Turkey day is just around the corner and, while you may not be with your family this year, there are plenty of celebrations happening around Madrid to get you in the festive spirit. Here we give you our recommendations of how to spend Thanksgiving in Madrid this year!

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1. Carmencita and La Gringa (€35)

These two popular brunch and intercambio bars are hosting their annual Thanksgiving lunch – and they never disappoint when it comes to feel-good food from the states. From Wednesday 22 until Sunday 26 they’ll be serving traditional Turkey, apple and raisin bread stuffing, mashed potatoes, grilled corn and sweet potatoes with marshmallows. All rounded off with pumpkin and apple pies. Make sure to reserve as they fill up quickly! Click here for more information on their Thanksgiving dinner.

2. James Joyce (€22.50 or €28.50)

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One of the best Irish pubs in Madrid; the James Joyce is throwing its hat in the thanksgiving ring with a Thanksgiving lunch of two or three courses. At under €30 for the three courses, it’s one of the more affordable Thanksgiving options. Click here to see James Joyce’ Thanksgiving lunch.

3.  Ópalo Gastrobar (€29.95 or €34.95)

It’s quickly becoming one of our favorite spots for brunch in Madrid thanks to its flawless flavors and its bottomless (yes, you read it right, BOTTOMLESS!) mimosas, so we are super excited to see what they are offering for turkey day! The menu is boasting an orange and bourbon sage roasted turkey and three or five mouth-watering sides (depending on whether you’re going for the cheaper or more expensive option). It’s located right next to Plaza Mayor and the underground restaurant is super chic. Click here to see more information about Ópalo’s Thanksgiving lunch.

4. The American Club of Madrid (€45)

Hosted at Roll Madrid (a great American-style restaurant in Madrid), the American Club of Madrid will be offering a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. On Thanksgiving day itself and with room for 70 guests, it will really feel like the holidays. Find out more information here about Thanksgiving dinner with the American Club of Madrid.

5. Make your own Thanksgiving!Thanksgiving in Spain

If you prefer something a little more low-key with friends, why not do a pot-luck and have everyone bring a dish. You can buy a turkey at your local butcher and the rest of the ingredients are available in many local shops. Here we give you an idea of where you can find all your Thanksgiving ingredients right here in Madrid to make your Thanksgiving one to remember.

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