Restaurants

Top Choice Spanish in Cuenca

El Bodegón

No frills, great value, lightning-fast service. Up a narrow lane in the new town, this sociable bar could turn out to be the Castilla-La Mancha eating experience that lingers longest in your memory. It's the perfect…
Top Choice International in Cuenca

Romera Bistrót

Bikes, truffles, sashimi…sound interesting so far? Romero is one of Cuenca's new breed of contemporary restaurants with a short menu that's all over the map: salmon sashimi, black spaghetti and a foie-gras royale. E…
Top Choice Modern European in Toledo

Adolfo

Toledo doffs its hat to fine dining at this temple of good food and market freshness. Run by notable La Mancha–born chef Adolfo Muñoz, the restaurant has been around for over 25 years, and in that time has morphed i…
Top Choice Modern Spanish in Cuenca

Raff San Pedro

Tucked down a narrow pedestrian street near the cathedral, Raff's innovative culinary convictions run deep with lively fresh flavours and combinations like tomatoes stuffed with scallop cerviche and stuffed gnocchi …
Top Choice Modern Spanish in Toledo

Alfileritos 24

The 14th-century surroundings of columns, beams and barrel-vault ceilings are cleverly coupled with modern artwork and bright dining rooms in an atrium space spread over four floors. The menu demonstrates an innovat…
Top Choice Spanish in Pastrana

Cenador de las Monjas

The dining room in the old 16th-century San José monastery offers beautifully prepared Spanish food that is anything but austere. Sit under a wood-beamed ceiling, overlooked by oil paintings of severe-looking nobili…
Top Choice Spanish in Sigüenza

Calle Mayor

A standout meal stop between the cathedral and castle, be sure to order the simple starter of tomatoes which are grown in the owner's backyard. Mains here tend to be traditional with local roasted meats, such as goa…
Top Choice Spanish in Cuenca

Figón del Huécar

With a romantic terrace offering spectacular views, Figón del Huécar is a highlight of old-town eating. Roast suckling pig, lamb stuffed with wild asparagus, and a host of Castilian specialities are presented and se…
Castilian in Toledo

La Abadía

In a former 16th-century palace, this atmospheric bar and restaurant has arches, niches and coloured bottles lined up as decoration, spread throughout a warren of brick-and-stone-clad rooms. The menu includes lightw…
Spanish in Toledo

Hostal del Cardenal

This hotel restaurant enjoys one of Toledo's most magical locations for dining alfresco: it's tucked into a private garden entered via its own gate in the city walls. The food is classic Spanish, with roast meats – …