Emblem of Leonese cuisine
The cuisine on offer at the iconic Parador de León - Hostal San Marcos is based on the rich and varied traditional cuisine of León with a modern twist. Food featuring renowned local products such as cecina and León black pudding, where a tasty and essential dish such as Castile and León suckling lamb reigns supreme.
The elegant decoration of the Rey Don Sancho Restaurant, with large windows overlooking the banks of the River Bernesga, is conducive to culinary pleasure. Along with cured meats, sausages and artisan cheeses, you can try regional specialities.
Type of kitchen
Cecina de León Gran Reserva, León black pudding, Castile and León suckling lamb(PGI)
The historic Hostal San Marcos
Built in the 12th c. as a monastery and hospital for pilgrims, San Marcos later became one of the main headquarters of the Order of Santiago, and one of the most representative buildings of the Plateresque style in Spain.
Today, San Marcos is home to an art collection that brings together traditions and modernity. The interior contains an exceptional collection of traditional works, including figures by Juan de Juni and the 16th c. choirstalls, along with a selection of modern art that includes works by Fernando Zóbel, Eduardo Chillida and José Caballero, as well as an exclusive collection of 32 oils by José Vela Zanetti.