Restaurants

Top Choice Tapas in Salamanca

La Cocina de Toño

This place owes its loyal following to its creative pinchos (tapas-like snacks) and half-servings of dishes such as escalope of foie gras with roast apple and passionfruit gelatin. The restaurant serves more traditi…
Top Choice Contemporary Spanish in Salamanca

Victor Gutierrez

It may have moved premises but this is still the best table in town. Chef Victor Gutierrez has a Michelin star and his place has a justifiably exclusive vibe, with an emphasis on innovative dishes with plenty of col…
Italian in Salamanca

Zazu Bistro

Enjoy a romantic intimate ambience and Italian-inspired dishes like asparagus, mint and cheese risotto or farfalle with tomato, bacon, vodka and parmesan. The culinary surprises extend to desserts, like that delecta…
Tapas in Salamanca

Igüazú Gastrobar

This slick bar is currently shut, but when open it effortlessly segues from breakfast to all-day tapas with some terrific choices on the menu – try the Russian salad with red-pepper foam, for example. It's a good pl…
Castilian in Salamanca

Mesón Cervantes

Although there are outdoor tables on the square, the dark wooden beams and atmospheric buzz of the Spanish crowd on the 1st floor should be experienced at least once; if you snaffle a window table in the evening, yo…
Castilian in Salamanca

Restaurante Lis

This classy restaurant a couple of doors up from the Museo de Art Nouveau y Art Decó specialises in set menus with a choice of five starters for sharing, followed by an elected meat or fish main, and dessert. The at…
Castilian in Salamanca

Mesón Las Conchas

Enjoy a choice of outdoor tables, an atmospheric bar or the upstairs, wood-beamed dining area. The bar caters mainly to locals who know their embutidos (cured meats). For sit-down meals, there's a good mix of roasts…
Mediterranean in Salamanca

Mandala Café

Come here with an appetite, as cool and casual Mandala offers a three-course set menu (unusually available for lunch and dinner) with dishes like black rice with seafood, and vegetable lasagne. There are also 18 fla…
Vegetarian in Salamanca

El Laurel

A great-value three-course menú (which is, unusually, available in the evening from Tuesday to Thursday) including vegetarian choices based on Spanish favourite dishes, with à la carte choices such as vegetable pael…