El Picoteo de la Jouja
On the fringes of León's Old Town, Plaza de San Marcelo is home to the ayuntamiento (town hall), which occupies a charmingly compact...
Real Basílica de San Isidoro
Even older than León's cathedral, the Real Basílica de San Isidoro provides a stunning Romanesque counterpoint to the former's Gothic...
Palacio de los Guzmanes
The Renaissance theme continues in the form of the splendid Palacio de los Guzmanes (1560); the façade and patio stand out.
As good for tapas (try the picadillo con patatas – minced meat with potatoes) as for first drinks (wines by the glass start at €1.50),...
Intimate dining and creative cooking. Reservations recommended.
Lonely Planet review
This intimate little bar has earned a loyal following for its concentration on traditional local tapas (try the six tapas for €13.50) and local wines, including some from the nearby Bierzo region. The tapas include cured meats, snails and all manner of León specialties.