The nightclub was inaugurated the night February 24, 1981, the day of the “Golpe de Espado” in Spain. Soon it became one of the venues referenced in the capital of Spain, incorporating a new concept unknown in the country: macro-disco. It was the scene of the then popular Spanish TV musical program Applause. The stage of Joy Eslava paraded top artists such as Alaska and Pegamoides, Mecano and Tino Casal. For 30 years it has been hostting concerts, parties and various social events, involving figures such as Roger Moore, Pedro Almodovar, Stevie Wonder and Julio Iglesias. Joy Eslava is one of the hottest clubs in Madrid.
- Buy tickets when they are available because it can be difficult to get in
- Arrive early because wait times can get very long
- Make sure to dress up because Joy Eslava enforces a strict dress code
Where is Joy Eslava located?
Joy Eslava is located in downtown Madrid next to a big event venue called Palacio de Gaviria.
How much is cover charge at Joy Eslava?
Cover varies significantly. Some nights it will be only 10-15 Euros but others it can be up to 30 Euros, come prepared to pay.
How long will I have to wait at Joy Eslava?
Expect to wait anywhere from 20-40 min depending on when you arrive.
When is Joy Eslava open?
Joy Eslava is open on all days of the week.
What are the best nights to go to Joy Eslava?
All nights are good. It will definitely be more busy when bigger name talent is playing.
What is the dress code at Joy Eslava?
Dress to impress! The dress code at Joy Eslava is very strict and people are often turned away at the door if improperly dressed. Collared shirt / jeans / dress shoes for guys. Avoid anything that can be considered sportswear (track jackets, jerseys, sneakers, hats, etc).
How much do drinks cost at Joy Eslava?
Expect to pay 10-15 Euros for cocktails, 150-400 for bottles.
What kind of music do they play at Joy Eslava?
On Wednesdays you can appreciate the best selection of rap, hip-hop, funk music, while on Thursdays and Fridays the speakers play house commercial and pachanga. The music at Joy Eslava is different every night so be sure to check what event is happening that day.
Where can I find an list of upcoming events / DJs at Joy Eslava?