"Sunday Opening" Restaurants in Spain

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215 restaurants offering "Sunday Opening" in Spain that are ranked highest on Falstaff's 100-point scale. All information including address, phone number and opening hours.
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Rejoice, a restaurant with a wholly fitting name: Noor, meaning “light” in Arabic, takes a deep dive into the historic food culture of <i>Al-Andalus</i>, Moorish medieval Spain. Noor illuminates with a contemporary culinary and visual lens how it still permeates Andalusian cuisine. Noor’s chef-patron Paco Morales credits his time with Ferran Adrià’s El Bulli as giving him the confidence to be adventurously creative. A further five years as head chef of San Sebastian’s avant-garde Mugaritz further informs his trailblazing approach. It is a restaurant like no other in Andalusia and is now putting Cordoba on the contemporary world culinary map. Entering Noor, a new building in the modest Canero district of Cordoba where Morales grew up and his family run a chicken takeaway shop, feels like being cosseted in a sanctuary to gourmet exploration. Guests are transported “outside in” to a serene <i>riad</i> style patio with modernist <i>zellij</i> inspired floor tiles and Mudejar motifs picked up on the walls, the open kitchen, even the tableware and cutlery rests. Many of the motifs repeated in the presentation of the food are also inspired by Medina Azahara, the ruins of an Arab Muslim medieval palace on the outskirts of the city. By way of greeting, diners are offered a ritual hand wash with water poured from a copper vessel in a stone basin. It sets the tone for a menu of thoughtful beauty. Noor’s tasting menus over its first three years – when Morales gained 2 Michelin stars with startling alacrity – focused on exploring Moorish influences on Spanish cooking. The latest menu introduces ingredients brought from the New World by the <i>conquistadores</i>: from tomatoes and avocado to myriad chilies, corn and cacao. It is a total visual feast: like eating time and history served with almost balletic, choreographed precision. To detail every dish would spoil the sense of wonderment. Among appetisers, Peruvian layered potato with Iberian pork and shrimp stands out for its delicacy and playful mixing of culinary cultures. A series of small plates mix ingredients in exquisite dishes that play on texture as much as flavour and visual cues. There is a superlative, thrillingly different take on beef tartare served on fried corn polenta with pine nuts and saffron flowers; white prawns are marinated in carob and Cascabel chilli for a delicate sour-sweet-fruity flavour bomb. Roasted squab is presented dramatically with a 70% cacao ingot, its theatre enhanced by the punch of black Recado chili, the exoticism of persimmon fruit, the fresh lactic tang of <i>labneh</i> and, because it is a luxury restaurant after all, a scattering of caviar. Desserts are a little less captivating, though Ceuta lemon with mint sponge cake, coriander snow and black pepper had a striking purity and beautifully refreshed the palate after the richness of the squab. Served with a local Montilla-Moriles Moscatel, it was elevated it to something special. Throughout, the drink pairings are very special, even provocative, with much emphasis on Cordoban fortified wines, top Alsace, Austrian, Spanish and Lebanese producers. Is Paco Morales’ cooking magical realism on a plate? It is certainly exceptional gastronomic escapism. Paco Morales also opened El Bar two years ago for a more informal introduction to his innovative cooking. There he features dishes including <i>nigiri Andalusi</i> made with couscous rather than Japanese rice, combined with impeccable iterations of Andalusian classic tapas. Reviewed by Sudi Pigott

Calle Pablo Ruiz Picasso 8, 14014 Córdoba, Spain
Ethnic Cuisine

In the tiny village of Axpe in northern Spain, against the stunning backdrop of the Basque mountains, an hour’s drive from San Sebastián, Etxebarri has slowly cemented its reputation as one of the best restaurants in the world. Self-taught chef-owner Victor Arguinzoniz cooks everything over la brasa, a huge grill with a system of winches and pulleys to lower and raise ingredients towards the heat – he even makes his own charcoal in a kiln, using different wood to suit specific ingredients. His and his team’s attention to detail is mesmerising. They smoke their home-made butter, salt their own anchovies, and keep live Palamós prawns in sea water to ensure that when kissing the grill, they are as fresh as they can possibly be. Simply grilled and served, they are a star dish with incredible depth of flavour. Grilled baby squid is delivered with equal precision, showing no char from the grill, having been gently smoked – the manipulation of smoke is a key part of many of the nuances in each dish. Oysters are grilled in their shells, as are fat, smoky mussels, and rarer items like sea cucumber. Txuleton steaks from Rubia Gallega Galician cows are cooked over grape vines, the ultimate expression for this prized meat. Even desserts carry the influence of the grill, even an apple tart is served with smoked milk ice cream. Open for just six lunches a week, serving in a simple, unpretentious stone-adorned dining room, Etxebarri continues to be a site of pilgrimage for food lovers – it is worth the trek.

Plaza de San Juan 1, 24549 Atxondo, Spain

Haute cuisine restaurant by Martín Berasategui under the direction of Paco Budia. The menu features local ingredients and Canarian-inspired accents from the north of Spain. The à la carte and tasting menu offer a variety of options.

Avenida Cala Nova S N, 07849 Santa Eulalia del Río, Spain

The Unic at Hotel Migjorn Ibiza near Playa d'en Bossa combines local produce and Ibizan tradition. French chef David Grussaute offers two tasting menus that reflect the gastronomic essence of the island and the Mediterranean. The dishes are characterised by intense flavours and delicate sauces, and the desserts are particularly unique.

Calle de las Begònies 18, 07817 Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Spain

An atmospheric garden restaurant on the outskirts of Ibiza Town serving grilled specialities. With an impressive wine cellar and professionally mixed cocktails, it offers a varied selection of drinks. The terrace landscape with its tasteful design and comfortable plush chairs surrounds a traditional finca. Stimulating beats from the outdoor DJ deck create a lively atmosphere.

Avenida de la Pau S, 07800 Ibiza, Spain

The Sa Capella restaurant is located in an old converted church on the rural outskirts of San Antonio. The rustic terrace bar offers views of the mountains. The menu includes traditional and innovative dishes made from local ingredients, including fish and meat dishes from the Josper grill. There is a selection of wines, cocktails and hierbas.

Calle de Cervantes 26, 07820 Sant Antoni de Portmany, Spain

This Michelin-starred restaurant is dedicated to fine cuisine with influences from street food. Chef Alvaro Clavijo is a creative force with respect for the raw materials. The ambience of the restaurant is pleasant, if not particularly impressive. Various tasting menus are on offer.

Calle Cap Negret, 07819 Sant Antoni de Portmany, Spain

Exclusive Japanese cuisine with exceptional dishes such as sashimi salad, lobster tempura sushi and Japanese Wagyu beef. There is also an unusual wine list and innovative Japanese-inspired cocktails.

Calle de Feixes 52, 07800 Eivissa/Ibiza, Spain

Piccola Cucina Ibiza is not only a charming Italian restaurant in the old town of Ibiza, but also a trendy cocktail bar. In addition to its authentic Sicilian cuisine, the restaurant offers a diverse selection of handcrafted cocktails prepared by experienced bartenders.

Local 208, 07800 Ibiza, Spain

Japanese haute cuisine, cocktails and live music. The restaurant is known for its contemporary Japanese cuisine with an izakaya concept. Highlights include grilled Chilean sea bass. Zuma has Europe's first sake sommelier.

Paseo Juan Carlos I 17, 07800 Ibiza, Spain

Using traditional herbs and spices, Zytia offers a menu of easy-to-share dishes inspired by Mediterranean fusion flavours from the Ottoman, Italian and Greek heritage of the island of Rhodes. The story of Zytia is translated into a poetic cocktail menu. Each drink is created by experienced bartenders.

Calle de Sant Josep, 07830 Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Spain

IT Ibiza is an elegant Italian restaurant and cocktail bar located in the Marina Botafoc. With a unique ambience, well-known DJs and trendy Milanese vibes, IT Ibiza offers a luxurious setting for guests to enjoy avant-garde Italian dishes and exquisite cocktails.

Paseo de Joan Carles I 110, 07800 Eivissa/Ibiza, Spain

Guests can enjoy delicious Mediterranean dishes and refreshing cocktails while watching the sun set over the horizon. The tapas bar is known for its chilled atmosphere and invites you to end the day in good company.

Calle de la Soletat 68, 07820 Sant Antoni de Portmany, Spain

The ROTO embodies the cosmopolitan boho essence of Ibiza with its unique decor and relaxed atmosphere. There is a varied party program with live music and DJ sessions. The menu features classic fish dishes - but Asian fusion dishes are also on offer.

Paseo De Juan Carlos I 20, 07800 Ibiza, Spain

The Rooftop Montesol Ibiza is a trendy rooftop terrace in Ibiza's old town, known for its breathtaking views and relaxed atmosphere. The Rooftop offers a diverse selection of cocktails, wines and small dishes, all prepared with fresh ingredients.

Paseo de Vara de Rei 2, 07800 Eivissa/Ibiza, Spain

Boho-chic! Here you can enjoy Mediterranean and Spanish specialities on the shady terrace overlooking the picturesque Cala Gracioneta bay. In addition to fish, seafood and meat dishes, there is also pasta. Locals also rave about the paella.

Carretera de Cala Gració 5, 07820 Sant Antoni de Portmany, Spain

Elegant restaurant with a view of the island of Es Vedrà. The View offers modern Mediterranean cuisine with Asian influences. Chef Andrés Fernández serves a spectacular tasting menu with matching wines.

Calle Puig del Delfín S, 07830 Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Spain

The Beachouse in Playa d'en Bossa is a beach club, right on the beach. With a thatched roof, luxurious wooden furniture and a beautiful terrace, it offers a tropical atmosphere. The Italian-influenced menu offers healthy breakfasts and lunches with fresh fish and seafood.

Carretera de la Platja d'en Bossa, 07817 Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Spain

A fusion of Japanese haute cuisine and Mediterranean influences with show cooking as a highlight. The restaurant has three different seating areas, including teppanyaki tables, a sushi and sashimi bar and individual tables.

Playa D'en Bossa 10, 07817 Sant Jordi, Spain

The boho beach club on Cala Jondal beach offers a special lunch in a relaxed atmosphere. Guests can take a seat on white cushions or at wooden tables in the sand and relax on lounge beds by the water after their meal. The well-known chef Rafa Zafra prepares fresh fish dishes - fried, grilled or deep-fried. A wide selection of wines and sparkling wines completes the offer.

Camino del Jondal, 07839 Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Spain