Spain is famous for its classic cuisine and remarkable food. In almost every part of the country you will find good restaurants or motels. A good restaurant should have a matchless team of chefs and a prime location. Although some of them are not as good as others but still they are well established. Here is the list of List Of Top 10 Best Restaurants In Spain.
10. Sant Pau
This restaurant is run by Chef Carme Ruscalleda who has the honor to be the only women chef of Spain to receive three Michelin stars. The restaurant is situated in Barcelona and some typical dishes include stuffed calamari and Iberian pork shoulder.
9. Can Fabes
Can Fabes is located near Barcelona, Spain and is ranked as one of the best in Spain. It is a Michelin three star restaurant administered by Chef Santi Santamaria. Some of its famous dishes include tender pigeon and mackerel. Lovely place with tasty dishes is known as Cana Fabes (Spain).
8. Quique Dacosta
This restaurant is situated in Denia, a beautiful city of Spain located on Costa Blanca. Run by a famous Spanish chef, Quique Dacosta, this eponymous restaurant encompasses a variety of different cuisines and dishes. The speciality of this restaurant is that all the ingredients used are local and taken from within 75 km of the restaurant. Another special quality of the chef, which is why this restaurant is the 41st best restaurant in the world, is that he only uses two or three ingredients in his recipes, hence restoring the original flavor of the constituents.
7. Martin Berasategui
Fresh, light, imaginative, prepared with precision, deep in its environment and an immediate cuisine served in a captivating environment. This is what Martin Berasategui’s eponymous restaurant is all about. Situated in the attractive valley of Lasarta Oria, they claim to have only the most perfect and brilliant recipes on their menu list. Furthermore, Martin Berasategui is the only seven star chefs in Spain and under his command this restaurant is ranked as world’s 35th best restaurant.
6. Asador Etxebarri
Nested deep in the Atxondo valley, far away from the hustle and bustle of city, this restaurant preserves every early technique of grill cooking. From dishes of main course to desserts, everything is cooked on over a grill, hence having a diverse taste of firewood in it. The chief chef is Victor Arguinzoniz who is best known due to his experience and versatility.
With great and diverse building design, which joins together the mechanical feel with the more conventional style, Azurmendi is surely one of the best places to visit. It is an haute restaurant situated in the wonderful valley of Larrabetzu, Spain with an outstanding glass building which provides panoramic view of the valley. Eneko Atxa is the chief chef of Azurmendi Restaurant. Azurmendi restaurant have the honour to win the third Michelin Star in November 2012.
Azrak was built in 1897 by Jose Arzak in a house a like building in San Sebastian, Basque country. It is now run by the grandson of the founder. Arzak is number eight on the list of top best restaurants in the world. Moreover, in 2008 it was awarded Universal Basque award. Their Basque cuisine, which is another specialty of Azrak, is loved by people. Pine nuts, smoked tuna and fresh figs are some renowned dishes.
Mugaritz is situated in the valley of Renteria in Basque country, Spain which is near to the Oiartzun River. It was opened in 1998 under supervision of Chef Andoni Luis Aduriz. It is a highly rated restaurant and is recognized worldwide because of its delicious cuisines. It has received a lot of awards and has received two Michelin awards in 2000 and 2005. Likewise, it is also ranked as the number 4th best restaurant in the world. At Mugaritz you can find a perfect blend of all the flavours and ingredients. The aesthetic design and environment adds to the visit and make it a memorable one. Monkfish cheek and ceramic potatoes are a few well-known dishes.
2. El Bulli
El Bulli is one of the best restaurants in the world. It was named world’s best restaurant a record of 5 times by Restaurant magazine. This Michelin 3 star restaurant is located on the north-east side of Spain on the bay of Cala Montjoi. It is run by Chef Ferran Adria who is very famous for his trout tempura which is available in El Bulli. This small restaurant was closed in 2011 as there are only limited seasons in which it operates but it will reopen in 2020.
1. El Celler de Can Roca
Also known as Celler Can Roca, it is not only the best restaurant in Spain but also in the world. It was ranked as “The Best Restaurant” in whole world by Restaurant magazine after remaining second for two years, that is, 2011 and 2012. It was built in 1986 by Roca Brothers (Joan, Josep and Jordi) near their family restaurant. It was shifted to a newly built wooden building in 2007. It has received three Michelin stars and is famous among folks due to its traditional Catalan cuisine. Besides this, it is also famous for its remarkable presentation. Sometimes they use chilled and then baked liquid nitrogen in calamari as a cracker to amaze the folks or at times they use bonsai tree to serve the appetizers.
Furthermore, they have also introduced some desserts and dishes which are based on branded perfume which also seems very interesting. Tahitian ice cream and baby squids along with rock shaped onion are their typical dishes.