One of the reasons I like Benidorm.

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  1. Snowbird

    Snowbird Funster Life Member

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    We went to one of our favourite restaurants for lunch today leaving at noon and returning at 6pm. Menu of the day for 5 courses including wine 16 Euros. This place should have a Michelin star. Its in the beautiful Jalon valley and if it were in any part of the UK you would expect no change out of £100 per head.
    G&T aperitif, just to get the stomach juices working, followed by home made thick celery soup and hot bread rolls. A full wedge of hot bread crumbed Brie and salad. Followed by Mixed sorbet. Main course of salmon and prawn in tarogen cream sauce with roasted Mediterranean vegetables. Finishing off with Baileys cheesecake and coffee. Superb. image1.JPG image2.JPG image3.JPG image7.JPG
     
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  2. Sheddy

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    Looks very nice Dave
    Yes pleeeeease.
    OK, I,ll start the list.
    1. Dave and Pat
    2. Ed and Shirley
    3. ?
     
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  3. Brisey

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    Looks very nice Dave
    Yes pleeeeease.
    OK, I,ll start the list.
    1. Dave and Pat
    2. Ed and Shirley
    3. Brisey & Pamelaaar.
    4. ?
     
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  4. DBK

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    That's not Benidorm, that's real Spain. :xgrin:
     
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    Gosh, the Jalon food presentation has gone 'all posh' since my days there.. Note to self....... must take a return trip, soooon , bet the weather is better than the UK, too :cooler:
     
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    Looks very nice Dave
    Yes pleeeeease.
    OK, I,ll start the list.
    1. Dave and Pat
    2. Ed and Shirley
    3. Brisey & Pamelaaar.
    4. Griff & Jackie (popeye) I've just phoned for a flight.

    .............What a fabulous menu, I'd have chosen all of those even if it wasn't a fixed menu..
     
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  7. teensvan99

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    Love Beni. We used to over winter there for 6 years till ill health stopped it.
     
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  8. Snowbird

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    You are of course correct, its not Benidorm, but who in there right mind would want to camp in "Real Spain" in the winter. Its closed. At least Benidorm is open and "Real Spain" is just up the road to visit when the mood takes.
     
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    I'd be full after the soup. Rest would be wasted on me I couldn't eat it.:xsad:
     
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    Glad to see you are still keeping to that strict diet of yours Mr Snowbird...

    The kilos must be falling off you like marbles rolling down a hill... :xThumb:

    JJ :xcool:
     
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    Thats why I chose the salmon as opposed to the lamb shank JJ.
     
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    What's the name of this place please. :)
     
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    Motorhome Fun. :xgrin:
     
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    Restaurant Victoria in Parcent.
     
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    I agree - with a little care, the food in Spain rarely dissappoints. so much choice and good value and quality is readily available.

    Our Chistmas lunch in Benicassim was 5 starters followed by a nice steak, desert coffee and as much wine as you wanted excellent quality and only 20 euros each.

    Jon
     
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    €20 EACH?

    OMG!

    JJ :xcool:
     
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    It was xmas day so I went with it.
     
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    Love the Jalon Valley. Did the Almond blossom walk (twice) in spring 2015...ended up in one of the restaurants adjacent the bodega...didn't eat, only had refreshing coke 'cause it was that hot.
    We were on Toretta and used the scooter to get to Jalon.
    Quite a few wilding on the elevated car park as you enter the village.
    Love Benidorm.

    Allen & Eileen
     
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    That lot looks OK for the starter Dave, (minus the green stuff)but what's for main course ?:xsmile:
    terry
     
  20. Snowbird

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    Well, Ste had the home made steak pie. I hasten to add, it was not one of JJs FBs. image4.JPG
     
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