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BARCELONA
ANTIGUA CASA SOLE 
Address: Carres Sant Carlos, 4, Barcelona 
Tel.: (34)(93)2215012 
opening hours: 13:00~16:00, 20:30~23:00 
Closed on Sundays. 
A favourite with Barcelona citizens, away from the seafront. This restaurant serves the best rice and seafood dishes in town. Black rice (with swuid ink), Caldoso rice (slightly liquid). 

CASA LEOPOLDO
Address: Carrer Sant Rafael, 24, Barcelona
Tel.: (34)(93)4416942
Opening hours: 13:00~16:00, 21:00~23:00
Closed on Sunday dinners and Mondays.
One of the hangouts of Pepe Carvalho (the hero of Vazquez Montalban's thrillers).
For grilled fish, tripes and fried calamari (squids).

MADRID-BARCELONA
Address: carrer d'Arago, 282, Barcelona.
Tel.: (34)(93)2157026
Opening hours: 13:00~15:45, 20:30~23:45
Closed on Sundays.
Restaurant known for its excellent seafood tapas.

SENYOR PARELLADA 
Address: Carrer de l'Argenteria, 37, Barcelona 
Tel.: (34)(93)3105094 
Opening hours: 13:00~15:30, 21:00~23:30 
Closed on Sundays. 
Catalan specialties and set menu have established the reputation of this restaurant. 
Charming setting. Two floors and central patio with glass roof.

TAXIDERMISTA
Address: Placa Real, 8, Barcelona
Tel.: (34)(93)4124536
Opening hours: 13:30~24:00
Closed on Sundays.
Nouvelle cuisine with local ingredients. 
Located under the Placa Real arcades.

MADRID

BOTIN  
Address: Calle Cuchilleros, 17, Madrid 
Tel.: (34)(91)3663026 
Founded in 1725, this restaurant, the oldest restaurant in the world, according to the Guiness Book of world Records. Tasty Castillan cooking, uncluding suckling pig. 

CASA PARTES  
Address: Calle Canizares, 10, Madrid 
tel.: (34)(91)3690496 
No show on Sundays. 
A flamenco show and good home cooking. 

EL VIAJERO  
Address: Plaza de la Cabada, 11, Madrid. 
Tel.: (34)(91)3669064 
Closed on Sundays. 
Excellent meat from Uruguay, with a terrace and a comfortable area for drinks. 

 
ANDALUSIA
CARMONA, CORDOBA, UBEDA & BAEZA
Ubeda Church
CASA DE CARMONA  
Address: Plazza de Lasso, 1, 41410 Carmona 
Tel.: (34)5-4191000 
Located inside hotel of same name. Good cuisine, more international then typically Andalusian. 
 
EL CHURASCO(25~35 US dollars) 
Address: Calle Romero, 16, 14003 Cordoba 
Tel.: (34)5-7290819 
This restaurant-museum is set inside a Jewish house. Probably the best on the city for its cuisine, easy-going and warm atmosphere and authentic products. Try the salmonejo and flamequin. Ask for the chef's recipes printed on small brochures. 

JUANITO(35~40 US dollars) 
Address: Paseo Arca del Agua, 23440 Baeza 
Tel.: (34)5-3740040 
Located in hotel of same name. Famous for its olive oil partridge pie and Mr. Pedro Salcedo's cuisine. 

PATADOR CONDESTABLE DAVALOS  
Address: Plazza de Vazquez Molina, 23400 Ubeda 
Tel.: (34)5-3750345 
Located inside the magnificent XVIth Century palace cum hotel of same name. Very good regional cuisine. 

MESON GABINO(20~25 US dollars) 
Address: Fuente Seca, 23400 Ubeda 
Tel.: (34)5-3754207 
Nicolas Gabino's specialities are amber braised & grilled dishes. Also try the andrajos soup. 

 
BASQUE REGION
SAN SEBASTIAN-DONOSTA
ARZAK  
Address: alto de Miracruz 21, 20015, San sebastian 
Yel.: (34)943-278465 
Fax: (34)943-272753 
Degustation menu: 9900 pts 
Catre: 12000 pts 
The best restaurant in town and the oldest 3-star in Spain. Very basque menu. Fish absolutely first class, especially anchovies, cod, seabream but also the pigeon and the desserts. Very innovative but perfectly balanced. 

AKELARE  
Address: pasei del Padre Orcolaga 56, darrio de Igueldo, 20008, San Sebastian, Spain. 
Tel.: (34)943-212052 
Menu: 8700 pts 
Carte: 12000 pts 
Veru creative cuisine by Pedro Subijana. Anchovies, lamb liver brochettes, cod, gambas, chocolate & rhubarb ganache. 

MARTIN BARASATEGUI  
Address: Loidi 4, 20160, Lasarte, Spain. 
Tel.: (34)943-366471 
Fax: (34)943-366107 
Menu: 8500 pts 
Carte: 7000~8000 pts 
Located 15 km south of San Sebastian. Local products. Millefeuille of eel and foie gras, gambas with onion raviolis. First class desserts. 

UREPEL  
paseo del Salamanca 3, 20003, San Sebastian, Spain. 
Rel.: (34)943-424040 
Carte: 7000 pts 
Tomas and Peru Almandoz offer a slightly French style Basque cuisine. Cep jelly vichyssoise, gambas with morels and small peas, seabream, strawberry and cheese mousse. 

LE PANIER FLEURI  
Address: paseo de salamanca 1, 20003, San Sebastian, Spain. 
Rel.: (34)943-424205 
Carte: 5500~6500 pts 
Maria-Jesus Fombellida Cortazar offers a typically basque cuisine: fresh gaspacho, Navarre pigeon, chocolate tiles with coffee cream. 

BETI JAI  
Address: Fermin Calbeton 22, 20003, San Sebastian, Spain. 
Tel.: (34)943-427737 
Carte: 6500 pts 
Pintxos bar on groundfloor. Gastronomic restaurant in the basement. Best local products. Good and cheap wine list. 

REKONDO  
Paseo de Igueldo 57, 20008, San Sebastian, Spain. 
Tel.: (34)943-212907 
Carte: 6000 pts 
The young Ms. Lourdes Rekondo has taken over this family establishment with its 100,000 wine bottles, typical dishes and warm welcome. A few good surprises in the menu! 

BODEGON ALEJANDRO  
Address: Fermin Calbeton 4, 20003, San sebastian, Spain. 
Tel.: (34)943-427158 
Menu-carte: 2900 pts 
Inside a cellar renovated by Martin Barasategui who proposes a very good value. Try the fish and shefish soup, the lamb leg and the hazelnut & vanilla ice cream. 

RECOMMENDED PINTXOS (TAPA) BARS 

CASA ALCALDE  
Address: Calle Mayor 19, San Sebastian, Spain 
Tel.: (34)943-426216 

LA CEPA  
Address: 31 de Agosto, San Sebastian, Spain 
Rel.: (34)943-426394 

PORTALETAS  
Address: Puerto 8, San Sebastian, Spain. 
Rel.: (34)943-424272 

BAR MARTINEZ  
Address: 31 de Agosto, San Sebastian, Spain. 
Tel.: (34)943-424965 

BAR TXEPETXA  
Address: Pescaderoa 5, San Sebastian, Spain 
Tel.: (34)943-422227 

CASA GANDARIAS  
Address: 31 de Agosto 25, San sebastian, Spain. 
Tel.: (34)943-428106 
 

RIBERA DEL DUERO REGION  
(South of Burgos, West of Valladolid, 150 km North of Madrid)

MESON DE LA VILLA  
Address: Plaza Mayor, 3, Arranda-de-Duero 
Tel.: (34)947-501025 
Closed on Mondays. 
The best restaurant in the city. Roasted lamb and very fresh fish. Also features specialities such as fried milk, cockerel srests and sheep feet. 
About 5,000 pts per person. 
Crianza 95 de Pesquera and Vega Sicilia wines. 

EL LAGAR  
Address: Cl. Isillia, 18, Aranda-de-Duero 
Tel.: (34)947-501025 
Right in the center of town, a tavern where the wine fights with the beer. Lamdb with oil torta. Cholo pepper grilled lamb feet. 
3,200 pts menu. 
Visit their cellar which sells first quality Ribera wines. 

CHULOTA  
Address: Av. de la Paz, Rea-de-Duero 
Tel.: (34)947-540312 
Closed on Mondays. 
Famous for its chuletas ribs. 3,000 pts a la carte. 

ASADOS NAZARUNO  
Address: Rea-de-Duero 
Tel.: (34)947-54024 
Uprown near a plane-tree promenade. Cordero asado (roast lamb) on reservation except Tuesdays, Saturdaysor Saturdays. Tasty morcilla spiced with cinnamon and cumin. 3,200 pts with a young Ribera wine. 

LA POSADA DE SALVERRI  
Address: ctra. Penaranda-Caleruega, km 10, Hontoria-de-Vaderadas 
Tel.: (34)947-561031 
In an inn isolated in the countryside where you can also rent one of the five bedrooms (6,000 pts a night/2 peple/breakfast included). Taste the morcilla sausage, bacon fried eggs, artichokes with lamb spleen, young bull tail, and chuletillas (small lamb ribs). 
About 30 wines (around 2,000 pts) available. 

 
VALENCIA
LA PEPICA  
Address: Paseo de Neptuno, 2, Valencia 
Tel.: (34)963714111 
The most typical restaurant/cafe in town. 

LA ROSA  
Address: Paseo de Neptuno, 70, Valencia 
Tel.: (34)963712076 
Absolutely the best restaurant in town. traditional Spanish food.