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Hard Rock Café, Valencia

Hard Rock Café, Valencia

The Hard Rock finally hit Valencia, but fortunately this is not an example of American Gastro-Imperialism, as the owners have opted for high quality local produce to satisfy international appetites.…

Aoyama

Aoyama

Finally it has happened; after years of sacrifice and money poured down the drain on frivolities such as education, one of my sons finally invited me to supper! It was…

Bacco: a Light Meal

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 The word ‘grotty’ will…

Itaca Consul del Mar Hotel

Itaca Consul del Mar Hotel

In Avenida del Puerto there is a curious old house built in 1905 with its labyrinth of corridors filled with old maps and period prints. The foyer reveals its stately…

Casual Hotel Valencia

Casual Hotel Valencia

Juan Carlos Sanjuán is a man with a lot of energy, the kind of person who, to quote The Beatles, works eight days a week. It’s curious therefore that he…

SOLVASA: A Flour Among Valencian Hotels

SOLVASA: A Flour Among Valencian Hotels

Not many people would choose to spend their holiday in a flour factory, but then again, if Spain is different, Valencia is differenter. Transforming a 19th century flour factory into…

British Chef Wins Paella Award

British Chef Wins Paella Award

Who says that British food is rubbish? Well, most people really, especially the British. This may be why British resident in Valencia Michael Hall decided to learn to cook paella,…

Bisbe: to Infinity and the Toilet

Bisbe: to Infinity and the Toilet

Restaurant reviews don’t normally begin by talking about the toilets, and this one is an exception. It’s just that the toilet (only the Men’s; I checked) is incredible. The experience…

Shish Majal Indian Restaurant

Shish Majal Indian Restaurant

It’s surprising that Indian food has never really caught on in Valencia; surprising because variations on Chinese food have long been popular, because Valencia is on the Silk Trade route…

Muez

Muez

You would be forgiven for thinking that Muez is in fact a hardware store, or ironmongers as the British used to say before they decided in referendum to become irrelevant.…

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