I have spent 7 years in Madrid. I am originally from London where you can get excellent curry in many London restaurants. Madrid isn't quite up to parr in this respect ..... until now! I fiinally discovered, following many faux pas, a great indian restaurant in Madrid. It's called Tandoori Station and it's located in a nice part of Madrid. The service is excellent, in fact the owner who is Indian works as a waiter and his partner runs the bar. The decor is kind of bistro style and it's warm and intimate. In the summer you can sit outside on the terrace. They have a strong following now of spaniards who have discovered it and they are getting a lot of good press because the food really is very good and the quality is excellent. I don't think they have a website yet, they have only been around for a year or so. The price range is around 20 to 25 euros a head (obviously if you enjoy a good bottle of wine or two with your meal the price will be a little higher).
Favorite Dish: Chicken tikka massala, and the chicken korma. Their paratha bread is very good too.
A suggestion for a cheap eat is at Casa Mingo, 34 Paseo de la Florida, near Principe Pio station, which is a historic, homely Asturian roast chicken and Cidre joint. You have to queue up patiently with the regulars to be seated at huge tables but it is well worth the wait, the chicken is fantastic as is the fabada and tarta de Santiago. Lunch with drinks was €25 for two of us.
Favorite Dish: Roast chicken
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