We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Essential Flamenco

Closed Now: 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Essential Flamenco Admission Ticket
From US$40.31*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Essential Flamenco Admission Ticket
From US$40.31*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
368
All photos (368)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
From 6 artist on stage: Two dancers with a singer, a guitarrist, percussion and a violin or flute. Since its beginnings, Flamenco has evolved in hidden places. It is danced and sung in private, in the presence of a select group of friends, without...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Calle de la Cruz 26, 28012 Madrid, Spain
Centro
Website
+34 661 94 67 04
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Madrid
from US$57.53
More Info
from US$57.60
More Info
from US$40.30
More Info
Reviews (830)
There are newer reviews for Essential Flamenco
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
372 results
Traveller rating
318
39
11
1
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
318
39
11
1
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews glass of sangria intimate setting passionate performance dancers and musicians vaulted cellar small basement small audience guitar player great performance front row male dancer ticket price amazing experience spanish culture visiting madrid stage solos
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 30 of 372 reviews
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Easy to find location - it was a 10 minute walk from where we were staying in Chueca. When we got there they offered us beer, sangria or soft drink. Then we went downstairs. It’s like in a dungeon - bricked wall, intimate setting. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank worn2000
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hello worn: Yes, we are very proud of showing this beautiful art in a old brick cellar, because is where always has been played. One hundred years ago, without amplifiers, using the magnificent acoustics of these places, the flamenco jondo (jondo means deep) reached its...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Dear Essential Flamenco Team, coming from Slovakia we didnt know So much about Flamenco, but your Show Impressed us So deeply,that we could hardly get up from our seats. Showing Flamenco in this way convinced us that t his is much more that an authentic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MellarAnita
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hello Anita: Oh what a nice review! We are so proud when we receive a letter like yours, we strongly feel in that moment that we are putting our sand grain to recover the inmense and lost dignity of this art. This art mistreated (as...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

We are flamenco enthusiasts. We are from Miami but have seen many flamencos throughout the world. I must say, this group is the most passionate when it comes to singing, music...and the dancing. There are two dancers, the man who is the leader of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank etcasado
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hello etcasado. Oh my! Your appreciative review is already almost embarrassing! You know, most of our visitants are watching this beautiful art form for the first o maybe second time. And even they write very sensitive reviews, we are specially proud to receive such a...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The flamenco music and dance was really impressive. The sight and sound of the passionate performance was in my mind long afterwards it’s definitely worth going to see!More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Duncan L
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hello Duncan: You say " the passionate performance was in my mind long afterwards". You nail it. This is exactly what the artists work for. If you ask them, they will say that is for money, but that´s not true. They want, with all their...More

Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Really recommend that flamenco performance. The dancers put their heart into it, the feeling is great and so is the place. Worth its price, the ticket includes drink

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paweł P
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Hello Pawel: You wrote "The dancers put their heart into it". That´s exactly the essence of flamenco, and I will say of any art worthy of the name. Thank you for your sensitive review.

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I wanted to see a live flamenco show since we planned to visit Madrid I must say that this show was definitely intimate and authentic. The performance was spell-bounding and worth every cent. We loved the ambience, passion filled show that made...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ritat466
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Hello Rita: You write " a night to remember". That´s exactly what the real artists work for. The say is for the money, but that´s not true. They work to impress the audience; they work to bring to the surface their emotions, to reach their...More

Reviewed July 6, 2018

The brick vaulted cellar and the intimate sounds of the music with up close and personal views of the flamenco dancers- stunning is all I can say. We brought our 8 year old to the early show and he loved it too! Well worth it!More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MScarbo2014
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Hello MScarbo: I myself have 5 kids, from 17 to 6 years old, and once on a while I take them here, because they love it. The proximity to the artist, the changing acts, the solo (specially the percussionist one) surprise them and keep them...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018

We had different ideas about whether we were going to see flamenco or not and I won. This show was great although I would have liked it to be a little bit longer. The intimacy of the venue was very special. All aspects brilliant I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Draya71
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Hello Draya: Yes, the show last for one hour, and some people would like it to be longer; but our purpose is written in the title: "Essential flamenco". Is an serious introduction to this beautiful art, and one hour is enough for this commitment. We...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Cannot say enough wonderful things about essential flamenco. The performers were passionate and talented. My family and I were mesmerized at the performance. Very intimate setting and we were able to meet and chat with the performers afterward. A true highlight to our stay in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Barun B
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Hello Barum: We have many time kids over the audience, and even the very young ones (sometimes babies) enjoy the show, because is formed with very changing acts - dancing, solo performances, couple dancing, etc- so one hour flew away fast. The children specially get...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Our group had a great time taking in Flamenco with an authentic edge. It was a bit like a Fringe show, anything but tourist tacky. The performers were all so enthusiastic, definitely worth your time.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lindymcook
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Hello Lindy: You got the heart of the matter: They artist of our show really enjoy what they are doing up the stage. For different reasons: first of all, because the whole group has a very high and homogeneous artistic quality, and nothing likes more...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Centro
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 452 nearby hotels
Hostal Royal Cruz
14 reviews
.02 km away
Hostal Adriano
395 reviews
.02 km away
Hostal Inter Puerta Del Sol
232 reviews
.02 km away
Hotel Avion
2 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 12,982 nearby restaurants
Taberna del Chato
1,614 reviews
.00 km away
Taberna la Descubierta
263 reviews
.04 km away
La Descubierta
398 reviews
.04 km away
Matador
117 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,954 nearby attractions
Plaza de Santa Ana
2,641 reviews
.12 km away
Villa-Rosa
144 reviews
.11 km away
Teatro Calderon
270 reviews
.09 km away
Federico Garcia Lorca Statue
33 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
kathy-TRIP
August 11, 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Ramiro F | Property representative |
You can buy tickets on our website Essential Flamenco or directly at the show on Calle de la Cruz 26 (Madrid). The price is the same: 35 euros with a glass of sangria, beer or soda. Thank you very much and I hope you enjoy... More
0
Votes
Google Translation
twatters1975
April 7, 2018|
Answer
Response from Ramiro F | Property representative |
Hello Tabatha: Sorry for the delay in answering, I didn't see your request until now. The price we apply to children is: 0/6 year old: Free. 6/12: 20€, 13 ahead, full ticket. Thank you for your interest in our show.
0
Votes
Google Translation
jordan2487
June 7, 2017|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from Ramiro F | Property representative |
Hello Jordan: Flamenco music is the way two very different things are named. One is the flamenco folk music, the folclore from Andalucía (the sevillanas dance, for example). In this kinds of flamenco shows, many times they... More
2
Votes
Google Translation