|The smiling team at Ajo Negro Restaurant, Jerez de La Frontera.|
Jerez is ideally located between the hills and the coast and enjoys the very best of fresh local produce, to which is often added the world famous sherry, brandy and vinegar of Jerez. These are used as main ingredients in many recipes, thus allowing Jerez to provide a surprisingly varied cuisine of the highest quality.
Shellfish and fish from the coast, meat and game from the hills, along with salads and traditional stews are staple dishes to be found in this region. They are often served "al Jerez" or "a la Jerezana", enhanced with Fino sherry, Amontillado, Oloroso or Pedro Ximénez, Brandy.
The restaurants in Jerez are generally of very high standard, having improved in quality over recent years. Many restaurants offer traditional Jerez cuisine of the highest level, prepared by professional chefs with long standing experience. The main restaurant area is located along the C/Constitorio and Plaza Vargas.
Remember that in Spain it is unusual to eat an evening meal before 9.00pm. and Spaniards are often to seen arriving to eat as late as 11.00pm. 2 O’ clock lunchtime too, begins later than in many other countries and diners can arrive as “late” as 3.30 or 4.00pm.
There is a varied selection of restaurants in Jerez de la Frontera of different nationalities and cuisines. Known for its world famous sherry, vinegar and brandy, Jerez also benefits from a great location, as fresh seafood and shellfish comes in from the coast and meat comes from inland.
Restaurants can vary in quality, however there is a big selection of top quality restaurants serving up the very best of authentic Spanish cuisine. There are also many tapas bars serving delicious dishes with a wide variety of local wines. The main restaurant area is located along the C/Constitorio and Plaza Vargas.
Listed below is our selected list of quality restaurants in Jerez, sorted by type of cuisine. Enjoy.
Innovative Michelin star restaurant in the heart of Jerez. Juan Luis Fernandez (Juanlu), formerly of three-Michelin-starred Aponiente in El Puerto de Santa Maria, offers an avant-garde tasting menu with wine pairing. Note that there is no a la carte menu.
Calle de Zaragoza 2, 11402 Jerez De La Frontera.
Tel: +34 695 408 481
Mantúa has three tasting menus for diners - the most economical one offers various options for its four courses, while the pricier ones can be paired with wines.
Plaza Aladro 7, 11402. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 856 65 27 39.
Set in a former bodega in the centre of Jerez, this restaurant serves traditional Andalucian cuisine prepared with high quality ingredients. Specializes is grilled meats. Good Service. Reservations needed. C.c´s accepted.
San Francisco de Paula 2, 11401. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 347 475.
This restaurants serves well-presented traditional Spanish tapas, as well as innovative meat and seafood dishes, created by head chef Israel Ramos. Lunch & dinner. Good central location. C.c´s accepted.
Conjunto Residencial Valdespino, 6 | Esquina con C/ Divina Pastora, 11403. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 346 488.
Located in the Hotel Palacio Garvey, this elegant restaurant has a concise menu serving delicious food. Good service and value for money. No credit cards. Parking available.
Calle Tornería, 4, 11403. (Hotel Palacio Garvey). Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 326 700.
Highly recommended Spanish restaurant serving the very best of seafood and meat dishes. Exceptional service, fantastic choice of wine. Closed Mondays. Lunch & dinner Tues-Sat, lunch Sundays.
Av. Caballero Bonald | Block 10, Local 1, 11405. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 856 050 737.
A famous regional-style bar in the old part of town. Informal atmosphere, expect delicious dishes prepared with the freshest of ingredients. Great seafood and classic andalusian dishes. Outdoor and indoor.
Calle Pescaderia Vieja, 8-10, 11403. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 331 218.
A delicious menu offering meat and seafood dishes, as well as a huge selection of ´tasters´. Breakfast, lunch and late dinner Mon-Sat. Dinner on Sundays. Reservations necessary. C.c´s accepted.
Calle Latorre, 8, 11403. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 322 915.
Located in the Royal Sherry Park Hotel, El Ábaco serves top quality traditional Spanish cuisine. Reasonable prices. Reservations necessary. C.c´s accepted. Lunch & dinner.
Avenida Alcalde Alvaro Domecq, 11405. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 317 614.
Top quality authentic Spanish tapas dishes, as well as well-presented fish and meat dishes. A great dinner option with an extensive menu. Reservations recommended. C.c´s accepted.
Calle Consistorio, 12. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 320 266.
Incredibly popular amongst Jerez locals, this restaurant has been around a long time and is well-known for top quality authentic home-made Spanish dishes. Lunch only. Thurs-Sunday.
Bda. La Corta, Hijuela Del Pantanal, 7, 11406. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 156 421.
Specialising in steaks and meats with an Argentinian influence, this restaurant is a hidden gem and is in a great central location. If a good red wine and some meat is what you are looking for, this is for you.
Calle Guadalete, 24, 11403. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 341 749.
Specialising in good quality meats and with an extensive wine list, this restaurant does not disappoint. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. C.c´s accepted.
Paseo de las Delicias 46, 11406. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 330 245.
Ajo Negro offers exquisite Spanish tapas and Mediterranean cuisine, plus a selection of Japanese dishes. A great ambience and Tio Pepe pairings. Lunch & dinner.
Avda. Alcalde Álvaro Domecq 10, 11405. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 332 371.
This restaurant is highly recommended and serves fresh, daily-made tapas dishes served in a modern, contemporary restaurant. Good atmosphere. Extensive wine list.
C/ Paraiso 3 (Next to Edificio Jerez 74), 11405. Jerez de la Frontera.
Creative, innovative tapas dishes in the heart of Jerez. Located in an Arts & Crafts centre. Good service and value for money. Closed Mondays. Lunch Tues-Sunday, Dinner Friday & Saturday.
Plaza Peones S/N Zoco De Artesanias | First Floor, Patio de la Fuente, 11403. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 627 992 003.
A very popular choice among locals, this restaurant offers fresh, seasonal tapas dishes presented in style. A great selection of wines accompanies the food. Lunch & dinner. Closed Tuesdays.
Avenida Rey Juan Carlos I, 6, 11405. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 036 503.
This restaurant serves authentic Spanish tapas dishes, specialising in ham and meats. Also has an extensive wine and sherry list. Lunch & dinner. Closed Sundays. C.c´s accepted.
Beato Juan Grande, 9. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 646 966 569.
Fresh pizzas and pastas are served along with a good selection of local wines. Good service and nice restaurant. Lunch & dinner.
Cruz Roja, 13, 11402. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 856 927 332.
Offering fanastic value for money, Da Enrico serves fresh, quality pizzas and tasty pasta dishes with an extensive selection of wines. Good lasagne and salads too. Dinner only Tues-Sat, lunch & dinner Sat & Sunday.
Calle Francos, 10, 11402. Jerez de la Frontera.
Tel: +34 956 336 575.