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Indian Restaurants – Members Recommendations

Indian Restaurants – Members Recommendations One of our most asked questions on the Benidorm Seriously group is “Where can I go for an Indian meal” the places below are listed in no particular order but are all recommended by group members.  Click on the links to read our members reviews or add your own, not…
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Benidorm Restaurants

Benidorm Restaurants Benidorm has so much to offer, for those who want to try a variety of different types of food from throughout the world, not just British and Spanish.  Time to try something new?  Here are a few of our suggestions. The last time we asked for your favourite you told us Palmen Resturant. …
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The Best Sunday Lunch in Benidorm

The Best Sunday Lunch in Benidorm These places are listed in no particular order and have been recommended by Benidorm Seriously Facebook Group Members. Bar Mallorca –  Sunday lunch at bar mallorca today. Small 3.50 large 5.50 choice of beef or pork . Served 12 until 5 pm, booking advisable. Don Pancho Hotel How would…
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Where to go for a British Breakfast in Benidorm

Where to go for a British Breakfast in Benidorm Last month when we asked you couldn´t decide.  We had a four way tie for best Breakfast. Bar Mallorca, Yorkshire Pride, Harbour View and Lil Bobs Beach Bar.   Can you split them yet, or found somewhere else everyone needs to know about.  Brand New Poll you…
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Spanish words for in the Kitchen

Spanish words for in the Kitchen Spanish words for Fruit, Vegetables and Nuts in Spanish Almond – Almendra Artichokes – Alcachofas Asparagus – Esparragos Aubergine – Berenjena Avocado – Aguacate Banana – Platano Basil – Albahaca Bay leaves – Laurel Cabbage – Col Carrots – Zanahorias Cauliflower – Coliflor Cherries – Cerezas Chickpeas – Garbanzas…
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Flash Hotel Special offer for Benidorm Seriously Members

Flash Hotel Special offer for Benidorm Seriously Members Not quite sure where the Flash Hotel is situated? you will find an interactive map and members reviews HERE 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us Share Share Share Share Share

All About – The Don Pancho Hotel

All About – The Don Pancho Hotel An oasis of peace in the Heart of Benidorm READ OUR MEMBERS REVIEWS HERE Don Pancho hotel has 256 rooms, all with terrace and sea views. RESTAURANT The cozy restaurant of the Hotel Don Pancho offers the most recognized buffet in Benidorm. Our exquisite cuisine incorporates the best…
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All About – The Hotel Moli Boutique

All About – The Hotel Moli Boutique Hotel Moli Boutique UK +44 08000 705 108. SPAIN +34 965 063 081 Carrer Calvari, 12, Alfaz del Pi, Alicante. 03580. Spain BOOK DIRECT HERE The Boutique Hotel Moli is the hidden gem of the Costa Blanca located in the heart of the quaint village of Alfaz Del Pi. This…
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Benidorm Beach Vendors

Benidorm Beach Vendors As the sun comes out and the beaches starts to get busy, the beach vendors start to become more noticeable and we have already had some posts on the Benidorm Seriously Facebook Group. These people will walk along the beach trying to sell you bottles of water, mixed cocktails, sangria and slices…
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The most Popular Tapas Dishes

The most Popular Tapas Dishes What are tapas? Tapas are a variety of small savoury Spanish dishes, often served as a snack with drinks, or with other tapas as a meal. To “tapear”, going from bar to bar for drinks and tapas, is an essential part of the social culture of Spain, and is something…
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Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho The perfect soup for summer and a refreshing change to a traditional Gazpacho In the ingredient list there are separate quantities for chopped red onion, bell pepper, cucumber, and jalapeño. The roughly chopped onion, pepper, cucumber and jalapeño will go into the blender or food processor to be puréed. The finely chopped vegetables…
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Christmas Eve Feast Spanish style roast Potatoes.

Spanish style roast Potatoes. Christmas Eve Feast Serves 4 2 tablespoons oil 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 28 ounces potatoes, cut into small chunks 4 garlic cloves 1⁄2 lemon, juice of 1⁄2 cup flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped Heat oven to 375 degrees. Mix the oil, tomato paste and paprika together, then…
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Afternoon Tea in Benidorm

Afternoon Tea in Benidorm We are often asked where to go for afternoon tea in Benidorm, so here you will find some of the most popular places as recommended by our members. Don Pancho Hotel A DELICIOUS EXPERIENCE – Available every day from 3 – 6 (min of 2 people), only 8€ in the Lobby…
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Steak Houses

Steak Houses in Benidorm We don´t have a lot of information on the various steak houses as there are very few of them who update us with information and of course everyone’s taste is different (please excuse the pun).  We do know, however, that we have a lot of venues who do provide us with…
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Spain´s Black Bulls

The Real Story Behind “The Black Bull” One of the most recognized “national” symbols for all tourists visiting Spain, the Toro de Osborne is a huge black bull that watches over the Spanish roads. However, despite common belief, this bull is not a symbol of Spain, but the advertising logo used to promote a brandy-sherry…
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ORDERING A COFFEE IN SPAIN

ORDERING A COFFEE IN SPAIN When the Spanish order a coffee in the morning, they appear to be speaking in code. It’s rarely just ‘coffee’ (or ‘café’ in Spanish). These are the terms you’re going to have to get to grips with if you want to keep your head above water in a Spanish ‘cafeteria.…
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TAPAS ALLEY – BENIDORM OLD TOWN

TAPAS ALLEY, BENIDORM OLD TOWN TAPAS ALLEY BENIDORM Officially runs from Pl. de la Constitutio, and along Santo Domingo, If getting a taxi, or you need to ask for directions ask for the Royal Queens Hotel which is situated right opposite the entrance to Tapas Alley. If you are fed up with pie & chips and fancy…
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Spanish Wine Guide

Spanish Wine Guide LOCAL BODEGAS Bodega Enrique Mendoza – Alfaz del Pi, Guided tours available lasting approximately 1hr 30 mins, booking required Opening hours Tuesday to Thursday 10.00, 12,00 and 16.00, Saturday 10.00 & 12.0 Bodega Xalo – Jalon, not a guided tour but a great place to get some good value wines and of…
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Rioja-Style Chicken Recipe – Pollo a la Riojana

Rioja-Style Chicken Recipe – Pollo a la Riojana This chicken recipe comes from the region of La Rioja, in the North of Spain, hence the name “Pollo a la Riojana” or Rioja-Style Chicken. It is a region well-known for its wine production.   Ingredients 1 chicken, cut into 8 pieces, OR 8 pieces of legs…
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TOP 10 FOODS TO TRY IN SPAIN

Gazpacho The reddest, ripest tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, bread, peppers and cucumber are blended until silky smooth, then chilled and poured into bowls or glasses. So delicious, so refreshing. In Andalucía in southern Spain, people have it every day in summer and there is always a jug on the counter in tapas bars. Also try salmorejo,…
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Melon Soup with Serrano Ham

This is a wonderful delicious creamy cold soup perfect for the summer months. Ingredients 1 Cantaloupe Melon 8 Slices Serrano Ham 1 Large Cucumber 3 tbsp Cider Vinegar Zest of half a lemon Pinch of salt 3/4 cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Method Cut the melon in half, remove the seeds and the skin,…
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Easy Mojito Recipe

Easy Mojito Recipe A classic Mojito is made with rum (traditionally white), sugar, lime, mint, ice and soda water, served in a highball glass. The key with this drink is balance: you want to be able to taste each element, with each working in harmony. Ingredients Ice 6 ounces light rum 12 mint sprigs, or spearmint, 8…
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Spanish Ossobuco

Spanish Ossobuco To prepare this dish, it is important to buy good quality meat. Shank is a very juicy cut of meat which contains lots of gelatin, when cooked properly, you will be able to cut through the meat like butter and it will melt in your mouth. This cut of meat is the equivalent…
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GLAZED CHORIZO

GLAZED CHORIZO Not a traditional Spanish Tapas but one of our favourites. This serves 4 as a tapas dish or something to nibble on with a glass of wine.   Ingredients 250g chorizo sausage 2 garlic cloves 2 tablespoon honey 4 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Olive oil Method Chop the chorizo into 2cm rounds, peeling off…
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