Best restaurants in Spain: foodies, these are the 3 restaurants worth building a holiday around in Northern Spain
During the last few years, the best restaurants in Spain receive a rain of stars by the Michelin Guide. Spain’s gastronomy is booming again following the heritage of the world famous restaurant El Bulli closed in 2011.
Northern Spain has one of the biggest concentration of Michelin star restaurants per capita in the world and many of them are placed at idyllic settings in the countryside or by the sea.
If you think that fine dining is not your thing, you may reconsider it after you visit some of Northern Spain’s best restaurants hidden in the back roads of this region where the experience is not posh, snob or any other adjective you have in mind: it is just delicious, beautiful and locally sourced.
Enjoy a sneak peek video of the three best restaurants in the region, each one awarded with two Michelin stars, powerhouses of creativity and inspiration. These restaurants are what you find when you get lost in Northern Spain, the kind of places where you would stop for an accidental lunch and tuck into the meal of your life.
These restaurants are placed in breathtaking locations by the sea or at the mountains of Picos de Europa National Park, the journey to get there is as pleasant as the experience on the table. The type of places you make you feel blessed by being escorted by a local and driven back to your hotel by a professional driver after the meal of your life (and a few wines too...).