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Sierra de Grazalema & Ronda holidays (Cadiz)

  • Terraza del restaurante en el Hotel Fuerte Grazalema
  • Terraza del restaurante en el Hotel Fuerte Grazalema

Grazalema (5 min by car and 30 min by foot)
Grazalema offers a wide variety of specialties for lovers of the traditional flavours of the hills thanks to the quality of its products.


Payoyo cheese: Made with payoya goats’ milk, it is one of the main ingredients in tapas dishes due to its exquisite flavour and delicate texture.

Grazalema Soup: Made from a base of stock from stew mixed with the intense flavour of chorizo and the subtleness of mint.

Meats: Oven-cooked lamb and venison in sauce are the main dishes.

Confectionery: Acorn tart, amarguillos (made with almonds) and the famouscubiletes (filled with sweet pumpkin jam) are the most typical pastries from Grazalema.

Tapas: Grazalema is an ideal place for one of the most typical gastronomical traditions in Spain: going out for tapas. Below are a few recommendations:

  • Gastrobar La Maroma (5 min by car): Tapas and high quality food.
  • La Posadilla (5 min by car): Homemade food where you can try tapas and main courses without forgetting the picadillo soup (chicken and vegetable) in winter and the gazpacho in summer.
  • Zulema (5 min by car): Charming tapas bar where as well as good food they also serve drinks.
  • Kiboca (5 min by car): Known for its tapas and hamburgers, washed down with an exquisite local wine or a good beer.
  • Rumores (5 min in car): A very well known bar on tapas routes for its quality and variety.

Restaurants: With regards to the best restaurants we can highlight:

  • El Simancón (5 min by car): El Mesón El Simancón offers typical food from the Sierra in a rustic setting.
  • Torreón (5 min by car): A restaurant which specialises in game and which stocks good wines.
  • Casa de las Piedras (5 min by car): Restaurant serving traditional dishes.
  • Cádiz El Chico (5 min by car): This restaurant offers dishes such as lamb or venison cooked in a wood-fired oven and Grazalema soup (with chorizo and boiled egg).
  • Villaluenga del Rosario (11 min by car)
    La Posada de Ana
  • Benaocaz (16 min by car)
    El Refugio
  • Ubrique (23 min by car)
    El Laurel
    La Herradura
  • Ronda (30 min by car)
    El Tragabuches
    El Escudero
    Sol y Sombra
    Pedro Romero