Toledo is a lively, multicultural city with an excellent restaurant scene and a great variety of activities and sights. After a long day at work or sightseeing, there is nothing better than relaxing with a drink in hand, in a colorful bar. Luckily, Toledo has incredible bars a-plenty; discover the very best in the city below.
El Colmadito is one of the most popular bars in Toledo, especially amongst its youth, and it is usually difficult to find a table since it’s rarely empty. Some of its success is due to the fact that they serve buckets with five beers for three euros, but also because their tapas and raciones, as well as their juicy burgers and tasty pizzas, are a huge hit among diners, who keep coming back again for more. A perfect location for those who want to combine a restaurant and a bar experience.
El Colmadito, Plaza Islas Filipinas 3, Toledo, Spain +34 925 281 250
Bar, Pub, Pub Grub, Spanish, $$$
Cervecería Boni is a beer tavern, famous for its fantastic deal of a tank of beer and a delicious Spanish omelet for just 20 euros. Apart from that, locals love this bar because on ordering a drink, it is served with some of their delicious and varied tapas; a great way to grab a quick snack or light dinner for a modest price. It is located in one of Toledo’s most authentic neighborhoods, and the vibe is reflected in the locale’s atmosphere.
Cervecería Boni, Calle Rio Alberche 38, Toledo, Spain (located on the shopping mall’s upper floor)
Cabalito Tapas Bar
The name says it all; at Cabalito visitors will get traditional tapas from the Toledo area as well as other typical types of Spanish cuisine. This place is situated in close proximity to Toledo’s cathedral, one of the city’s main attractions. Their approach to tapas is to incorporate tradition in their cooking, while giving the recipes a slightly modern twist. Highlights from the menu include crêpes with morcilla (black pudding), or salmorejo, which is similar to gazpacho.
Cabalito, Plaza de Montalbanes 1, Toledo, Spain +34 925 25 88 93
Cerveceria el Trebol
Bar, Spanish, $$$
Cerveceria el Trebol
A typical bar with a modern touch, Trebol is a great option for those looking for something that is slightly out of the ordinary. It is located in a small alleyway which gives it a special feel, as if visitors were going back in time into a medieval pub. The attractive prices have made this tavern very popular amongst the locals, so it fills up quickly. Those who want to avoid the queues and taste their beers and elaborate tapas in a more tranquil environment should head to this bar earlier on in the evening.
Cerveceria el Trebol, Calle de Santa Fe 1, Toledo, Spain +34 925 28 12 97
La Otra Boveda
Bar, Restaurant, Spanish, $$$
La Otra Boveda
This bar is called The Other Arch because the owners already had a very successful restaurant called The Arch in the center of Toledo before they opened this bar. It was inaugurated in 2009 near one of the most famous streets in Toledo, the Calle Ancha, which houses most of Toledo’s brands and shops. The locale’s interior is cool and modern, with quirky lighting, whilst the five outdoor tables are refreshingly relaxing. The staff is keen to help and make diners’ experience a very pleasant one, making it one of the best bars in the city.
La Otra Boveda, Calle Sierpe 6, Toledo, Spain +34 925 21 63 17
Bar, Spanish, Pub Grub, $$$
As the Agapo Indie&Food‘s name clearly points out, the two protagonists here are indie music and excellent food. It is situated in an great location near the center of the city, so it is an ideal place to start a fun night out. The affordable daily menu and delicious drinks have quickly made it a success amongst locals and tourists alike. Those who like to mix music with great food and a lively atmosphere should definitely pay this bar a visit, and they will not be disappointed.
Agapo Indie&Food, Plaza Barrio Rey 1, Toledo, Spain +34 647 76 82 49
Terraza Bú is a cute establishment in Toledo, boasting incredible views over the city, making it well worth a visit. The bar is also popular with the locals, since the food that is served is modern, elegant and cosmopolitan; making it stand out from all of the typically Spanish bars that are scattered around the city. Tourists who are looking for a refreshing change from stuffy bars and traditional cuisine will greatly appreciate this bar’s take on Spanish culture.
Terraza Bú, Corralillo de San Miguel, Toledo, Spain +34 662 68 63 05
Bar, Tapas, Spanish, $$$
The fact that university students frequent Enebro says a lot: not only is the food here well-made and classic, but the portions are very decent and the prices incredibly good value. The young, lively crowd that flocks here on the weekends creates a vivacious atmosphere that will infuse everyone with energy. This place also has a very beautiful terrace, surrounded by nature and makes a perfect environment in which to relax if the bar’s atmosphere is a little too much!
Enebro, Plaza Santiago de Caballeros 1 , Toledo, Spain +34 925 25 42 69
Being on a budget and having high standards usually makes for a difficult time and a potentially disappointing holiday, but at Mercado Provenzal the cheap meets the excellent to make for an unparalleled experience. With these amazingly low prices, no tourist will ever go hungry in Toledo again. The terrace outside is a great setting in which to enjoy the tons and tons of food that can be ordered here, and the very reasonable cocktails and drinks will get holiday-makers in the mood for partying very quickly.
Mercado Provenzal, Avenida de America 7, Toledo, Spain
Cuchara de Palo
Bar, Pub Grub, Spanish, $$$
Cuchara de Palo
Cuchara de Palo is a bar with excellent service, great food and sumptuous drinks. Their innovative idea, to serve food in cones, has been very popular with the locals, and will prove an interesting experience for holiday-makers. With great prices, it is also a great place to go for those who do not want to break the bank but would still like a taste of Spanish gastronomy. Their tapas start at the mere price of six euros, and five beers will only set diners back four euros, making this bar a great option for all travelers.
Cuchara de Palo, Plaza de Zocodover 7, Toledo, Spain +34 925 22 44 60