The 7 Restaurants with Views of the Alhambra



If there is one thing that predominates in Granada’s cuisine, it is countless tapas. In this article, we wanted to advise you in the restaurants where Andalusian cuisine predominates and has the best views of the Alhambra.

We recommend making reservations in advance as these restaurants are very popular. In addition, you should indicate in advance that you would like a table with views of the Alhambra.

El Trillo Restaurant

We begin our tour at the El Trillo restaurant, one of the most exclusive and elegant restaurants in Granada. It is located at number 3 of Algibe de Trillo street.

If you wish to eat with a view of the Alhambra, you must indicate where you want the table. If you do not have a table with such a view, you can always enjoy its beautiful interior patio. As far as its gastronomy is concerned, it stands out for its ox fillet or the Iberian prey, all with an unbeatable quality-price. To complete your visits, you can enjoy our Free Tours around Granada

El Trillo Restaurant

Las Tomasas Restaurant

We continue to the Las Tomasas Restaurant, which has one of the best views of the Alhambra. It is located number 54 of San Agustin Street. Inside you can see the wonderful viewpoint of the Alhambra.

Its specialty is to create typical food of the Mediterranean diet, but the most used products are those from the sea. Among their specialties, we can highlight the 70º cod with light pepper cream or the black fideuá casserole with prawns. If you want to try the meat, we recommend the veal fillet with fresh foie, Pedro Ximenez sauce and baby potatoes. We recommend you to participate in our guided tours to the Cathedral of Granada and to the quarters of Albaicin and Sacramonte.

Las Tomasas Restaurant

Carmen Morador de Aixa Restaurant

We move on to the Carmen Mirador de Aixa restaurant at number 2 of Calle Carril de San Agustín. It has both a closed dining room and an air-conditioned terrace for the evenings.

This restaurant is located in the heart of the Albaycin district and can offer you the best views of the Nasrid palaces.

Carmen Mirador de Aixa Restaurant

Carmen el Agua Restaurant

We go to the Carmen El Agua restaurant, which is located near the Mirador de San Nicolás, on the Aljibe Trillo square, number 7. If you are making a romantic getaway, this restaurant must be one of the first on your list because as they define themselves, they are the perfect accomplice to enjoy with your partner.

It is one of the most informal restaurants in the area, you will find a very varied menu with simple, tasty portions and views.

Carmen El Agua Restaurant

Estrellas de San Nicolás

We are in the Mirador de San Nicolás in the Albaycin district in the Atarazana Vieja Street, one of the restaurants with the best views of the Alhambra in Granada.

Among its specialties you can find the wildebeest carpaccio or the salmon carpaccio. It is an ideal place to try Mediterranean cuisine.

Estrellas de San Nicolás restaurant

Mirador de Morayma Restaurant

We follow the route to the Mirador de Morayma restaurant, which is based on Granada’s cuisine. It is located in an old Carmen, so it is full of history. Legend has it that Princess Morayma, Boabdil’s wife, resided within the walls of this restaurant during her husband’s captivity.

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We recommend that you go to the restaurant when the sun goes down and taste the seaweed cannelloni or the traditional Andalusian salmorejo.

Mirador de Morayma restaurant

Ruta del Azafrán Restaurant

Finally, we would like to recommend the Saffron Route Restaurant, which is located at the foot of the Alhambra right on the banks of the Darro. It is the only restaurant with the best views of the Alhambra, but it does not have a terrace to enjoy it.

It is a restaurant whose decoration is quite modern, but its food is a mixture of Andalusian, Spanish, Arab and even international dishes. We would like to highlight the cous-cous, paella or duck magret.

Ruta del Azafrán restaurant

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