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CONTENTS 2 - MAP 4 - APRIL IN VALENCIA 5 - EDITORIAL 6 - PHOTOS BY VICTOR ARANDA 7 - LA RAMBLETA
Editorial APRIL 2018 ‘ALL HUMANITY’ April is a funny month in Valencia. With Fallas a distant memory and Easter a more recent one, the city is a touch quieter than usual as Spring slowly emerges…not quite sure when the wind & rain is going to disappear for good! Oranges are the fruit most associated with Valencia and this is the perfect season to enjoy them. We have an exclusive article on their history within this region. In restaurant of the month, we visit Valencian owned & run Yuso for rice dishes, tapas, salads & wine in the historic centre. Also, Helen Westwater of La Ola Fresca has a ‘Thai Red Curry’ recipe especially for readers! For vegans and those of you looking for something tasty yet informal we have an exclusive interview with Luis… who is the owner of the increasingly popular The Vurger.
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Having just celebrated their 6th anniversary, we have an exlcusive interview with the cultural centre ‘LA RAMBLETA’ that has been growing in prestige by the year due to their rich & varied programme of live music, theatre, activities for all the family and more… In ‘Valencia Wines’ experts Riki Wigley & Marian Daras review quality local wines, at affordable
prices, at their new Expat Wine Tasting Club in Valencia. We interview local indie legend Nèstor Mir in ‘Valencia Music’ about his latest, colourful concept album that has also been made into a play for theatre. Check out our packed April listings for Arts & Theatre, live music, chill out, restaurants, classifieds and more in the magazine. You can find many addresses for museums, galleries, theatres on our listings section of the website: www.247valencia.com We dedicate this issue to the memory of Martin Luther King. He was murdered 50 years ago... in the April of 1968. 24/ 7 Valencia team “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.”
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LA RAMBLETA INTERVIEW WITH LORENA PALAU, MANAGER OF LA RAMBLETA 1. What are the the roots of La Rambleta?
That La Rambleta exists, historically speaking, is quite an achievement. It vindicates the efforts by locals of the San Marcelino barrio who, for many years, fought to have a cultural centre here. The month of March 2018 marks the sixth anniversary of La Rambleta, with the satisfaction that it has become a place of peaceful coexistence and a cultural reference point in Valencia. More than 350, 000 people visited La Rambleta in 2017, which reflects its growing success. This is an impressive statistic given that this unique space is not part of the traditional circuit that is found in the centre of Valencia. Rambleta was founded with a mission, to give Valencia a varied & dynamic cultural programme that didn’t exist before. After 6 years, it has achieved its mission. The centre continues to grow as an exciting project and is now very much an established cultural centre for the region.
2. Can you tell us something about your philosophy?
Rambleta shares the same dynamic and non-conformist character as its barrio. It is a cultural gathering point and one open to all sorts of artistic expression, with a firm belief in the local talent that is emerging from our city. It is an independent and multi-use space, which is an impulse for developing its sociocultural diversity.
3. What is the type of public that you attract?
We have a very diverse public due to the sheer variety of our cultural programme. We have theatre in various formats including puppets, mime, spoken word, contemporary
www.larambleta.com theatre and theatre that fuses with dance, arts & technology, opera and ballet. We also have modern dance, comedy, live music and cinema, plastic & visual arts and more. In this sense, our public is as dynamic as our programme. Our prices are accesible to all too...
4. Are there activities for the family?
Yes, a lot! A large part of our daytime programme is for the family. We offer theatre for the family, Aperitivos de Alhambra, live concerts, magic shows, films for all the family and more. Some of the upcoming shows for the family are: ‘Piter Pardo: Familiar show’, a spectacle of interaction with the audience that is full of laughter and magic; ‘The best of Yllana’, which reviews on stage the most entertaining gags of the last 25 years of the company; ‘Rock en familia’, a concert in tribute to the British group Iron Maiden; ‘Rock & kids band’, a journey through the history of rock via its mythical icons and themes (Queen, Rolling Stones, ACDC, Amy Winehouse ...); ‘Valencia with the Beatles’, an event where Valencian culture and arts pay homage to the greatest musical group in history, with special prices for children; ‘The fantasy world’, a family musical that covers the best
mythical story songs; ‘Michael’s legacy’, a tribute to the king of pop, among many others.
5. Explain to us the vision of La Rambleta in one paragraph…
Rambleta’s programme is committed to the cultural avant-garde, with a multidisciplinary and cutting edge artistic approach that combines entertainment, culture and gastronomy. It accommodates all artistic manifestations: performing arts, music, humour, exhibitions, cinema, creative thought and activities for all ages.
6. Could you recommend to us any events in 2018?
All of them! They all posess quality and each event has something that the public will love, that’s why they have been chosen and included in our programme. Coming up : in theatre, we have ‘Autobiography of a Yogi’, by El Brujo, a show that makes the enormous power of the human mind visible in a very practical and simple way. It is the new work of Rafael Álvarez, based on the work of the guru who introduced yoga & meditation to the West, Yogananda. Article © 2018 24/ 7 Valencia
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Also, we will have the absolute premiere of ‘Epoppeika’, by Miquel Mateu, a dramatic comedy that places in the same line of action Homer’s odyssey and the border crossing of Spanish immigrants to France, after the postwar period. We also have ‘E.V.A.’, a dramatic comedy in which four stories by four old schoolmates make us reflect on pain. Also, Rambleta will host the ‘International Dance Gala’, a unique show with great stars of the Russian Ballet, who perform some of the most beautiful and emblematic ‘Pas de deux’ of classical dance. Regarding comedy, we will have Agustín Durán, Pantomima Full, Loulogio, Juan Amodeo and Ignatius Farray, among others. The musical agenda will also have the most faithful tribute to Led Zeppelin with ‘Whole Lotta Band’; and we will have Perro in the ‘Ineludibles’ of Alhambra. We will have Asaf Avidan opening the
‘Serious Fan Music Cycle’; which will also include the flamenco pioneer El Niño de Elche; Rufus T. Firefly; the trumpeter Andrea Motis with the band Joan Chamorro Quartet; and María Arnal and Marcel Bagués, one of the most moving and emotional experiences of our present music scene. We are hosting a new edition of ‘Surforama’, the best rock-surfing festival in the world.
a meeting under the title ‘Talento Urgente’, in which we will bring together all the protagonists of the emerging culture: figures that have excelled among our creators and local artists and also creative centres of different European cities. We will bring together all the protagonists of the emerging culture: they are all references regarding the development of talent.
In addition, we will be hosting ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’, a musical show about the history of these two young people from Queens, New York, who became the most successful musical duo of all time. It is acclaimed by critics and has seen by more than 250,000 people around the world.
7. Rambleta is somewhat away from the centre of Valencia, can you explain the best way to get there?
In ‘Factoría Rambleta’, where the protagonism is for the spoken word and for debate, we will be talking with the Valencia Basketball coach, Txus Vidorreta. At La Rambleta we want to vindicate that Valencia is full of talent, and to demonstrate it we have designed
I can inform you that when we designed the monthly programme we made sure to always have a map included, explaining how long it takes to get to La Rambleta depending on the mode of your transport. Our team measured the distance from the centre of town by foot, by bicycle, by car and by bus. We realized that we were actually a lot nearer to the centre than we thought. For more information go to www.larambleta.com Interview by Owl
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THE VURGER VEGAN FAST FOOD
1. Can you tell us about the background of ‘The Vurger’…
I have always enjoyed fast food, but since becoming a vegan 8 years ago i wanted to still enjoy this style of eating so i decided to create my own brand of vegan fast food, which I could see didn’t actually exist on the market in 2015. I researched the field, created my own brand and started ‘The Vurger’, committing myself to find the best products & flavors. I combined this with a fresh image and good music, topped
off with good service…which is essential.
2. What is your philosophy?
Vegan food, which is fast food and that it is tasty for the customers. It’s a fast food restaurant that the entire world can come and enjoy our products and be surprised at our attractive flavours and with similar textures to meat!
3. What are your specialities?
Actually, the most popular vurgers
are the ‘Original con bacon vegan’ and ‘La Hawaiana’ that is with quorn and is a bit spicy. The ‘Yuba brochetas’ skewers are fantastic and the public love them.
4. Tell us about your fries and drinks…
We have three types of fries, the normal thinly-sliced fries with a delicious McCain flavour, rustic fries and larger fries. We also have boniato sweet potato fries, imported from the UK and USA. We were the first in Spain to have introduced these types of fries to the public. We have drinks on tap, including beer from the barrel and ecological drinks.
5. What types of salads do you have?
We have a vegan chicken flavour ‘Cesar ‘salad, a dried fruits ‘Frutos Secos’ salad and a pineapple & pink sauce ‘Piña y Salsa Rosa’ salad.
6. Are there any desserts that you would recommend?
Yes, we always have ‘Tarta Red Velvet’ cake, Carrot Cake and Black Forest ‘Selva Negra’ cake. You can also enjoy our Brownies, Waffles (Gofres) and ‘Helado soft’ Ice Cream. 7. What is your public? We attract young people and
families, it’s a really great place to dine, the food is fun and really tasty and everyone is pleasantly surprised by this combination.
8. What are your plans with the new ‘The Vurger’?
I am making this brand a reference point for vegan fast food. I am currently introducing new products and promotions as well as new merchandising to that will make the Vurger brand grow, including a line of clothing and accessories too.
THE VURGER C/Muro Santa Ana, 3 46003 Zona del Plaza de la Virgen Movil: 672 32 62 33 Open Monday to Sunday 13h - 23h Fri & Sat. 13h -23:30h http://thevurger.com @TheVurgerCompany Article © 2018 24/ 7 Valencia
RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH
RESTAURANT EL ARENAL OF THE MONTH YUSO
Looking for an authentic Valencian restaurant in the historic centre? Run by Valencian brothers Willy & Jaume, ‘Yuso’is one of the places the locals make reservations for a really decent paella. Both branches are a stone’s throw from the famous Torres de Serrano in the historic centre and both serve the same menu and carta.
Of course, rice dishes are a standout speciality at Yuso: with superbly cooked Paella Valenciana, Arros a banda, Fideua, Arros Negre and Rice Lobster dishes and more. This is the real deal, Valencian dishes lovingly cooked by a Valencian chef. Indeed, their elder brother Vicente is the head chef of the rice dishes. He is a cocinero from the old school. ..
The restaurant’s distinctive name derives from a monastery of the La Rioja region of Spain. Indeed, their wine selection is ample and of good quality, with tintos from La Rioja, Penedes, La Mancha, Valencia and more. Coveniently, the menu is available in both Spanish and English.
For starters, we chose well with the ‘Ensalada Queso de Cabra’, whose healthy & fresh ingredients include goats’ cheese, apple, bacon, walnuts & lettuce brotes & wonderfully zingy cherry tomatoes, covered in a complimentary vinaigrette. All we can say is that you could sense the affection put into the preparation of the salad and we took our time over it! The tapas choice is tasty & varied, with clochinas (mussels), anchovies, braised octopus with prawns, patatas bravas and Iberian ham dishes & tempura of artichokes amongst the recommended. Fish
Members of the ‘24/7 Valencia’ team have been lunching and dining at Yuso since it was first established in 2004. It’s one of a select few where we take family and friends when visiting when they ask for somewhere typically Valencian.
lovers should try the ‘Bacalao Yuso’, a gratinéed cod with ham & pickle shavings. Our Spanish speaking diner knows her fish dishes and she found the sea bass lubina a la plancha to be cooked just right and “quite delicious.” Meat lovers can savour neck of lamb cooked at low-temperature or a fillet steak with Pedro Ximénez sauce and the ‘Magret de pâté a la miel de azahar’ is especially good. We loved the tasty, lightly grilled Secreto Ibérico’ which was pork a la brasa with a scent of rosemary accompanied by red peppers & fried potatoes .Very memorable. Throughout the evening, the service was efficient, friendly yet unintrusive and the waiter recommended a most satisfying red wine from the Utiel-Requena region of the Valencia Community, a quite fruity ‘Pasión de Bobal’ 2015. Especially popular with couples! One of our guest’s impression of
Yuso, Plaza del Carmen Tel: 96 392 2448 (Zona Carmen) Yuso, Calle de la Cruz 4, Tel: 96 315 3967 (Zona Carmen) Facebook Restaurante YUSO - Valencia
Yuso was being drawn to its “homely” vibe and she found that the classic main course of ‘arros en fesols i naps’ to be perfectly “filling” and the food definitely “homemade”. This is traditional Valencian cuisine from the countryside, a hot and soupy rice dish with beans and turnips that is delicious and nutritious! She added that eating out at Yuso is as if you “were eating in somebody’s front room.” By the time we got to dessert, it was well past midnight when we savoured the chef’s homemade ‘Blueberry Cheesecake,’ which was a very pleasant way to round off the evening. We appreciated Yuso’s warm invitation of an after-dinner licor de crema de arroz from la huerta…a bit of “rice ” liqueur at midnight is just the ticket round here! The traditional interior of the original Yuso is calm and well-spaced out, seating up to 70 people. Both branches have popular terraces.Indeed, the newer Yuso looks out over the atmospheric Plaza del Carmen. The ‘24/7 Valencia’ team found that they could eat their meal in peace without any sense of intrusion from other tables. The clientele was about 70% Spanish, with a younger crowd in the evenings and a more traditional family setting for the afternoons.
The original Yuso on Calle de la Cruz opens Fridays, Saturday and Sundays & Holidays only. So, it is recommended that you book! The more recent branch of Yuso on Plaza del Carmen is generally open every day for lunch and dinner. Again, please call beforehand as it sometimes closed on Sunday nights and Monday afternoons. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org Lunchtime Menu mediodia: 9.90€ (Minimum 2 people-price per customer) Menu Saturdays/Sundays/Holidays:17.50€ (Minimum 2 people-price per customer. One rice dish per table) Tapas: 4€ -6.50€ Salads: 7.50€ -8.50€ Starters:7.50€ -18€ Fish: 11€ -12.50€ Meat: 9€-15.50€ Desserts: 3.75€
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FOOD BY HELEN WESTWATER OF LA OLA FRESCA THAI RED CURRY WITH PUMPKIN AND COCONUT
This month’s recipe, Thai Red Curry with Pumpkin and coconut, is a little spice and a scent of some of the ‘Tapas Audaces’ we are serving in our ‘Gourmet Knights’ sessions with Alberto Corella in La Ola Fresca on Friday and Saturday nights. The recipe requires some ingredients not readily available in Valencia. However, you can find them in the shops around the ‘Estacion del Norte’ or off Avenida del Puerto in the legendary, Taj Mahal Supermarket, Calle Doctor Manuel Candela. The kafir leaves, chillies and lemongrass will keep well in the freezer. You can also cheat and buy red curry paste readymade. Once you have the ingredients, if you have a blender, it is easy enough to make your own.
THAI RED CURRY WITH PUMPKIN AND COCONUT Method First make the ice cream. First grind the cumin and coriander seeds in a pestle and mortar. Place all the curry paste ingredients in a blender and blend. Heat a tablespoon of sunflower oil. Add the diced red onion and fry over a gentle heat. Next add the pumpkin (chopped into bite-sized pieces). Stir in the grated ginger and the 3 tablespoons of curry paste. Cook gently for a few minutes. Then add the coconut milk, the lemongrass stalk and a few lime leaves. Cook for over 30 minutes keeping a watchful eye that the ingredients do not stick to the bottom of the pan or that the coconut boils over. The coconut milk will become stickier as it reduces and the flavours combine. Check and adjust seasonings. Serve with rice, toasted pumpkin seeds and coriander leaves. Let the ‘Gourmet (Summer) Knights’ begin!
INGREDIENTS For the red curry paste 2 tsp each cumin and coriander seeds 4 red bird’s eye chillies, roughly chopped 1 tbsp paprika 3 lemongrass stalks, roughly chopped 4cm piece fresh galangal or ginger, chopped 6 fresh kaffir lime leaves or the finely grated zest of 1 lime 2 shallots, chopped 5 garlic cloves, chopped Stalks from 80g bunch fresh coriander 2 tbsp each fish sauce (optional) and sunflower oil - For the curry 1 medium round pumpkin about 500g chopped into bite sized pieces 1/2 red onion diced 1 inch grated ginger 1/2 lemongrass stalk 3 tablespoons of red curry paste 2 cans of coconut milk 1 tablespoon fish sauce (optional) 1 tsp panela (optional) 6 kafir leaves 1 handful coriander leaves Accompany with Thai (slightly rounder and stickier) or Basmati Rice - approximately 100g per person Toasted pumpkin seeds Coriander leaves to decorate
Join us for ‘GOURMET KNIGHTS Y TAPAS AUDACES’ on Friday & Saturdays evenings from 7pm to 11:30pm to see Alberto Corella in action!
Open for Breakfasts, lun- Thursdays 20:30h ‘Speak ches, teas and early dinners English’ informal English language practice 5€ minimum cover charge. Tuesday to Wednesday Fridays 20:30-23:30h Beer 10:00h - 19.00h and tapas Thursdays & Fridays 10- Saturdays 12:30-13:30h Tan23.30h dem aperitivo hour Saturdays 10:00-19:00h Sundays10:30h-16:00h Sundays 10.30-19.00h BRUNCH
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C/ Músico Magenti, 11 Tel:610 026 305 (For reservations) www.laolafresca.com Zona Benimaclet Article © 2018 24/ 7 Valencia
RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH
CHILL OUT EL ARENAL RIVENDEL
RESTO-BAR This is the life. Sitting on a terraza in the spring sun, got my chilled Alhambra beer, browsing the ‘El País’ newspaper before savouring a tasty homemade tortilla & tomato bocadillo. On a lazy day like today, it ain’t such a bad way to pass the time in Valencia. The terrace is just one of the reasons for spending quality time at Rivendel Resto Bar, which is easy to find & just a few minutes walk from Plaza Ayuntamiento… The service is friendly and informed with a cosmopolitan staff who all enjoy their food, travel, music and film. Martin & Julia are the brother and sister team who set up Rivendel Resto Bar in 2003 and this April is their 15th anniversary. On and off we have been chilling at Rivendel Resto Bar for a fair number of years, having seen it evolve into a culturally active and open-minded bar now with international cuisine and a healthy cross-mix of ages and nationalities. It’s a lovely setting, set in the historic C/ Hospital, making it pleasant and perfect for people watching as the characters stroll by. The extensive terraza faces the pedestrian street ( no noisy cars!) making for a mellow atmosphere. On the other side of C/ Hospital is the famous Biblioteca Pública Valencia, giving you a spacious view from the terraza, which adds to the relaxed and studenty vibe of the area. This member of the 24/7 Valencia team has noted that there has always been a positive vibe about the area over the years and it’s interesting to know that the Public Library of Valencia was once a hospital run by nuns who would nurse and adopt the unwanted babies that were annoymously left on the doorsteps… At Rivendel Resto Bar, there’s a good selection of cultural events to enjoy every month here. Indoors there is a sala for Film nights, always
in original version and their wellknown Silent films evenings, often with live musicians accompanying, making for an original and different type of evening out. About twice a month there are live music gigs too, featuring original artists from the local scene. They sometimes have an illustrator’s competition (a drawing fight), that draws a good crowd! Check for cultural events on their highly popular ‘Rivendel RestoBar’ Facebook page… The cuisine is varied with Mediterranean, Argentinean, French and Asian influences making for an ever-changing menu del dia for 9.90€, between Monday and Friday, that is worth exploring. Their carta is in both Spanish & English. There is a good range of healthy salads, a small but good value list of red and white wines as well as a few choice Gin and Tonics too. Tasty tapas include homemade chicken croquettes, Russian salad and their popular Bravas. Their Tostas (using pan artesenal) include ‘Big Fish’ (Philadelphia cheese, avocado, salmon and caviar) and
the lovely Lechuzina (Eggplant, goat’s cheese, caramelized onion and wine sauce). Their desserts include a homemade cake of the day and we were fortunate to savour a blackberry cheesecake the last time we went and spent a couple of hours chilling out there. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Sunshine, good food, pleasant company, an interesting cultural agenda and a relaxing environment. If you haven’t been before, Rivendel Resto Bar is waiting to be discovered… 24/7 Valencia team
RIVENDEL RESTO BAR
C/ Hospital, 18 Tel: 96 392 32 08 Velluters (Zona Centro) Open Monday – Friday: 08.30 am – 00.30am Saturday: 10.30 am – 01.30am Sunday:10.30am-00.30am Free WiFi www.rivendelrestobar.com
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ARTS & THEATRE
MUSEUMS / GALLERIES CENTRO CULTURAL BANCAJA Ignacio Zuloaga Carácter y emoción Hasta 28 agosto
CENTRE DEL CARME
La palabra toma parte Miguel Hernández/Vicent Andrés Hasta 15 abril Comtots els dies Shadi Ghadirian Hasta 1 abril Elogio de la procrastinación (en construcción) Paula Valero Hasta 27 may The multicolored equilibrium between animals and humans Hasta 27 mayo
COL.LEGI MAJOR RECTOR PESET ’Històries de Baasneere’ Xavi Ferragut Abril
CIUDAD DE LAS ARTES Y LAS CIENCIAS
(L’Hemisferic, Museu de les Ciencies Principe Felipe, L’Oceanografic) www.cac.es
ESPAI TACTEL Luis Úrculo Hasta 27 abril
Espiral de energía: divino equilibrio LILIANE LIJN Hasta 13 abril
Pintura Moderna y Contemporánea de los Siglos XIX y XX Permanente
GALERIA LUIS ADELANTADO Lunaria Annua. Meris Angioletti Hasta 18 abril Color vaciado. Iñaki Domingo Hasta 18 abril Boiler Room. Quarto quente. Sara Ivone Hasta 18 abril One Or Two Abstractions, Few Objects And A Nude. Mathieu Mercier Desde 26 abril Blue. Lolo & Sosaku Desde 26 abril
IVAM INSTITUT VALENCIÀ D’ART MODERN EXPOSICIONES IVAM A la vora del món Federico Guzman Hasta 20 mayo Please come back El Mon com a Preso?
24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS Hasta 8 abril 2018 L’Ivam Produeix. Moisés Mañas Hasta 15 abril 2018 Ordre i desordre Joan Miró Hasta 17 junio L’Ivam Produeix. Juan Hidalgo El Mundo en un condon Hasta 10 de junio Ródtxenko Caso de estudio Hasta 26 de agosto A contratiempo. Medio siglo de artistas valencianas (1929-1980) Desde 26 abril
INSTITUTO FRANCÉS DE VALENCIA EXPOSICIÓN. “Filles d’Atlas” Béatrice K-Sim: Hassta 20 de Abril
LA BENEFICENCIA CENTRE VALENCIA DE CULTURA MEDITERRÁNEA
Recorrido por la Prehistoria Valenciana, desde el Paleolítico hasta la Época Visigoda Exposición Permanente Paleolitico hasta la Época Visigoda Exposición Permanente
L’ IBER DE LOS SOLDADITOS DE PLOMO Guardias Españolas, Coleciones Valencianas, Almansa, Vida Cotidiana, Tirant y Serie Histórica Exposición Permanente
MUSEU DE BELLES ARTES SAN PIO V
Renacimiento Barroco Pintura Gótica La Pintura Académica La Pintura de los Siglos XIX y XX Colección Permanente Naturalia Piranesi en la Colección Permanente Intacta maría. política y religiosidad en la españa barroca Hasta 8 abril
MUSEO DE PREHISTORIA DE VALENCIA Restes de Vida, Restes de Mort Exposición Permanente El enigma del vaso Obra maestra del arte ibérico Hasta 31 de Julio
MUSEU D’HISTÒRIA DE VALÈNCIA
Historia de Valencia en Ocho Periodos Exposición Permanente
MUSEO VALENCIÀ D’ETNOLOGIA
Huerta i Marjal El Secano y la Montaña La Ciudad Vivida. Ciudades Valencianas en Tránsito, 1800 – 1940 Exposiciones Permanentes
APR 18 València en blanc i negre III. El Cabanyal (1900 -1991) Hasta 22 mayo Imatges de mort. Representacions fotogràfiques de la mort ritualitzada Hasta 3 junio
L’Aventura del Pensamiento Exposición Permanente Torre Islámica Exposición Permanente Valencia Según el Pare Tosca Exposición Permanente Yo soy. Memoria de las rapadas Un homenaje de Art al Quadrat a las mujeres represaliadas Hasta 1 de abril La eclosión de los clásicos Hasta 27 de mayo El inicio del cómic en la Península Hasta 3 de junio Cómics y tebeos en el MuVIM Hasta 3 de junio El río invisible Hasta 27 de mayo
Don’t Have a Hashtag yet Emak. Miedo12.Pro 176. Hasta 27 abril
Doble o nada Cuqui Guillén y Mavi Escamilla Hasta 28 abril
STREET ART SHOW Facebook Street Art Show Valencia
UNIVERSITAT DE VALENCIA, LA NAU DESCUBRIENDO TESOROS: Manuscritos e incunables Hasta 10 Junio Rafael Armengol Parejas de Tiepolo Hasta 20 Mayo Cerámica en Manos de Mujer Miradas diversas Hasta 22 Abril Treinta años al servicio de los estudiantes 1987 - 2017 Hasta 8 mayo
OPERA PALAU DE LES ARTS Il corsaro Giuseppe Verdi 1, 5, 8 y 10 abril 2018 Recitals de Lied Centre Plácido Domingo 28 abril 2018 Bandes a Les Arts 15 abril
Música de cambra Concerts de Brandenburg Fabio Biondi 6 abril 2018 Café Quijano 12 abril 17
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APR 18 Pastora Soler 13 abril Concert Wagner Auditori 20 abril Luz Casal Gira “Que corra el aire” 21 abril
THEATRE / TEATRO CIRCUITO CAFE TEATRO www.circuitocafeteatro.com
Els dilluns al soul amb ten rusty strings 09/04/2018 Dansa valència 13/04/2018 Pequeño big blue_dansa valència 15/04/2018 Lo inevitable_cia dunatacà del 20/04/2018 al 22/04/2018 V trobada de teatre jove 23/04/2018 Herencia, teatropello del 04/05/2018 al 06/05/2018
PALAU DE LES ARTS
Dirty Dancing (Teatro) Desde 26 abril hasta 20 mayo
Trabajos De Amor Perdidos Hasta 22 abril Aires Flamencos 21 abril Takiri 27 abril Una Marilyn Desechable 28 abril
Palabra de mago. Jorge Blass Hasta 02 de abril El funeral Del 4 al 15 de abril Peter Pan contra el Youtuber 09 de abril Nacidos para bailar Del 18 al 29 de abril Gran Gala Mágica 22 de abril Juan Tamariz 30 de abril y 1 de mayo de 2018
Humanhood 12 de abril Titoyaya Dansa 13 de abril Un té a la menta. Músicas del Magreb del 08 al 09 de mayo
J.J Vaquero y Nacho Garcia Hasta 22 de junio Las putas amas (de casa) Hasta 28 de abril Guerra de sexos, sexos en guerra Óscar Tramoyeres Hasta 16 de junio Big Van - Monólogos científicos
24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS Hasta 23 de junio
CINEMA / CINE FILMOTECA IVAC 2018 Futuro(s) Imperfecto(s): Distopía y Cine Hasta 30 de Junio CRÍMENES Y SOMBRAS: EL CINE NEGRO CLÁSICO Hasta 27 de Mayo FORD vs HAWKS Hasta 29 de Abril BÁSICOS FILMOTECA Hasta 10 de Junio Docsvalència 2018 del 27 de abril al 06 de mayo de 2018 Premio rizoma: “los objetos amorosos” 25 de abril de 2018 Sesión especial feria del libro: “la librería” 21 de abril de 2018 Muestra de cine rumano Del 11 al 28 de abril
LIVE MUSIC 16 TONELADAS
(Zona Campanar) Calle Ricardo Micó, 3 Facebook 16 Tonelades New rock club and indie disco in the Campanar area, near the Rio Turia.
Plaza Cedro,1 Popular and legendary Rock bar that has been running for over 30 years! Live concerts, beers & spirits, good vibes. See the agenda at the back for the full live programme.
(Zona Ruzafa) C/ Pinto Salvador Abril, 20 See Facebook for more details Acoustic gigs at 19.30h with indie often being the avour.
(Zona Juan Llorens) C/ Erudito Orellena, 12 Tel. 96 326 05 26, www.lococlub.org El Loco is a dynamic live venue with an eclectic choice of indie, funk, rock, fusion, blues and more. Check some music and dance later.
(Zona Cabanyal) C/ de la Iglesia del Rosario, 8 Movil:606 88 20 00 www.elvientobar.com Live flamenco every Wednesday. Live blues every Thursday.
HARDROCK CAFÉ VALENCIA Zona Pl Ayuntamiento) Av, Marques de Sotelo, 6 Tel:962 56 56 53 Live shows every month
(Zona Aragón) C/ Polo y Peyrolón, 15 Tel. 96 393 36 63 Top choice for music lovers who love it live - jazz, blues, R’n’B, soul, funk, amenco and rock. See listings. Jazz, blues, amenco, world music, jam sessions and more...
CAFÉ DEL DUENDE
(Zona Carmen) C/ Túria, 62 Tel. 630 455 289 www.cafedelduende.com Great club specialising in authentic amenco music and culture. See listings.
CAFÉ MERCEDES JAZZ (Zona Ruzafa) C/ Sueca, 27 Tel. 96 341 83 78 www.cafemercedes.es
CAFÉ PUB MURNAU
(Zona Blasco Ibañez) C/Impresor Palmert Lambert, 5 Tel: 96 0 093 67 84 DELUXE POP CLUB (Zona Plaza Cedro) C/ Poeta Mas y Ros 42, Zona Cedro www.deluxepopclub.com
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Jimmy Glass ABRIL 2018 13 Abril 22:30h LLOBARROS ITN SEXTET 14 Abril 22:30h MASIVA TRIO 19 Abril 22:30h VÍCTOR & MARQUINA 20 Abril 22:30h AMADEU ADELL TRIO
21 Abril 22:30h THE SMILEN TRIO 24 Abril 20:45h JOSHUA WHEATLEY 4Tet 26 Abril 22:30h BAILLY & JIMÉNEZ 29 Abril 22:30h JAZZ CONCERT
JIMMY GLASS JAZZ BAR
(Zona Carmen) C/ Baja, 28 www.jimmyglassjazz.net Legendary and prestigious jazz club in the classic New York style with an authentic jazz atmosphere, integrated on the international live jazz circuit, where every week you can see famous international live bands from the modern jazz world. Mítico y prestigioso club de jazz de estilo neoyorquino, con una átmosfera auténticamente jazzística, donde pueden verse todas las semanas guras internacionales del jazz contemporáneo. Consulta la web: www.jimmyglassjazz.net
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Tel. 96 356 39 42 / 645 792 674 www.wahwahclub.com National and international indie-rock & pop in a student zone...
C/ Jerusalem, 55 (Zona Centro) www.jerusalemclub.es Live pop & rock music near the train station…
(Zona Benimaclet) C/Arquitecto Arnau, 16 961131706 - 663 702 960 lk kafcafe.blogspot.com Atmospheric, literary café-bar with regular live gigs and jams.
Zona Blasco Ibañez AGENDA
Avenida Blaso Ibañez, 111 Movil: 639 048 067 Sessions from Wednesday to Saturday. Open 01.30h to 07.30h Funk, disco, hip-hop, house. R’n’B, freestyle and more...
(Zona Puerto) C/ Padre Porta, 2 www.grooovelives.com Top-notch national and International bands every month with disco afterwards until past the dawn...
(City of Arts and Sciences) C/Obispo Jaime Perez, 24 Tel: 96 315 30 58 Live amenco show & dinner. www.labuleria.com
LA EDAD DE ORO
(Zona Juan Llorens) C/ San Jacinto, 3 Tel. 649 255 048 Live music every Thursday & Friday.
Bulevar Sur, esq Pío IX (Next to Parque La Rambleta) (Zona Jesús) Tel: 96 0011511 www.larambleta.com Fantastic new live venue with great programme of live music and original and alternative theatre.
(Zona Blasco Ibañez) Plaza Xuquer, 3 Tel:963 38 91 51 Jazz jam sessions on Monday and live soul sessions on Thursdays.
(Zona Cabanyal) C/ Progrés, 159 Tel:96 122 73 24 Restaurant with Quality live music every week, including jazz and fusión…
(Zona Carmen) C/ Museo, 10 Jazz jam every Wednesday evening.
PALAU DE LA MUSICA
(Zona Túria) Paseo de la Alameda, 30 Tel. (+34) 96 337 50 20 E-mail: email@example.com www. palaudevalencia.com Excellent classical music concerts in the Rio Túria gardens with musicians from around the world. See website for current programme.
(Zona Plaza Cedro) C/ Expolrador Andres, 19 Tel: 96 091 43 04 www.peterrock.es Hard rock and blues bar/pub with live music every Sunday from 21.30h.
PETER ROCK CLUB
C/ Quart, 26 (Zona Carmen) www.peterrockclub.com Facebook: PeterRockClub Concerts, Live music in the Barrio del Carmen with the emphasis on ROCK!
ROCK ISLAND MUSIC BAR
Zona Aragón CARIBBEAN’S ARAGÓN
C/ Bélgica, 5 House and pop, good mix of DJs and popular with students of all nationalities!
Zona Ruzafa GORDO
C/ Carlos Cervera,23 Tel: 96 336 31 67 Underground electro and more in one of Valencia’s hippest barrios.
C/Carlos Cervera, 23 Movil: 678 64 49 41 Electronica, Funk, House and more in the hip barrio of Ruzafa.
C/ Germanias, 31 664 46 98 40 Valencia’s latest club. Electronica all night long in the hip barrio of Ruzafa.
C/ dels Tomassos, 12. Barrio de Russafa. Valencia. (antigua Sala Sider / Excuse me!) One of the wildest and most fun clubs in Valencia now situated in the hip barrio of Ruzafa.
(Zona Benimaclet) Calle Enrique Navarro, 8
(Zona Plaza Cedro) C/ Ramon de Campoamor, 60 www.salamatisse.es Live music in a student friendly zone. (Zona Canovas) Joaquin Navarro, 11 Valencia Tel: 963 77 18 62 Newish venue with quality jazz bands www.zirco.es (Zona Patraix) C/ Beato Nicolás Factor, 32 Movil:671 305332 Live rock, indie, jazz and world music.
www.tranquilomusica.com Bringing you the best local, national and international indie bands to Valencia. Keep up the good work!
UNA COSA RARA
(Zona Juan Llorens) C/ Villanueva y Gascons, 2 Tel: 96 327 06 72 www.unacosarara.com Some quality local bands to accompany your Mediterranean meal at this ‘Bistro Musical’ including Jazz, Flamenco, Blues, Fusion, World Music and more...
(Zona Blasco Ibáñez) C/ Campoamor, 52
PICCADILLY DISCOTECA CLUB
PLAY C/ Cuba, 8
Tel: 96 3920570 http://playclubvalencia.tumblr.com Newish club in the hip barrio of Ruzafa. Indie, pop and dance all night long.
XTRA LRGE PLAYGROUND Gran Via Germanias, 21(esq Cadiz) New club with 600 metre multi-use oor. Electronica and indie, art exhibitions too. Theatre every week at 23.00h. See facebook.
Zona Juan Lloréns LA EDAD DE ORO
C/ San Jacinto, 3 Tel. 649 255 048 Live music and its classic mix of pumping sounds...from rock & roll to house! Open 22.00h until 4.00h, Thursday to Saturday. 19
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music on Feb 14th with Buddy Paul’s Big Love Blues Party from 20.30h to 22.30h. Private parties, cocktails and montaditos available. Fiestas privadas, cocteles y montaditos.
Pza / Perez Escrich, 18 Magazine has become an essential part of the rock’n’roll scene in Valencia.
Zona El Carmen BOLSERIA CAFÉ
Zona Puerto / Playa LA3
C/Bolseria, 41 Tel: 96 391 89 03 Hot tropical vibe with swinging crowd at weekends. House, Latin, funk and pop.
c/ Padre Porta, 2 www.groovelives.com Indie & electrónica sounds on 3 foors.
Zona Campanar FRYDA
C/ Concordia, 3 (near C/ Caballeros) www.facebook.com/gongvlc Subterranean spot in El Carmen to satisfy the underground explorer. Retro music bar with genuine atmosphere. One of the best hidden bars in the old town! Its music is simply too difficult to define. Small dancefloor. Tropical drinks and absinthe. Open every Tuesday to Saturday. Uno de esos lugares ocultos en El Carmen que satifacen al rastreador más underground. Bar de música retro con atmósfera auténtica y genuina. Uno de los mejores rincones escondidos del centro histórico. Su música es, simplemente, demasiado difícil de definir. Pequeña pista de baile. Bebidas tropicales y absenta. Abierto de martes a sábado.
C/ San Dionisio, 3 Feel ‘heavy metal’ and like hard rock? Plenty of like-minded souls in a loud bar. Rock on!
C/ Museo,10 Jazz Jam sessions, rock & roll and more...
C/ Santa Teresa, 19 Tel: 96 391 41 51 A legendary club in Valencia’s old town. Free, eclectic disco Monday - Sunday nights, live amenco every Tuesday @23h. English language nights Thursday @20h with Britpop music till late. Funky and friendly club. Club legendario en el centro histórico. Flamenco en directo los martes. Intercambio de inglés los jueves. Discoteca gratis los nes de semana.
Plaza San Jaime, 8. Slavia is a long-established classic of the Carmen scene. Open since 1996, with an ample selection of cocktails, gins and beers.
Plaza Sant Jaume, 1 New! Set in the very heart of the centro historico. Cocktails, music, art & design, fashion, young urban crowd. Vintage sofas too. Watch the people of the barrio stroll by. Lovely terrace too.
VIBORA SAVAGE ROCK’N’ ROLL CLUB C/ Quart, 47
Zona Plaza Cedro TORNILLO
C/ Campoamor, 42 Tel. 96 392 55 27 www.eltornillo.com INDIE scene. Electronica beats collide with guitar, loads of students partying, dancing. Look out for the distinctive huge nail outside!
Zona C/Jesús FUNKADELIA
C/Marques de Zenete, 5 Movil:625 358 401 Music bar with Soul, Funk, Jazz, Reggae, Blues and Afro music. Co- lourful interior and friendly Spanish and English owners. There will be live music of all genres with DJs in between the sets. Tapas will soon be available. The specialist DJs on Fridays and Saturdays from 23.30-- 3.30h. Live
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Avenida de Las Cortes Valencianas, 58 Movil: 692 85 25 55 New! Disco & Restaurant with stylish terraza, 3 ambiences, house music and more...
Zona Canovas UPPER CLUB
Gran Via Marques del Turia, 40 www.upperclub.es
Zona Plaza Ayuntamiento FEDERAL
C/ Embajador Vich, 15 Upmarket, elegant and spacious café-bar with plenty of magazines and healthy food and drinks. Tel: 96 0617 596 www.federalcafe.es
C/ Musico Peydro, 7 Movil: 684047434
Zona Botanico LO DE PONXE EN EL KINTO PINO Plaza Rojas Clemente, 5 Tel: 96 00394 Alternative taberna with vegan food and good value too…
Zona Cabanyal BAR LAPACA
C/ del Rosario, 30 Móvil: 637 86 05 28 Very popular hangout for the alternative crowd with tapas and beer at good prices.
BODEGA LA PESETA
C/ Cristo del Grao, 16 Móvil: 637 86 05 28 Attractive, bohemian interior with crowd to match. Tortilla is a speciality.
LA FÁBRICA DEL HIELO
C/ Pavia, 37 Set in the increasingly hip barrio of Cabanyal. Art space with café-bar, art exhibitions, live music and more.
Zona Calle Jesús CRACOVIA BAR
C/ Alcira, 25 Tel: 963 287 456 www.cracoviabar.com Groovy café-bar with healthy cuisine,
24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS art exhibitions, live gigs, DJ and more!
Zona El Carmen
Pintor Domingo 7 (near the small garage next to the Quart Towers). Reservations: 961 133 418. Facebook anita.giro Off the beaten track. Near to the Quart towers but far fom the crowds in the Carmen. Quality food at an aerage of 15-20 a head including drinks. Good beer on tap; 2,70€, a pint before 21:30h adn only 3,50€ afterwards. Arelaxed, informal atmosphere. Tables available outside on a quiet, pedestrian street. English speaking staff. Also open on Sundays from 12PM for Vermut and tapas.
Plaza La Reina, 18 Tel:96 392 26 90 Beautiful terrace with sweeping view of the cathedral…
football on TV at the weekend. A legendary cafe-bar that is 36 years old. Set in the historic centre. Breakfast, lunch and dinner available everday. Salads, sandwiches, Snacks, Montaditos, Desserts. Fine choice of cocktails including Mojito, Daiquiri, Bloody Mary. Agua de Valencia, Sangria & Paella too. Warm interior and beautiful terrace. Un clásico del centro histórico, terraza amplio, interior relajado, tapas y cócteles. Bohemio, literario, y abierto a todos.
LENCIA. Un lugar tranquilo,agradable y acogedor donde disfrutar cada dia de los mejores tes y cafés.Especializados en el AGUA DE VALENCIA (LA MEJOR) hecha de forma tradicional, con una amplia variedad de COCKTAILS
LA CAVA DEL NEGRET
C/ Museu, 7 Tel: 960 72 50 47 Facebook Café-Museu Bohemia at its nest, with a mellow terraza in a tranquil part of the Barrio del Carmen. Breakfast, brunch, teas, coffees, beers, newspapers, magazines, acoustic concerts, exhibitions and more. “Esta original cafetería, con techos abovedados, ventanal ovalado y terraza, sirve desayunos, bocatas y tapas.”
CAFÉ DEL NEGRITO Plaza del Negrito 1, 46001 València Tel. 96 391 42 33 Mov. 665 13 05 28 Classic Carmen hangout. Liberal 30-somethings, arty crowd, lots of people wearing glasses!
CAFÉ TERTULIA 1900 C/ Alta 4
ERMITA CAFÉ CULTURAL C/ Obispo Don Jerónimo, 4 (just off C/Caballeros) Tel:96 3916759 C/ Calatrava, 15 Tel: 96 392 33 01
C/ Zurradores, 9 Movil: 665 04 15 08 Friendly Spanish tapas & café Bodeguita bar with terraza and popular owners.
MONTEREY BAR & DISCOS C/ Baja, 46B (Barrio del Carmen) Tel: 96 3917 929 www.montereydiscos.es firstname.lastname@example.org www.facebook.com/montereybardiscos montereydiscos.bandcamp.com/ Monday –Friday 17h-01h Saturday 12h-15 / 18h-01.30h Sunday and holidays: 18h-01h
MUEZ (CAFÉ-LIBRERIA GASTRONÓMICA) Plaza del Mercado, 26 Tel: 96 0067822 7 Movil:627406094 Hip and increasingly popular café bar with attractive terrace near Mercado Central and a bohemian clientele. www.muez.es
RIVENDEL RESTO BAR C/ Hospital, 18 Tel: 96 392 32 08 www.rivendelrestobar.com
CAFÉ LISBOA Pl. Dr. Collado, 9 Tel. 96 391 94 84 An excellent café bar in one of Valencia’s most atmospheric plazas. Good mixed crowd of students, locals, visitors and a very popular terraza. Open 09.00h and all day until late. Lots of bocadillos, coffees and beers. Barça and Levante
CAFETÍN (Café.Cocktail. Bar) Plaza San Jaume, 2 Movil: 652 38 32 28 email@example.com Situated in the heart of the barrio del carmen in Valencia with more than 30 years of history. This is a relaxing, agreeable and welcoming place where you can enjoy the best of teas and coffees. Specializing in AGUA DE VA-
SANT JAUME C/ Caballeros, 51 Tel. 96 391 24 01
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APR 18 Valencia Café society par excellence. Set in what may be the best corner of the centro histórico, this long established café bar has a cosmopolitan crowd, lots of room upstairs and one of the best terrazas in the city. Watch the characters stroll down C/Caballeros. Sant Jaume es un clásico del centro histórico con unas de las mejores terrazas en Valencia.
SOL I LLUNA
C/ del Mar, 29 Tel. 96 392 22 16 www.solilluna.net
C/Moret, 4 (just off C/Roteros) Music includes: Ultra-mod, ye-ye, Garage, Britpop 60s. Freak-Beat
THE LOUNGE CAFÉ-BAR
Estameñeria Vieja 2 (behind La Lonja) Tel: 96 391 80 94, www.theloungecafebar.com
C/ Moret, 10 (near Plaza del Carmen) Open since 1974, Trombon is one of the oldest bars in the Carmen. Table football, good music and local crowd. Friendly service. Open from 20h – 03.30h from Tuesday to Saturday and open to all.
Zona Ruzafa EL PATIO DE RUZAFA
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Zona Plaza Xuquer ROCAFULL CAFE
Pl. Xuquer, 14 www.rocafull.tk A key meeting point of the ‘indie’ community.
Zona Plaza Cedro CAFE INFINITO
C/ Poeta Mas y Ros, no 35 Tel: 617 27 20 42 www.cafeinfinito.net Superb! International multilingual staff with a friendly atmosphere and packed agenda including theme nights, language exchange, live music, quiz. Wednesday Ruta de la Tapa del Cedro’. Good food too.
C/ Campoamor, 42 Tel. 96 392 55 27 A meeting point for faces from the indie and electronica scenes. De nitely worth checking.
Zona Benimaclet CAMINITO
C/ Santo Espíritu, 14 Reservations: 601 169 069 / 601 244 546 Great tapas bar with big terrace and deservedly popular with local bohemian crowd...
C/ Literato Azorin, 13 Spacious cultural centre with bar and tapas, rich variety of activities including talks, workshops, and more. Centro cultural amplio con bar y tapas, gran variedad de actividades como charlas, talleres y más.
Carrer del Poeta Josep Cervera y Grifol, 14, Valencia Delightful bakery of the highest quality with cakes and teas to savour. Lovely staff with lots of experience and acoustic live music sessions too! Deliciosa panadería de la más alta calidad con tortas y tés para saborear. Personal encantador con mucha experiencia y sesiones de música acústica en vivo.
Zona Puerto LAZOTEA SKYBAR LOUNGE Plaza del Tribunal de Las Aguas, 5 Av. Del Puerto junto al Puerto de Valencia – Hotel Alazanas
Edi cio Veles e Vents Movil: 682 613 446 / 677 72 53 21 Sunsets, Beers & Music. Chill out to different sounds including Soul, Funky, House, Downtempo, Ambient, Flamenco, Funky, Hip-Hop, World, Indie and live music too...
GAY / LESBIAN Codigo G
Gay Discoteca & Club (Zona Ruzafa) Carrer dels Tomassos, 14. A Gay disco, next to Russafa market. 3 floors with House, Disco, Guateque, Pop, Petardeo. http://codigog-club.blogspot.com.es/ https://www.facebook.com/codigog
C/ Dénia, 18 Tel: 605 838 299 Bohemian cafe-bar, vegetarian dishes, live music Wednesdays.
C/ Pintor Salvador Abril, 34 Tel: 96 3 25 05 82 / 693 593 037 Arty and welcoming café-bar.
Calle Literato Azorín 13 Valencia www.facebook.com/ubikcafe Mon-Tues: 17h - 01:30h Wed-Sun: 12h - 01:30h Thurs: 12h - 02:00h Fri-Sat: 12h - 03:00h Emblematic of the buzzing barrio of Ruzafa. Wonderful, spacious and welcoming cafe-bar/ second-hand bookshop. Spanish & Italian tapas, beer, wine, bohemian crowd, friendly
LA OLA FRESCA
Calle Músico Magenti 11, Benimaclet Reservations: 610026305 A ‘cafecito’ with a big heart and a fabulous terrace • Speciality in brownies and homemade cakes • world food cooking Juice therapy • local artesanal beers • fairtrade tea and coffee workshops and special events • Sunday BRUNCH Facebook: La Ola Fresca Valenbisi: 116 Comidas del mundo, servicio excelente, sabroso y actividades cada semana.
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C/ Juan de Mena, 7 (Zona Botanico) Facebook Cross Valencia www.crossvalencia.com Just 2 minutes walk from Torres de Quart in the tranquil Botanico barrio. Cross is one of Valencia’s most popular Gay Clubs. Open each night from 22h to 03.30am with Wednesdays and Tuesdays featuring ‘get naked’ parties. Every Friday parties with Dj. Saturday show with DragQueen. Closed Monday. Uno de los pubs gays más populares de Valencia. Lunes cerrado, jueves noche
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LA BELLA DE CADIZ
C/ Cadiz, 54 Facebook labelladecadiz54 Set in the hip barrio of Ruzafa, this friendly café-bar has a terraza and an international vibe and an incredible collection of camp antiques in the very spacious interior.
C/ Cadiz, 86 Tel: 639 517 703 Popular with lesbians in evenings. Open to all.
C/ Flassanders, 8 Gay sex shop
Pl. Músico Lopez Chavarri, 2
CERVECERIAS LOS PIKAPIEDRA
(Zona Carmen) C/ Caballeros, 25 Tel: 96 3 919 876/ 681 215 545 www.bar-lospicapiedra.com Great! De nitive of the alternative Carmen scene. Highly popular with students, punks, hippies and adventurous tourists. It is a friendly, alternative hangout that is run by a multilingual, well-travelled owner and is open to all.
ZONA ABASTOS GEORGE BEST
C/ Alzira, 12 Great name, good beers, indie music. The fifth Beatle would surely have approved. Where did it all go right?
ZONA EL CARMEN BEERS & TRAVELS BAR NUNCADIGONO
C/Doctor Monseratt,28 The latest gay sex-club with rooms, showers, labyrinths, videos, slings, contacts, S&M, bears, fucking, sex, glory-holes, motor bikes. Fiestas Sex’ every Monday (Slip or Naked) and Friday from 22.00h. Each month: ‘Fiesta Slip’ 1st and 3rd Thursday from 22h (jockstrap/ swimwear) ‘Fiesta Naturista’ 2nd & 4th Thursday from 22h. (naked) Free cloakroom service and free condoms and lubrication, ask at the bar. Every Friday Porno/ Live Show. Happy hours todos los dias. Open every day from 13.00 pm to 04.00 am. WEDNESDAYS COMPLETE BLACKOUT PARTY MIERCOLES FIESTA APAGÓN TOTAL Gay sexbar. Cuartos, duchas, laberintos, videos, slings, valencia, contactos, gay, nuncadigono, bar, sm, bears, sexo, motos.
Pl. Vicente Iborra, 9 Tel. 96 392 41 39 The seven deadly sins are served after you enter the gates of hell of this restaurant.
C/ Guillem de Castro, 80
SANT MIQUEL Pl. Sant Miquel, 13 Tel. 96 392 31 29
SEXBAR OHLALA C/Doctor Monseratt,28
Plaza Manises, 3 Tel: 96 392 60 50 Zona Carmen Facebook Beers and Travels Bar www.beersandtravels.com ‘Beers & Travels Bar’ is a traditional pub set in the heart of the old town and just a stone’s throw from the legendary Torres de Serranos. At the pub, you will nd 13 different drinks on tap, which includes beers from Ireland and ‘Maleoc’ cider from Galicia. Check out their ‘O’Hara’ Red, Pale Ale and Black beers.
BIRRA & BLUES BREW PUB VALENCIA Av. Maria Cristina, 12 Tel: 96 392 56 41 Zona Centro Valencia 46001 www. birraeblues.com
Pl. de la Reina Tel: 96 392 28 62 www.finnegansofdublin.es
SAINT MARTIN’S URBAN IRISH
Calle Abadía de San Martin, 2 (near San Vicente) Tel: +34963942171 46002 Valencia firstname.lastname@example.org Saint Martin’s Urban Irish is our new pub right in the center of Valencia! Enjoy international beers & spirits and great snacks to ll you up not only with beer. Enjoy all major sports events through our 6 extra large FULL
APR 18 HD screens. You will enjoy like never before. Sky Sports on with all major events broadcasted! Our international atmosphere and our location manage to unite the tradition of an Irish pub with a young and relaxed atmosphere. (Find us between Plaza de la Reina and Plaza del Ayuntamiento, just off San Vicente street). Nuevo Pub irlandés moderno y céntrico donde disfrutar de todos los eventos de deporte, con cervezas de importación, snacks, copas...
C/ Danzas / Cajeros (Near La Lonja) Tel: 961 054 050 Facebook: the market cerveza artesana The Market serves homemade beer in a warm setting with tostas & tablas to savour with your brown beer. Great music and experience owners. Open every day from 19h. Cervecería artesana, tostas y buena música. Cerca de la Lonja y Mercado Central.
TYRIS ON TAP
Taula De Canvis, 6 (near La Lonja) Tel: 96 1 13 28 73 Great! Just a stone’s throw from La Lonja and Mercado Central, you will nd ‘Tyris on Tap’, which is the taproom of local Valencian brewers Tyris. All their cervezas are craft beers so you won’t nd any commercial brands here, just lovingly brewed beer. Enjoy an ample terrazza and a hip yet relaxed interior of wooden tables & chairs and colourful posters lining the walls. On the wall, there is an attractively designed graphic explanation of the steps taken to brew beer. Tasty tapas, gourmet burgers and salads too. Cerveza artesanal, hambuerguesas gourmet en una terraza excelente.
ZONA CANOVAS PORTLAND ALE HOUSE
C/ Salamanca 10 Yes! Valencia’s rst true American pub, run by a friendly American team with draft beers available, sports and an increasingly mixed crowd of locals, visitors and English and Spanish speakers.
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Paseo de las Facultades, 3 Authentic Moroccan cuisine in a beautiful and spacious interior www.balansiya.com
Dr Sanchis Bergon, 27 Excellent Moroccan cuisine with a beautiful interior and experienced owners. Set in the mellow barrio of Botanico by the Rio Turia gardens.
SAHARA (ZONA CARMEN) C/ del Mar, 52 Tel: 96 394 32 76 Movil: 698 579 148 www.sahararestaurante.com
ST. PATRICK’S IRISH PUB
Gran Vía Marqués del Turia, 69 Tel: 96 351 36 42 www.stpatricksvalencia.com “A true Irish pub” that knows the craic! Friendly helpful international staff who speak Spanish and English! FREE WIFI to all customers. Open every day from 4pm ‘till late! Lots of events: Live Music every Friday at 23h. Parties with prizes. Open Saturday and Sunday at 13:00h pm. Reservations at email@example.com See Facebook for more details!
Zona Avenida Aragón MANOLO EL DEL BOMBO
Pl. Valencia Club de Fútbol, 5 Tel: 96 930 460 A traditional Spanish bar with a different interior - a football museum with photos of the legendary Manolo del Bombo, the chap with the massive beret and drum. Just across from Mestalla stadium, a Mecca for football fans from all over the world. Friendly atmosphere.
ZONA PLAZA XUQUER MAX MAX
C/ Vinalopó, 11 (Pl. Xúquer) Tel: 96 362 68 67 http://maxmaxvalencia.blogspot.com
ZONA PLAYA SPAGHETTI & BLUES Restaurante Pizzeria
Av. Mare Nostrum, 34 Tel: 96 355 04 74 Zona Playa de la Patacona 46120 www.spaghettieblues.com
RESTAURANTS AFRO-CUBAN BABALÚ
C/ Manyans 17 (next to Plaza Redondo) Tel: 96 315 50 40 ¡Fiesta! An excellent restaurant-bar-club for those who love authentic Cuban food.
ASIAN FUSION MA KHIN CAFÉ (COLONIAL ASIAN FOOD)
Mercado Colon / Jorge Juan, 19 Tel:96 352 8132 TAO TAO TABERNA ASIATICA C/ Cadiz, 37 Tel: 96 091 2915 / móvil: 615 725 320 Set in the hip barrio of Ruzafa... Authentic & Asian run fusion restaurant with Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Vietnamese cuisine.
FUSION RESTAURANT SÉSAME
C/ En Bou (Zona Carmen) Tel: 96 391 30 62 Highly popular. The well-travelled French owner proposes a wide variety of creative tapas and dishes with an original Greek & Mediterranean/ Asian/ French and Vegetarian fusion using only fresh local produce.
C/ Lepanto, 26 (Zona Botánico) Tel:96 3113 578 Movil:651974299 Attractive & tasty ‘Japanese-Peruvian’ fusion of cuisine in the increasingly hip & understated barrio of Botáncio.
GREEK EL RINCON GRIEGO
C/ Conde Montornes, 23 (just off C/ Mar and corner of Poeta Liern) Tel: 96 394 4443 Mobile: 639608867 www.stratosm.es Zona Carmen Intimate and Greek owned and run, well- established restaurant in a quiet corner of the old town. Enjoy Greek tapas, sh and meat dishes, cheeses, yoghurts, pastries and Greek wine too!
INDIAN / PAKISTANI INDIAN GARDEN
C/ Ángel Guimerá 62 Tel: 962 05 78 33 www.restaurantehinduvalencia.es
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TAJ-MAHAL (ZONA AV. PUERTO)
C/ Dr. Manuel Candela, 20, Tel: 96 330 62 64.
ITALIAN ZONA BOTANICO LA FORCOLA
C/ Borrull, 29 Tel: 963 155 909 www.laforcola.com Highly popular Italian owned & run pizzería & restaurant with quality food at reasonable prices and friendly staff. Set in the tranquil Botanico barrio.
ZONA EL CARMEN ANÓMALO RESTAURANTE
C/ de la Crau, 4 (Zona Carmen) Movil:699587148 /679580624 Charming, family run restaurant with intimate setting. Highly experienced & talented Italian chef from Rome and lovely English speaking host. Just a stone’s throw from Torres de Serrano.
C/ del Mar, 22 Tel: 96 391 48 00, www.viciositalianos.com Very popular, good value, great pizza.
C/ Derechos 29, bajo (1 min from La Lonja) Tel: 96 391 19 65 This is the real deal. Bacco D.O.C. is a distinctive and authentic Italian restaurant in the centre of the historic Barrio del Carmen. It is original, good fun and it is baroque! It has a stunning cave-like interior of “bejewelled and mirrored” stalagmites and stalactites, tasteful lighting, lots of nooks and crannies and three oors. So it’s no surprise that this restaurant is highly popular with romantic couples looking for something original yet tasty and genuine. Their carta is extensive with a wide selection of pastas & pizzas including chicken, bacon, cheese and tropical fruit specialities. Lovers of Italian vino can enjoy their Lambrusco as well as Spanish & Italian wines. The ‘24/7 Valencia’ team has always found the atmosphere welcoming and often international, especially at the weekends. Restaurante muy distinto, con el interior como una cueva. Muy romántico para parejas. Carta extensa de pizzas y pastas.
C/Baja, 12 Tel:960713859 / 6956 15692
C/Corona, 8 Tel: 96 105 65 81 Spacious & classy restarant, with historic interior with authentic Italian
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C/ Bordadores, 5 (next to Cathedral) Tel: 96 391 89 15 www.viciositalianos.com Popular Italian restaurant without pizza and emphasis on Piadinas and pastas.
spacious and beautiful interior in a cosmopolitan zone.
C/ Quart 17 Tel: 96 392 41 77 Excellent! Hip pizzeria and pasta restaurant just a brief stroll from Torres de Quart. 8€ daytime menus, around 15€ at night. Salads, antipasti, piadine, italian tapas, pizza, pasta, meat and sh dishes. Wines from many regions of Italy.
ZONA CANOVAS DON SALVATORE
C/ Conde de Altea, 41 Tel: 96 334 13 04 www.donsalvatore.com Spot the Valencia footballer!
C/ Conde Altea, 31 -36 Tel: 96 334 07 53 lambrusqueria. wordpress.com/about.George Clooney did eat here!
JAPANESE KOKURA AUTOMATIC SUSHI Plaza Pere Borrego I Galino, 10 (C/Alta con Na Jordana) Tel: 96 3 911 102 www.kokura.es
Mercado de Colon Tel:960 709 175 www.momji.es Quality Japanese cuisine in upmarket surroundings.
TORA (TABERNA JAPONESA)
C/ Pedro III El Grande , 13 Tel: 96 311 94 29 Great! Finally, an authentic Japanase taberna in Valencia run by a Japanese & Valencian couple!
MEDITERRANEAN KAÑA MAKAN
C/ Explorador Andres, 24 (Plaza Cedro) Tel: 96 0150 796 C/ Sueca, 61 (Ruzafa) Facebook Kaña Makan Smells delicious! Exotic and tasty Mediterranean tapas with Arabic in uences and interior and friendly Syrian owner.
Conde de Salvatierra, 39 Tel: 96 3205 837/ 96 3 236 153 www.ameyal.es Upmarket Mexican cuisine in a
PALARDI CAFFE RESTOBAR
C/ Cuenca, 31. Come and chill on our terrace, in this new friendly cafe bar. Copas, cócteles, coffee and great food. Every Thursday is the day of “ Burger and Beer”. Closed Mondays. Fridays is Fish Friday. Fish and chips. English and Spanish spoken. Relajate en nuestra terraza y bar acogedor. Copas, cócteles y buena comida. Cada jueves es el día de “haburguesa y cerveza”. Cerrado los lunes. Hablamos castellano e inglés. facebook.com/PalardiRestobar
PERUVIAN & MEDITERRANEAN SIMALÚ
C/ Caballeros, 10 Tel: 96 1 93 03 57 www.simalurestaurante.com Classy Peruvian restaurant of the highest quality in terms of product and presentation. This is authentic Peruvian cuisine with real avours of the land.
PORTUGUESE CAFÉ PESSOA
C/ Literato Azorin, 2 Tel: 96 341 75 14 Great! An authentic Portuguese café bar with lovely cocktails and trendy interior.
Literato Azorin, 18 Movil: 697 95 52 94 Dig the trendy & kitsch interior and enjoy sardines, cod, ‘vinho verde’ and fado music in the hip barrio of Ruzafa. Wouldn’t look out of place in Shoreditch!
C/ Subida del Toledano, 6 Tel. 96 1 14 40 63 e-mail: geral@restauranteportuscale. es www.RestaurantePortuscale.es Authentic Portuguese restaurant with Portuguese owners. Next to the cathedral.
SPANISH / VALENCIAN ZONA PLAZA AYUNTAMIENTO
C/. Mosén Femades, 9 y 11 (Zona peatonal/ Pedestrian street) Just off Plaza Ayuntamiento 46002 Valencia · T. 96 352 95 75 · 96 351 55 51 firstname.lastname@example.org www.restaurantealkazar.com This is the real deal. Quality Valencian cuisine. With over 60 years of experience, Alkazar is perfectly placed right in the centre on a mellow & traf c–free street, very near to Plaza Ayuntamiento so easy to find. Mariscos y arroces auténticos con 60 años de experiencia.
C/ Martínez Cubells, 4 (off Passeig Ruzafa) Tel: 96 342 77 80, www.carpediem-vlc.com A genuine Spanish restaurant right in the centre of Valencia, on a mellow side street, dead easy to find!
HARD ROCK CAFÉ
Avenida Marqués de Sotelo, 6 Tel:96 2565653 www.hardrock.com Enjoy food, music and more…
LOTELITO VALENCIA ROOMS & BAR
C/ Barcas, 13 Tel: 96 206 78 52 Movil: (+34) 656 265 229 www.lotelitovalencia.com You can enjoy breakfast early in the morning, almuerzo around midday, lunch or dinner a la carta or menu as well as enjoy a wide range of spirits & cocktails.
www.vuelvecarolina.com C/ Correos, 8 Run by the legendary chef Quique Dacosta with fine produce, creative cuisine and impressive wine list designed by Manuela Romeralo, an award-winning somellier. Expect to pay between 40€ -50€…
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C/ Guillem de Castro, 64 963 27 01 01 64restaurante.es New! Top quality Mediterranean & world cuisine that marries vanguard presentation with traditional ingredients.
ALMA DEL TEMPLE
C/Almirante, 14 Tel: 96 315 52 87 www.almadeltemple.com Upmarket restaurant in beautiful setting with historic Arabic wall as part of the interior, re ecting Valencia’s Moorish past. Wide range of rice, sh and meat dishes.
C/ Almudin,14. Near Plaza del Virgen. 25
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de paella ofrecidos por expertos cocineros.
Tapas bar since 1932. Rice dishes, tapas, wines and spirits. Attractive and well-established. An old-fashioned interior with real character. No telephone number. You have to visit in person to make a reservation!
KA’RAK (RAQUEL CERNICHARO)
C/ Músico Peydró, 9 Tel. 96 315 45 88 Set in a quiet corner of the atmospheric old town. Run by a friendly and experienced owner, enjoy wonderful homemade Mediterranean cooking.
C/ Marqués de Dos Aguas, 6 Tel: 96 251 64 26 Good value Spanish menu del días, great view.
EL ARENAL DEL CARMEN
C/ Calatrava, 6 Tel: 96 009 16 57 Beautiful old building, located in a mellow corner of the historic centre, with lots of space for groups and couples and plenty of attractive nooks and crannies. Fresh Mediterranean cuisine including seafood, Spanish tapas and rice dishes including genuine paella! An ample selction of wines and great Gin’n’Tonics. Cocina mediterránea fresca incluyendo mariscos, tapas españolas y platos de arroz, incluyendo paella genuina! Una amplia selección de vinos y grandes Gin’n’Tonics.
Pl. Tundidores, 2 Tel: 96 392 20 90 Legendary paella restaurant, prime location by La Lonja and Plaza Negrito. Restaurante legendario de paellas y más arroces. Bien situado entre La Lonja y Plaza Negrito. Terraza encantadora.
C/ Roteros, 9 Tel:96 3 912 627 Tasty and intimate cuisine and near Torres de Serranos.
ESCALONES DE LA LONJA C/ Pere Compte, 3
9:00 - 01:30 todos los días
C/ San Miguel s/n www.tascaelbotijo.com Spanish tasca in the Barrio Carmen! Great terraza & excellent service, great variety of delicious tapas, a top ensaladilla rusa and nice cheeses too. Good selection of beers & wines. Kitchen and bar is open everyday from 9h -01.30h. Clasica tasca situada en el Barrio del Carmen, cocina siempre abierta, servicio excelente, gran variedad de tapas, vinos y cervezas.
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C/ Mossen Sorell, 9 Movil:615992803 Spanish tapas bar that is a favourite with locals from the barrio. Said to have some of the best croquetas in town! Peter Hook of New Order & Joy Division was lost in the barrio and asked ‘24/7 Valencia’ for directions to eat here not so long ago!
Calle Pinzón, 12 Movil: 34 616 75 86 24 http://botifarra.es/ Hidden away in a quiet side street, this is a classic and authentic Valencian & Mediterranean tapas bar of the Barrio del Carmen…
C/ Soguers, 2 Tel: 96 392 2532 30 years old emblematic restaurant of the Barrio del Carmen with Mediterranean dishes and cosy yet spacious interior.
T. 961 043 540 firstname.lastname@example.org www.escueladearrocesypaellas.com C/Obispo Don Jerónimo 8, 46003 Valencia
ESCUELA DE ARROCES Y PAELLA VALENCIANA
C/ Obispo Don Jerónimo 8 Tel: 961 043 540 www.escueladearrocesypaellas.com email@example.com Highly popular with discerning customers and for all the right reasons. This is an authentic Valencian restaurant where you not only savour Valencia paella you can also take a certi ed course in order to become pro cient in cooking your own paella! This includes a trip to Mercado Central to pick the ingredients as well as cooking with an expert chef in one of their 2 restaurants. Check it out! Paella auténtica valenciana con cursos
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LA LLAR DEL CHEF
C/ Pintor Domingo, 29 Tel:96 044 6829 Facebook Restaurante La Llar del Chef This is special. On a quiet street near to the Torres de Quart. A la carte and daily tasting menu. Quality and authentic Valencian and Mediterranean cuisine including home made paellas, meat and sh dishes created with artistic panache.Very well-travelled and experienced chef owner Teresa Camacho Giménez vision is to fuse traditional Valencian & Mediterranean cuisine with innovative presentation. Vegan and gluten-free choices too. Comida mediterránea, rica en verduras, arroz, aceite, frutas seleccionando los mejores productos de temporada combinados con sus peculiares inno-
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ble y buenas paellas para encargar. Muy cerca de Torres de Serranos. Auténticamente español y abierto a todos.
C/ Subida de Toledano, 8 Tel: 96 391 80 45, www.lalolarestaurante.com firstname.lastname@example.org. This is ‘nueva cocina española’! Authentic live flamenco every week.
Plaza Mossén Sorell, 11 Movil:670 39 63 02 Intimate & tasty tapas bar in a quiet side street of the Barrio del Carmen, with reasonable prices and very popular terraza.
LIENZO LA PILARETA
C/ Moro Zeit Tel: 96 391 04 97 Every major Spanish city has a tapas bar regarded as ‘quintessential’. Established in 1917, this one is high up on the list in many guides. Veteran waiters serve excellent tapas: habas, ensaladilla rusa and the famous mussels. Open daily midday to midnight just off Plaza Tossal, not hard to nd. Now that’s what we call atmosphere... El bar de tapas más histórico en el centro de Valencia, especialidad en clóchinas, buenas habas y ensaladilla rusa.
Plaza del Tetuan, 18 Tel:96 352 1081 www.elrestaurantellienzo.com Upmarket and reliable. Excellent tapas with seafood a speciality. Tapas 5€-15€. Menus 27€-55€.
C/ Arolas,11-bajo. 46001-Valencia Telefono de reservas: 961141112
C/ Avellanas, 9 Tel: 96 392 51 66 www.mardeavellanas.com Classy cuisine near Plaza Reina. MARIA MANDILES Plaza Manises, 2 Tel: 96 04 60 57 email@example.com
C/ del Padre Huérfanos, 2 Tel: 96 315 48 84
Plaza Reina, 18 Tel: 96 3 155 020 www.restaurantepicofino.com Classy & classic Mediterranean cuisine and tapas on a beautiful terraza in the heart of Valencia.
RACÓ EL FALLERET Guillem de Castro, 114 Tel: 96 064 28 72
REFUGIO RESTAURANTE DEL CARMEN
C/ Alta, 42 Tel: 96 391 7754 The ‘Cooking Revolution’! Refugio is truly a restaurant of the Carmen. Run by a warm, bohemian Valencian couple with years of culinary experience this is now a Mediterranean fusion restaurant with International cuisine. Warm, wooden interior with intimate corners.
C/ Corretegeria,33 Tel: 96 4 910 952 Cuisine from the Mediterranean...
C/ San Miguel, 7 Tel: 963921447/ movil 685893736 Facebook: Restaurante San Miguel
SIDRERIA EL MOLINÓN
C/Bolseria, 40 Tel: 963 91 15 38 Asturian restaurant with authentic cuisine including meat dishes, cider, ham, sausages, favada, cheese dishes, lot of wine and more. Restaurante asturiano con carne, sidra, quesos, vinos...
C / Roteros, 9 (near Torres de Serranos) Movil: 696 119986 Bar - restaurant to go for tapas. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 noon to closing. Closed Monday. Spontaneous atmosphere, friendly and fun. Home cooking. Drinks and hot tapas with a hint of fun. Easy to nd as it is just a stoneʼs throw from the Torres de Serranos. Nice and spacious interior too! L’ Aplec has a great terrace. Enjoy their homemade, fresh and authetic paella to order in advance for groups. Enjoy classic and original Spanish tapas. Gay & Lesbian friendly. Tapas caseras, divertidas, servicio ama-
C/ Roteros, 21 Tel: 96 392 31 68 Very near Torres de Serranos so easy to nd. Creative cuisine with highly experienced owner and staff. Mattilda combines succulent tapas and quality cuisine with artistic presentation with a loyal and cosmopolitan clientele. Clean & attractive vintage style interior.
MERCAT DE LA REINA
Plaza de la Reina, 19 Tel:96 3 925 789 / Movil:629381846 Quality produce include tapas, pinchos and meals with a modern twist.
OCHO Y MEDIO
Plaza Lope de Vega, 5 Tel: 96 392 20 22 www.elochoymedio.com
C/ Bonaire, 23 Tel:963 76 70 54 Deservedly popular. There are 6 types of oysters available with prices to suit their varied clientele. Friendly atmosphere with cava & champagne...
TASCA EMBRUJO DEL CARMEN
C/Juristas, 5 Tel: 96 0 014 584/ 695 478 914 Facebook Embrujo dl Carmen Delightful Spanish restaurant with warm and colourful interior, relaxed terraza and friendly service. Spanish and Andalusian cuisine to savour and just a stone’s throw from the Cathedral in a quiet spot of the centro 27
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historico. Live music, paella, friendly service. Cocina española y andaluza para saborear y sólo un tiro de piedra de la Catedral en una zona tranquila del centro historico. Música en vivo, la paella, el servicio amable.
and welcoming & very well-travelled English Speaking Spanish owner Ramonet. Authentic live flamenco gatherings on Wednesday evenings...
Vintage-style interior, quality Mediterranean tapas and dishes, jazzy soundtrack...
C/ Conde Altea, 30 Tel: 96 3 738 815 Quality and wide range of rice dishes.
Tel: 96 3567 777 www.hotelneptunovalencia.com Excellent Valencian cuisine with paella, cocktails and menus…
C/ Corretgeria, 38 Tel: 963 154 599 / 636 429 329 Like a ne wine? Oh, that’s superb! Tapas, cheese, and meat too! Tinto no is a wonderful, classy tapas bar restaurant with an extensive collections of 50 wines from Spain & Italy as well as delicious tapas from the mediterranean. Live acoustic music every Wednesday. Tintofino es un tapas-bar de mucha calidad, con vinos de Italia y España.
C/ Calatrava, 12 Tel: 667 719 897 www.trece.com Hip new restaurant with mediterranean fusion dishes and original, vintage interior.
C/ Roteros, 12 Tel: 96 0 643 540 Very near Torres de Serranos. Quality mediterranean cuisine from every corner of the region, Spain, Italy, Greece, Lebanon ...Spanish, English and Italian spoken. Lovely staff. Cocina mediterránea de calidad, España, Italia, Grecia, Líbano... Cerca de Torres de Serranos. Se hablan idiomas. Personal acogedor.
C / de la Cruz, 4 izquierda and Plaza del Carmen, 6. Tel: 96 315 39 67 The real deal. Valencian chefs and Valencian staff. Superb paella, arròs en fesols i naps, arroz a banda, patatas bravas, salads and more. Near Torres de Serranos. There are now two Yusos, near to each other. La autentica paella valenciana. Cocineros valencianos, una paella estupenda. Ahora hay dos Yusos, cerca de Torres de Serrano.
ZONA BOTÁNICO LA GRETA
C/ Bon Fill, 7 Tel: 96 3 32 24 47 Enjoy tapas and wines in warm surroundings. English and Spanish spoken…
LA HUERTA DE RAMONET
C/ Lepanto, 4 (near Torres de Quart) Movil:657 167 924 The real Spain. Tasty and fresh Mediterranean gastronomy with delightful
ZONA CÁNOVAS ALFÀBEGA
Conde de Altea, 51 Movil: 717 12 22 35 Set in the cosmopolitan Canovas restaurant where you can enjoy Spanish / Mediterranean tapas and delicious & authentic barbecue ‘parrilladas’ with hamburgers to enjoy too. Good value prices too.
Conde Altea, 12 Tel: 96 3 951 178 www.de-calle.com Popular with the professional boho crowd. Dine in a chilled out and relaxed ambience with creative, well-cooked cuisine…
C/ Conde Altea, 26 Tel:96 08859 92 Attractive interior and romantic terrace with paella, meat and fish dishes…
MAMA RACHA TABERNA
C/Ciscar, 15 Tel: 960 065 558 Tapas with soul with a welcoming interior.
C/ Conde Altea, 21 Tel: 96 320 11 78 Galician bodega...
ZONA CALLE JESÚS LA MORA
TABERNA ESPAÑOLA Pasaje Ventura Feliu, 20 Tel: 96 3324 106 Quality tapas and memorable lunches & dinners. Popular with locals, which is always a good sign.
PICA’P (FOOD & DRINKS)
Plaza Pintor Segrelles, 7 Tel: 96 0 642 867 Creative tapas and traditional dishes with terrace, original interior, great pints and top Gin’n’tonics!
ZONA BENIMACLET EL CARABASSER
C/ Reverendo Rafael Tramoyeres, 35 Tel:963 89 14 46 Attractive & arty interior. Delicious tapas with vegetarian options. Popular with locals, which is always a good sign…
C/ Barón de San Petrillo,3 Tel:96 389 09 54
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ZONA PUERTO NEPTUNO HOTEL ON THE BEACH
TABERNA LA PICONERA
C/de la Peanya, 15 (near Avenida de Puerto) Off the beaten track, delightful Andalusian style taverna-restaurant that is family run. Valencian paella, squid, Gazpacho, Salmorejo, salads.
Veles e Vents Muelle de la Aduana s/n Tel: 96 3746 665 www.restaurantelasucursal.com Legendary restaurant that was once part of the IVAM and is now set in the port area.
ZONA RIO TURIA GARDENS RICARD CAMARENA RESTAURANT *****
Bombas Gens Centre d’Art Avda. Burjassot, 54 (P1-3ª) Tel:96 3 355 418 www.ricardcamarenarestaurant.com Highly creative chef combines Mediterranean dishes with cosmo influences with this new project in an untouristy area of Valencia. Prices range from 50€ -120€.
ZONA RUZAFA CANALLA BISTRO
Maestro Serrano, 5 www.canallabistro.com Tel:96 3 740 509 From New York to Japan, this is a fusion restaurant with an urban and cosmopolitan vibe. Another creation of award-winning chef Ricardo Camarena.
EL RODAMON DE RUSSAFA
C/ Sueca, 47 www.elrodamon.com Hip and happening with tapas from all over the globe made Valencian by a well-travelled staff…
Calle Pintor Salvador Abril, 28, Tel:96 3 03 46 70 Superb, creative cuisine in the hip barrio of Ruzafa with a highly popular 35€ ‘menu degustación’ that is ticking all the boxes for a growing clientele…
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CULLERA CASA SALVADOR
tes. Excelente terraza.
Legendary rice restaurant in Cullera. Tel. 961 72 02 36
AL CANTONET C/ Sant Tomàs, 21 647 729 009
BODEGA BAR VALERO
C/Palleter, 51 (Zona Juna Llorens) Genuine Valencian Bodega off the beaten track with a bohemian atmosphere and popular with an alternative crowd of all ages and open to all. Run by 2 brothers for over 30 years...
C/ Sueca 61, Ruzafa C/ Explorador Andrés, 24( Plaza Cedro) Tel: 960 15 07 96 www.kanamakan.com Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Open From Wednesday to Sundays from 19h - 00.00h Middle Eastern tapas fusion with attractive interior and friendly crowd. Tapas fusion del Medio Este, interior atractivo y compañía agradable. C/ Roteros 21 Tel:961 100 805 TABERNA ARANDINOS C/ de la Cruz, no 1 (Plaza del Angel) Mobile: 639259581 C/ Santo Tomas, 18 (Zona Carmen) Tel: 960 654 449 www.vivamascaraque.com Very classy tapas bar and restaurant in spacious listed building on 2 oors in the heart of the Carmen. Cuisine is Spanish and Mediterranean fusion with exquisite quality and with avant-garde presentation. Friendly kitchen.
Plaza del Árbol, 4 (end of C/ Baja) Tel: 96 391 70 87 Authentic Spanish tapas in the historic centre. Highly popular with alternative crowd and visitors. Amongst their many specialities you will nd artichokes, homemade croquettes, grilled sardines, fried prawns, octopus, cured ham, a selection of cheeses and much more. All tapas are made in the moment, which means you can take your time over a glass of wine or beer. Auténtico bar de tapas español con dueño de familia andaluza con alcachofas, croquetas, sardinas, opciones vegetarianas y mucho más. Popular con gente alternativa, gente del barrio y visitan-
Movil: 672 32 62 33 C/Quart, 41-B (Zona Carmen) Movil: 626 355 997 Very popular with all ages and it has only been open for a month! Delightful twist on a Fast food burger bar... in that all the food is only vegan! The Vurger is well-designed and thought out. It’s great fun and the food is very inexpensive and surprisingly good. Delicioso giro en una barra de hamburguesas de comida rápida ... en que toda la comida es sólo vegana! The Vurger está bien diseñado y pensado. Es muy divertido, la comida no es cara y esta sorprendentemente buena. Cerca de Torres de Quart.
EL OLIVO TABERNA
C/ Almirante Cadarso, 6Tel: 96 3815181
Calle de Santa Teresa, 13 622 80 89 79 www.icecobar.es IceRolls, which are Ice Creams made in 1 minute on a cold grill (-20 centigrades) with fruit and natural biscuits, it’s a SHOW. WaffleBubble, which is a sweet waffle with bubbles full of flavours and toppings.
BURGUER BAR RAINBOW BURGER
C/Salamanca, 26 Movil:625 35 84 01 Very original burger bar with vegan, sushi and zebra choices. See report!
ZONA CANOVAS LA GALERIA JORGE JUAN C/ Jorge Juan, 21 www.lagaleriajorgejuan.com
(STYLE THAT ROCKS) Cirilio Amoros, 65 Tel: 960 214 031 Mov: 655 840 553
DELICIOUS VEGAN FOOD
C/ Quart, 41B · Valencia · 626 355 997 THE VURGER C/ del Mur de Santa Anna, 3
SANJAHARA(Eva Crespo) C/Cirilo Amoros, 70 Tel:96 0221280
TASTE OF AMERICA
Avenida Reino de Valencia, 6. Tel: 962 29
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TAMALA TIENDA ETNICA
Music textile design C/Turia, 35 Tel: 96 1478033
ZONA BOTÁNICO VINYL EYE
ZONA EL CARMEN AFRIC ART
Avenida Maria Cristina, 4 Tel: 96 315 41 76 www.amilloatlante.com
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RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH
VALENCIA EL ARENALFOOTBALL BY JOHN HOWDEN
A MONTH TO REMEMBER Everything about March on the football field was positive for Valencia fans. The team went unbeaten through the month to stretch away from fifth place, and they now look nailed on certainties for Champions League football next season. The fun started with the comprehensive demolition of Real Betis at the beginning of the month. Two cracking goals from Rodrigo and Zaza, either side of half time, sealed the three points for Los Che. Next was a visit to the intimidating Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium and a match up with Sevilla. The
Andalusian side are undoubtedly one of Valencia's biggest opponents for that coveted fourth place in La Liga. Add to that the bitter encounters the two teams have had in recent years and arguably this was the club’s biggest game of the season to date.
to beat. He took his time before guiding the ball into the bottom corner to give Valencia a two goal cushion. Sevilla did little to suggest any kind of comeback in the remaining minutes and Valencia, in the end, claimed a comfortable victory and a season double over their fiercest of rivals.
Two swift counter-attacks swayed the game Valencia’s way. The first was a goal scored by an in form striker. A long cross field pass by Kondogbia fell right into the path of Rodrigo. The Spanish striker’s first touch brilliantly took him away from the Sevilla left back and he calmly slotted the ball past the oncoming keeper. Rodrigo’s second goal in the 68th minute was equally tasteful. Another surging midfield run and defence splitting pass from the Frenchman Kondogbia, left Rodrigo through on goal with just the goalkeeper
A return to the Mestalla to play Deportivo Alavés saw a continuation of the club’s rich vein of form. A classic one-two between Rodrigo and Zaza saw Rodrigo score his fourth goal in three games and then Zaza himself scored the second just after the half hour mark. The club from the Basque region pulled a goal back just after half time, through Rubén Sobrino. However, within five minutes Valencia had restored its two goal platform when Victor Laguardia inadvertently put through his
own goal… whilst attempting to clear a cross from Carlos Soler. Another three points and another comfortable win, playing “sexy” football. The impressive form of Valencia has not gone unrecognised on the world stage. The international break reflected this with the amount of players called up for their countries. Ferran Torres, who has cemented a place with the first team squad, put in an excellent performance for the Spanish Under 19 side in their 4-2 loss to France that was played in Benidorm. Then came the fantastic news that the 18 year old, from Foios in the Valencian Community, has signed a contract extension until 2021 with a buy-out clause inserted of approximately 25 million Euros.
played for Spain’s Under 21 side in Pontevedra, in their team’s 3-1 win over Estonia. The most pleasing aspect of the whole International break was Dani Parejo being called up to the national side alongside Rodrigo. The latter played and scored in the 1-1 draw with Germany, after latching onto an inch- perfect past from Andreas Iniesta. Parejo then got his debut a few days later at the Wanda Metropolitano against Argentina. Wearing number 23, the former Queens Park Rangers star came on in the 81st minute of the 6-1 thrashing… to become the 782nd player to wear Spain’s colours for the senior side. Former Valencia favourite Nicolás Otamendi scored the solitary goal for Argentina, in a line up that was missing several established starters like Messi and Agüero.
Brazil also called up Neto for their
games but he did not get any playing time so he has yet to make his debut for the Canarinhas. Nemanja Maksimović was brought on in injury time for Serbia, in their 2-0 victory of Nigeria that was played at the Hive Stadium in London. This is the joint home of Barnet Football Club and London Bees of the Football Association Women’s Super League. Further evidence of Valencia’s growing stature on the world stage came when ‘World Soccer’ magazine named five Valencia CF players in the current World Top 500 footballers. Dani Parejo, Rodrigo, Simone Zaza, Gonçalo Guedes and Geoffrey Kondogbia all got selected, highlighting just how good certain individuals are playing presently. With all unscathed
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FOOTBALL CALENDAR Saturday 14 April
Barcelona – Valencia 16.15h
Sunday 15 April
Atlético Madrid – Levante 16.15h
Valencia – Getafe Levante – Málaga
duty, Marcelino had few selection problems for the game with CD Leganés on the outskirts of Madrid. A bad-tempered affair was settled just after the hour mark when Rodrigo’s left foot shot from outside the area could only be helped into the net by the Leganés keeper Ivan Cuellar. In the opening minutes of the match, Rodrigo again stole the headlines with the only goal in a drab encounter with Espanyol at the Mestalla to secure a further three points for Valencia. With only seven games left and a significant double-digit lead over the chasing
w/e 22 April
Celta – Valencia Athletic Bilbao – Levante
w/e 29 April
Valencia – Eibar Levante – Sevilla
w/e 6 May
Villarreal – Valencia Leganés – Levante
VALENCIA CF Mestalla stadium, Aragón/ Facultats metro, lots of buses incl. 9, 10, 12, 29, 30, 31, 32, 41, 79, 80. Tickets on sale from the stadium, club shop, VCF website. LEVANTE UD Ciudad de Valencia stadium, 11,70 bus, Machado metro, Estadi del Llevant tram. Tickets available at ground on matchday and in advance from club shop , LUD website.
pack, the goal of Champions League football next season is within touching distance. Things are much rosier too in the North East of the city as Levante UD have also seen a revival of fortunes in the month of Fallas. A change of manager on the 4th March with the upgrade from the reserves for ‘Paco’ López, after the sacking of Juan Ramón López Muñiz, has corresponded with three wins and a draw to see a buffer created between the relegation places and Levante. John Howden
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For many northern Europeans, the first time you hear the name Valencia it is in connection with oranges. For well over a century, sweet oranges and mandarins have arrived from Valencia, traditionally bringing a bit of exotic sunshine to the dark northern winter. Oranges play an important role in the history and economics of the city, its streets and gardens are lined with orange trees and the fruit has become an easily identifiable symbol of the region. Spain remains the biggest producer and exporter of oranges in Europe and the Mediterranean and the fifth biggest in the world. Seventy- five percent of Spanish production comes from the Valencia Region. More oranges are grown in Valencia than the rest of Europe and the North African Mediterranean coast put together. Oranges were first introduced to Valencia by the Moors in the 10th century. The Moorish sultans brought orange trees to Spain principally as an ornamental decoration for their palaces and mosques, filling their gardens with the aroma of the orange blossom. The Patio de los Naranjos, a spectacular cour-
tyard planted with orange trees, was built for the great mosque at Córdoba. The mosques at Seville and Valencia both had their own ‘Court of the Orange Trees’. It wasn’t until the 18th century, however, that Valencians began to consider oranges as a serious business option. The first person to see the commercial value of sweet oranges was a Catholic priest, Father Vicente Monzó Vidal. He started a plantation of orange trees in Carcaixent in 1781. Father Vicente did a roaring trade and the city’s businessmen quickly became interested. Over the following decades, plantations began to appear all around the Valencia region. Valencian agriculture had always been productive but it was still largely based purely on provision for the city itself and, to a lesser extent, for the court at Madrid. Along with the commercialisation of the rice fields, the development of orange production was a turning point in Valencian economic history. By the start of the 19th century, Valencian businessmen began to see opportunities for sale and export. No longer just a means of fe-
eding the city, agriculture suddenly became big business. Valencian oranges were soon on sale in markets all over Spain. Throughout the 19th century, starting with Valencian trade with the south of France, the trade spread to the rest of Western Europe. In 1851, the first 50 boxes of Valencian oranges were sent to Britain, to the house of a Mr. Daniel Rogers in Liverpool. The industrial revolution in Europe and the burgeoning urban populations increased opportunities for export. Technological advances like steam- powered boats and railways meant that oranges could be despatched and arrive to northern European cities in a matter of days. The discovery of the importance of Vitamin C to combat diseases of malnutrition further increased demand. By the end of the century, Valencian sweet oranges and mandarins became the winter fruit of choice from the South of France to Scandinavia. All of this had a profound effect on the Valencian economy. The orange trade financed huge urban development projects in the city. The Ensanche, the area from C/
Colón to the Gran Vía Marqués del Turia) was built to house the newly rich merchant classes. The Plaza del Ayuntamiento with its modern “European style” buildings was developed, the port was expanded with its new ‘Modernist’ docks, and new public markets and railway stations were built… all down to the humble orange. When you visit these buildings today, look out for the oranges and orange tree motifs, which decorate their facades as a lasting symbol of what was driving the economy at the time. You don’t have to travel far in any direction out of the city before you find yourself amongst the orange groves and evidence of the fruit’s influence on Valencia is everywhere. The coastline, which stretches from Valencia to the north of Castellón, for example, is dubbed the Costa Azahar or ‘Orange Blossom Coast’. Valencians themselves of course love their oranges, they consume on average five times more per person per year than people in the United Kingdom. The orange blossom is traditionally associated with good fortune and the flower is always
present in Valencian bridal bouquets, a tradition which has spread throughout the rest of Spain. And, after the marriage, you affectionately refer to your husband or wife as “the other half of my orange.” There is even a type of orange named after the region, the ‘Valencia Late’ orange. It was actually developed by an American, William Wolfskill, on his farm in Santa Ana in California. He gave the variety its name as a tribute to what he considered the best orange-producing region in the world. The influence of the orange also stretches as far as football and politics. Although the football team usually plays in black and white, the change strip is often orange and many supporters wear orange to the matches. The pre- season tournament that Valencia CF hosts every year is known as the Trofeo Naranja. Vicente González Lizondo, the late leader of the now defunct Valencian regionalist party, Unión Valenciana was famous for displaying oranges in front of his seat and holding the fruit up in his hands as a symbol of Valencia while making apocalyptic
speeches to the national Parliament. This, however, may not be the best time in history to be a Valencian orange producer. Valencian exports, especially of navel oranges, have decreased dramatically since the summer of 2008 due to a huge increase in production and export to the European Union from the southern hemisphere countries, principally Uruguay, Argentina and South Africa. In some cases, prices have dropped so low that it has become unprofitable to even harvest the oranges. This has led many farmers to throw in their lot and sell out to the developers. Until the recent recession, orange groves were being routinely chopped down to make way for tower blocks and holiday villas. In the coming years, we may see further reduction in orange production in the region and its economic importance is already diminishing, but our beloved sweet citrus fruit is a big part of what made this city and the enduring role of the orange as a symbol of Valencian identity is secure. David Rhead and José Marín Article © 2018 24/ 7 Valencia
VALENCIA WINES BY RICKI WIGLEY & MARIAN DARÁS
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NEW WINE CLUB FOR EXPATRIATES IN VALENCIA On 22 March 2018, a new wine club for expatriates in Valencia commenced with a tasting in ‘Macabeo Canovas’. VÍ Vid has been running wine tastings for some 8 years and this was a natural new step for us to take. Our sessions are semi-formal with a commented tasting (five wines) in which views on the wines are welcomed and participation encouraged from all the tasters! For this tasting VÍ Vid sought collaboration from two bodegas, Coviñas and Cent Piques. This was to show wines widely available from either supermarkets or in Valencian bars and restaurants. They were of a distinctly higher quality…even if they were at the cheaper end of the market spectrum! Macabeo Canovas who hosted the event is a modern, bright restaurant
and relatively new addition to this upmarket & cosmopolitan barrio. A very friendly environment, where quality food is offered and orders are made freshly. They offered a special menu after the tasting. They gave over more than half their space to our tasting, including their specialist breads, fillings and sandwiches made on the premises and completed to the diners’ request. You can read our review of Macabeo Canovas at https:// wp.me/p7dfvi-1hy Coviñas is the largest bodega in Utiel-Requena, the Denomination of Origin, 70kms to the west of the city. It is a second line bodega (actually 10 bodegas) which supply wines in bulk and in bottle for supermarkets, bars, restaurants and to specialist shops… as well as exporting huge amounts, under a number of different trademarks. Coviñas have been prominent in raising the visibility of wines from the region in the export market, particularly of the native variety Bobal working with the DO and Territorio de Bobal, which is pursuing World Heritage status with UNESCO for the 2700 year-old wine-
making region.. By contrast, Cent Piques is an altogether different entity. A small operation which buys grapes and finished wines from other producers, using their spare capacity sometimes to produce wines which are nearly all ecological, monovarietal and 'Vino de Autor' (wines which reflect the soul of the winemaker). Their production is small, sometimes under 1000 bottles of a particular wine and are marketed directly to bars/restaurants and one or two specialist wine shops. 16 tasters gathered at the beginning of this new project and tasted the following wines; Bodegas Coviñas, Enterizo Macabeo Blanco, 2017, DO Utiel-Requena. This white is straw in colour and from the white variety most widely planted in the Valencian Community’s five DO’s. Clean and bright with gold flashes, it has a particularly expressive nose of ripe red apple, pear and melon with white flowers and a hint of fennel. In the mouth the wine has an easy pass with a big hit of fruit matched with a serious acidity,
which balances perfectly and a long full finish with touch of minerality. The wine is widely available in supermarkets such as Consum, which had it on offer for 1.98€ but which has subsequently risen to a more normal 2.30€ a bottle. Bodegas Coviñas, Enterizo Bobal Rosado, 2017 DO Utiel-Requena. This is an absolute classic Valencian rosado from the Bobal variety, the region’s native grape. The bodega does not go in for fancy pale pink wine, which is becoming trendier here but produces a strawberry red wine, clean and bright with a violet edge. On the nose it has strawberry, raspberry and hints of bubble-gum and lollipop, flavours which are replicated in the mouth with a clean fresh acidity and a long full finish. The same price as the wine above, these wines go with just about any food and are invaluable in Summer when it is too hot to drink red wines. This wine has been awarded a gold medal in the Concurso de Vinos Valencianos organised by Proava. Cent Piques, Bodegas Vinados, Trilogia 2017 Vino de Autor. Produced from three varieties, Graciano, Tempranillo and Monastrell, with no oak ageing… this is a young wine with a lot of fruit. Graciano is unusual in Valencia, an Italian variety, which is grown more in the Rioja region. Tempranillo
is the most widely planted red grape in Spain, a workhorse variety and Monastrell is the regional variety of Alicante. In this wine the red fruit predominates on the nose, raspberry, and in the mouth the other varieties balance out the wine giving a very pleasant, easy drinking red, round with a long finish. Available in several bars and restaurants, prices vary.
in the mouth, ripe fruit, soft tannins and sufficient acidity to balance this wine perfectly. It is available through supermarkets as well and currently is in Carrefour for around 5.30€ a bottle. Prices will vary in restaurants. This successful first tasting is hopefully the first of many such events and we hope the second tasting will take place in the same venue in the second half of April.
Cent Piques, Bodegas Vinados, Graciano 2017 Vino de Autor. The single variety Graciano that was used in the above blend is a red, which shows the varietal characteristics well. The wine has simply been fermented in stainless steel before being stabilised and bottled. On the nose, it is brambly raspberry and blackberry and in the mouth a spiky fruit well-balanced with round tannins and easy to drink. Perfect on its own or with mild cheeses or jamón ibéricos etc. Available in bars/restaurants and prices vary accordingly.
VÍ Vid will be happy to create further new groups if asked and we are happy to conduct tastings for small groups in your house and other such events. Just e-mail us! vividvinos@ hotmail.com This article was prepared by Riki Wigley and Marian Darás whose VÍ Vid project promotes Valencian wine and gastronomy.
Aula Merlot 2016, Bodegas Coviñas, Vino de Autor, DO Utiel-Requena . From a range of monovarietal wines aimed at restaurants, which all show excellent varietal characteristics. This Merlot is plum red, bright in colour and on the nose has plum, damson and hints of ripe black fruits. A classic French variety now grown well all over the world, it is full
http://vvidvinos.wordpress.com (VÍ Vid blog) reports regularly on bodega visits, launches of new wines and restaurant reviews. The last few weeks have seen articles on new tonics from Schweppes, The Concurso de Espardenya and we will be in the Mostra de Vins I aliments this coming weekend. VÍ Vid are also in Facebook and Twitter @vividvinos …have a look at our activities there for more information on Valencian Wine and Food.
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VALENCIA MUSIC NÉSTOR MIR
1. Tell us about your musical background and influences…
You could say that I come from the pop-rock traditions of the 1960s &70s. My fundamental influences have been David Bowie, Neil Young, Patti Smith, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones & The Doors. I love the blues. These days I hardly listen to them but they are always present. At the moment, I’m listening more to Tame Impala, El Petit de Cal Eril, Kurt Vile, the Beach Boys and Serge Gainsbourg. I also listen to a lot of classic jazz. I love experimenting with sound, creating ambiences, working with loops and pre-recorded sounds. 2. How do you find Valencia and Spain as a place to live and work as a musician?
It’s very difficult to work in Valencia and Spain as a musician. There doesn’t exist what you might call a “middle class” regarding music here. Unlike classical music, which
receives state & private help to subsist, pop & rock is completely at the mercy of the market. The institutions don’t regard pop & rock as culture so they don’t really tend to take them into consideration, regarding aid. But I believe this is going to change. Musicians are less and less willing to have their way of life be at the mercy of the fickle market. I see that as the rockers, popsters, jazzers and bluesmen & blueswomen get older… there will be more “alternative” circuits as is happening in theatre, cinema or any other type of artistic expression.
the appearance of calm & an apparent normality, there really are little earthquakes happening under the surface. This is what this album talks about.
3. Could you explain the concept of your new album?
1. Una mujer un poco mayor que tú:
You could say that my new album ‘La batalla vital’ is a type of instrument to poke about in the darkness, that exists, but is hidden from our daily lives. Secretly, normal people have to battle with friends, families, neighbours & partners everyday just to survive. Underneath
4. Could you take us through each track on the album?
First of all, I’d like to explain a bit about the protaganists of the songs. They are Emili and Maribel who are a couple… and Andreu & Elena who are married. Emili & Elena are brother and sister. This album has also been made into a play for theatre. Elena sends a fax to Andreu to tell him that she wants a divorce. 2. ¿Sigue abierta la oficina de objetos perdidos? Emili is having
an existential crisis and doesn’t understand why nobody seems to remember him. Nobody calls to see how he is. He feels alone in a world
that has turned its back on him 3. Pequeño corazón: Maribel is able to
put up with Emili for the love of their son. But we will see in the following songs that the relationship is not going to last long. 4. La batalla vital. Emili has an anxiety
crisis and has to go to urgencias at Hospital La Fé in Valencia. It is there that he is attended to by Dr Chulià. She gives him a vital lifeline. 5 . Arroz con bogavante. In this song
3 of the 4 principal protagonists and their conflicts are looked at: Emili, Maribel and Andreu. 6. Esa chica tan bonita. It’s more
than a month since Andreu has got divorced from Elena and Maribel has already introduced Andreu to the Doctor Chulià. He has gone out with her a number of times and this time he accompanies her to pick up her children.
7. Tu amor. Maribel regrets having
introduced Andreu to Doctor Chulià because she feels he has fallen in love with her. The song is about what she is going to have to do to deal with this awkward situation. 8. Las flores que caen al suelo.
This song concerns the continuing existential crisis of Emili. Nobody pays him attention as he walks down the street. He remembers falling in love when he was younger, riding a motorbike. 9. Next War. Andreu and Maribel are
together. Maribel has separated from Emili. They tell each other of their plans…until the next war! 5. What are your plans?
My plans for this year are to promote this album by doing as many concerts as possible until 2019. The album is going to be presented as a play for theatre in Valencia in the
next 10 months or so. On a creative level, I need a rest. However, this always happens to me when I have finished a project… Nestor Mir & La Batalla Vital are: Nestor Mir: words, music, electric
guitars, programming Estela Tormo:bass Lidia Vila: synths Ernest Aparici: trumpet Fernando Bonet: saxophone Sandra Ferrer: violín Santi Serrano: drums Gilberto Aubán: piano.
Recorded at El Sótano & Nestor’s studio. Mixed by Dani Cardona. Mastered by Enrique Soriano at Crossfade. ‘La Batalla Vital’ album cover by Paula Bonet nestormirplanells.bandcamp.com Interview by Owl Article © 2018 24/ 7 Valencia
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