Federal Café, Madrid

One more hot day in Madrid and before heading to visit a few more touristic points, my friends and I decided to have lunch at Federal Café.

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The name Federal came from a small town, with the same name, on the Binna Burra rd, halfway between Possum Creek and Goonengerry in Northern New South Wales, Australia. A place where there’s not much to do but dream, and watch the rain fall on quiet streets.

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It was a bit late and the restaurant was super crowded! We had to wait a few minutes before they got us a table.

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It gave us time to look at the menu, which offers all-day breakfast and brunch dishes, from müesli to baked eggs and the signature ‘morning burger’, as well as a spread of baked goods, a selection of natural juices, and a range of alcoholic beverages.

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I had a morning bacon burger with fried egg, onion jam, tomato, bacon and hp sauce. With a natural tomato juice. It was delicious, but it also took years to arrive to my table. I guess next time I have to visit Federal at another time of the day.

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The café has a  Nordic look,  bright and airy feel, the place has a very laid-back, welcoming vibe. The indoor-outdoor window sill seats quickly captured my attention. You also have seating on the plaza.

Federal Café on Facebook.

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Madrid| Chocolatería San Ginés

This will be the first post of many after my trip to Madrid, where I got to visit the most amazing places and try some local restaurants.

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The Chocolatería San Ginés is very well-known for their – churros con chocolate, a delightful dessert of fried dough served with a large teacup of thick, melted chocolate for dipping.

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After a long day of walking, my friends and I decided to try it. Guess what! It’s open 24/24! Perfect for satisfying late-night food cravings.

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Tiled floors, bright lighting, bow-tied waiters, and collection of old photographs create an atmosphere where no one cares about calories!

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Although the waiter wasn’t very gentle (no tip for that one), the churros were great! I totally recommend you to visit it!

More info on Chocolatería San Ginés here.

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