Restaurants

Galician in Ourense

Casa do Pulpo

Facing the cathedral wall across a narrow street, this local favourite doesn't just do perfect pulpo (octopus) but also other tasty Galician items such as zamburiñas (small scallops) and xoubas (pilchards), plus...

Tapas in Ourense

Bar Fuentefría

The crowd regularly spills on to the street from this tiny, old-fashioned place with blue-and-white tiling, small blackboard menu and, for some reason, a bicycle hung above the bar. The speciality is afumadas...

Spanish in Ourense

Sybaris 2.0

Sybaris is not just a restaurant with a tastily original twist on Spanish fare, but also a well-stocked wine shop and Galicia-specialist deli (cheeses and hams, of course, but also lampreys in oil, crab pâté and...

Galician in Ourense

A Taberna

Reminiscent of a countryside inn with its wood beams and shelves of decorative crockery, A Taberna serves up first-class traditional Galician seafood and meat dishes with a few tasty twists, such as its venison...

Tapas in Ourense

Arco da Vella

This somewhat cavern-like, stone-walled space is celebrated for its gooey tortilla de patatas (potato omelette) but there are plenty of other good tapas options including chipirones (cuttlefish), patatas bravas...

Spanish in Ourense

Mesón Porta da Aira

This narrow bar has people flocking in for its famed and generous platters of huevos rotos: broken fried eggs over a bed of thinly sliced potatoes, to which you can add various sausages and meats. There are...

Galician in Ourense

Tapería O Enxebre

A relatively calm Old Town option where you can sit down for small or medium-sized servings of many offerings ranging from pulpo á feira or solomillo (tenderloin) to tostas (slices of toasted bread) topped with...