Top Choice Andalucian in Ronda


Tapas here include montaditos (small pieces of bread) topped with delicacies like duck breast and chorizo. Mains are available in the elegant dining room, where meat dominates – rabbit, partridge, lamb and beef cook…
Gastronomy in Ronda


The once famed Tragabuches restaurant has been replaced by the equally ambitious Bardal (with some staff crossover), where you’ll need to reserve ahead in order to enjoy the astounding 15- to 20-course menu, a whist…
Tapas in Ronda


A small outpost for Ronda’s new gourmet guru, Benito Gomez, who runs the nearby Bardal, Tragata allows you to sample some of the same cocina alta (haute cuisine) at a fraction of the price. Get ready for an eruption…
Andalucian in Ronda

Casa María

Walk straight through Ronda's old town and out of the Carlos V gate and the crowds mysteriously melt away, leaving just you and a few locals propping up the bar at Casa María. Lap it up. Set menus include dishes fea…
Andalucian in Ronda


A little off the trail in Ronda’s new town, the Tropicana has nonetheless garnered a strong reputation for its certified-organic food, served in a small but handsome restaurant with the feel of a modern bistro.
Andalucian in Ronda

Restaurante Pedro Romero

Eating rabo de toro (oxtail) in a restaurant named after a famous bullfighter that sits opposite Spain’s most legendary bullring and has bull’s heads on the wall might not be everybody’s idea of fine dining. But the…
Tapas in Ronda

Bodega San Francisco

With three dining rooms and tables spilling onto the narrow pedestrian street, this is one of Ronda’s cheapest and most Spanish tapas bars, located in a little barrio just south of the old town gate. The menu is vas…
International in Ronda

Restaurante Albacara

One of Ronda’s best restaurants, the Albacara is in the old stables of the Montelirio palace and teeters on the edge of the gorge. It serves up delicious meals – try the beef stroganoff or the classic magret of duck…
Italian in Ronda

Nonno Peppe

If you’re on a long haul and need a break from tapas, you can’t go wrong with the genuine Italian fare served up in this economical place, run by a couple from Salerno, near Naples. There’s great spaghetti alla vong…
Bakery in Ronda

La Casa del Dulce

Stop by La Casa del Dulce and ogle the trays of freshly baked mantecada biscuits, a delicious, crumbly speciality based on almonds and topped with icing sugar. Don’t worry: they can’t be that sinful – they’re made b…