The province of León in four unsurpassed restaurants


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Bodega El Capricho (Paraje de la Vega, s / n tel. 987 66 42 24) $$$$

Either you love it or you hate it . So are the passions and this happens with such a famous site and its owner, José Gordon.

The oxen that Gordon takes great care of is the raison d'etre of the place, so there's no doubt: steak tartar, beef jerky, warm seasoned tongue, sausage … to end with a chop or beef tenderloin or cow steak and a fountain of homemade french fries.

The king dessert, the ox cake, biscuit ice cream with coffee agar and white chocolate foam, deserves to be hollow.

Carne de buey en Bodega El Capricho (León)

Beef in Bodega El Capricho (León) © El Capricho


Clandestino (Cervantes, 1 tel. 987 79 39 71) $$

A gastrobar that shows that León, in addition to gastronomic capital 2018, is a very modern city.

Rice “rich” of rib, rabbit, boletus and artichoke crest, squid and bacon croquettes with aioli of torrezno, broken beef lasagna stewed with goat-kimchi bechamel, squid and egg thai pad…

Successful and fun fusion and confusion. On the first floor, Japanese Koi offers a sushi bar at the moment.

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Asian cuisine in León © Clandestino

Cocinandos (Campanillas, 1 tel. 987 07 13 78) $$$$

Famous for having a very cheap tasting menu (€ 44). With Yolanda León and Juanjo Pérez it is difficult to explain the letter, since its weekly menu changes according to market.

His version of the Wellington sirloin deserves to return if he doesn't play that week, as does the boletus soup with breaded egg or the crispy rice bread with black pudding foam. Of Leon, of course.

In their blog, Cocinanblog, they tell their travels and culinary novelties.

El pulpo de Cocinandos

The octopus of Cocinandos © Cocinandos

La Poveda (Ramiro Valbuena, 9 tel. 987 22 71 55) €

The García Magaz family has been running this classic since 1984.

A life-long letter in which everything has that irresistible homemade hand: scrambled eggs and prawns, goat jerky, seafood according to market, meat and grilled fish. .. and some blunt Sanjacobos for the most daring.

The space of the room is reduced, so it is convenient to book. The bar, always full, is a good alternative.

€ Less than € 10

€€ Up to € 20

€€€ Up to € 50

$$$$ Over € 50

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