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Went to Madrid and really wanted to see a flamenco show while my boyfriend and I were here. This... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
phantom0610
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Passionate and intimate performance!

Easy to find location - it was a 10 minute walk from where we were staying in Chueca. When we got... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
worn2000
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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
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Calle de la Cruz 26, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to Madrid and really wanted to see a flamenco show while my boyfriend and I were here. This place was recommended by the owner of Bravo Bike (please see my review of them). Based on that recommendation we went and saw the 8:30 show....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank worn2000
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank MellarAnita
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank etcasado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

Thank Duncan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Paweł P
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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 9 July 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

Thank Rita T
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 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 7 July 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

Thank MScarbo2014
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 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 2 July 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

Thank Draya71
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 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 2 July 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

Thank Barun B
Ramiro F, Gerente at Essential Flamenco, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 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

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kathy-TRIP
12 August 2018|
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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
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Tabatha W
8 April 2018|
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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.
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jordan2487
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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
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