Restaurants & Food

Learn how to prepare your favourite cuisine in Marbella

Marbella is associated with many enjoyable things in life, from its beautiful scenery and fascinating culture to first class amenities and colourful nightlife. At the heart of these pleasures in life are food and drink, surely two of the most essential commodities to living a blissful and contented life. The coastal town and its surrounding …

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Say cheese! (and ham of course)

Spanish cheese and ham recognised on world food stage It’s not only the population of Spain currently applauding the quality of the county’s cheese and ham produce, as some prize varieties have recently received international recognition from official international organisations. These standard food staples are a main part of traditional Spanish cuisine, and particularly so …

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Spain’s traditional Easter dishes

It is traditional in almost every country to serve special dishes at the most important festivals. Easter is arguably the most important religious festival in the Christian calendar, and Spain gives it more importance in terms of the associated rituals than almost any other European nation. Many foreigners are familiar with the parades during Holy …

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August is here!

Whether you live in Marbella, own a holiday home or are simply visiting briefly, certain places and activities just can’t be missed over the summer period. An evening people watching on the Marbella promenade Perhaps the archetypal Marbella experience, this famous beach-side walkway is an experience not to be missed. A cosmopolitan, bustling town, Marbella …

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Beach club chillin’ east of Marbella

Beach club chillin’ east of Marbella We have it on good authority that it’s just to the east of Marbella where all the best beach club fun happens on the Costa del Sol. The fantastic sandy beaches adorning this part of the southern Spanish coastline are an ideal location to host these exciting venues that …

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Sardines swim into cultural heritage

The Cultural Commission of the Spanish Senate has recently approved an official application for the espeto for recognition as Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. The aim is to add the Malagueña sardine staple to a long list of Spanish arts and traditions such as flamenco, ‘castels’ or human towers, and the ‘silbo gomera’, a form …

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Andalucía tops survey for gastro-tourism

Andalucía this week was confirmed as the number one destination for gastro-tourists (@Dinamiza) – a lucrative sector of the travel market that places importance in the quality and variety of food on offer when deciding where to visit either for day trips or longer durations. To those who live here, this will come as no …

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What to eat in Spain when the cold hits?

Spain is known the world over as a centre of gastronomic excellence, with Spanish restaurants El Bullí, El Celler de Can Roca and Mugaritz taking the best restaurant in the world plaudit several times in the recent past. The Mediterranean diet is widely credited as being amongst the healthiest and is more than a diet …

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