Restaurants

Top Choice Extremaduran in Sierra de Gata & Las Hurdes

Restaurante La Meancera

Now here's something special. In remote El Gasco, La Meancera has classy, intimate decor (white wooden furnishings, an open kitchen) and fabulous food, mostly sourced from its own gardens and neighbouring farms. The…
Top Choice Tapas in Cáceres

La Cacharrería

Local flavours and ingredients combine in exquisite, international-inspired concoctions at this packed-out, minimalist-design tapas bar tucked into an old-town house. Solomillo (tenderloin) in Torta del Casar cheese…
Top Choice Contemporary Spanish in Mérida

El Trasiego

Relatively fresh on Mérida's culinary scene, popular El Trasiego mixes rustic-chic decor with a fun contemporary atmosphere and exquisite creative dishes infused with local ingredients. Waiters deliver bread in meta…
Top Choice Spanish in Zafra

La Rebotica

This refined restaurant in the heart of Zafra's old town delivers with its traditional meaty menu (note the innovative twists) and subtly sophisticated setting among wall mirrors and leather chairs. Dine on elegantl…
Top Choice Extremaduran in Hervás

Nardi

Nardi impresses with rich, classic dishes given a contemporary zing, served in a warm, elegant dining room with wood beams, yellow walls and rustic art. Extremaduran meats, such as solomillo ibérico de bellota (Iber…
Top Choice Tapas in Mérida

Mercado Gastronómico San Albín

The halls of Mérida's red-washed 20th-century bullring have been transformed into a busy tapas-style hangout. In each alcove, individual stalls deliver their own specialities, with everything from jamón and croquett…
Top Choice Contemporary Spanish in Cáceres

Atrio

With a stunning location in the heart of old-town Cáceres, this is Extremadura's top restaurant. Chic contemporary design and service that's both formal and friendly back up the wonderful, inventive culinary creatio…
Top Choice Spanish in Monesterio

Los Templarios

Los Templarios has been around since 1980 and the secret of its longevity is simple – the jamón and other pork or steak dishes are first rate and well priced, supplemented with a few fish dishes. It has even freshen…
Top Choice Tapas in Zafra

La Casabar

A fun, friendly bar-restaurant that morphs into a popular late-night drinks spot, this fine choice is tucked into a restored 15th-century house on the west edge of the old town. Exposed-brick arches, open-stone wall…
Top Choice Spanish in Trujillo

El 7 de Sillerías

With a friendly local buzz, snug wood-beamed interior and elegantly presented traditional fare, this cafe-bar-restaurant just southeast off the Plaza Mayor is the pick of Trujillo's eateries. Tasty menu choices incl…