Restaurants

Top Choice Catalan in Girona

El Celler de Can Roca

Ever-changing avant-garde takes on Catalan dishes have catapulted El Celler to global fame. Named the best restaurant in the world in 2015 by The World's 50 Best, each year brings new innovations from molecular gast…
Top Choice Catalan in Vilafranca del Penedès

Cal Ton

An evening of gastronomic wonder awaits at Cal Ton. From feather-light potato and prawn ravioli to spider crab rice, meals at this crisp, modern restaurant exhaust superlatives. Meanwhile the unpretentious yet knowl…
Top Choice Catalan in La Ribera

Casa Delfín

One of Barcelona's culinary delights, Casa Delfín is everything you dream of when you think of Catalan (and Mediterranean) cooking. Start with the tangy and sweet calçots (a cross between a leek and an onion; Februa…
Top Choice Tapas in Burgos

Cervecería Morito

Cervecería Morito is the undisputed king of Burgos tapas bars and as such it's always crowded. A typical order is alpargata (lashings of cured ham with bread, tomato and olive oil) or the revueltos Capricho de Burgo…
Top Choice Spanish in Santa Eugènia

Sa Torre Restaurant

Run by the fabulously hospitable López Pinto Ivars family, this wonderful country restaurante makes great use of a high-vaulted 15th-century cellar, complete with stone columns and giant wine casks. The four-course …
Top Choice Tapas in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Tapas 24

Carles Abellan, master of the now-defunct Comerç 24 in La Ribera, runs this basement tapas haven known for its gourmet versions of old faves. Specials include the bikini (toasted ham and cheese sandwich – here the h…
Top Choice Catalan in Llívia

Can Ventura

Beautifully prepared Catalan food with a whisper of French flair. Aptly for a restaurant within a 1791 building, traditional Catalan flavours have pride of place, like grilled octopus, slow-cooked lamb and smoky tri…
Top Choice Tapas in Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni

Palo Cortao

Palo Cortao has a solid reputation for its beautifully executed seafood and meat dishes, served at fair prices. Highlights include octopus with white bean hummus, skirt steak with foie armagnac, and tuna tataki temp…
Top Choice Spanish in Alaró

Es Verger

On the zigzagging road up to Castell d'Alaró, this gloriously rustic haunt is well worth the trek, bike ride or gear-crunching ascent. The sheep hanging out in the car park are a menu give-away. In his Mediterranean…
Top Choice Tapas in Pollença

Manzanas y Peras

Tiny but brilliant, Manzanas y Peras (apples and pears) is a friendly oasis next to the Calvari steps, with tables set under trees lit by fairy lights. The evening tapas menu is a real feast, with taste sensations l…