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Esquitx Creperia, Reus, Spain (Warning: Contains Pancakes!)

Esquitx Creperia, Reus, Spain (Warning: Contains Pancakes!)

I landed in Spain with food on my mind (shocking I know!) and wanted my first meal to be something traditional; mussels perhaps, or maybe a paella. I’d chosen a seemingly suitable restaurant for lunch but arrived to find the shutters down. It was early so we went for a walk around the town expecting to return to an open ... Read More »

O Alentejano, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

O Alentejano, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

For my last day on the Algarve (sniff) I wanted something really traditional and very Portugese. After some searching I found O Alentejano which sounded like exactly what I wanted. It was another win for the internet as not only would I never have heard of the place without TripAdvisor reviews but I wouldn’t have found it either without Google Maps ... Read More »

A Lota, Alvor, Algarve, Portugal

A Lota, Alvor, Algarve, Portugal

After spending most of the past week around Albufeira it was time to venture a little further along the coast. Alvor in the western Algarve, just past Portimão seemed like the ideal place. Alvor is a fishing village situated both on the coast and on the estuary of the river, Rio Alvor. What attracted me was the number of restaurants ... Read More »

Bodega Dos de Mayo, Seville, Spain

Bodega Dos de Mayo, Seville, Spain

As soon as I noticed how close we were to Spain I just had to pay a visit. I love Ibiza and Barcelona is one of my favourite places in the world but I haven’t been to southern Spain since a package holiday many years ago as a small child. Looking at a map I picked out Seville as the ... Read More »

Teodosio, Guia, Algarve, Portugal

Teodosio, Guia, Algarve, Portugal

After a long hot day at the nearby ZooMarine what I really needed was Peri-Peri chicken and beer. Thankfully Teodosio is just around the corner and provided both. It’s a shame that they don’t have an outdoor seating area though as this was the only meal in our entire trip that was eaten under a roof and that includes breakfasts. ... Read More »

Shalom II, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

Shalom II, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

There’s a board outside Shalom II which states that they serve “the best ribs in town”. It certainly grabbed my attention but as I consider myself a bit of a rib connoisseur I would be judging for myself. I came back later to find out. Unfortunately just as I sat down a table of 20 arrived completely unannounced, filling almost ... Read More »

La Cigale, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

La Cigale, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

Olhos de Água is a tiny Portuguese parish in the municipality of Albufeira. It’s located on the coast and is famous for having one of the best beaches on the Algarve which is why I was there. I can confirm that the beach is fantastic, so much quieter and more peaceful than the other beaches around but just as pretty. ... Read More »

Restaurante Zé Carlos – O Careca, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

Restaurante Zé Carlos – O Careca, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

If i’m being honest the only reason I visited Restaurante Zé Carlos was because it’s just around the corner from the apartment I was staying in. It didn’t look particularly inviting from the outside and the menu looked fairly basic. Day 3 of the now customary ‘couvert’ was OK but definitely the weakest olives and bread we’d received so far ... Read More »

A Tasquinha do Rossio, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

A Tasquinha do Rossio, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

I’d read about A Tasquinha do Rossio on TripAdvisor before arriving in Portugal and was very much looking forward to eating there. It sounded fantastic, i’d also read that it gets busy quickly so I went out of my way to find it during the day and make a reservation for later on. I’m glad that I did because when we ... Read More »

O Lusitano, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

O Lusitano, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

On our first evening in Portugal we were very tired after an early flight so went out to find something to eat early. We arrived at O Lusitano before 6:30pm to find that it didn’t open until 7pm. A waitress overheard us deciding whether to wait, go and come back or look elsewhere and very kindly offered to open early ... Read More »

Roberto’s Chicken, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

Roberto’s Chicken, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

Being a massive Nando’s fan I was naturally looking forward to tasting some real, authentic peri-peri chicken in Portugal. I didn’t have to wait long as I spotted Roberto’s Chicken on the drive from the airport, roughly 1 hour after landing. Roberto’s Chicken is essentially a fast food restaurant. It’s a takeaway but with a small number of tables outside ... Read More »

Tight, Cafe Bar, Copenhagen, Denmark

Tight, Cafe Bar, Copenhagen, Denmark

After eating at fine dining restaurants for the past couple of days we decided we’d like something a bit more casual for our last day in Copenhagen. We were spoilt for choice as there are countless cafe bars in the city. We ended up at ‘Tight’ based on some fantastic reviews and it’s location very near to Christiansborg, home of ... Read More »

Restaurant Krebsegaarden, Copenhagen, Denmark

Restaurant Krebsegaarden, Copenhagen, Denmark

Wherever I ate on Noma-eve was going to have to be good if I had any chance of remembering it after eating at the best restaurant in the world. It was a hard decision as there are loads of interesting places to eat in Copenhagen, eventually I decided on Restaurant Krebsegaarden. Although i’m not particularly interested in art I was ... Read More »

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