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Shogun Madrid: Hibiki, Kobe, & Wagyu

Shogun Madrid is part of The Adios Puerto Rico, Hola España Trip Report. Read TPOL in Madrid: Why A Second Residency?


I went to an underwhelming pho restaurant in Madrid (see Pho Madrid: No Me Gusta). I went to the novel sushi train restaurant twice (see TPOL’s Tip: Arrive Early to Avoid Sushi Terrorists). And I went to the Hong Kong, Japan, China combo restaurant as well (see A Taste of China, Hong Kong, and Japan…in Madrid). To cap off my local Asian food in Spain experience, I went to Shogun, an upscale Japanese BBQ.

Hibiki

Having consumed enough red wine in the last few weeks (see Best Tapas Madrid: No Budget Cuts Here), I decided to switch to whiskey. When in Madrid, Japan, that can only mean one thing: Hibiki.

a glass of liquid and chopsticks on a table

Set Menu 

There are two set menus: One that is expensive. And one that is more expensive. Since it is unlikely that I am going to return to Madrid, Japan in the future, I went with option B. Here’s what I received:

Appetizers

  • Edamame

    a bowl of edamame and salt
    Fancier than your local sushi joint.
  • Madrid, Japan Croquettes a round brown food item with green onions on top
  • Gyozaa plate of food on a table

    a plate of food on a table
    Gyoza con Panda
  • Udon Soupa bowl of soup with meat and noodles

The Beef

I came for the beef and I paid more to receive the best cuts of Kobe.

a group of plates with meat on them
Quality goes from left to right.

a plate of meat on a table a plate of meat on a table

a group of raw meat on a black surface
Look at that Kobe marbling.

The BBQ

The directions were simple. Put it on the grill. Take it off the grill. Enjoy life.
a round grill on a table a grill with meat on it meat on a grill with a fire a piece of meat on a plate

Dessert

Sadly, it was over far too quickly. Dessert was plum liquor and sweets.

a ceramic bottle and cups on a plate a plate with food on it next to a bowl with a egg

Overall

You may be wondering, how much did it cost? The less expensive menu is 47 euros per person. The upgrade is 82.50 euros per person. With two Hibikis, I spent $200.

TPOL’s Tip: Shogun is located at C. de Málaga, 3, 28003 Madrid, Spain.

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    • Haha I took the metro once. Bolt was so cheap and faster that it wasn’t worth bothering with the public transit. Or I walked. It’s coming

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