Restaurants

Top Choice Andalucian in Úbeda

Cantina La Estación

The charming originality here starts with the design – three rooms with railway themes (the main dining room being the deluxe carriage). It continues with the seasonal array of inspired fusion dishes, such as wild b…
Top Choice Andalucian in Úbeda

Misa de 12

From the tiny cooking station in this little corner bar, a succession of truly succulent platters magically emerges – slices of presa ibérica (a tender cut of Iberian pork) grilled to perfection, juicy fillets of ba…
Top Choice Spanish in Baeza

Palacio de Gallego

In the atmospheric setting of a 16th-century house, with tables on the delightful patio as well as in an old wood-beamed dining room, the Gallego serves up superb meat and fish dishes, barbecued and otherwise. There…
Top Choice Spanish in Jaén

Casa Antonio

This elegant little restaurant, in an unpromising street off Parque de la Victoria, prepares top-class Spanish fare rooted in local favourites, such as partridge in escabeche (an oil-vinegar-wine marinade), lamb cho…
Andalucian in Parque Natural Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas

El Tranco

Highly popular El Tranco is quite avant-garde for this neck of the woods, providing a tasty contemporary take on traditional local ingredients, in generous portions. Dishes include venison in aromatic-herb sauce, tr…
Tapas in Cazorla

Bar Las Vegas

It's tiny but it's the best of Cazorla’s central bars, with barrel tables outside (and it gets packed inside when the weather's poor). They do great tapas including one called gloria bendita (blessed glory – scrambl…
Andalucian in Úbeda

Zeitúm

Zeitúm is housed in a headily historic 14th-century building, where staff will show you the original well, and the stonework and beams bearing Jewish symbols. Olive-oil tastings (selected oils to soak into bread) ar…
Spanish in Cazorla

Mesón Leandro

Leandro is a step up in class from most other Cazorla eateries – professional but still friendly service in a bright dining room with lazy music, and only one set of antlers on the wall. The broad menu of nicely pre…
Andalucian in Úbeda

Llámame Lola

With an inviting location under the trees near the Sacra Capilla de El Salvador, Lola serves up good, creative andaluz fare with less fanfare than some other places and at slightly lower prices. The solomillo ibéric…
Andalucian in Jaén

El Gorrión

Lazy jazz plays in the background, old newspaper cuttings and lopsided paintings hang from the walls, and it feels as though local punters have been propping up the bar ever since 1888 (when it opened). But all ages…