Best restaurants in Valladolid

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    Martín Quiroga

    With just four tables and a typical waiting list of a month, you might imagine that this extraordinarily high-quality gastrobar would have prices to match. It doesn't. There is no menu – dishes depend on what's seasonally fresh and available from the market that day – but there's plenty of choice. Special diets are catered to with advance notice. Reservations essential.

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    Los Zagales de Abadía

    This bar is much-awarded for its creative tapas – they've done well not just at local competitions but nationwide. To see what all the fuss is about, try the Menú Maridaje: nine of the prize-winning tapas for €37.95. Restaurant servings are generous and the food excellent. Reservations recommended, especially at lunch on weekends.

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    El Caballo de Troya

    The 'Trojan Horse' is a Valladolid treat. The restaurant, set around a stunning, Renaissance-style courtyard, is as sophisticated in flavours as the dining room is classy in design – try the solomillo con roquefort (sirloin with Roquefort cheese). The taberna (tavern) downstairs also has brilliant raciones. Reservations are recommended for the restaurant, especially at weekends.

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    Vinotinto

    This is where wine bar meets steakhouse, sizzling nightly with local gossip, spare ribs and other grilled meats in a fashionable, tavern-style atmosphere. The local jamón ibérico (Iberian ham) is particularly good, sliced so finely as to be almost transparent. The modern Vinotinto Joven, opposite, has a younger, more intimate feel and offers creative tapas.

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    La Parrilla de San Lorenzo

    Both a stand-up bar and a much-lauded restaurant in the evocative setting of a former 16th-century monastery, La Parilla de San Lorenzo specialises in upmarket Castilian cuisine (hearty stews, legumes and steaks). Check out the historic grill and giant domed oven, used specifically for roasting lamb and suckling pig. Reservations recommended.

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    Hermanos Hoyos

    Inside Valladolid's main produce market, this respected producer of fine jamón from the Salamanca region has set up a casual bar with a range of tostas (toasts) and other tapas with a jamón theme. The mains are all about pork, from meatballs or ribs to steaks and salads.

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    Vinotinto Joven

    Like its name (which translates as 'young red wine') suggests, this place needs time to mature, but it's all good fun, with a wood-lined bar area, slick music and an innovative take on tapas.

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    El Corcho

    This bar, on the city's top street for tapas bars, wins the prize of public opinion for its excellent selection of tostas (toasts) with tasty toppings.

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    Cafeteria Oxford

    For those who have grown weary of tostadas, stop by this cafe in the centre of town for its 12 choices of inexpensive breakfast menus, ranging from eggs and bacon to cappuccino and homemade plum cake.