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Star dish of JUNGLEKING: The Francesinha.

Why is the Francesinha our best-selling dish?

Picture of the interior on JUNGLEKING

Welcome to JUNGLEKING, the finest restaurant in Madrid for gastronomy enthusiasts! In this article, we will take you on a culinary journey through one of our most iconic dishes: the famous Francesinha! Join us as we unravel the secrets behind this delightful delicacy. 🌴🍴👑🦍

Origin and Curiosities.

Have you ever wondered where this peculiar name comes from? Well, it turns out that the Francesinha, even though it sounds like "little French girl," has nothing to do with France! 😂 Its origin is in the beautiful city of Porto, Portugal, and it's one of those dishes that simply makes you happy. 🤪🍴🇵🇹

At JUNGLEKING, we take the Francesinha experience to a whole new level by combining the essence of French cuisine with an authentic touch of Madrid. Can you imagine it? Two slices of soft and exquisite bread, expertly baked by our skilled bakers. But the magic doesn't end there. 😎🌟

A Francesinha on a table

The Perfect Filling.

Within that bread embrace, you'll discover a meaty filling that will make your mouth water. Juicy beef steaks, smoked ham, and slightly spicy sausages come together in a symphony of flavors that will leave you craving every bite. 🍽️💚🍃

The true royalty of the Francesinha is revealed with the blanket of melted cheese that crowns this dish. The melted cheese creates a decadent layer that enhances all the flavors and textures, crafting an unforgettable culinary experience.

Our team of chefs has perfected a secret recipe that brings the Francesinha to life. A unique sauce, created with tomatoes, beer, and selected spices, adds a touch of richness and spiciness that elevates the entire dish. Every bite is infused with this magical blend that will make you savor the pleasure in every spoonful. 😎🌴🍽️

Thoughtfully Crafted Side Dishes

We can't forget about the accompaniments that complement this star dish. From crispy French fries to fresh salads, each side dish is designed to complete and elevate the flavors of the Francesinha. 🍽️🌟🍃

Recognition and Pride.

Our dedication to culinary excellence has been rewarded with recognition from TripAdvisor, where we hold the top position in the restaurant category for brunch, lunch, and dinner in Madrid. This honor fills us with pride and motivates us to continue sharing this delight with all of you. 🎉💚

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Haven't visited JUNGLEKING yet?

We are located in the heart of Madrid, just steps away from Plaza Mayor on Marqués Viudo de Pontejos Street 15. Whether you desire a romantic dinner in a relaxed ambiance or want to enjoy the city's best weekend brunch, we await you with love, food for all tastes and budgets, and the royal service you deserve!


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