Palafrugell & Around restaurants

Catalan in Begur & Around

Sa Rascassa

Uniquely positioned amid pines behind impossibly pretty Cala d'Aiguafreda, 4.5km northeast of Begur, this highly regarded, romantically lit garden restaurant specialises in elegantly prepared, wonderfully fresh seaf…
Contemporary Catalan in Begur & Around


Draped in flowers and fairy lights, this buzzy, retro-chic restaurant and lounge bar fronts a beautiful 1866 mansion. Superbly updated Catalan delights on offer include Iberian cured ham served alongside pa amb tomà…
Catalan in Llafranc


Fabulously located on a headland overlooking Llafranc's bay and harbour, this top-notch Michelin-starred restaurant serves classy seafood and artful mains concocted with creatively selected ingredients, in a refresh…
Catalan in Peratallada

La Riera

Opening onto a flower-filled terrace, this sophisticated yet friendly eatery within a 15th-century old-town building simmers up an excellent range of rice dishes, from simple seafood paella to arròs de llamàntol (lo…
Seafood in Tamariu

El Clot dels Mussols

With tables overlooking the turquoise waves that lash Tamariu's shore, this family-owned restaurant is a top spot for seafood, whether you fancy hake with garlic and Iberian ham, 'fisherman-style' paella or a daily-…
Seafood in Calella de Palafrugell


Barely a metre off the beach, with tables gazing out on the twinkling bay, this is the buzzy Calella branch of Barcelona's hugely successful Tragaluz restaurant empire. The menu trots around the globe, contrasting C…
French in Llafranc

Chez Tomás

Tuck into Iberian pork cheek in red wine, breaded rabbit, duck in port, a range of original salads, and a host of other delights of land and sea, all prepared with a pinch of French flair at this charming terrace re…
Catalan in Begur & Around

Can Torrades

Simple Catalan classics are well executed beneath vaulted ceilings and original hand-drawn murals at this yellow-walled 19th-century house in the thick of old Begur. The menu is short and straightforward: green sala…
Ice Cream in Calella de Palafrugell

La Croissanteria de Calella

Aside from grabbing a quick breakfast pastry or entrepà (filled baguette-like roll), the main draw here is the deliciously rich Sandro Desii ice cream; try a raspberry-and-yoghurt swirl.
Catalan in Calella de Palafrugell


Follow the metal boat sign on Carrer de Lladó towards well-priced local fare, including squid-ink rice and Catalan sausage. Xabec's interior, decorated with fishing nets and cannons, strikes an agreeable balance bet…