Restaurants

Top Choice Catalan in Llívia

Can Ventura

Skilfully updated Catalan cuisine pulls diners to this excellent modern-rustic restaurant set inside a 1791 building. Traditional Catalan flavours take pride of place, like grilled octopus, slow-cooked lamb and smok…
Top Choice Catalan in Olot

Les Cols

Set in a converted 19th-century masia, 2km northeast of central Olot, Les Cols is the queen of La Garrotxa's fabulous restaurants. The interior has an avant-garde edge, with glass walls and glittery-gold decor. Two-…
Catalan in Olot

La Deu

Down a tree-lined road with a volcanic stone fountain bubbling away in its terrace dining area, family-run La Deu has been perfecting its filling cuina volcànica since 1885. Service is charmingly efficient, and ther…
International in Vielha

Woolloomooloo

Quite the Vielha-centre surprise, this purple-walled, Australian-Italian owned address whips up a globetrotting rustic-modern menu of (mostly) Catalan, Italian and Aussie bites served at tree-trunk tables. From gril…
Catalan in Vall de Núria & Ribes de Freser

Restaurant Els Caçadors

One of the most popular restaurants in town, Els Caçadors has been family-owned for four generations and turns out top-notch Catalan cooking in classic creations like asparagus drizzled in goat's cheese, baked hake …
Catalan in Arties

Urtau

Overlooking Arties' main square, this self-styled mountain tavern is forever popular for its grilled meats, hearty breakfasts (bacon omelettes, ham-and-cheese scrambles) and Val d'Aran cheese platters. But the real …
Catalan in La Seu d'Urgell

Les Tres Portes

Delight in fresh seasonal flavours, small tasting plates of Andalucian squid, patatas bravas (potatoes in a spicy tomato sauce), Galician octopus and percebes (goose barnacles), or a hearty range of Catalan favourit…
Catalan in Puigcerdà

TapaNyam

Pair crisp Catalan wines with equally invigorating views at this friendly restaurant. Terrace diners can enjoy panoramas of Puigcerdà's slate rooftops and green meadows stretching to the Pyrenees while feasting on l…
Catalan in Olot

La Quinta Justa

The elegant promise of the cream exterior and artful iron lamps is suitably fulfilled by this stylish, central restaurant. Volcanic and modern-European cuisine is served with a flourish, including solid mountain far…
Tapas in Puigcerdà

La Caixeta

All wood-block walls, mismatched furniture and arty decor, this buzzy cafe-bistro-bar criss-crosses the Spanish–French border with its beautifully presented creative tapas, from camembert, homemade guacamole and qui…