Category: Spain eating and drinking

Ronda Del Escudero Restaurant

| June 22, 2013
Ronda Del Escudero Restaurant

This restaurant in the delightful city of Ronda is situated by the Bullring, on the edge of the Tajo cliff, whose Puente Nuevo (New Bridge) links the Arab part of the city with the more modern district, one dating back to the Middle Ages, the other to the sixteenth century. The magnificent location affording spectacular views and the food turn the establishment into a must-visit.

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Fuengirola El Higuerón

| November 6, 2012
Fuengirola El Higuerón

El Higuerón, in Fuengirola, in the heart of the Costa del Sol, looks like a big balcony suspended from a mountainside. The vistas of the Mediterranean coast the site affords are really beautiful.

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Marbella La Meridiana

| October 19, 2012
Marbella La Meridiana

Located near the mosque, La Meridiana is a renowned, exclusive restaurant that has been a symbol of Marbella’s lifestyle for many years. European nobles and members of royal families or millionaires and celebrities from all over the world can be seen eating at the tables in the splendid garden or the indoor dining room.

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Marbella El lago

| October 4, 2012
Marbella El lago

This great restaurant in the Club House at the Greenlife Golf, in the Elviria Hills complex of Marbella, is surrounded by a golf house and located by an artificial lake (lago in Spanish). Its minimal décor is modern and cosy at the same time. It has a nice terrace that guests always prefer in warm summer evenings.

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Mesana Restaurant, Marbella

| August 18, 2012
Mesana Restaurant, Marbella

The Mesana restaurant, in the five-star Gran Guadalpín Hotel, boasts an exquisite, elegant décor, lavishing attention on details like cutlery, glassware, crockery… The service couldn’t be better with Raúl González as a maître d’hotel who was third finalist in the “Nariz de Oro” awards in 2006.

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Tragabuches restaurant, Ronda

| May 17, 2012
Tragabuches restaurant, Ronda

This restaurant is located in the beautiful city of Ronda, in the heart of the mountainous region of Málaga. It has been named after José Ulloa, known as Tragabuches, one of the popular bandits who used to hide in the mountains after committing their crimes.

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Málaga restaurants

| April 4, 2012
Málaga restaurants

Over the past few years, Málaga and its Costa del Sol have become one of the points of reference of Spanish cuisine. Alongside Basque and Catalan cookeries, Andalusian dishes are beginning to find their place in the booming scenario of Spanish flavours, and this is reflected in restaurant guides and specialised magazines.

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Trayamar restaurant in Malaga

| April 2, 2012
Trayamar restaurant in Malaga

The Trayamar Uncibay is located in Málaga’s historic centre, just five minutes’ walk from the Cathedral, the Picasso Museum, the Roman Theatre and the Alcazaba (fortress).

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Airén restaurant, Benalmádena

| April 2, 2012
Airén restaurant, Benalmádena

Airén, a top restaurant in the Costa del Sol, is located in the Reserva del Higerón Country Club and Spa. The dining area, with a seating capacity of 250, commands spectacular views of the country and the sea. The terrace – among the nicest miradors of the province – is open only in the summer. The restaurant’s minimalist décor, which consists of simple forms, straight lines and modernist details, lends great elegance to the place.

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Café de parís restaurant, Malaga

| March 28, 2012
Café de parís restaurant, Malaga

The Café de París is centrally located, close to La Malagueta beach, the Pablo Ruiz Picasso Sea Promenade and the Port of Málaga. The warm, cosy restaurant has a bar and two dining areas. The restaurant has gained international fame, especially since José Carlos García, the founder’s son, started running it. The Michelin-starred restaurant is also recommended by other restaurant guides like Gourmetour or Campsa. The Café de París serves unique signature dishes.

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Babilonia restaurant, Marbella

| March 28, 2012
Babilonia restaurant, Marbella

Olivia Valere is one of the best-known women of the Costa del Sol. She came to Marbella more than twenty years ago, and opened her leisure centre in 1997. The facilities include a restaurant -Palacio Babilonia-, a private club -Le Privé restaurant-lounge bar-, and a night club – Olivia Valere -. The Marbella’s location has become internationally celebrated and a must-visit for foodies who want to eat delicious food in a stylish restaurant.

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Westin La Quinta Golf Resort, Marbella

| March 28, 2012
Westin La Quinta Golf Resort, Marbella

The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort, Marbella-Benahavís, is the most recent jewel of the Costa del Sol -a true paradise in the heart of the famous Marbella Golf Valley, where the green hills beautifully blend with the blue colour of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Cordoba gastronomy

| December 31, 2011
Cordoba gastronomy

There is a lot of art and tradition in the gastronomy of Córdoba. The weight of history and tradition is in the dishes that have been passed down from the Moorish and Jewish past, they are put on the table today with innovating touches and a fusion of tastes. Continue Reading

Malaga gastronomy

| December 26, 2011
Malaga gastronomy

Malaga’s cuisine boasts a wide variety of simple, healthy dishes prepared with natural ingredients, some of which are protected by a denomination of origin: olive oil with the Antequera Denomination of Origin; cherimoyas with the Chirimoya de la Costa Tropical Granada-Malaga Denomination of Origin; raisins with the Pasas de Màlaga Denomination of Origin; and wines with the Malaga and Sierras de Malaga Denominations of origin. Continue Reading

Ibiza gastronomy

| December 20, 2011
Ibiza gastronomy

The greatest pleasure that exists for the Ibicencos is the enjoyment of food. They feel genuine devotion to fresh and natural products and, in earlier times it was impossible to see a house that was not self-sufficient from its own garden, its fruit trees and its livestock. Even today, many homes keep this tradition alive. Continue Reading