Restaurants

Top Choice Tapas in Castellón

Bodega La Guindilla

Sit around barrels, grab an outdoor table or head downstairs to the dining room at this bright corner spot, an expansion of its crowded Calle Barracas tapas bar. There's a seafood focus, but everything is delicious …
Top Choice Spanish in Morella

Daluan

Daluan is run by Avelino Ramón, a cookery teacher by trade, and his wife Jovita: a very friendly team! Its small upstairs interior is satisfyingly contemporary and its terrace, filling a quiet alley, is equally rela…
Top Choice Valencian in Sant Mateu

Farga

This quality restaurant at a former monastery perched on a hill 2.5km from town offers sublime views of the surrounding plain from its terrace, and a characterful vaulted interior space. It's run by a friendly young…
Tapas in Benicàssim

El Charquito

Draw a Spanish bar from muscle memory and this is what you get: hanging hams, strings of garlic and peppers, orderly family frenzy behind the counter, seafood gleaming on ice and a cosy conviviality. The food is ver…
Spanish in Sant Mateu

La Perdi

Our favourite place for a traditional meal in the centre of Sant Mateu, the Perdi has been run for generations by the same family. A couple of set menus and solid à la carte options showcase warming regional cuisine…
Tapas in Peñíscola

Rojo Picota

Open year-round (later hours in summer) and a favourite with locals and visitors, this place on the waterfront road offers a range of excellent wines by the glass, and wallet-friendly Basque-style pintxos (tapas) at…
Spanish in Morella

Mesón del Pastor

Within the sizeable dining room, bedecked with the restaurant’s trophies and diplomas, this traditional family-run place is all about robust mountain cuisine: thick stews in winter, rabbit, juicy sausages, partridge…
Spanish in Morella

Vinatea

In the centre of town under characterful columned porticoes, this is an appealing spot for excellent local cuisine and a decent selection of wines from the region and beyond. Seasonal local ingredients are presented…
Spanish in Castellón

Mesón Navarro III

One of three around town, this family-run classic is characterised by exemplary service, with every effort made to ensure nobody gets turned away hungry. The charcoal grill behind the bar is the focus of things, wit…
Spanish in Peñíscola

La Taverneta de Sant Roc

In the touristy heart of Peñiscola, you fear the worst from the throng of places with photos of food out on the street. But this is a real exception: a generous, kindly spot intent on its customers leaving full and …