Spanish restaurants

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A day by the sea – La Herradura and Salobreña

Up early, we headed to La Herradura – less than an hour away from Órgiva on the Costa Tropical. It has a marina which was recommended as a spot to have lunch. We could look at boats and pretend we were rich. But we never made it. La Herradura is a pleasant place helped largely by … Continue reading

El Viejo Molino, Órgiva

El Viejo Molino – or simply Molinos as it’s commonly known – is slightly hidden along the main route through the town. Upon entering, a sheltered inner courtyard opens up which has a large bar and plenty of tables, with a large cover to escape the sun. It must have found its way into travel guides … Continue reading

Restaurante Flor de Limonero – Hotel Taray

El Limonero, previously based on the edge of Órgiva has moved to the lovely Taray Botanico Hotel 1km outside of town to the south. [Update October 2017: the restaurant is moving from this hotel to Hotel Mirasol next to the small BP station, opening either late 2017 or early 2018.] It’s had a slight name change too. The menu … Continue reading

Copita tapas bar, London

What one needs after searching for curtain fabric is a glass of wine. Luckily we stumbled across Copita in D’Arblay Street. And what a find. D’Arblay Street – laid out in 1735 when Philip V was King of Spain and named after the novelist and playwright Fanny Burney (later Madame D’Arblay) – is a tiny road in Soho, … Continue reading

Veal meat from the face – El Pimpi, Málaga

On holiday we’re never quite sure if places we end up are aimed at tourists or where the locals go  – or a bit of both (and don’t they say a restaurant full of locals, no matter how dour or unexciting a place looks, is the place to eat?). Guidebooks can help point the culinary … Continue reading