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Mirabe

Mirabe (Manuel Arnís 2, Barcelona) – located at the end of Avenida Tibidabo in Barcelona (by a hill of the same name faces the city), this is a three-level venue best known for its panoramic view of the city (at its top-level Terrasse). Due to its popular location, a number of special events are sometimes […]

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Zalacaín

Zalacaín (Alvarez de Baena 4, Madrid) – located near La Castellana boulevard, this restaurant, which opened in 1973 and received accolades from both Michelin and Gournetour, serves a number of Basque and French delicacies. Dishes served there includes manita de cerdo rellena de setas (pigs’ feet stuffed with wild mushrooms), ostras con caviar y gelatina […]

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Café Jazz Populart

Café Jazz Populart (Calle de las Huertas 22, Madrid) – this venue, located on the east side of Madrid, livens this area since it’s one of the city’s most popular jazz clubs. The music played here is diverse – ranging from Salsa, to Reggae, Afro-Brazilian, American Blues, as well as Jazz. The crowd here runs […]

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Skina

Skina (Calle Aduar 12, Málaga) – this small restaurant, located near Málaga’s main tourist area, serves a variety of unique dishes, such as Lobster tartare with strawberry, Mediterranean salad (of sea bream sashimi, grapefruit, purple onion, radish & salmon caviar), spinach rice with Malaga white prawns, seared sea bass with parsnips and Jerusalem artichoke puree, […]

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Restaurante Amador

Restaurante Amador (Calle Bandaneira 6, Urb. El Atabal, Málaga) – located within the Hotel Villa Guadalupe, this eatery is well rated by various visitors. It gets raves for the Spanish dishes served here (including the ajo blanco soup with prickly pear sorbet). The restaurant is also popular for its view of the city – which […]

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Sollun

Sollun (Calle Pintada 23, Nerja, Málaga) – opened since 2006 at a village near the city of Málaga, this is a gourmet restaurant that is open only for dinner and offers a variety of meat and seafood dishes, such as lamb with bulger wheat; amanita funghi and sweet potato; duck liver with cep risotto; tuna […]

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Restaurante José Carlos García

Restaurante José Carlos García (Plaza del la Capilla, Puerto de Málaga, Málaga) – located just a few meters away from Málaga’s port area (along with the Playa de la Malagueta), this small restaurant is distinctive for its glass-enclosed kitchen, where passersby can see its star chef José Carlos García and his team cook a variety […]

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Las Tortillas de Gabino

Las Tortillas de Gabino (Calle de Rafael Calvo 20, Chamberí, Madrid) – as its name implies, this restaurant’s specialty is tortillas (Spanish omelettes, not the famed Mexican snack food). The tortilla de patatas (potato & onion omelette) and tortilla with octopus are among its well-regarded dishes.  

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La Mensula

La Mensula (Calle Trinidad Grund 28, Málaga) – this is a restaurant for those who want to try traditional Andalusian cuisine. King prawns with setas (oyster mushrooms), ensalada de bacalao con crema de ajetes, lamb cutlets and oxtail are among the items served there.

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La Terraza

La Terraza – Casino de Madrid (Alcalá 15, Sol, Madrid) – upon entering this restaurant (which is actually a rooftop terrace), patrons could be forgiven for thinking they have entered a museum (given the prime location within Madrid, and its elegant interior décor). This is one of Madrid’s well-regarded restaurants (managed by star chef Ferran […]