Fiesta de la Aceituna, Martos

For this year´s Fiesta de la Aceituna, the 42nd edition, eight of the town´s restaurants have prepared special menus based on local Extra Virgin Olive Oil with the aim of showcasing the health benefits of olive oil and its use in cooking.

The restaurants that are taking part in the initiative are:

Bellavista  - Calle Cerrillo

Nuevo Pinar - Parque Manuel Carrasco

La Noria 2019 - Calle Río Ebro

Asador Capiscol - Calle Los Charcones 

La Consentida - corner of Pierre Cibié and Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente

El Teatro - Parque Manuel Carrasco 

Hotel Ciudad de Martos - Calle Molino Medel

La Lola Taberna Atípica - Avenida Pierre Cibié

The Fiesta de la Aceituna has taken place since 1981 and serves to celebrate the work of everyone who has cultivated olive trees and remember the generations of labourers.

Homage to Olive Workers Statue, Parque Manuel Carrasco, Martos

The special menus prepared by each restaurant will be available from 2nd  to 11th December and will include an olive oil tasting, tasting, first course, main course and dessert.  

There is also a competition open to all with two categories; the first is for seasoned olives, which must be the Cornezuelo variety, and the second is for tapas made with extra virgin olive oil.

For more information see the rules here, registration is by 28th November.

To fins out about all the activities taking place see the Town Hall´s  fiesta programme.

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