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.
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.
Tapas in Casablanca

La Bodéga

Local partygoers of all ages love this hybrid tapas bar-restaurant where meaty dishes are served accompanied by a soundtrack of loud – and often live – music (everything from salsa to Arabic pop). Rioja (Spanish win…
Spanish in Melilla

Cafetéria Militar

A huge canteen-like affair on the side of the Palacio de Asamblea, with a few tables outside as well, this restaurant is hugely busy for its short lunchtime openings.
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.
Spanish in Asilah

Casa García

Spanish-style fish dishes are the speciality at this friendly restaurant a couple of streets back from the beach. The food is acceptable rather than inspired (the chef has an extremely heavy hand with garlic), but t…