Bacco: a Light Meal

If you like fairy lights with your lunch and wish it could be Christmas every day (an exhausting idea) then you will assuredly enjoy Bacco d.o.c

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The word ‘grotty’ will never be heard there, although ‘grotto’ springs to mind.

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It would be an easy joke to say that whoever decorated this place must have been plastered, but then I would never avoid a joke just because of its complexity, and the fact of the matter is that you already one of the five senses sated long before they bring the food.

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Stalactites and stalagmites abound, and you could be forgiven for not especially noticing the food when it arrives.

The menu cost €9.90 with three options for each course, and the fish stew and pesto pasta I had were quite acceptable.

The wine list was extensive and covered most of the geography of Spain.

But I couldn’t focus; I kept wondering who commissioned the giant rose on the ceiling and who took the time to create that mosaic floor.

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A good restaurant if you are taking your guests there to sign a complicated contract or explain an infidelity.

Bacco is to be found floating in a haze of light and hypnotic music in C/ Los Derechos,29.

 

 

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