10 Restaurants where to eat in Vejer de la Frontera

As locals in Vejer and doing our Sherry & Tapas tour, we have tried lots of restaurants in the area. Thus, we like to think we know the best places to eat in Vejer de la Frontera. We have made a list with the best restaurants in Vejer de la Frontera, depending on the type. We have also written a blog with the best apartments and hotels in Vejer if you are interested.

Vejer is an amazing place for foodies and anyone who loves food. Wherever you go, you will find amazing food quality made with local produce. Not far from here you have free-range beef, a fishing port in Barbate, and lots of fresh produce around and in Conil de la Frontera.

There are many options to choose from, and sometimes it is hard to choose where to eat in Vejer de la Frontera. Hopefully this list will help you decide.

Spanish Cuisine restaurantventresca de atún de almadraba en vejer de la frontera

For Spanish food and bluefin tuna among other restaurants we recommend:
La Judería“: Huge variety of Sherries and local wines with amazing views and lots of amazing food like Bluefin tuna.
La Casa Varo“: Lots of wine variety and wonderful food very near to the Divino Salvador Church.
Las Cuatro Estaciones“: Great variety of tasty dishes with very nice presentation.
There is also a relatively new restaurant called “La Vera Cruz“. It has a great variety of plates with amazing presentation.

Spanish Tapastypes of houmous tapas bar el califa Vejer Explore la Tierra

If you prefer tapas, then I would recommend the Bar  “Califa Tapas” or more local restaurants like “El Conejito“. A little bit outside the main area of Vejer you will also find El Siglo. Their specialty is snails, which you can find when in season (about May – July)
Iberian ham in local bar at vejer de la frontera Explore la Tierra day tour
The “San Francisco Local Food Market” is also a very nice place to visit and serves local food. Though I do not count this one in this list of restaurants.

Outskirts of Vejer with Vehicle

If you have a car and are looking for meat and Spanish meat products then I would recommend “La Castillería It is one of the best known spots in Cadiz for top quality meat.
Another really nice place for Spanish food outside of Vejer is “El Patria In fact, it is the highest rated restaurant in Tripadvisor in Vejer de la Frontera.

Other cuisinesMorroccon Tagine in El califa Explore la Tierra Vejer de la Frontera

I highly recommend the restaurants “Bar Sumia” and “El Jardín del Califa” for Moroccan cuisine. El Jardín del Califa is the most known restaurant in Cadiz province for this type of food.


If you are looking for food, traditional and Sherry experiences keep reading.

Sherry tours

Are you visiting Cadiz and you would you like to learn more about Sherry and immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions? If you want to learn and experience it with the company of a local guide and turn your visit to Cadiz into an exciting gastronomic adventure, book with us. Sherry love is very contagious, surely you will also become one!

If you have your own transport we can accompany you while learning about Sherry. Enjoy the best Sherry bodega tours, local culture and traditions and the local gastronomy. In case you do not have a transport we can arrange transport, restaurant and the rest of your trip for you.

If you would like to learn all about Jerez-Sherry-Xeres D.O. then join us for our Ultimate Sherry Tasting tour. We can design a private tour just for you and your family.

If you are staying in Vejer de la Frontera or within Cadiz province we can organize a private Sherry tasting with gourmet local tapas for your group. We will go to your place and do a Sherry or Andalusian wine tasting for you privately. We can focus on premium Sherries; VORS and premium Sherries; or Andalusian wines in case you do not like Sherry.

If you are thinking to travel to other parts of Cadiz, we are based in Vejer de la Frontera. Officially, Vejer is one of the most beautiful villages of Spain, you should come and meet us!

Food and cultural tours

If you want to learn more about Vejer de la Frontera, its traditions and gastronomy book our Sherry&Tapas tour! Learn about sherry, wine tastings, and how to pair it with gourmet traditional food from the area. Taste different types of Sherry and local food like bluefin tuna, bull meat, salmorejo, eggplant with honey and pinenuts, etc. The tour includes 5 tapas and 5 wine/Sherries .

We also have a tour that focuses on Bluefin tuna. You will learn the history of Bluefin tuna in the area since Phoenician times by going in a private boat ride to visit the almadraba; visit a local food market; and taste different parts of bluefin tuna in all ways, salt-dried, grilled, raw.

If you would like to visit other beautiful white villages like Vejer, we can do a tour of the white villages in Cadiz province. On the other hand we can mix a visit to a beautiful white village wit a visit to an olive oil mill. Or you can choose to do a private tour that we can design especially for you and recommend places to visit based on your interests. Come and join Explore la Tierra in Vejer de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain!

Our last addition is our become an artisan for one day tour. Make your own cheese and your own leather souvenir in Ubrique and enjoy its great history and panoramic views. This white village is famous worldwide for its importance for the leather international companies.

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