Where to eat
Succulent grilled meat at very attractive prices. If you fancy a meal amid the warmth of the embers in a family restaurant, Can Lluís is a good choice. To begin, we recommend an assortment of cold cuts to share, followed by lamb chops, 'baldanes', sausages, steak or pigs trotters, all accompanied by grilled aubergine and chips. And, of course, Terra Alta wine!
Lying at the foot of the mountains of Els Ports Natural Park, Can Barrina is a place where you feel at home. This family-owned restaurant, which was founded in 1974, offers dishes made with top quality products, notably fish and seafood from La Rapita, bought directly from the fishermen’s auction, and a variety of local meat dishes.
The Miralles family has been acclaimed as one of the most traditional family businesses in the local restaurant world. Years of dedication to home style and signature cuisine translates into dishes that stand out for quality products and careful preparation. Special mention must be made of their meat dishes – whether roasted or grilled - and the house specialty, 'crestó en escabetx' (a highly rated locally sourced castrated white goat kid).
Home cooking with privileged views of the Pàndols range. These views alone make restaurant Can Josep a good choice. It has a traditional food menu with dishes such as 'trinxat de col' (similar to bubble and squeak), a recapte of white 'ganxet' beans and quail in wine sauce. They also boast a fine selection of Terra Alta wines and homemade desserts.
With the town of La Faterella lying before you and surroundings in which you can breathe fresh air, the Casa Ecològica is more than just good restaurant to eat in, it’s a great example of architecture integrated into the landscape. It’s well known for serving regional dishes such as trout served in its juices, a salad of 'ganyims' (tuna pieces), 'romesco' and sardines served in their own juices, all prepared in the traditional manner.
Where to stay
Rest, comfort and wellbeing. Opened in 2005, Ca l'Àngel, with its ten rooms, combines a cozy atmosphere and a privileged environment. Its restaurant, the result of four generations of restaurateurs, serves outstanding traditional dishes like baked lamb, pig's trotters with mushrooms and rabbit with prawns. It’s a pleasant accommodation choice with all the comfort you need to enjoy the surroundings and the crafts of the village.
Surrounded by nature and lying at the foot of the Serra de Les Capçades range, this three star boutique hotel offers 13 personalized and spacious rooms with a terrace, some of which even have a private garden. In addition, all guests have access to the indoor heated swimming pool and mountain views. The restaurant is also sublime, with fresh, natural, local dishes to savor like a gazpacho of strawberries, tuna tartare with pomegranate and fresh grilled foie gras with a variety of lettuces.
Located in the heart of the old town of Gandesa, Casa dels Abeuradors has a loft, three apartments and a duplex designed for lovers of rural tourism, history, culture and good wine. This is a special place to stay, where couples, families and small groups can enjoy comfort, serenity and relaxation in the capital of Terra Alta.
Specializing in celebrations, Hostal de Anton in Batea offers first class accommodation with 14 rooms, all of which are soundproofed and have heating, air conditioning, flat-screen TVs and a private bathroom with a bathtub. In addition to being surrounded by gardens, it also boasts a gym, a disco with karaoke and free Wi-fi. The café, which has terrace seating, serves simple dishes, though there is restaurant service available for groups on request.
If you’re travelling with children, you’ll love this place. Consisting of 95 rooms laid out like a small village, Vilar Rural d’Arnes is a resort with the amenities of a rural lodging, but with all the advantages of a state of the art hotel. Also, everything here is designed to ensure that children have a great time and there’s a playground, a farm, a vegetable garden, swimming pools and a playground, among other amenities.