Tempting Al Fresco Eating in the Lecrín Valley


How about some tempting al fresco eating? A leisurely drink or a meal in the open air always tastes special. Let’s discover some of the bars and restaurants in the Lecrín Valley that have summertime terraces.

 Summertime Terraces for Tempting al Fresco Eating

Los Naranjos del Valle in Melegís, just over a kilometre from Casa Tagomago. A good option and not just in the summer. This terrace has wonderful views over the Valley. Ideal for families as it overlooks the restaurant’s children’s playground. Food is traditional with a modern twist. Service is excellent and friendly.

Tempting Al fresco eating La terraza Los Naranjos del Valle, Melegís, Valle de Lecrín, Granada

Make the most of the large terrace at Los Naranjos in Melegís

Bodega Hacienda Señorío de Nevada in Villamena about 15 minutes drive from Casa Tagomago. Visit the bodegas before enjoying a meal in the modern restaurant. For  tempting al fresco eating the terrace, with views of Sierra Nevada, is a luxury on warm summer nights. Their wines are top quality so don’t forget to visit their shop.

Eating al fresco Terraza Hacienda Señorío de Nevada Valle de Lecrín

A special terrace with views towards Sierra Nevada. Photo by Señorío de Nevada on Facebook

Café Bar Venecia in Pinos del Valle, 10 minutes from Casa Tagomago. A typical village bar, the Venecia has a charming terrace, full of colourful plant pots and views over the village to the mountains beyond.

Eating al fresco terrace Bar Venecia Pinos del Valle Valle de Lecrín Granada

Couldn’t resist this photo of the glorious plants at Bar Venecia.

Nautical Centre Valle de Lecrín is a recent venture based on the shores of the Beznar Reservoir, ten minutes from Casa Tagomago. This terrace is quite different, offering a rustic, chill out style with a small bar and the occasional open air concert in the summer. All kinds of water sports are available for you to try.

Eating al fresco Nautical Centre Beznar, Valle de Lecrín Granada

Rustic charm. Chill out at Nautical Centre Beznar. Photo by Aventura Alpujarra on Facebook.

Restaurante La Loma del Valle, a bar and grill in Cozvijar, near Durcal. A modern eatery with a large terrace in the Respsol petrol staion just off the A-44 Motorway. Good daily menu and grilled meats. Well worth a visit. 15 minutes from Casa Tagomago.

Comiendo al fresco Terraza de La Loma del Valle Valle de Lecrín Granada

Enjoy the daily menu at La Loma del Valle. Photo on Facebook

Alquería de los Lentos, a charming, small rural hotel in Nigüelas. Recently renovated and opened under new management. Enjoy the gardens, chill out corners and this attractive terrace. Interesting menu and occasional concerts and other activities. 15 minutes from Casa Tagomago.

Comiendo al fresco Terraza Alqueria de los Lentos Nigüelas Valle de Lecrín

Stay cool on this shady terrace. Photo by Alquería de los Lentos.

Tempting al Fresco Eating at Casa Tagomago

Last but not least, the terraces at Casa Tagomago. Stay at home for some tempting al fresco eating. Two big terraces await you. The patio with its small pool, large table, BBQ and loungers. Ideal for al fresco meals and pure relaxation.

Tempting al fresco eating at Casa Tagomago Restábal. Valle de Lecrín Granada

Al fresco dining at Casa Tagomago.

The roof terrace with its loungers, table and chairs is perfect for a sundowner…or sunbathing. Both have magnificent views over the Valley to Sierra Nevada beyond. Not feeling like cooking? Order a take away from the local restaurant and bask in the tranquility.

Roof terrace Casa Tagomago Lecrín Valley Granada Custom

An al fresco beer on our roof terrace.

Watch this space, more terraces will probably be opening up soon. We’ll try and keep you up to date! Don’t forget all the open air terraces to be enjoyed in Granada itself or the beach bars on the Costa Tropical. Both only 30 minutes drive from Casa Tagomago.

Post by Susan at Casa Tagomago.