Restaurants

Top Choice Galician in Santiago de Compostela

Abastos 2.0

This highly original, incredibly popular marketside eatery offers new dishes concocted daily from the market's offerings, with an emphasis on seafood. Inside is one long 12-seat table where they serve a daily changi…
Top Choice Galician in Santiago de Compostela

O Curro da Parra

With a neat little stone-walled dining room upstairs and a narrow food-and-wine bar below, always-busy Curro da Parra serves thoughtfully created, market-fresh fare, changing weekly. Everything is delicious; typical…
Top Choice Cafe in Santiago de Compostela

Café-Jardin Costa Vella

The garden cafe of Hotel Costa Vella is the most delightful spot for breakfast (or a drink later in the day), with its fountain, a scattering of statuary and beautiful flowering fruit trees. And if the weather takes…
Top Choice Market in Santiago de Compostela

Mercado de Abastos

Santiago's food market is a fascinating, always lively scene, very clean, with masses of fresh produce from the seas and countryside attractively displayed at 300-odd stalls. Stock up on tetilla cheese, cured meats,…
Fusion in Santiago de Compostela

Casa Marcelo

Take an adventure into Galician-Asian fusion at Michelin-starred Marcelo, where the thing is to order several small-to-medium-sized dishes to share – the likes of crab temaki, rabbit-and-mushroom chung fun, steak ta…
Grill in Santiago de Compostela

Asador Gonzaba

For a Galician feast, wander south into the Ensanche to this classic grill house entered along an unpromising passage beside a bakery. The decor is neat and pleasant, with a few black-and-white photos, but the focus…
Fusion in Santiago de Compostela

La Flor

La Flor is a buzzy bar for drinks (with free tapas) and good music – but it's also a place to enjoy an eclectic range of creative, not-too-heavy dishes from chicken fajitas to rocket and goat's-cheese salad, or home…
Galician in Santiago de Compostela

Restaurante dos Reis

In the high-vaulted former stables of the Hostal dos Reis Católicos, the parador's main restaurant prepares some of Santiago's best food – principally quality Galician fish, seafood and meat, prepared traditionally …
Spanish in Santiago de Compostela

La Bodeguilla de San Roque

An amiable two-storey restaurant and wine bar just northeast of the Old Town, the Bodeguilla serves an eclectic range of appetising dishes, from vegetarian salads to casseroles of prawn, wild mushroom and seaweed, G…
Galician in Santiago de Compostela

María Castaña

A very solid central choice for many varieties of seafood, cheese or ham boards, salads, scrambled-egg dishes and a few meaty options. The pulpo á feira is tops. There's a long bar area inside the entrance, and two …