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La Venencia

Calle Echegaray 7, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 73 13
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As you walk in it is like a step back in time , from the old smoke stained walls to writing your... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Chic. Cool. Effortlessly so.

This place is the real deal. I was lucky enough to attend on a Sunday evening. The surrounding area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Potsdam, Germany
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“sherry bar” (19 reviews)
“no tipping” (7 reviews)
“great sherry” (6 reviews)
Calle Echegaray 7, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 73 13
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As you walk in it is like a step back in time , from the old smoke stained walls to writing your bill with chalk on the counter and add to that a very excellent selection of sherry and it is an experience like no...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is the real deal. I was lucky enough to attend on a Sunday evening. The surrounding area was very different to the preceding evenings where even a non claustrophobic would have suffered. A step back in time to a sherry bar. There was...More

Thank Beckybumbledrop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Imagine what a roadside tavern in Andalucia must have looked like in the 1800's and you are in La Venencia. Do yourself a favor and read about Spanish sherrys before even venturing there because it will add to your enjoyment. That, plus the fact that...More

Thank AJS-NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place you must go for at least a glass of sherry. It is cheap, good for a snack, and has amazing history behind it. You feel like you've gone back in time, and there are even nice touches like writing your "receipt"...More

Thank Jenny I
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Sherry never tasted as good, and probably never will. Go and experience the sheer historical ambience of the place. The vintage posters add to the texture. An absolute Must Do.

1  Thank Dave K
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

When you enter the bar it is like going back in time - back to the 30s. Shelves stacked with bottles with significant dust collected over the ages. Dark, dimly lit, basic furniture with sherry barrels sitting behind the bar and a sour faced bar...More

Thank Samir S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I had read about this place on a blog and wanted to go, but ended up there by chance on a tapas tour. I was glad it happened this way because reading the other reviews on Tripadvisor might have made me nervous with my poor...More

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Its a sherry bar, that looks as though it has stayed the same since 1930. Which I guess adds to the charm. 5 types of sherry are on offer. Manzanilla (lightest of the sherries), Fino (the driest), Oloroso (slightly dry and slightly sweet) , Amontillado(nutty,...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A destination for Madrileños and popular with tourists too. Dimly lit corridor of a bar, with basic seating, a ceiling fan (no air con), Jerez posters from the 60's peeling from the walls, 5 types of sherry mostly decanted from big barrels (Fino, Manzanilla, Amontillado,...More

Thank Annie P
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Cute no-frills hole in the wall place, we had sherry and olives. There are some tapas but not much. x

Thank Suzanne A
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once
home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de
Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The
neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich
heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes
from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to
them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas
receives a fair amount of spillover from the center —
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