(Leer en español) Inside this Sevillian tavern we have learned who Juan Belmonte was. A taurine tavern in the center of Seville with images of the history of the city and bullfighting. Bodega Belmonte is ideal for breakfast, wine and tapas for to taste the traditional Andalusian and Spanish gastronomy.
Bodega Belmonte, icon of Seville
Juan Belmonte was, according to some experts, the origin of the modern bullfighting. Brave and with novel ways, was a great figure in the city. Bodega Belmonte is a tribute to his life inside and outside the bullring.
Quirky, unique and very close to the intellectuals of his time, Juan Belmonte had a plentiful social life that made him an icon. Since a lot of years, bulls and wine have fixed residence in the center of Seville.
tribute to Bullfighting
The walls of Bodega Belmonte have a large collection of bull heads and several elements of the most traditional Seville. Images of the most outstanding and precious places of Seville and bullfighting make up a unique space. With Juan Belmonte as protagonist, the decoration of this tavern is based on the ‘fiesta nacional’.
It is right in the center of Seville, just some steps away from the Cathedral and the Giralda. At Mateos Gago street, the entrance to the Santa Cruz district, a spectacular area to know the gastronomy and to enjoy nice walks to the fresh of its narrow streets.
Terrace with the best views of the Giralda
Bodega Belmonte has a traditional tapas bar counter and two cozy lounges for breakfast, lunch or dinner in a quiet way, escaping from the bustle and murmur of the typical Sevillian taverns.
In addition, the terrace overlooking the Giralda in the main door, is a privileged place to feel the life of the most animated area in Seville. Another small terrace is located in the back door of Bodega Belmonte. A much quieter option to enjoy gastronomy while relaxing.
Breakfast in Seville
Bodega Belmonte opens at 08:00 in the morning. They get up early to serve breakfast to neighbors, who have made this visit a norm, as well as tourists who want to take advantage of the less hot hours on their excursions.
They have the most typical of Seville for breakfast. Coffee, orange juice and of course the traditional toast with iberian ham. There are more options for your morning toast. Butter, prosciutto, jams and products suitable for any taste. There are also buns of the most traditional Sevillan bakeries so that no one is left without breakfast whatever they want.
Tapas and wine in Seville
The tapas menu is very varied. Altough true to tradition, they add touches and cutting-edge dishes to surprise the visitor. We can try the most traditional tapas like the sirloin with whiskey sauce, the pork cheeks, bull tail, stews, season vegetables, salmorejos, chacinas, croquettes, pescaíto and other frieds… Or to opt for some suggestions like carpaccio, tartar or strudel.
The wine is the great gastronomic protagonist in Bodega Belmonte. One of the most complete cellars in Seville, with Andalusian wines and coming from all over Spain. It can be enjoyed by cups or bottles, which you can also buy to take home or as a gift.