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Food feat in the Sierra Nevada

Click to download our FREE guide to the Sierra Nevada WITH a thriving footwear empire and a foot in the door of three of Pradollano’s finest restaurants too, Javier Nagore is a shoo-in for the title of the Sierra Nevada’s top entrepreneur. Menorcan Nagore is half...
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Tapas and flamenco: Where to eat in the Macarena district in Sevilla

MACARENA is packed with great little tapas bars and flamenco taverns.  Sprawling out from its iconic basilica, you’ll find anything from South American tapas fusion joints to decades-old sherry and wine bars. Below we’ve rounded up the must-visits for 2021. Maravilla Social Club  Tucked away on the narrow...
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IN BOCA: Alberts is the stand out resturant on the Costa del Sol

It has been an institution on the coast for years. Now Alberts is coming into its own, writes Jon Clarke
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Meet the two friends behind the first gluten-free bakery in Ronda

THE idea had been slowly warming up for years. But when it came, it was a masterstroke for Ronda: the first gluten-free baker! Piquito Bakery, set up by friends Javier Criado and Juan Antonio Rosado, is the perfect place to buy bread, pastries and biscuits for...
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Top 20 roadside ventas you NEED to visit in Spain’s Andalucia

THEY are as much a part of Andalucia as fish and chip shops in Britain or bistros in Paris. The roadside ventas lining the highways of Spain’s largest region have been providing sustenance to the weary traveller for centuries. Take any main motorway or winding A-road...
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New pastures: 12 of Spain’s most exciting restaurants to try in 2022

The Olive Press’s chief foodie Jon Clarke selects a wishlist of exciting places to graze around Spain now the pandemic is easing
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Icy Spicy! Where to eat in the Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada has one of the best mixes of quality restaurants in Andalucia, writes Jon Clarke
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More than a football match: The Olive Press Guide to visiting Sevilla

With thousands of Rangers fans descending on Sevilla this week for the Europa League Final against Eintracht Frankfurt, here's a quick guide to the sites.
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San Pedro is becoming one of the Costa del Sol restaurant hotspots

While Marbella's got the stars, San Pedro de Alcantara's definitely got the talent, writes Jon Clarke
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INTERVIEW: Meet Quique Dacosta, the chef behind Deessa restaurant at Madrid’s Mandarin Oriental Ritz...

The culinary genius is bringing his exquisite dishes to Madrid from Valencia, and has just won a Michelin star for his restaurant at the Ritz.
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The best Ibiza restaurants to eat at whatever your budget

Editor Jon Clarke serves up the ultimate insider guide for eating around the island
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WHERE TO EAT: Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca is home to excellent cuisine

THEIR ladders were carefully pinned to the vertical cliff walls of the Marina Alta area or hung down using ropes. An ancient, thousand-year-old fishing method, the locals clambered down risking their lives particularly on days when it was too rough to go out on boats. Then...
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On restaurant road to Casares

The road up to Casares is one of the true gourmet routes in Andalucia, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia.com editor Jon Clarke
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Top five dining spots in Sevilla: Where to eat and soak up the Spanish...

BEING the capital city of Andalucia, the dining scene in Sevilla is unsurprisingly diverse. Famous for its central tapas bars, where locals typically tapear at up to five or six different bars in a session, it also has a bustling restaurant community that is as...
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Olive Press publisher Jon Clarke gets five star access to Spain’s three Michelin Star...

Joan Roca, Quique Dacosta and Angel León are just some of the culinary stars that attended Dani Garcia's A Cuatro Manos event in Marbella
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Discover one of Spain’s best kept secrets: The Guadalhorce Valley, Andalucia’s answer to the...

There’s a secret world of lakes, white villages and rocky mountain highs in the Guadalhorce hills behind the Costa del Sol, writes Jon Clarke
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EYE ON IBIZA: Olive Press Editor Jon Clarke discovers why despite coronavirus, it’s more...

WE’RE eating €8 sausage sandwiches with thinly-sliced Toro tomatoes, washed down with ice cold Estrella Damm lagers and a couple of fizzy drinks.  With a plate of prawns as a starter and ice-creams for the kids for postre, the bill comes to just €58 and...
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Two tables: Review of Deessa, Quique Dacosta’s new Michelin starred restaurant at Madrid’s Ritz...

IT must be easily the most elegant restaurant in the capital. A true sense of grandeur awaits the lucky diners who get to try out Deessa, the hippest new Michelin-star restaurant of Quique Dacosta at the Ritz Hotel. Spain’s chef of the moment had to be...
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The joys of eating out in Andalucia

Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke on the best of outdoor dining
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REVIEW: Kava, the hottest new restaurant in Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THERE is almost nothing routine about Kava. The cooks also serve as waiters, the head chef taught himself at home and everything on the wine list can be served by the glass. And one thing it is very big on is precision. Precision in its presentation,...
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Flavours of Córdoba: A tour of Córdoba’s tastiest dishes

The city owes its rich culinary repertoire to the mix of cultures that have passed through
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WHERE TO EAT: Enjoy the amazing local produce in Spain’s Guadalhorce Valley

A longtime agricultural hub, it is no surprise you can eat well in the Guadalhorce Valley, writes Jon Clarke
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The ultimate bar crawl and guide to tapas in Granada

WHEN in Rome they say you should do as the Roman's do. And in Granada, I was equally happy to follow suit. Here the locals are known for the free tapas, stunning scenery and vibrant nightlife. I couldn't wait to take a bite out...
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Estepona’s fast-growing restaurant scene

Estepona has a great mix of places to eat, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
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REVIEW: We track down the true home of the Andalucian vernacular, where vegetables are...

Jon Clarke tracks down the hidden gem of Meson Sabor Andaluz in the heart of inland Cadiz an hour inland from the Costa Del Sol
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Live like a king: Ten of Spain’s most magical castle stays in 2022

SPAIN’s hotel castles are among the finest in the world. Many are beautifully preserved, so why not stay the night? What could be more...
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