Top ChoiceCastilian in Valladolid

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...

Castilian in Valladolid

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...

Spanish in Valladolid

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...

Castilian in Valladolid


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...

Castilian in Valladolid

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...

Tapas in Valladolid

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...

Tapas in Valladolid

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.

Tapas in Valladolid

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.

Cafe in Valladolid

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.