Taberna & Media is a small restaurant in Madrid’s gastronomic mile, near the Retiro Park.
Here you can enjoy both tapas and traditional dishes, in the bar area or in the dining room. If you decide to stay in the bar area, its torreznos -deep fried pork belly- are some of the most famous in the city; their patatas bravas are something else; a must. But if you decide to sit down to enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere, the menu changes very frequently depending on the seasonal product.
One of the things I like most about this restaurant is that they offer half portions of many of their dishes, and they can even arrange a tasting menu if you ask for it, which lets you try a lot more dishes in one visit.
Taberna & Media is the restaurant where I always go straight from the airport when I return, and that happens quite frequently; it is the first tavern in which we stop when we are in the area, to have some tapas in the bar area; it is where I organize many meals with friends, because you know that, in addition to eating very well, we will be incredibly well cared for.
This place is always consistent and has one of the best value for money in the entire neighborhood.