Restaurants

Top Choice Tapas in Burgos

Cervecería Morito

Cervecería Morito is the undisputed king of Burgos tapas bars and as such it's always crowded. A typical order is alpargata (lashings of cured ham with bread, tomato and olive oil) or the revueltos Capricho de Burgo…
Top Choice Castilian in Ávila

Soul Kitchen

This relative newcomer to the local dining scene (it opened in 2013...) has the kind of energy that can seem lacking elsewhere. The eclectic menu changes regularly and ranges from salads with dressings like chestnut…
Top Choice Castilian in Palencia

Lucio Asador Gastrobar

This Palencia institution recently combined an asador (restaurant specialising in roasted meats) with a slick new gastrobar. Gone is the air of tradition, replaced by creativity bursting out of the kitchen. It still…
Top Choice Tapas in Salamanca

La Cocina de Toño

This place owes its loyal following to its creative pinchos (tapas-like snacks) and half-servings of dishes such as escalope of foie gras with roast apple and passionfruit gelatin. The restaurant serves more traditi…
Top Choice Castilian in Soria

Baluarte

Oscar Garcia is one of Spain's most exciting chefs and this venture in Soria appropriately showcases his culinary talents. Dishes are based on classic Castilian ingredients but treated with just enough foam and driz…
Top Choice Castilian in Astorga

Restaurante Las Termas

This lunchtime restaurant is run by Santiago (a popular name in these parts), who, apart from being a charming host, oversees a menu renowned for the quality of its cocido maragato (€22) and ensalada maragata (salad…
Top Choice Castilian in Valladolid

Martín Quiroga

With just four tables and a typical waiting list of a month, you might imagine that this extraordinarily high-quality gastrobar would have prices to match. It doesn't. There is no menu – dishes depend on what's seas…
Top Choice Spanish in Segovia

Casa Duque

Cochinillo asado (roast suckling pig) has been served at this atmospheric mesón (tavern) since the 1890s. For the uninitiated, try the menú de degustación (€40), which includes cochinillo. Downstairs is the informal…
Top Choice Castilian in Burgos

El Huerto de Roque

Come here for an inexpensive lunch with plenty of choice. The emphasis is on the ecological, with a menu that changes with the seasons and according to what produce is fresh and good in the local market. The atmosph…
Top Choice Jewish in Segovia

Restaurante El Fogón Sefardí

Located within the Hospedería La Gran Casa Mudéjar, this is one of the most original places in town. Sephardic Jewish cuisine is served either on the intimate patio or in the splendid dining hall with original 15th-…