Restaurants

Top Choice Modern European in Toledo

Adolfo

Toledo doffs its hat to fine dining at this temple of good food and market freshness. Run by notable La Mancha–born chef Adolfo Muñoz, the restaurant has been around for over 25 years, and in that time has morphed i…
Middle Eastern in Toledo

Alqahira Rincón de Oriente

Befitting of the so-called ‘city of three cultures’, the Alqahira taps into Toledo’s Moorish side. Its shadowy interior furnished with flowing drapes and silver teapots is reminiscent of one of Granada’s famous tete…
Spanish in Toledo

Hostal del Cardenal

This hotel restaurant enjoys one of Toledo's most magical locations for dining alfresco: it's tucked into a private garden entered via its own gate in the city walls. The food is classic Spanish, with roast meats – …
Spanish in Toledo

Casa Aurelio

Purporting to be Toledo's oldest restaurant, Casa Aurelio has been around since 1953 and still ranks among the best of Toledo's traditional eateries. Game, fresh produce and time-honoured dishes are prepared with pa…
Spanish in Toledo

Bar Ludena

Despite its central location close to Toledo’s main tourist thoroughfare, Ludena retains a wholesome local image courtesy of the flock of regulars who – despite tourist infiltration – still frequent it. Join them as…
Modern Spanish in Toledo

Alfileritos 24

The 14th-century surroundings of columns, beams and barrel-vault ceilings are snazzily coupled with modern artwork and bright dining rooms in an atrium space spread over four floors. The menu demonstrates an innovat…
Castilian in Toledo

La Abadía

In a former 16th-century palace, this atmospheric bar and restaurant has arches, niches and coloured bottles lined up as decoration, spread throughout a warren of brick-and-stone-clad rooms. The menu includes lightw…
Grill in Toledo

Asador Palencia de Lara

This smart place has a modern dining room set in a covered patio and specialises in grilled meats. Eschew the overpriced starters and start your meal in the small, vaguely corporate-feeling bar area, which turns out…
Spanish in Toledo

Palacios

Spain’s no-fuss, old-school taverns can sometimes be hit or miss in the food stakes, but Palacios edges into the ‘hit’ category, courtesy of its super-economical menu del dia which, on certain nights of the week, ca…
Spanish in Toledo

Taberna El Botero

Handy for the cathedral, this atmospheric bar and restaurant offers up elaborately presented dishes based on traditional Spanish ingredients such as octopus, hake and game. It also does a nice line in expertly prepa…