Jardines de Zoraya lets you enjoy delicious Spanish cuisine in the company of beautiful flowers and garden-scented air. A restaurant popular among couples, the atmosphere at Jardines de Zoraya is sure to make your special evening, more exquisite. The menu here is a detailed account of Spanish food, which is cooked to perfection and plated like art. Apart from dishes, Jardines de Zoraya regularly hosts live performances and their Flamenco performances are a must for any dance and music enthusiast.
El Olivo is a restaurant that is located a little away from the city center. But you will simply enjoy the rural location and the fantastic food they serve out here. When you walk in here, you will be greeted with a warm welcome as if it was not a restaurant, but your own home. You will just have to tell Chef Miguel Ayala that you would be arriving and he will do the rest. He will prepare some exquisite food that you’ve probably not had anywhere before and also at an incredible price.
A local bar with an international outreach, Poë specializes in excellent tapas, attracting a crowd of expats, locals, students and tourists. Poë is run by UK-born Matthew Poe and his Angolan wife Ana, and together they manage to keep the menu eclectic and the atmosphere electric. You can choose from a selection of their famous homemade dishes- Portugese Piri-Piri, Brazilian bean stew, Thai Chicken curry and Italian veggies. And don't forget to try the absinthe shots (served with sugar cubes).
Café 4 Gatos is a small, but lovely, place to start your day. This bistro serves some fantastic breakfast with a huge quantity for almost two people. This cash only café is situated at the corner of a quiet road with seating arrangements outside on the cobbled pavement and also inside with a bar and jazz music. You can sit out and bask in the atmosphere around, or inside and enjoy the wonderful music over a glass of wine. Their coffee and tapas are very popular among locals and students because the food is extremely tasty, healthy and comes at a very affordable price.
If you want a taste of excellent tapas and cheap drinks, Bar Ávila is the place to walk into in Granada. You may find the place very ordinary and nondescript from outside, but this tapas bar is very famous in the locality and is always crowded. So, if you plan to go there, make sure to take some time on hand. At the end of the wait, you are sure to say, ‘It was worth it’, like the others. This small eatery serves a wide range of great tasting tapas and other traditional cuisine.
Located in Alqueria de Morayma, a small tourist complex in the city of Granada, this restaurant is one of the few choices for all those out on a sightseeing tour, around the Albayzin area. Two large dining rooms elaborately decorated with antiques and old paintings, an open fireplace, a bar and a terrace with views of the mountains, make Mirador de Morayma the best spot for a peaceful lunch break. The menu includes a wide variety of rice dishes prepared with locally grown ingredients. So, ask for a full course meal and order your favorite wine to go along with it. You can also book the restaurant's outdoor area for private parties and family gatherings.