Girona is known for the outstanding vitality of its cuisine, characterized by a combination of traditional and avant-garde dishes, based on the use of local produce and time-honoured recipes. The city has many restaurants offering a wide range of fare: Catalan, Mediterranean, market and signature cuisine. Girona gastronomy has now become an international model of quality, with Michelin-starred restaurants that include El Celler de Can Roca, proclaimed by the prestigious Restaurant Magazine as the Best Restaurant in the World!
Xuixo pastries, sold in the best Girona cake shops
Sweet botifarra sausage of medieval tradition, fresh or cured
Chocolates inspired by the legends of the city
Empordà wines and cavas
Ratafia, a sweet liqueur made from local herbs
Salsifies and wild mushrooms
Olive oil and sauces used in Catalan cuisine
El Lleó marketplace is the city's centre of distribution for fresh quality produce. It houses a total of 60 stalls selling diverse products: meat, fish, fruit and vegetables, groceries… The market is a vital destination for many of the city's chefs who shop there for their restaurants, and is a daily meeting point for the citizens of Girona.
Congress, trade fair, demonstrations and multidisciplinary activities for catering professionals and lovers of good food alike.
Restaurants from Girona serve special menus including the best dishes of Girona cuisine.
The city restaurants organize campaigns based on seasonal local produce, such as the truffle cuisine, summer cuisine, Rambleja i Tasta (tasting menus on the Rambla and surrounding area), Cinema and Gastronomy cycle…