North Ciutat Vella restaurants

Top Choice Spanish in North Ciutat Vella

La Salvaora

Refined, elegant but not expensive, this intimate spot is decorated with black-and-white portraits of flamenco stars. At first glance, the menu of Spanish favourites – think beef cheek, bull tail, ham, croquettes – …
Top Choice Spanish in North Ciutat Vella


With a quiet, restrained elegance, this upstairs restaurant makes a lovely lunchtime retreat from the bustle of the street and is handy for several nearby sights. Grab a window table to watch the passers-by below an…
Top Choice Fusion in North Ciutat Vella


This intimate space is so tiny, you wonder how it prepares anything more elaborate than a fried egg. But wonders emerge from the open kitchen, with dishes bursting with taste and freshness. Creative plates include t…
Top Choice Tapas in North Ciutat Vella


At this particularly friendly, intimate option, the open kitchen offers an unbeatable-value set menu of samplers for lunch (€14.50) and delicious tapas choices for dinner. There's a range of influences at play. The …
Mediterranean in North Ciutat Vella


Modern design meets the old Moorish city wall in this striking space attached to the Caro Hotel. The cuisine is confidently modern, offering excellent visual arrangement and strikingly intense flavours. The degustat…
Italian in North Ciutat Vella

La Casa di Sophia

Reassuringly chunky and colourful, the retro-nostalgic furniture here creates a comfortably informal atmosphere that's more than matched by the excellent, healthily prepared food. There's real heart behind the pasta…
Tapas in North Ciutat Vella

Tasca Ángel

This no-frills place has been in business for 70 years and is famous for its fishy tapas, but in particular grilled sardines, which are delicious. Order them with a cold beer or white wine and find inner peace.
Fusion in North Ciutat Vella

Seu Xerea

Two soberly handsome dining areas and attentive service make this a fine destination for inventive, high-quality fusion food that combines some classic, deep-rooted Spanish dishes with touches sourced from Southeast…
Tapas in North Ciutat Vella

Bar Almudín

Sweet and cosy, combining fresh produce from the Valencian market gardens with conserves to produce some fine tapas dishes. Try the delicious escalivada (cold grilled vegetable medley); otherwise a tapas tasting men…
Tapas in North Ciutat Vella

La Pilareta

Earthy, century-old and barely changed, La Pilareta is great for hearty tapas and clóchinas (small, juicy local mussels), available between May and August. For the rest of the year it serves mejillones (mussels), al…