14 Apr 2019


Tucked away in a corner of the bustling plaza nueva in the old town, this little bar was the winner of best pintxos in town for many years for a reason. They are the modern gastronomic type of pintxos.

The top two pictures are from a previous visit.

We Tried the following

Patatas rellenas con mejillas de cerdo y sal de vainilla (potatoes stuffed with pig’s cheeks and vanilla salt).

Foie con manzana y pedro ximenez (foie gras with apple and pedro ximenez sauce).

Txistorra a la plancha (grilled spicy sausage)

Patatas bravas (fried potatoes with ali-oli and spicy tomato sauce)

Sopa de setas y maíz con huevo de co...

23 Jan 2019


Top picture by London photographer Raquel Winn

You can view and buy some of Raquel's photos here at Saatchi Art    www.saatchiart.com/raquelwinn

For the cheaper pocket head to Bar Costa in Santa Gertrudis de Fruitera a village in the centre of the island.

There are around 16 restaurants set around the village church in this lovely spot with a vibrant hippy feel where it's a great place to while a few hours away in the interesting little shops and nooks and crannies.

On a Sunday there is likely to be a church procession.

And locals and tourists attending the Sunday service.

Just off the main squ...

6 Jul 2016


When you arrive in the lovely little village of Sant Agusti des Vedrá, opposite the delightfull village church you will see excellent traditional restaurante Restaurante Can Berri Vell.

This was once a 17th Century home and is now a lovely, romantic, candle lit spot with a terrace overrun with greenery.

The restaurant has been here now for 30 years and once inside you are in a true rural Ibicencan home. There are different rooms, small & large with little hidden nooks and crannies decorated with historical authentic local artifacts.

There is also a beautiful balcony for six to eight people, which gives ou...

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