Restaurants

Top Choice Andalucian in Alájar

Casa Padrino

With atmospheric dining by a brick-ring fireplace or on a sunny terrace, Casa Padrino serves scrumptious country fare loosely based on old village recipes. The pencas de acelgas (Swiss chard stuffed with Iberian por…
Top Choice Tapas in Aracena

Jesús Carrión

Devoted chef Jesús heads up the creative kitchen at this wonderful family-run restaurant, which is causing quite the stir with its lovingly prepared, contemporary twists on traditional Aracena dishes. Try the Iberia…
Top Choice Andalucian in Linares de la Sierra

Restaurante Arrieros

The art of slow food is taken to the extreme here with meals normally spinning out over several lazy hours. The innovative approach to local pork products and wild mushrooms, such as the mushroom-and-apple stuffed s…
Top Choice Tapas in Aracena

Rincón de Juan

It’s standing room only at this wedge-shaped, stone-walled corner bar, indisputably the top tapas spot in town. Iberian ham is the star attraction and forms the basis for a variety of montaditos (small stuffed rolls…
Andalucian in Castaño del Robledo

El Dornillo

Good honest mountain staples – grilled meats, croquettes, revueltos (Spanish-style scrambled egg dishes) and salads – rule the menu at this centrally located restaurant run by a friendly couple. On sunny days, the v…
Andalucian in Almonaster la Real

El Rincón de Curro

Look for this wonderful local restaurant in a whitewashed building on the main road just west of town. Since 2000, Señor Curro has been delighting discerning palates with his fine mountain cuisine. Local pork produc…
Tapas in Aracena

Café-Bar Manzano

This classy terrace cafe on the main plaza makes a great spot to watch Aracena go by as you enjoy tapas and raciones (full-plate servings) celebrating wild mushrooms and other local goodies. Such tempting toadstools…
Andalucian in Almonaster la Real

Restaurante Posada El Camino

Good regional cooking (wild mushrooms, ham-stuffed chard) is served in this country-style restaurant with fireplace and on its adjacent terrace at the Posada El Camino. It's half a kilometre east of Almonaster.