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El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Spain


Aponiente is an acclaimed restaurant located in El Puerto de Santa María, in the province of Cádiz, Spain. Founded and led by renowned chef Ángel León, Aponiente has earned multiple Michelin stars and widespread recognition for its innovative approach to seafood cuisine.

Situated near the Atlantic Ocean, Aponiente draws its culinary inspiration from the sea, focusing on sustainable and lesser-known marine ingredients. Chef Ángel León is often referred to as the "Chef of the Sea" due to his deep knowledge and commitment to highlighting the potential of marine biodiversity in gastronomy.

The restaurant's elegant and nautical-themed decor creates an enchanting atmosphere for diners, immersing them in the essence of the sea. Aponiente offers tasting menus that are a testament to Chef Ángel León's creativity, featuring exquisite seafood dishes that celebrate the flavors and textures of the ocean.

With a passion for environmental sustainability, Aponiente actively participates in marine conservation efforts and supports local fishermen. This dedication to ethical sourcing further enhances the dining experience, making it not only a culinary journey but also an exploration of marine preservation.


LocationEl Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Spain
Price range****
Cuisine (country/region)Mediterranean
Menu (options)Tasting menu
Facilities/servicesOpen kitchen
Private dining rooms
AtmosphereFine Dining
Interior styleModern
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