Restaurants

Top Choice International in Mojácar

Tito's

Warm-hearted ex-Californian Tito creates the perfect laid-back atmosphere at this popular, cane-canopied hang-out on the southern beach promenade. It does terrific cocktails with fresh fruit and, from 1pm to 4.30pm …
Top Choice Modern Spanish in Torremolinos & Benalmádena

La Consula

This is one of the coast’s top professional culinary schools. Located around 6km northwest of Torremolinos in Churriana, the daily menu reflects an innovative twist on traditional Spanish dishes with beautifully cra…
Top Choice Andalucian in Priego de Córdoba

Restaurante La Fuente

The small village of Zagrilla Alta is 11km northwest of Priego, and more than worth the trek for the warm welcome and terrific home-style cooking you'll receive at La Fuente, set beside a spring and stream just up f…
Top Choice Tapas in Sanlúcar de Barrameda

Casa Balbino

It doesn’t matter when you arrive, Casa Balbino is always overflowing with people, drawn in by its fantastic seafood tapas. Whether you’re perched at the bar, tucked into a corner or lucky enough to score one of the…
Top Choice Andalucian in Antequera

Arte de Cozina

The simpática (friendly) owner of this hotel-restaurant has her own garden that provides fresh ingredients for her dishes. Traditional dishes are reinterpreted, like gazpacho made with green asparagus or porra with …
Top Choice Seafood in Almería

Casa Joaquín

Reserve one of the few tables if you’re really serious about your seafood. If you don’t mind standing, you can jostle at the bar of this nearly century-old bodega famous for the freshness of its ingredients and thei…
Top Choice Fusion in Seville

Bar-Restaurante Eslava

A legend in its own dinnertime, Eslava shirks the traditional tilework and bullfighting posters of tapas-bar lore and delivers where it matters: fine food backed up with equally fine service.
Top Choice Tapas in Seville

La Brunilda

Seville's crown as Andalucía's tapas capital is regularly attacked by well-armed rivals from the provinces, meaning it constantly has to reinvent itself and offer up fresh competition. Enter La Brunilda, a newish fo…
Top Choice Andalucian in Úbeda

Cantina de la Estación

The charming originality here starts with the design – three rooms with railway themes (the main dining room being the deluxe carriage). It continues with the seasonal array of inspired fusion dishes based on locall…
Top Choice Seafood in San José

4 Nudos

A cut above your average San José eatery, the 'Four Knots' is serious about its food but not too serious to be enjoyable. Friendly service complements terrific fresh fish and seafood – with exotica such as swordfish…