“ El Viajero ” is a three-story palace built in the nineteenth century located in the Plaza de la Cebada that blends in with the landscape.
A charismatic place that evolves throughout the day from a co-working in the early hours of the morning, cafeteria for teas, coffees, cocktails … until the evening, turned into a venue where you can dine typical Uruguayan food and enjoy the best mojitos while at the end of the street you see the church of San Francisco illuminated.
This emblematic terrace, is the perfect plan for a chill Sunday: stroll and browse the stalls and shops of the Rastro in the morning, eat a delicious Uruguayan entrecote in El Viajero with roasted potatoes, and go up to the bar to drink mojitos and watch the sunset with your friends.
El Viajero opens its doors from Wednesday to Sunday, however, each floor of the building has its own opening and closing hours.
With Wi-Fi throughout the building and a pleasant atmosphere, both during the day and in the afternoon on weekdays, on this floor you can see people working on their computers or meeting with colleagues or customers. Not only that, but different workshops are organized with different and novel themes.
Likewise, Mediterranean cuisine blends with flavors from all over the world, because of its culinary exploration trips, seeking to bring the best selection to the delight of its customers and friends. At the restaurant at street level, you can eat, have dinner, have a snack or have a drink at any time of the day.
One of its great specialties are its delicious desserts and homemade cakes.
On the top floor, there is a roof terrace, overlooking the street, one of the most special places in old Madrid. You will see it decorated with a lot of different plants that will make you feel as if you were in the middle of nature in the center of Madrid.
In addition, of this spectacular rooftop, you can enjoy on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 13:00h to 00:30h; on Fridays from 13:00h a 01:30h; on Saturdays from 12:00h to 01:30h and Sundays 12:00h to 00:30h. On Mondays and Tuesdays, it remains closed to start on Wednesday with their batteries fully charged.
The mojito is its star cocktail: Lima, fresh mint and aged rum. Made with a special touch by the house, it’s famous among the adepts of the neighborhood.