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 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 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…
Tapas in Cuenca

La Bodeguilla de Basilio

Arrive here with an appetite, as you're presented with a complimentary plate of tapas when you order a drink, and not just a slice of dried-up cheese – typical freebies are a combo of quail eggs and fried potatoes o…
Spanish in Cuenca

Posada de San Julián

Just down the hill from the historic centre, revel in 16th-century surroundings with lofty ceilings, original columns and creaking floors. It's family run (get here early and you will see grandpa peeling potatoes), …
Spanish in Cuenca

El Secreto

El Secreto isn't much of a secret. Exuberant decor featuring painted beams and tiled murals coupled with a friendly, laid-back attitude means this place stays pretty busy. There's a good selection of pastas, salads …
Spanish in Cuenca

Asador María Morena

A good all-round restaurant located at the top of the old town with panoramic views over the river gorge, this place will satisfy both romantic diners and those seeking a more casual evening meal. Everything from th…
Spanish in Cuenca

San Juan Plaza Mayor

This bright and perennially busy tapas bar on Plaza Mayor has fine cathedral views if you sit outside in the plaza and a good selection of bar snacks. The menu includes a wide choice of rice dishes (for two), which …
International in Cuenca

American Piccolo

Weary of the ubiquitous meaty fare? This independent restaurant packs in young couples on an affordable date with its diverse menu of Tex-Mex, Italian and Argentinean cuisine. Expect reliably acceptable, rather than…