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Top Choice Winery in Jerez de la Frontera

Bodegas Tradición

An intriguing, evocative bodega, not only for its extra-aged sherries (at least 20, mostly 30 years old) but also because it houses the Colección Joaquín Rivero, a private Spanish art collection that includes import…
Top Choice Live Performance in Jerez de la Frontera

Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre

Jerez' renowned Royal Andalucian School of Equestrian Art trains horses and riders. On 'thematic visits', you can watch them going through their paces in training sessions and visit the Museo del Arte Ecuestre and M…
Top Choice Andalucian in Jerez de la Frontera

Albores

Pitching itself among age-old city-centre favourites, Albores brings a sophisticated, contemporary edge to local flavours with its original tapas and mains combos. If there's one overall highlight it's probably the …
Top Choice Andalucian in Jerez de la Frontera

La Carboná

This cavernous, imaginative restaurant occupies an exquisite old bodega set around a suspended fireplace that’s oh-so-cosy in winter. Delicately presented specialities, often infused with sherry, include grilled mea…
Fortress in Jerez de la Frontera

Alcázar

Jerez' muscular yet elegant 11th- or 12th-century fortress is one of Andalucía's best-preserved Almohad-era relics. It's notable for its octagonal tower, a classic example of Almohad defensive forts, reached through…
Cathedral in Jerez de la Frontera

Catedral de San Salvador

Echoes of Seville colour Jerez' dramatic cathedral, a surprisingly harmonious mix of baroque, neoclassical and Gothic styles. Standout features are its broad flying buttresses and intricately carved stone ceilings. …
Arts Centre in Jerez de la Frontera

Centro Andaluz de Flamenco

At once architecturally intriguing – note the entrance's original 15th-century Mudéjar artesonado (ceiling of interlaced beams with decorative inserts) and the intricate Andalucian baroque courtyard – and a fantasti…
Spanish in Jerez de la Frontera

Mesón del Asador

This big-and-busy spot is a carnivore's dream that dishes up generous grilled-meat tapas and full meaty spreads ranging from sizzling pork/beef/chicken brochettes to a two-person chuletón de buey (giant beef chop). …
Seafood in Jerez de la Frontera

A Mar

The latest venture from Jerez' hugely popular Albores team, seafood specialist A Mar doubles as chic tapas bar and smart restaurant, with fish-shaped mirrors adorning its modish cream-hued interior. Fish of the day …
Andalucian in Jerez de la Frontera

Albalá

Slide into blond-wood booths amid minimalist oriental-inspired decor for chef Israel Ramos' beautifully creative contemporary meat, fish and veg dishes fuelled by typical Andalucian ingredients. House specials inclu…