Ceuta restaurants

Top Choice Spanish in Ceuta

El Refectorio

Considered by many to be Ceuta's best restaurant, El Refectorio has a good bar, and dining inside and out with magnificent sea views from the balcony. It excels at shellfish, fish and meats and has a good wine list.
Top Choice Tapas in Ceuta

Mesón El Cortijo

A classic neighbourhood gathering place that's heavy on tapas, cerveza (beer) and friendliness. Catch up on football, gossip and practise your Español.
Seafood in Ceuta

Cala Carlota

This simple restaurant has a prime location in the Club Nautico overlooking the yacht harbour, with outdoor seating in season. If you can see your way past the desultory service, the three-course menú del diá (daily…
Cafe in Ceuta


This is the perfect place for just about anything any time of day: it serves breakfast, a lunchtime sandwich, beer, cocktail and tapas. Swift, efficient service and a prime people-watching spot on the square make it…
Tapas in Ceuta

Mesón El Bache

Have your tapas in a rustic hunting lodge. The locals love it, especially for watching sport, and you get one free tapa with every drink. Just downhill from Plaza de los Reyes, looking towards the port.
Cafe in Ceuta

Vincentino Pastelería

This place buzzes all day with people clamouring for its ice creams, sandwiches, delicious patisserie and excellent coffee. Sit inside or out.
Spanish in Ceuta

El Secreto de Yuste

Here’s your chance to eat inside the Royal Walls. There's a small menu of local meats and seafood enhanced by the unique atmosphere. You can sit outside by the moat.
Market in Ceuta

Central Market

This cavernous market is the local spot for fresh meat and produce, and a vibrant experience as well.
Chinese in Ceuta

Gran Muralla

If you’ve had enough local food, you’ll find hearty portions of Chinese standards here. Window tables have views over the plaza and out to sea.