Restaurants in Salamanca
The gastronomy in Salamanca is as wide and varied as the students who attend the university. As you would expect in a city with thousands of students, cheap eats abound. Everything from the humble pizza to late night kebabs. But in this post we are going to leave the typical student diet for the students and instead are going to look at the top five restaurants in Salamanca.
Victor Gutierrez- Awarded a Michelin star in 2004, this restaurant in the heart of Salamanca offers diners the choice of three delicious menus where the focus is on the combination of flavours and textures of typical Peruvian cuisine fused with Japanese, Chinese, Inca and Mediterranean influences. The decoration, atmosphere and service are what you would expect in a restaurant of this category. Where: Calle San Pablo, 66. Price: Menus from 36€-80€ taxes not included.
El Alquimista- One of the better restaurants in Salamanca it is an excellent choice to discover the gastronomy of the city and of Spain. A wide range of local products including delicious Iberian Ham are accompanied with a varied selection of wines and liquors. Rounding out the experience is the fantastic decoration and the amiable service of the staff. Where:Plaza de San Cristobal, 6.Price: Set Menu- 16,50€, A la Carte- 20€-40€ p.p.
Restaurante Zazu Bistro- Only doors away from Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor, this restaurant serves an almost overwhelming choice of fresh salads, pastas, risotto, seafood and meat dishes.The chef is French and this is reflected in the choice of dishes avaialable. An extensive wine list featuring a selection of national and international wines provide the perfect accompaniment to the perfect meal. Where:Plaza de la Libertad, 8. Price: Menus from 15€.
La Cocina de Toño- Although this restaurant in Salamanca is not in the historic centre it is worth the visit, especially for the fantastic range of Basque inspired tapas or pintxos as they are more commonly known. The presentation of the tapas needs to be seen to be believed. A great atmosphere and friendly staff make this a memorable place to enjoy a meal. Where:Gran Via, 20.Price: Set Menu from 17€, A la Carte 20€-40€ p.p
La Aldaba-The speciality of this restaurant in Salamanca is the meat of the Morucha cow, native to the region of Salamanca. If you are looking for a truly local experience then this restaurant is highly recommendable, the giant T-bone steaks are worth the visit alone but when combined with the awesome well prepared tapas there is no reason to go anywhere else. Where:Calle Felipe Espino, 6. Price:15€-30€ p.p.
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