Mar 22, '18

My recommendations for Spain

Aiste Miseviciute


Etxebarri  the ultimate asador
Elkano  world’s best turbot
Azurmendi – 3* fine dining
Ibai – impressive Basque cooking from best products
Casa Julían  favorite chuleton
Bar Ganbara  favorite pintxos
Casa Urola  pintxos
Bar Nestor  pintxos
La Viña  best cheesecake


Sacha – Excellent Spanish cooking; Madrid’s institution
La Tasquita de Enfrente  best ingredients based cooking


Los Marinos José  temple of great seafood
Lobito de Mar  seafood restaurant by Dani García
El Faro de Cádiz  seafood institution
Aponiente – 3* fine dining
Casa Balbino  excellent seafood bar
Antonio in Zahara de los Atunes  tuna


Quique Dacosta  3* fine dining
El Faralló  gamba roja specialist
Paco Gandia in Pinoso  paella


Disfrutar – fine dining by 3 former El Bulli chefs
Tickets – “fine dining” style tapas
Rias de Galicia  traditional seafood
Estimar  modern seafood
Espai Kru – fusion Japanese
Hoja Santa  creative Mexican
Bodega 1900 – tapas
El Quim  tapas institution at Boqueria
Cal Pep  seafood tapas
Quimet i Quimet  canned seafood tapas

Near Barcelona

El Celler de Can Roca  3* fine dining
Els Casals  excellent ingredients based cooking, majority of which come from the restaurant’s farm


Heart – Adrià and Cirque du Soleil collaboration
El Bigotes – traditional fish soup on the beach
Ex Xarcu – best seafood on a beach

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