito Perez Galdos and Camilo Jose Cela who used this café as inspiration for his novel, The Hive. Today many of Madrid’s literary figures come here to breakfast on some authentic churros. Where: Paseo de Recoletos, 21.
LA ANTIGUA CHURRERÍA- Since 1913, their secret churro recipe has been passed down for over four generations ensuring churros which are crispy on the outside and soft and tender on the inside. It is a simple but popular café where they prepare traditional churros and porras, cream filled churros or churros covered in chocolate. Where: C/ Bravo Murillo, 190.
BONILLA A LA VISTA- If you want to enjoy the delicious taste of chocolate con churros in bed on a Saturday or Sunday morning, the churrería Bonilla has home delivery. You have to make your booking before 10pm the day before on 911557211 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. They deliver to the neighbourhoods of Salamanca, Chamartin and Ciudad Lineal so take note if you are staying in any of the following apartments Chamartin I, Chamartin Bis or the Salamanca II and want to surprise your partner or your friends with a delicious breakfast.
Prices: Churros cost 0,25€ each and the chocolate or coffee costs 8€ per litre. Minimum order for home delivery is ,5 litre and 15 churros: 7.75€