From El Lince to A’Barra: the route with the 10 restaurants in Madrid where to try exclusive Swiss cheese tapas

Until March 15, 10 prestigious restaurants in the capital will offer different tapas made with Swiss cheese Le Gruyère AOP, named the best cheese in the world in 2022, including ravioli or cannelloni, but also pizza, hamburger or risotto.

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Cheese lovers have a unique opportunity to taste exclusive tapas prepared by some of the best chefs in the capital, with Le Gruyère AOP cheese as the protagonist. In total, 10 restaurants have joined forces to offer the gastronomic cheese route called Madrid Experiences by Le Gruyère AOP and organized by Quesos de Suiza.

Until March 15, cheese lovers will be able to visit restaurants such as El Lince, A’Barra, Roostiq, Triciclo or Fortuny, among others, to enjoy original creations based on the cheese considered the best cheese in the world in 2022. In addition, diners who taste different tapas will be able to participate in a raffle for a spectacular wheel of Le Gruyère AOP cheese, along with an evening for two in one of the participating restaurants, valued at 300 €.

Which restaurants are participating and what tapas do they offer?

To pay tribute to this emblematic variety of Swiss cheese, 10 prestigious chefs from the capital have joined forces to create dishes that bear the unmistakable stamp of their gastronomic proposal, but with the inimitable touch of Le Gruyère AOP. These are all the participating restaurants and the varied delicacies they have included in their menus for this special occasion:

  • Chef Javi Estévez has prepared ravioli with oxtail, béchamel, mushrooms and Le Gruyère AOP at El Lince.
    C. del Príncipe de Vergara, 289, Chamartín, 28016 Madrid
  • A’Barra, led by Sergio Manzano, offers leeks, Le Gruyère AOP emulsion, pancetta and spring cured yolks.
    C. del Pinar, 15, Chamartín, 28006 Madrid
  • At the Triciclo restaurant, chef Javier Goya proposes pickled quail cannelloni with Le Gruyère AOP béchamel sauce.
    C. Santa María 28, Madrid, 28012
  • At Fortuny restaurant, headed by Ismael Maldonado, you can try a duck magret risotto and Le Gruyère AOP.
    C. de Fortuny, 34, Chamberí, 28010 Madrid
  • At La Cabra, Jefferson Pinto has included honey eggplant fingers stuffed with Le Gruyère AOP.
    C. de Francisco de Rojas, 2, 28010 Madrid
  • Lalo Zarcero of Barmitón restaurant has created panipuris filled with Le Gruyère AOP foam, tomato jam and pickles.
    C. Cava Alta, 13, La Latina, 28005, Madrid
  • Mariano Galangco Gadingan’s restaurant Miga Cana participates with a tapa of fried Le Gruyère AOP with creamy quince jelly and pistachio.
    C. de Vallehermoso, 36 Mercado de Vallehermoso, puestos 1, 27 y 28, 28015, Madrid
  • Meat lovers should go to Miguel Crespo’s La Carnaza to try his Galician blonde burger with mushrooms, truffle sauce and Le Gruyère AOP fondue.
    C. de Castelló, 9, Salamanca, 28001 Madrid
  • At Viva Madrid Taberna, chef Andriy Sova Jytren has prepared panipuris filled with Le Gruyère AOP cream and fig, kalamata and almond relish.
    C. de Manuel Fernández y González, nº 7, Centro, 28014 Madrid
  • Finally, at the Roostiq restaurant, Daniel Blanco prepared a pizza with Le Gruyère AOP Reserva.
    C. de Augusto Figueroa, 47, Centro, 28004 Madrid

Which stop of this route in Madrid will you make first to delight yourself with Swiss cheese tapas? Remember that the Quesos de Suiza gastronomic route will be available until March 15. And if you want to participate in the sweepstakes, you will have to share in Stories a photo tasting the tapa, mentioning @quesosdesuiza and also the restaurant in question.