The town offers a wide range of restaurants, inns and cafés, most of which have terraces that fill the streets and squares of the town. In San Lorenzo de El Escorial you can savour authentic Madrid and Castilian cuisine.
A wide variety of cold meats (Serrano ham, chorizo, cheeses with designation of origin, etc...), as well as other products to taste such as potato omelette, grilled sweetbreads, squid, etc...
The "cocido madrileño" stew (chickpeas, meat and vegetables), the "callos a la madrileña" and the garlic soups are rooted in the purest Castilian tradition.
As for the main courses, you can try the veal from the Sierra de Guadarrama mountains or the lamb and suckling pig prepared in the oven. Among the main courses, you can also try sea bream, hake or cod as the favourite fish from the central area. And for dessert, the delicious bizcotelas, sponge cakes filled with egg yolk and dipped in chocolate that delight the palate. This product is normally found in the local patisseries.
If you want to stay, San Lorenzo de El Escorial has a rich and varied hotel tradition.
Moreover, among the latter, the calf originating from the Sierra de Guadarrama is served grilled, while lamb and pig is prepared in the oven. Bream and Cod are the favorite fish in the center. And finally for dessert, rosquillas de anís (special doughnuts from the area), cream canutes and shortcakes.
Enjoy this varied gastronomy, in many restaurants, bars, cafés and terraces that fill the streets and squares of the town.
If you wish to stay, San Lorenzo de El Escorial has rich and varied accommodations, such as hotels.