Restaurant Guide

So many wonderful places to dine in Andalucia © Michelle Chaplow
So many wonderful places to dine in Andalucia © Michelle Chaplow

Restaurant Guide by Towns

As a popular holiday destination it is no surpirse that Marbella is teeming with restaurants, in Marbella you can find anything from Latin American to Morrocan to Oriental cuisine as well as the… More →

Benalmádena Costa is one of the most cosmopolitan areas on the coast and famed for an abundance of British bars and restaurants. The heart of the resort is the extensively equipped Puerto Marina… More →

Just along the coast from nearby Marbella and Puerto Banus, San Pedro de Alcántara has long been a popular holiday destination. No wonder, then, that it has an abundance of restaurants ready to… More →

There are a number of restaurants situated in La Cala de Mijas or Mijas Costa, giving spectacular views over the med from the dining table. Expect good, fresh fish and seafood, as well as… More →

Eating out is a way of life in Seville, whether in a smart contemporary restaurant serving innovative modern dishes, or a more traditional tiled establishment offering carillada and fried fishj.… More →

Jaen has a good selection of restaurants, the vast majority of which serve traditional Spanish and Mediterranean food. Fish and seafood are a popular choice in Jaen, trout being the star player,… More →

Huelva, being a port town, is most famous for the exquisite seafood that can be found here. Shellfish is a popular choice in the area and it is very easy to find restaurants serving the freshest… More →

Almeria has an abundance of restaurants, tapas bars and cafés offering delicious food and snacks at reasonable prices. Like many places in Andalucia, a lot of tapas bars in Almería serve a small… More →

Just like most large cities in Spain, Cordoba has a rich variety of restaurants, tapas bars and cafés. Among them are some hidden gems, serving some of the best food in Andalucia. The vast… More →

Granada is home to a wide variety of restaurants. The roots of a lot of the gastronomy here lie in Moorish hands, with influences taken from Arabic dishes. As well as the many tapas bars which,… More →

Torremolinos has a huge selection of dining options, from takeaways and fast food to fine dining in exclusive locations. Restaurants in Torremolinos vary in quality, however there is a good amount… More →

Puerto Banus has plenty of restaurants to choose from, mainly located around the marina, offering a fantastic location to enjoy your meal whilst looking out over the Mediterranean and admiring the… More →

Estepona has a varied selection of restaurants both in the town itself and in the surrounding areas. In the cobbled streets of the old town you will find many good quality tapas bars and… More →

Many of the city's most reasonably priced, traditional restaurants are located in and around the Plaza Juan de Dios, just in from the port and where there is a tight mass of alleyways crammed with… More →

There is no shortage of restaurants in the countryside around Casares. With everything from fine dining, to reformed and traditional country ventas plus chiringuitos on the seafront. Casares has… More →

Boasting some of the best restaurants in Spain, Malaga attracts diners from all over the Costa del Sol.  Whether it is tapas bars, fine dining restaurants, fast food or excellent fresh fish you… More →

Fuengirola is a hub for cafés, bars and restaurants on the Costa del Sol. The city has some of the best restaurants on this stretch of coastline, including everything from authentic Spanish… More →

One of the most unexpected thrills of Vejer for a first time visitor is the huge number of eateries hidden away in the beautiful Pueblo Blanco. Then a further surprise is that it is almost… More →

To find restaurants in other towns and villages, please check the town's home page in our Destinations section.

Restaurant Guide by Styles

The Bib Gourmand recognition is given to the best value-for-money restaurants – offering a three-course meal at a reasonable price.

The region has 27 restaurants boasting the highly-coveted recognition from the French gastronomic bible. In total, as of the 2024 guide published in November 2023, Andalucian has 23 one-Michelin-… More →

Virtually unknown outside of Andalucia, these ubiquitous rural eating places arose from bygone days when much of the region's seasonal work was done by itinerant labour. Cheap, hearty meals were… More →

Spain used to be a vegetarian's nightmare with all those hanging hams and meaty tapas. Vegetarians had no option but to constantly opt for ensaladilla Rusa (the Russan-Spanish potato salad usually… More →

Granada, home of the Alhambra, is also heir to the Moorish tradition of the 'tetería' or tea room. Don't be lulled into a sense of sedate scones and afternoon tea however. The 'tetería' scene in… More →

One of the delights of living in Andalucía or, indeed, anywhere in Spain is the many excellent pavement cafés and bars and in particular, their delicious coffee and inexpensive prices. Few… More →

A beach bar or chiriniguito is was typically a wooden shack on the beach with an relaxed alternative atmosphere serving simple inexpensive food and drinks. Nowadays you have such a range, from… More →

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