Top Choice Tapas in Ronda

Bodega San Francisco

With three dining rooms and tables spilling out onto the narrow pedestrian street, this may well be Ronda’s top tapas bar. The menu is vast – including nine-plus salad choices – and should suit the fussiest of famil…
Andalucian in Ronda

Restaurante Pedro Romero

Opposite the bullring, this celebrated eatery dedicated to bullfighting turns out classic rondeño dishes (dishes from Ronda), such as partridge stew with dried fruits and a celebrated rabo de toro (braised oxtail). …
Andalucian in Ronda


This is the real deal, a lively atmospheric tapas bar with plenty of seating in the open traditional atrium decorated with plants, feria posters, and bullfighting and religious pictures. Tapas and raciones are gener…
Andalucian in Ronda


Tasty tapas here include montaditos (small pieces of bread) topped with a variety of delicacies like duck breast and chorizo. Mains are available in the elegant dining room and concentrate on Ronda-style specialitie…
Andalucian in Ronda

Casa María

This no-frills restaurant has a kitchen run by a passionate cook who prepares dishes strictly according to what is fresh in the market. There is no menu. The selection is not huge but most diners opt for the five-co…
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 vongo…
Modern Spanish in Ronda

Restaurante Tragabuches

Ronda’s most famous restaurant is a 180-degree-turn away from the ubiquitous ‘rustic’ look and cuisine. Tragabuches is modern and sleek with an innovative menu to match. Choose from three set menus. People flock her…
Cafe in Ronda


A funky modern cafe where you can choose from a long list of teas, coffees, breakfasts and a boggling array of cakes and pastries. Prices are refreshingly reasonable.
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 classic magret of duck. Be…
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 by…