ASTURIAS - ARRIONDAS - CASA MARCIAL
Two Michelin Stars
The drive to the restaurant, which is situated in the heart of the mountains is accessed via a narrow road in the beautiful Asturian countryside and the views are amazing.
Beware of the narrow winding roads where you'll have to be careful of grazing cows and sheep.
The restaurant itself has a modest façade which provides a contrast to its elegant stone interior and exposed wooden beams and a few contemporary decorative details.
There is an attractive bar area.
Two Michelin starred chef Nacho Manzano, prepares creative regional cuisine using only the finest top quality ingredients. The chefs imagination and inventions, brilliant though they are, he never loses the sight of his roots. Indeed, with its idyllic rural location, his roots are everywhere to be seen.
We chose the tasting menu Abeu
Crujiente de algas con gel de limón (crunchy seaweed with lemon gel)
Almeja cruda y agua congelada, puré de algas marinas (raw clam & frozen water, seaweed puree)
Croquetas de Jamón (ham croquettes)
Cresta de pollo de corral (free range chicken crest)
Ostra, vino de jerez y flor de borraja (oyster, sherry & borraja flower)
Yema de Huevo, Maíz y Jugo de Salazón (egg yolk with salted juice)
Enoki, Calamar, y Tinta de Tierra (squid enoki with soil ink)
Colageno, Xarda y Berros (collegen, pickled turnip & watercress)
Merluza con ensalada líquida holandesa (hake with liquid salad hollandaise)
Arroz con Pitu de Caleya (slow cooked free range chicken rice)
panecote de manzana y apio (apple & celery panecote)
Chocolate, menta y passion (chocolate, mint and passion) with a copa vino de Jerez 2017
We were served the following wines, perfectly described by the excellent sommelier.
Virqueria 2015 (Sevilla)
Sidra Riestra Brut (Sariego)
Goalheiro Granit 2017 (Vinho Verde)
Ayala Brut Majeur (Champagne)
Marqués de Riscal Reserva 2005 (Rioja)
Sidra de Hielo 1898 (Villaviciosa)
Grahams Tawny 10 Anos Jeroboam (Oporto)
Service was charming and very descriptive.
Closed 6th - 31st January, 7 days June & September, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evening, except August.
Calle La Salgar 10, 33549 Arriondas, Asturias. +34 98 584 09 91
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