The exquisite quality and variety of our produce. The fresh local catch brought straight from the port. The cultural significance of a meal with family and friends. Together they make Vilanova one of Catalonia’s capitals of gastronomy, and they make for an unforgettable feast for all of your senses.
Vilanova's emblematic dish and a must for all visitors, celebrated during each year's Xató festival. This exquisite salad consists of escarole, seafood and olives complimented with a dressing prepared from local nuts and peppersRecipe
Thanks to its seafaring history, Vilanova i la Geltrú boasts a rich fish and seafood cuisine. Enjoy cuttlefish a la bruta, tuna tripe stew, all cremat (burnt garlic), rossejat (toasted vermicelli in fish broth), rice dishes, allipebres (fish dishes with garlic and paprika sauce), suquet (fish stew)…
The shining star of our local waters, favoured by chefs all over the region and prepared to perfection in our local restaurantsvisit website
Don’t miss the local meringues, Greaves cakes and Moons of Vilanova – biscuits so popular they’ve become one of the city’s most recognized symbols