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 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 Spanish in Sigüenza

Calle Mayor

A standout meal stop on the hill between the cathedral and castle, Calle Mayor serves traditional dishes such as delicious roast goat or fried lamb's brains, as well as more elaborate creations. It offers excellent …
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 raisins, pine nuts and foie gras, and a host of Castilian specialities ar…
Middle Eastern in Toledo

Alqahira Rincón de Oriente

Befitting of the so-called ‘city of three cultures’, the Alqahira taps into Toledo’s Moorish side. Its shadowy interior furnished with flowing drapes and silver teapots is reminiscent of one of Granada’s famous tete…
Fusion in Cuenca

Romera Bistrót

Bikes, truffles, sashimi... sound interesting so far? Romero is one of Cuenca's newest restaurants with a short menu that's all over the map: salmon sashimi, black spaghetti, and a foie-gras royale. Everything is ex…
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 – …
Spanish in Toledo

Casa Aurelio

Purporting to be Toledo's oldest restaurant, Casa Aurelio has been around since 1953 and still ranks among the best of Toledo's traditional eateries. Game, fresh produce and time-honoured dishes are prepared with pa…
Fusion in Sigüenza

Nöla

Nöla offers creative interpretations of Castilla-La Mancha recipes in a small but pleasantly intimate space near the castle. This is the spot to come to for modest portions of locally influenced food with a high tas…
Spanish in Consuegra

El Alfar

Consuegra’s most ambitious restaurant is also something of a museum, inhabiting an old ceramics workshop that was built over the ruins of the town’s ancient Roman circus. Ruined columns and capitals mingle with a pr…