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Best places to eat in Albaycín

Best places to eat in Albaycín – Discovering Tapas in Granada

The Albaicín is a historic neighborhood in Granada, Spain, that is known for its narrow streets, whitewashed houses, and stunning views of the Alhambra. It is also home to a vibrant culinary scene, with a wide variety of restaurants to choose from. Here are some examples of the best places to eat in Albaycín:

Best places to eat in Albaycín quarter 

  • Carmen Mirador de Morayma (€€€): This restaurant offers stunning views of the Alhambra and serves traditional Andalusian cuisine.
  • Carmen de Aben Humeya (€€€): This restaurant offers creative takes on traditional Andalusian dishes.
  • El Pozo (€): authentic tapas in a nice terrace.
  • Aljibe 1644 (€€): This restaurant is located in a restored 17th-century water cistern and serves Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Bar Aliatar Los Caracoles (€€): the best place to try snails in a nice, rich sauce.
  • Casa Torcuato (€): one of the favourite among the locals to enjoy a tapa.

Are you vegan, vegetarian or celiac? Also, here are two of the best places to eat in Albaycín with veggie and gluten-free options:

  • Artesana Picnic (€): Vegan options available. Italian restaurant offering labelled vegan choices such as a pizza and salad.
  • El Higo (€€): Restaurant – bar in the heart of Albaicín. Terrace with garden and cozy living room with fireplace. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options

Here are some tips for choosing a restaurant in Albaicín:

  • Consider the view: If you want to enjoy stunning views of the Alhambra, be sure to choose a restaurant with a terrace or outdoor seating.
  • Try the tapas: Tapas are a great way to sample a variety of dishes and flavors. Many restaurants in Albaicín offer a wide variety of tapas to choose from.
  • Ask for recommendations: If you’re not sure where to eat, ask a local for recommendations. They’ll be happy to point you in the direction of the best restaurants in the area.

Here are some additional things to keep in mind:

  • Restaurants in Albaicín can be crowded, especially during peak season. It’s a good idea to make reservations in advance, especially if you’re dining at a popular restaurant.
  • Prices in Albaicín can vary. There are a number of affordable options available, but there are also some more expensive restaurants.
  • Many restaurants in Albaicín accept cash only. Be sure to have some cash on hand, especially if you’re dining at a smaller restaurant.

With so many great options to choose from, you’re sure to find something to your taste in Albaicín.

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