Café de Oriente in Madrid is the perfect place to sample fancy canapés and a glass of wine while looking out onto the city’s most civilized square, the Plaza de Oriente. Situated on the east side of the Royal Palace, it was created by Napoleon’s brother Joseph and features statues of the country’s monarchs.
Madrid Spain: Plaza de Oriente, Once you step out the Royal Palace be sure to take a stroll the gardens of Plaza Oriente with its magnificent light. Then grab a drink, tea or a meal at Café Oriente, which for Navarro is practically her dining roomsince she’s there so often! This scenic plaza in front of the Royal Palace feels like you stepped into a painting. In the mood for food from the Basque country? Try La Taberna del El Alabardero.
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