Restaurants

Top Choice Catalan in Girona

El Celler de Can Roca

Ever-changing avant-garde takes on Catalan dishes have catapulted El Celler de Can Roca to global fame. Holding three Michelin stars, it was named the best restaurant in the world in 2015 by The World's 50 Best. Eac…
Top Choice Cafe in Girona

La Fábrica

Girona's culinary talents morph into top-quality coffee and Catalan-inspired brunchy favourites starring local ingredients at this energetic German-Canadian–owned cycle-themed cafe. Pillowy artisan torrades (toasts)…
Top Choice Fusion in L'Escala

La Gruta

A fusion of French and Spanish flavours, spiced with occasional Asian flair, impresses diners at this innovative restaurant overlooking a tiny beach in central L'Escala. Highlights include beef tataki with aubergine…
Ice Cream in Girona

Rocambolesc

Savour some of Spain's most lip-smackingly delicious ice cream at Rocambolesc, part of the world-famous El Celler de Can Roca culinary clan. Candy-striped decor sets the magical scene for creatively cool concoctions…
Catalan in Begur & Around

Sa Rascassa

Uniquely positioned amid pines behind impossibly pretty Cala d'Aiguafreda, 4.5km northeast of Begur, this highly regarded, romantically lit garden restaurant specialises in elegantly prepared, wonderfully fresh seaf…
Contemporary Catalan in Begur & Around

Aiguaclara

Draped in flowers and fairy lights, this buzzy, retro-chic restaurant and lounge bar fronts a beautiful 1866 mansion. Superbly updated Catalan delights on offer include Iberian cured ham served alongside pa amb tomà…
Catalan in Figueres

El Motel

Jaume Subirós, the chef and owner of this smart roadside hotel-restaurant 1km north of Figueres' centre, is a seminal figure of the transition from traditional Catalan home cooking to the polished, innovative affair…
Catalan in Figueres

Restaurant Durán

Dine under the same roof as Salvador Dalí at this top-class, chandelier-lit restaurant, where smart service and plush decor are matched by such expertly prepared delights as smoked-salmon tartare, sole in orange sau…
Catalan in Llafranc

Casamar

Fabulously located on a headland overlooking Llafranc's bay and harbour, this top-notch Michelin-starred restaurant serves classy seafood and artful mains concocted with creatively selected ingredients, in a refresh…
Catalan in Peratallada

La Riera

Opening onto a flower-filled terrace, this sophisticated yet friendly eatery within a 15th-century old-town building simmers up an excellent range of rice dishes, from simple seafood paella to arròs de llamàntol (lo…