Aranda de Duero is the nerve centre of the Ribera del Duero region of Burgos and one of the most emblematic towns in the region.
It is known for its wines and wineries and for its spectacular historical and artistic heritage. But unquestionably, one of the great reasons to visit Aranda de Duero is its delicious gastronomy.
There is no doubt that the traditional suckling lamb roasted in a wood-fired oven and accompanied by a good Aranda cake is the star product. But we invite you to discover the great gastronomic offer that you can find in this beautiful town that is only 10 km. away from our house.
Isilla street and the surrounding area is full of restaurants and tapas and pinchos bars where you will be able to lick your fingers.
But as the offer is so wide, you might need a little help. So here are our personal recommendations.
Best restaurants in Aranda de Duero
A classic to enjoy the legendary traditional wood-roasted suckling lamb churro with a salad and a portion of black pudding. And don’t miss the Ribera del Duero wine.
This is a pleasant place, in the style of an inn, with a welcoming and friendly atmosphere.
They also have a good bar with pinchos (tapas).
Address: C/Isilla, 14, Aranda de Duero
Telephone: +34 947 50 02 30
Meson el Pastor
Close to the famous Isilla street, we find this restaurant that you will easily recognise by its striking pink façade.
This is a place well known for its roast lamb. But they have an extensive menu where you can enjoy Castilian products and traditional dishes.
They have a very complete and recommendable tasting menu.
Delicious food, cosy atmosphere and exquisite service make this restaurant a very popular place where it is advisable to book in advance.
Address: Plaza Virgencilla, 11, Aranda de Duero,
Telephone: +34 947 50 04 28
Lagar de Milagros
On the outskirts of Aranda de Duero we find this rustic rotisserie where the star product is also the lamb roasted in a wood-fired oven.
They offer a tasting menu that includes traditional lamb with salad and Aranda de Duero chorizo and black pudding.
They also have a bar where their portions of bacon and sweetbreads are very popular.
You can order it to be delivered to your home. So it is ideal if you are staying at our house and you feel like eating the suckling lamb in the garden after a dip in our pool.
They deliver all over Spain. In case you miss our traditional Castilian flavours when you come back home…
Address: AUTOVÍA N-1, N-I, SALIDA KM 146, Milagros
Telephone: +34 947 54 80 91
El 51 del sol
If you fancy trying other flavours beyond the traditional suckling lamb, don’t miss this more modern Castilian cuisine restaurant. They also offer suckling lamb, but you can also enjoy a carefully selected gastronomic offer with an interesting menu with meat and fish dishes or traditional dishes with a touch of their own, such as their popular torreznos (bacon bacon) or the delicious croquettes.
Quality service and treatment, careful presentation and avant-garde cuisine made with care by the young chef David Izquierdo.
They also offer the option of snacks and a good bar of pinchos.
Address: C. Sol de las Moreras, 51, Aranda de Duero
Telephone: +34 947 55 60 34
Another good alternative for a change of flavours if you spend several days in Aranda de Duero. This restaurant offers a very good selection of rice dishes, Mediterranean cuisine with an exotic touch and traditional dishes that have been given their own personality.
Modern atmosphere, very welcoming and attentive staff.
Address: C. San Gregorio 11, Aranda de Duero
Telephone: +34 947 10 75 05
A restaurant with a difference, with innovative cuisine that has the only Repsol Sun in Ribera del Duero.
It has a modern, elegant atmosphere and exquisite waiter service. The menu is very extensive, with carefully prepared dishes by chef David Mota, who has trained with some of the best chefs in Spain.
Don’t miss the torrijas
Address: Pl. Constitución, 2, Aranda de Duero
Telephone: +34 660 07 91 76
La Pícara Gastroteca
A very interesting option next to the Cathedral of San María, if you feel like having a snack with different options of surprising tapas and a great variety of wines from the DO Ribera del Duero.
It has a good tapas bar and a menu with creative, well-executed and tasty tapas and dishes.
The restaurant has a nice decoration, a very pleasant atmosphere and a great terrace.
Address: C. Sta. María, 2, Aranda de Duero
Telephone: +34 947 72 28 05
We hope that all these recommendations will be useful when you visit Aranda de Duero.
Also, if you are a lover of traditional suckling lamb, don’t miss the famous “Jornadas del lechazo asado” (roast lamb days) which are held every year in different restaurants in Aranda de Duero. During the month-long event, they offer set-price menus with roast suckling lamb as the star dish.
By the way, if you stay at our house, we can take care of welcoming you with the table set. A delicious roast lamb will be waiting for you, which you can eat in our garden. Do you fancy it?