Eating in Alájar

Eating in Alájar

Located in a beautiful and rugged natural landscape, Alájar is famous for having been the retreat of the great scholar and theologian Arias Montano. This white village of the Sierra de Aracena is surrounded by an imposing environment that attracts many hikers from many parts of Spain. And what’s better than eating in Alájar after a day of hiking, do you want to know where?

Known for its beautiful views from the Arias Montano rock, the town of Alájar offers a perfect gastronomic experience. Discover its most typical recipes, among which those made with pork and local products stand out. Savor some delicious crumbs (accompanied by sardines, chorizo or bacon) and keep the spoon handy, as the stews of gurumelos (an autochthonous species of mushroom) and the potatoes aliñás are a mandatory stop when eating in Alájar. And if you are a lover of meat, do not miss the stewed cheek (in caldereta), succulent dishes that will not leave you indifferent. Water all this culinary journey with a good wine Condado de Huelva with D.O. perfect companion of Huelva Ham with D.O.P., and sweetens the farewell with its delicious pastry products such as quince jam, chestnut flan or fluffy buñuelos de viento.

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For eating in Alájar tapas it is worth going to La Arquería, located 12 km from the town in Fuenteheridos. You will find a lot of variety, but among our favorite ones are the eggplant tapa, the homemade croquettes and if you dare, a sirloin with ‘la lola’ that will make your mouth water.

In the center of the village is Bar Roman, a small place but with a nice terrace where you can eat in Alájar all the dishes of his menu in the form of tapas. Highly recommended!

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Bar Román
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La Arquería

The options for eating in Alájar are not very numerous, but all of them are adapted to the best mountain gastronomic tradition. Casa El Padrino is one of the most popular restaurants to eat in Alájar; its cuisine is traditional and the ingredients used come from local livestock and agriculture. In addition, it has a truly amazing wine cellar.

The restaurant Peña de Arias Montano is a place with charm and traditional taste where classic recipes of the Huelva mountain range prepared with Iberian meats and other products of the area can be found.

The Rural Bozquez Steakhouse where to eat in Alájar a selection of Iberian meats on the grill and other specialties from the surroundings; its cuisine is ascribed to trends such as slow food or zero kilometer products.

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Restaurante Casa El Padrino
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Mesón Asador Bozquez Rural

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