Just as the wise man does not choose the most plentiful food, but rather the most delicious nor should he strive to live the longest life, but rather the most intense.
The pleasure of eating has a name -and it's Etxeko, the restaurant of Martín Berasategui in Madrid. To win over the most demanding sybarite palates, BLESS Collection hotels brings San Sebastian to Madrid -the most authentic taste of the North. Etxeko, which translates from Basque as home-made is a tribute to the origins of everyday cookery. Traditional cuisine takes centre stage in a unique culinary space, where we invite you to taste and delight in the experience of our menu prepared by the grand master chef, Martín Berasategui.We offer you an amazing experience -the best of haute cuisine without the extravagance. At Etxeko, technique and imagination are at the service of experience to deliver a fully-fledged culinary quest. Where passion for cooking accompanies us every day to share with our guests and dining companions the art of eating well, from breakfast to last orders.Welcome to a feast of flavours at BLESS Hotel Madrid.
Versus Lively Lounge
From the first cup of coffee until the last drink before heading out for the night, Versus is a vibrant space where the action never ceases to happen. A contemporary style lounge functioning by day and by night, it opens its doors first thing in the morning for guests to enjoy a magnificent continental buffet or an à la carte breakfast menu, boasting fresh-out-the-oven pastries and the capital’s most luxurious coffee. And, for those who prefer to sleep in, an exquisite brunch awaits them, along with vermouth hour! Arouse your appetite at our elegant bar, serving aperitifs and cocktails created by our nifty bartenders, as well as imported beers, artisan vermouths and high-end wines, all complemented by the best selection of pickled delicacies. In this bustling corner, the action is non-stop as lunch is prolonged until dinner time with the sounds of good music to enjoy the city’s best after-work hub. Indulging in an all-day à la carte menu crafted by Chef Berasategui will be one of the capital’s greatest pleasures. Breakfast Versus dinner, which part of the day will you choose to taste?
Monday to sunday (holidays included): From 09:00 a.m to 11:30 p.m (Last commands at 11:30 p.m).
Fetén Clandestine Bar
What better plan is there to strike out the tedious routine than a clandestine lounge decorated in pure speakeasy style? Imported drinks and an irresistible menu for all palates and appetites will become the dynamic duo for an exciting night in the centre of Madrid. Fetén features a laid-back dining menu where you can find anything from hamburgers, among other all-American classics, to tex-mex recipes, staple Spanish dishes and even a delicious selection of healthy smoothies. Enjoy the pleasure of sharing a night of bowling with your friends in the Salamanca neighbourhood, only possible at BLESS Hotel Madrid, offering a bar that perfectly balances style, flavours and fun, where laughter awaits you while you challenge your friends to a game full of energy in this exclusive and fascinating urban bowling alley. Only those with a fiery passion for life, the full-blown hedonists of fun and those curious enough to discover how to enter this clandestine bar will be able to indulge themselves in such an unconventional bowling alley, a bowling alley that is simply Fetén.
Thursday to friday: From 07:00 p.m to 02:00 a.m (food service from 07:30 p.m to 11:30 p.m).
Traditional Basque cuisine lands in Madrid thanks to 10 Michelin star chef Martín Berasategui. Etxeko takes guests on a culinary journey to the north, the home of Berasategui’s roots. A tribute to his family and friends, the restaurant’s creations reinvent life-long Basque recipes, where high-quality raw materials take the spotlight. A renovated classic style, its vanguard flavours are not only seen on the menu but are also reflected by the interior design of the venue, which has a capacity of 88 guests, plus two private areas for special celebrations. Or, if you’re looking for a more casual experience, it’s also possible to dine at the bar, while still enjoying the spectacular work of Berasategui’s team. A culinary space that awakens all 5 senses, it captivates guests with its traditional Basque gastronomy, offering high-cuisine made with products originating from the region that can either be enjoyed à la carte or from a tasting menu made only for travellers with the most sybaritic palates and those who love discovering new flavours and experiences that are sure to leave a mark on their memory. Etxeko Madrid opens its doors to satisfy the pleasure of eating and quench the thirst of only the most hedonistic with the following schedule:
Monday to Friday: lunch from 1:30 p.m to 3:30 p.m and dinner from 8:30 p.m to 11:00 p.m Saturdays and Sundays: lunch from 1:30 p.m to 4:00 p.m and dinner from 8:30 p.m to 11:30 p.m. Bookings telephone number: 910861378