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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.…

La Muralleta: Down by the River

La Muralleta: Down by the River

Ribarroja is a long town, one of these that grew alongside a main road that followed the merry, winding River Turia. And it’s rtight there down by the river that…

El Garatge: Come on Baby Light my Cheese

El Garatge: Come on Baby Light my Cheese

I don’t always take kindly to waiters blowtorching my meal; especially when I’ve already sytarted nibbling, but at El Garatge, surprising things have a habit of happening. It’s a fun…

Commo Fusion

Commo Fusion

I didn’t see any llamas but this is a Peruvian restaurant in the heart of Valencia with a clearly modern approach and very popular judging by the numbers there eating…