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That’s life. The rough and the smooth, the gladness and the sadness, the highs and the lows…just ask any supporter of Valencia CF! If you are new to this fair city of Valencia, we warmly welcome y’all with this February 2019 edition that is packed with colour. It includes a listings section with arts, theatre, live music venues, clubs, restaurants, shopping and more.
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This month we set off to the hip barrio of Ruzafa and have a delightful lunch at the brand new ‘Huerta y Huerta.’ Nearby, we enjoy some quality live music at the nearby cultural centre ‘Jarité Espai Obert’ run by the charismatic Robi Bertasi whom we interviewed for this edition.
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Heading for the country we have an exclusive report on the legendary ‘Albufera’, which has produced rice for many centuries. In ‘Valencia Wines’, connoisseurs Riki Wigley & Marian Darás review some new wines from the region and chef Helen Westwater has a ‘Cornish pasty’ recipe to savour… In ‘Valencia Football’ sports expert John Howden looks at the topsy-tur-
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vy yet exciting times that Valencia CF and Levante Ud are going through. This month, we are honoured to have an exclusive interview with living legend, music lover and football icon Gaizka Mendieta just for our readers! We dedicate this issue to Mendieta. See you next month!
24/7 Valencia team “Cause it’s a bittersweet symphony this life Trying to make ends meet, you’re a slave to the money then you die. I’ll take you down the only road I’ve ever been down You know the one that takes you to the places where all the veins meet, yeah. No change, I can’t change, I can’t change, I can’t change, but I’m here in my mould, I am here in my mould. But I’m a million different people from one day to the next...” (‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ by The Verve)
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CAFÉ SANT JAUME
Without doubt, ‘Café Sant Jaume’ is one of the most emblematic coffee bars in the whole of Valencia. It was originally a pharmacy that began its trade in around 1900 so it has a very rich history! In 1984, it was acquired by current owner Vicente Mas, a kindly presence here & who you will often find behind the bar. Amongst his loyal staff is Concha, who has been working here since those: “…heady days of the 1990s where everyone knew each other in the barrio”. She also tells us that: “…we do the best coffee in town and our espressos have the Italians coming back, time after time.” Loved by locals and visitors alike, both Concha and Vicente have seen a good number of familiar figures pop by incognito to Café Sant Jaume… to chill out on the delightful terrace with friends or have a chat at the bar. These include the actor Keanu Reeves as well as the legendary Catherine Denueve, during her stay for the Mostra film festival. The world famous Spanish pop singer & actor Miguel Bosé and
his extended family have also spent time here. Local lads made good, the renowned painter & sculptor Miquel Navarro sometimes drops by as well as the designer and enfant terrible Javier Mariscal. Hispanophile and author Jason Webster has been spotted here. His work includes a series of crime novels set in Valencia that could perhaps make a great film one day! Hollywood, are you listening? Talking of cinema, ‘Café Sant Jaume’ has been used for the setting for a scene in the erotic drama ‘The Garden of Eden.’ It is a film based on a novel by Ernest Hemingway, a writer who visited and stayed in Valencia many times. The café-bar was also featured as part of ‘La gran aventura de Mortadelo y Filemón’, which is a surreal film based on the famous comic-strip adventures of the mythical pair. Indeed, there’s a timelessness about this café-bar that has made it the backdrop for all sorts of video & promo clips over the years.
The local cocktail ‘Agua de Valencia’ is one of Café Sant Jaume’s specialties… with a secret formula that makes it unique in Valencia! They also serve sangria and they have a wide range of gins, whiskies, brandies, beers and coffees to enjoy too. This is the real Spain, in the heart of the historic centre, with a terraza that is great for watching the world just stroll by…
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JARITÉ ESPAI OBERT
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ROBI BERTASI 1. What is the history of Jarité?
Jarité owner Robi Bertasi: Around three years ago, ‘Jarité Espai Obert’ (Cultural Association) started a new stage with its current management. We have added new workshops and a more ample programme of cultural events to strengthen its presence in the creative neighborhood of Ruzafa and the city of Valencia. We have developed different types of activities including talks, book presentations, thematic cinema evenings and especially music in all its aspects, with the participation of creators of our city and guests from the rest of Spain and other countries. This is a space open to different proposals. 2. What kind of activities? Currently, as fixed activities, the workshops we give include Flamenco dance, African dance, Belly dance, Argentinian folklore & Mexican folklore. There are three fixed musical spaces: Peña de Tangos Caminito (Wednesday), El Rincón del Feeling (Thursday) and La Peña de Ernesto Urra (Sun-
days). In these events, in addition to invited musicians, we invite everyone else along to sing and participate. On Fridays and Saturdays we offer concerts starting at 9:30 p.m. with different musical proposals. Musicians of great quality and with proposals of all kinds have passed through our space. Local artists and guests who come to our city to get their art known here. They are not necessarily famous but they are quality acts ready and willing to share their artistry with an open public. Quite naturally, Jarité offers a very warm atmosphere to enjoy good music. On our Facebook page you can follow all of our activities. www.facebook.com/jariteorg/ 3.Tell us something about the Jarité staff… Fernando Quiroz and Andrés Piña are my companions. Andrés is a musician and Fernando is head waiter and much loved by the people. You
can enjoy beers, wines, spirits & homemade tapas, sandwiches and Argentinian specialities including excellent empanadillas that I recommend. Amongst the three of us, we make a solid & welcoming team. Our good humour inspires us to have our compass pointing in a worthy search for different & new paths to explore along with the public. 4. Do you have special plans for 2019? This year, in the month of May, we will participate as one of the venues of two Tango International festivals in Valencia ‘El Tangavión’ and the International Tango Festival ‘Desde Dos Orillas’ ... where important artists of the Tanguera scene will be coming from Europe and the other side of the pond. We are also preparing an exhibition of Erotic Art that will be on show later this year. As always, we will be attentive and receptive to new proposals and to all good music from around world.
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THE FIRST NEW WINES ARRIVE! VI Vid is enjoying the beginning of the New Year and the release of a lot of new wines! Our first visit was to a favourite bodega which we have followed for several years Latorre Agrovinincola in Venta del Moro, (DO Utiel-Requena.) New labels have been introduced for their Parreño range.
on the nose it has a strawberry fruit, bubblegum, lollipop on the nose. In the mouth these fruit flavours are balanced by perfect acidity and a touch of salinity in a mineral finish. This is a wine which never fails!
This consists of a white, a Rosado and a young red wine. The white is a blend of Viura (Macabeo) and Verdejo. This had been recently bottled and still has a slight sparkle in the glass which will fade fairly quickly. Pale yellow, clean and bright, it has a very expressive floral nose, spicy with light aromatic notes. In the mouth it is fresh, crisp, with a long dry finish. Verdejo is the white grape variety of Rueda and is unusual here in Valencia but grows well in Requena. Latorre have planted several more hectares, which will start producing in a couple of years.
The Tinto is a blend of Tempranillo with Cabernet Sauvignon 50% from what is proving to difficult year with rain around harvest time affecting the alcohol, sugar and acidity levels. Owner Luis Miguel says that whilst it wasn’t easy with a lot of care and effort, they have managed to produce a good wine. We agree, this is one of the best young reds without oak we have tasted. Very bright cherry red in colour with a fruity, expressive nose with blackberry, the Tempranillo has a lot of power and dominates the blend in the mouth. It will have been a smaller harvest and in three months this wine will be perfectly ready to drink. Expect to pay around 3€ a bottle for these wines at the bodega.
The Rosado is from Bobal 100% and is a classic! Bright strawberry red with violet flashes and long slow legs,
The second visit was to Bodegas Vinados, Cent Piques to taste their new range under the new Marque, ‘Si’.
Salva Martorell and Guillermo Ferrer make single variety wines which are full of the varietal characteristics, terroir and the winemaker’s soul. We like them very much as not only are they good wines but are also good for tastings. The first wine we tasted was the new 2018 Gewürztraminer, which whilst originally from Alsace has adapted well to making wines here in Valencia (it is grown in all four areas). 13% ABV, it is pale golden yellow in colour with green flashes and long slow legs. Floral on the nose with rose, white stone fruit (apricot) and tropical notes, it is also slightly grassy. In the mouth all the fruit flavours are there, rich, deep, with good acidity. This will soon be ready to drink. The second wine was the 2018 Viognier. This variety originated in the Northern Rhone valley and is used in Condrieu, the fabulously expensive and smallest DO in France. It too has adapted well to its new home.
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Also pale gold, clean and bright with green flashes, this is floral on the nose with hints of rose-hip syrup, lemon drops and spice. In the mouth it is already silky, with good structure, acidity and a long spicy finish. This will be a very elegant wine. The next wine is something of an oddity, a style of wine which is becoming very fashionable and which re-introduces some older traditional techniques into modern winemaking. We are talking here of an ‘orange’ wine. This is a style of wine where white wines are made in the manner of red wines, as we described in the last issue with the wines of Bodegas Pigar. Moreover, it is from the Merseguera variety, a regional variety of the Alto Turia valley, which is very dry. The wine is a pale orange colour, a result of maximum extraction of colour and flavours from the skins, unfiltered which gives it a slightly cloudy look. This wine was from deposit and will
not be ready for a little while yet but is showing its potential already. On the nose it is round, quite expressive but not the fresh floral notes you might expect. This has grapefruit, blood grapefruit, is already round in the mouth with a slightly bitter touch, the result of adding 25% of the stalks back into the press for additional acidity. Once it is ready and bottled this will be a worthy addition to the available ‘orange wines’. Finally, we tasted a red variety, Petit Verdot 2015, a native to Bordeaux where it is added in very small quantities to the top clarets as a ‘seasoning’ variety. I have never tasted this variety with such expression; it is characteristically dry and acidic. Noted that this wine apart from being a very deep black cherry colour has an incredibly expressive nose, all cassis and cedarwood. As it developed in the glass it became more brambly but remained very satisfying in the mouth.
The wine has a fabulous structure, is very round, with just enough oak, and is unctuous and silky. This is a vino we particularly look forward to using in tastings and matching with food!
Riki Wigley & Marian Darás of VÍ Vid VÍ Vid is a project supporting the development of wine knowledge and gastronomy in the Valencian Community. We run wine clubs, give tastings of Valencian wines in English and support wine-makers and bodegas directly. We can be found in Instagram (Vivid8402), and through our blog VÍ Vid at https://vvidblog. wordpress.com, in Facebook, https:// www.facebook.comVivideventos and in Twitter @vividvinos. Our Valencia Wine Nights tastings in Valencia will start again soon. Article © 2019 24/ 7 Valencia
RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH RESTAURANT EL ARENAL OF THE MONTH
HUERTA Y HUERTA Set in the heart of Ruzafa, we had a delightful Sunday lunch at the newish ‘Huerta y Huerta’ with a most amiable service. Accompanying a fairly fruity ‘Flor de Taronjer’ white wine, we savoured some tapas dishes that were beautifully presented. They combined high quality product like the deliciously grilled cuttlefish in a wonderful salsa and the distinctive flavours of brochettes that were marinated in a sauce for 48 hours beforehand. The day we went, there was a modern yet unintrusive instrumental music soundtrack in the background that went with the ‘Picassoesque’ mural that make the interior refreshingly different from the norm yet still very 21st century. A warm and welcoming individual, chef and boss Ramonet Montfort speaks about 6 languages and has to be one of the most well-travelled chefs based in Valencia. He’s a man of the world with no airs and graces but plenty of experience and enthusiasm about cuisine. We caught up with him for an exclusive interview about this new venture.
24/7 Valencia: Tell us about your background in catering… Ramonet Montfort of ‘Huerta y Huerta’: At just 14 years old, I got involved in restaurants and started out peeling potatoes and dishwashing in Valencia. At 18 years of age, I left Valencia and started travelling & working abroad for the next fifteen years. I started in the London area. I was based in Sussex (where i have an uncle) in England and learnt my trade in small restaurants in Hastings, Brighton and Worthing… It was when I started working in Berlin in Germany that I started to be involved with more sophisticated cuisine and I studied ‘hosteleria’ for three years. After that, I started working with food in Australia. After a year on a tourist visa, I moved to Vietnam. I studied their cuisine by working in local restaurants and learning about making soups, buying products at the local markets, applying spices, choosing the right
vegetables and different ways of cooking for over a year. The Vietnamese way of life is very different to the materialistic West that is somewhat fixated with consumerism; it’s all about basic day-to-day survival in their world. The Vietnamese use spices & flavourings the way our grandparents would, looking for original ways to improve each dish. For example, they use a lot of coriander and citrus fruits in a way that you would not find in Mediterranean cuisine. The best “American” hamburger I have ever had was in Vietnam! I have also spent time working or learning about cuisine in Cambodia, Chicago, Barcelona, Istanbul and Ibiza. Travelling really makes you grow as a person, the bad and the good experiences combined… Can you tell us about the concept of your newish restaurant ‘Huerta y Huerta’ The size and setting of ‘Huerta y Huer-
ta’ has the advantage of having ‘Russafa’ market nearby, with some superb fish & excellent meats to choose from. This gives me the ability to make a more extensive & even more professional cuisine than in my original and smaller venture ‘La Huerta del Ramonet’ in the barrio of Botanico, which started in the summer of 2017. Being in Ruzafa and having more space inside as well as a terrace, ‘ Huerta y Huerta’ allows me to exploit what perhaps could be called my culinary innovations to the max. This restaurant, my second in Valencia, started in November of 2018. The restaurant offers a weekly menu of Mediterranean cuisine. In addition to offering 2 lunch menus and 1 evening tasting menu, we offer a menu where you can enjoy high quality meats and fish made on the grill. In the evenings, the idea is that every week there will be a combination of very traditional dishes from Valencia combined with touches of the chosen
country of that week that I have visited on my travels. So, this could be Vietnam or Peru or a Caribbean country. The concept will be known as ‘La Huerta del Mundo’ and will begin in February 2019. The cocktails will reflect the country of that week. So, if it is Japan it would include ‘Saké’, for example. Regarding main dishes, a fusion that we will be including would be the classic Valencian dish ‘Fesols i Naps’ but with a Japanese ‘Ramen’ influence in the preparation & presentation. Tell us about your desserts… I learnt a lot about how to make them during my time in Berlin, which has French and Austrian influences. My plan is to present fusions combining traditional postres with either foreign or regional touches. An example would be using the local product ‘horchata’ instead of the typical vanilla that normally goes with a specific dessert…
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FOOD BY HELEN WESTWATER OF LA OLA FRESCA
CORNISH PASTY As some of you may know, ‘La Ola Fresca’ was born after I surfed into Valencia on a fresh wave (!), having previously lived on a farm in Cornwall for many years. Apart from surfing, a breathtaking Atlantic coastline and plenty of cider, Cornwall is most famous for the pasty! That’s the ‘Cornish pasty’ of course! There are references to pasties since the 13th century but it was probably during the industrial revolution when mining in Cornwall (which had existed there since 2000 BC!) reached its zenith, when the 17th century pre-invention of the tuckbox really got underway. It was the ideal way for miners to enjoy a hot, balanced and hearty meal while at work and, by holding the crust at one end, it meant they didn’t eat the lead as well! The pasty contains waxy potatoes, swede and onion and beef skirt all sliced finely, layered and seasoned with salt and pepper. The raw ingredients are placed on shortcrust pastry that has been cut into a circle, which is then folded over and crimped. Crimping is the complicated part and involves folding the pastry over and pushing down with your finger. The edge should be neat and look a little like it has been knitted in. The average pasty has about 20 crimps. They are glazed with egg and baked in the oven for about an hour. We can have many arguments about how the influence of the Cornish pasty spread throughout the world with the immigration of miners, “for a mine is a hole with a Cornish miner at the bottom of it”! However, it is probable that in other parts of the world the idea of wrapping pastry around food, from samosas to Jamaican patties to Middle Eastern Börek to empanadas for transporting and preserving flavour, was not singular to Cornwall. What is true is that the pasty has become the national emblem of the county and taken truly to any Cornish persons’ heart as much as or more so than the flag or anthem. The cry “Oggie, oggie, oggie!” now familiar at Cornish Rugby matches is short for hogan or hoggan, said to be the original word for pasty and was chanted as the freshly baked pasties were served down the mine shaft. Getting hungry yet? On March 5th, it is St Piran’s day which is National Cornwall day. So, thanks to this recipe for a true Cornish Pasty by Mrs Barbara Tamblyn of Botelet farm. you have a month to get practicing!
INGREDIENTS: Makes 4 For the filling: 2 large potatoes 100g swede 1 large onion (all vegetables thinly sliced, not diced) 450g beef skirt, finely chopped. Salt and black pepper to season For the pastry: 125g butter 125g vegetable fat Trex of vegan margarine 500g strong plain flour Pinch of salt 6tbsp cold water (approx)
Method Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7 Using one hand, rub fat into flour until it resembles fine breadcrumbs, then gradually add water until it forms a firm dough. Cut into four pieces and chill for about 30 minutes to 1 hour. Roll out each piece of dough on a lightly floured surface until large enough to make a circle, measuring 20cm across. Layer filling ingredients, potato first, then swede, then meat and onion. Arrange into a D-shape and wet and pinch with fingers to crimp edge at side. Glaze with beaten egg and bake for 10 mins at full heat, then lower oven temperature to 180C/fan 160C/
gas 4, and cook for 45 mins more, until golden. And as a special jump into Spring offer if you want experience real Cornwall on a beautiful farm Botelet farm, www. botelet.co.uk you can use this recipe reference as a discount to book your holiday Ref: Oggie Oggie Oggie ! Contact: Julie Tamblyn
La Ola Fresca C/ MĂşsico Magenti, 11 Tel:610 026 305 (For reservations) www.laolafresca.com Zona Benimaclet See www.facebook.com/LAOLAFRESCA/ for opening and closing times.
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PICASSO EXHIBITION BANCAJA Check out these really decent Picasso exhibitions in Valencia until March 31st 2019. ‘Picasso. La alegría de vivir’ and ‘Picasso y la paz’
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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.
(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
(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.
ESPAI MUSICAL SKALA
C/ San Vicente Ferrer n17 LLIRIA, Spain Movil: 651 17 03 73 www.facebook.com/EspaiSkala/ Jazz. Soul, Fusion, World Music and more…
HARDROCK CAFÉ VALENCIA Zona Pl Ayuntamiento) Av, Marques de Sotelo, 6 Tel:962 56 56 53 Live shows every month
JARITÉ ESPAI OBERT
C/Buenos Aires n˚8. .(ZONA RUZAFA) Valencia Tel: 658 38 48 59 www.jarite.orgacoustic Acoustic music including tango. Boleros, flamenco, Brazilian, jazz and more…
C/ Jerusalem, 55 (Zona Centro) www.jerusalemclub.es Live pop & rock music near the train station…
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
(Zona plaza cedro) Plaza Cedro,1 Valencia 46022 Tel:963 55 15 58 wix.com/pub-el-asesino Established in 1984 and open again with live rock music and more…
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Jimmy Glass FEBRERO 2019
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15 Febrero 22:30h EDUARD MARQUINA TRIO 16 Febrero 22:30h ALEXEY LEÓN TRIO 19 Febrero 20:45h KIRK MACDONALD 4TET 21 Febrero 22:30h THE SMILEN TRIO 22 Febrero 22:30h Cannonball & Coltrane
JIMMY GLASS JAZZ BAR (Zona Carmen) C/ Baja, 28 www.jimmyglassjazz.net
24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS 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
palaudevalencia.com Excellent classical music concerts in the Rio Túria gardens with musicians from around the world. See website for current programme.
(City of Arts and Sciences) C/Obispo Jaime Perez, 24 Tel: 96 315 30 58 Live amenco show & dinner. www.labuleria.com
LA CHIMENEA DE ZAIDIA
Calle Ruaya, 3, (BARRIO ZAIDIA) Movil: 688 92 70 59 lachimeneadezaidia.wordpress.com Live music with flamenco and fusion bands and more…
LA EDAD DE ORO
(Zona Juan Llorens) C/ San Jacinto, 3 Tel. 649 255 048 Live music every Thursday & Friday.
(Zona Puerto) C / Joan Verdeguer, 22-24 www.lamutant.com Live music, theatre, performance art and more…
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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org www.
National and international indie-rock & pop in a student zone...
Zona Alameda AZZA VALENCIA@ PALAUALAMEDA
C/Arquitecto Mora, 2 palaualameda.com/espacios/azza/ The new “place to be!” From house to 80s to hip-hop to indietronica, depending on the night. Cocktails galore and dancefloor!
Zona Aragón CARIBBEAN’S ARAGÓN
(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 Carmen) C/ Plaza Vicente Iborra 4 Tel: 96 0914304 / Mobile: 601320634 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 Benimaclet) Calle Enrique Navarro, 8
(Zona Plaza Cedro) C/ Ramon de Campoamor, 60 www.matisseclub.com Live music with very eclectic programme.
(Zona Patraix) C/ Beato Nicolás Factor, 32 Movil:671 305332 Live rock, indie, jazz and world music.
C/ Bélgica, 5 House and pop, good mix of DJs and popular with students of all nationalities!
Zona Blasco Ibañez LA3
Avenida Blaso Ibañez, 111 Indietronica, hits, rock & pop, urban sounds… New location for this legendary club!
Zona City of Arts & Sciences L’UMBRACLE
Av. Del Saler, 5 www.umbracleterraza.com Fantastic terrace! Quality cocktails. Commercial music. Popular with the get dressed up crowd. Open from 18h until 7am Thursdays to Sundays MYA (el Club de l’Umbracle) is downstairs and open Thursdays to Saturdays with commercial house music a fixture.
Zona Ruzafa LATEX
C/Carlos Cervera, 23 Movil: 678 64 49 41 Electronica, Funk, House and more in the hip barrio of Ruzafa.
PICCADILLY DISCOTECA CLUB
UNA COSA RARA
PLAY C/ Cuba, 8
www.tranquilomusica.com Bringing you the best local, national and international indie bands to Valencia. Keep up the good work!
C/ dels Tomassos, 12. Valencia. One of the wildest and most fun clubs in Valencia.
(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...
Tel: 96 3920570 http://playclubvalencia.tumblr.com Indie, pop and dance all night long.
XTRA LRGE PLAYGROUND
(Zona Blasco Ibáñez) C/ Campoamor, 52 Tel. 96 356 39 42 / 645 792 674 www.wahwahclub.com
Gran Vía Germanías 31 Valencia 46006 Movil: 687 24 55 49 Electronic club in the hip barrio of Ruzafa. Gran Via Germanias, 21(esq Cadiz)
Zona Juan Lloréns LA EDAD DE ORO C/ San Jacinto, 3
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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.
the Carmen scene. Open since 1996, with an ample selection of cocktails, gins and beers.
VIBORA SAVAGE ROCK’N’ ROLL CLUB
Pza / Perez Escrich, 18 Magazine has become an essential part of the rock’n’roll scene in Valencia.
Zona El Carmen BOLSERIA CAFÉ
C/Bolseria, 41 Tel: 96 391 89 03 Hot tropical vibe with swinging crowd at weekends. House, Latin, funk and pop.
C/ Concordia, 3 (near C/ Caballeros) www.facebook.com/gongvlc Subterranean spot in El Carmen to satisfy the underground explorer.
GO BAR VLC
( Up! Hostel@Main train station) C/Xativa, 24
Plaza Sant Jaume, 1 C/ Quart, 47
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 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.
C/ San Dionisio, 3 Feel ‘heavy metal’ and like hard rock? Plenty of like-minded souls in a loud bar. Rock on!
Zona Canovas UPPER CLUB
MR MONKEY VLC
C/ Alta, 11 Excellent cocktails and electronica DJ sessions…
Gran Via ques del Turia, 40 www.upperclub.es
C/Marti, 4 Naughty and nice with classic disco for people who love to dress up and stay out late!
Zona Plaza Ayuntamiento BASTARD COFFEE & KITCHEN
C/ Museo,10 Jazz Jam sessions, rock & roll and more...
C/ del Rosario, 30 Móvil: 637 86 05 28 Very popular hangout for the alternative crowd with tapas and beer at good prices.
BAR WORK IN PROGRESS C/ Marti Grajales, 13 Tel:96 071 57 89
BODEGA LA PESETA
C/ Cristo del Grao, 16 Móvil: 637 86 05 28 Attractive, bohemian interior with crowd to match. Tortilla is a speciality.
C/ Carlos Ros, 32 Tel:96 2045846 www.labatisfera.com New and already popular! Books, magazines, bar, drinks and music! Multi-space in the hip barrio of Cabanyal from the good people of Ubik Café..
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, art exhibitions, live gigs, DJ and more!
Zona Cánovas BLUE LINE VLC
Avenida Marqués de Sotelo 9, 46002 Valencia. Teléfono:963 510 746 Urban American & Mediterranean fusion with burgers and brunch specialties. Great name!
Zona El Carmen
C/ Serrano Morales, 2 Valencia Tel:960 72 68 77
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, 39 Movil: 697 188 398 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.
Plaza San Jaime, 8. Slavia is a long-established classic of
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…
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Pintor Domingo 7 (near the small garage next to the Quart Towers). Reservations: 961 133 418. Facebook anita.giro Why ‘Anita Giro’ you ask? Indeed, the name is a play on words of the Bonnie Tyler song ‘I Need a Hero.’ Now that’s a good sign!!! Set on a side street of the old town, it is only a stone’s throw
24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS from the Torres de Quart so pretty damn easy to find…‘Anita Giro’ is somewhere that has really earned its stripes. Various members of the ‘24/7 Valencia’ team have been popping in regularly for a beer and their mostly Mediterranean tapas with an international touch over the years. It’s a liberal mix of clientele, tasty cuisine and it has a rather distinctive buzz that sets it apart from its generic counterparts. Incidentally, it’s LGBT-friendly too. VERMUT on SUNDAYS from 12.30pm
BEAT BREW BAR
C/Murillo, 22 Friendly welcome. Excellent Coffees, teas, infusions…
C/ Murillo, 9 Tel:96 0881730 Spanish & Italian tapas, craft beers, cosy setting near Torres de Quart…
amplio, interior relajado, tapas y cócteles. Bohemio, literario, y abierto a todos.
CAFÉ MUSEU C/ Museu, 7 Tel: 960 72 50 47 Facebook Café-Museu Bohemia at its best.
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
Plaza La Reina, 18 Tel:96 392 26 90 Beautiful terrace with sweeping view of the cathedral…
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 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
vibe on some level. Very attractive & unique café bar and restaurant with healthy food with fusion touches and refreshing menu and positive vibe..
LA CAVA DEL NEGRET C/ Calatrava, 15
Tel: 96 392 33 01 Tel: 963 923 301 lacavadelnegret.com/ A classic in Valencia. Cosy cafe-bar located in the emblematic Plaza del Negrito. It has small marble tables, a decoration that changes with the photography/painting exhibitions by local artists, large windows to the square and a charming terrace by the relaxing fountain. Check out their famous ‘Agua de Valencia’, made-on-the-spot with freshly squeezed Valencian orange juice, with Cava Brut Nature and with their secret touch. Open every day From 12 h until 02.00h Todo un clásico en Valencia. Coqueto café-bar de copas ubicado en la emblemática Plaza del negrito. A destacar nuestra agua de Valencia, hecha al momento con zumo de naranja valenciana recién exprimido, con Cava Brut Nature y con nuestro toque secreto. También podéis ver en el local exposiciones de pintura, fotografía, etc…
MONTEREY BAR & DISCOS
(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 VALENCIA. 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
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
RIVENDEL RESTO BAR C/ Hospital, 18 Tel: 96 392 32 08 www.rivendelrestobar.com
C/ Pinzón, 17 Movil: 664 422 202 Cocktail specialists since 1971. Hidden away and with a distinctive vintage interior, just a stone’s throw from the Torres de Quart.
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C/ Pintor Salvador Abril, 34 Tel: 96 3 25 05 82 / 693 593 037 Arty and welcoming café-bar.
C/ Caballeros, 51 Tel. 96 391 24 01 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
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 atmosphere. Closed Monday.
Zona Plaza Xuquer ROCAFULL CAFE
Pl. Xuquer, 14 www.rocafull.tk A key meeting point of the ‘indie’ community.
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...
with cakes and teas to savour. Lovely staff with lots of experience and acoustic live music sessions too!
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/ 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)
Zona Ruzafa EL PATIO DE RUZAFA
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.
C/ Denia, 32 Tel:96 3 289 145 www.laescueladeruzafa.org Urban hip! Distinctive & attractive multi-use space. Bar plus different rooms with a nice open-air terraza at the back…
C/ Dénia, 18 Tel: 605 838 299 Bohemian cafe-bar, vegetarian dishes, live music Wednesdays.
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.
Zona City of Arts and Sciences LA PEQUEÑA PASTELERIA DE MAMÁ
Carrer del Poeta Josep Cervera y Grifol, 14, Valencia Delightful bakery of the highest quality
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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 karaoke, viernes estas preparadas por Dj, sábado noche show de Drag Queen.
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
24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS spacious interior.
C/ Cadiz, 86 Tel: 639 517 703 Popular with lesbians in evenings. Open to all.
The fifth Beatle would surely have approved. Where did it all go right?
ZONA EL CARMEN BEERS & TRAVELS BAR
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 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
C/ Flassanders, 8 Gay sex shop
Pl. Músico Lopez Chavarri, 2
ZONA ABASTOS GEORGE BEST
C/ Alzira, 12 Great name, good beers, indie music.
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
LLÚPOL CELLER CERVESES
C/ Moro Zeit, 2 Valencia Movil: 639 03 60 06 Fantastic selection of craft beer, vintage interior, drink in or takeaway. Friendly atmosphere and good music! Near Radio City…
SAINT MARTIN’S URBAN IRISH
Calle Abadía de San Martin, 2 (near San Vicente) Tel: +34963942171 46002 Valencia email@example.com 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).
C/ Danzas / Cajeros (Near La Lonja) Tel: 961 054 050 Facebook: the market cerveza artesana
TYRIS ON TAP
Taula De Canvis, 6 (near La Lonja) Tel: 96 1 13 28 73
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org See Facebook for more details!
ZONA CEDRO CRUZ DEL SUR SHAMBALA
C/ de Campoamor Teléfono: 963 55 27 32 Traditional pub with plenty of beers plus tapas and cocktails.Warm interior. Bar de tapas, especialmente salazones, y cócteles con decoración cálida de paneles de madera y terraza.
ZONA Avenida Aragón MANOLO EL DEL BOMBO Pl. Valencia Club de Fútbol, 5 Tel: 96 930 460
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
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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.
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
ASIAN FUSION MA KHIN CAFÉ (COLONIAL ASIAN FOOD)
Mercado Colon / Jorge Juan, 19 Tel:96 352 8132
Marques del Turia, 43 Tel:96 1 67 92 51 www.nacionsushi.com The first of its kind in Spain…
TAO TAO TABERNA ASIATICA C/ Cadiz, 37 Tel: 96 091 2915 / móvil: 615 725 320
FUSION RESTAURANT BAAT
C/ Pintor Salvador Abril, 8 Tel:96 0 011 297 Cuisine from China, Thailand, Peru, Mexico…
Plaza Ayuntamiento, 10 Tel:96 0446480 www.kaikayarestaurante.com Japanese- Brazilian fusion in the heart of town!
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’ 24
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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
HAWAIIAN CITY POKE
Clariano, 4 Tel:96 1029 000 www.citypoke.es
NDIAN / PAKISTANI INDIAN GARDEN
C/ Ángel Guimerá 62 Tel: 962 05 78 33 www.restaurantehinduvalencia.es
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
ZONA EL CARMEN ANÓMALO RESTAURANTE
C/Corona, 8 Tel: 96 105 65 81 Spacious & classy restarant, with historic interior with authentic Italian cuisine with experienced hosts from Rome.
LA CASA DI SOPHIA
Plaza Joan de Vila-Rasa, 6 Tel:631 88 93 13 Italian & Mediterranean cuisine with touches of Asia and distinctive interior.
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.
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/ 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.
Plaza Pere Borrego I Galino, 10 (C/Alta con Na Jordana) Tel: 96 3 911 102 www.kokura.es
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 floors. 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
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C/ Conde Altea, 31 -36 Tel: 96 334 07 53 lambrusqueria. wordpress.com/about.George Clooney did eat here!
JAPANESE KOKURA AUTOMATIC SUSHI
Mercado de Colon Tel:960 709 175 www.momji.es Quality Japanese cuisine in upmarket surroundings.
Pintor Salvador Abril, 6 Home-made Japanese cuisine…
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!
Conde de Salvatierra, 39 Tel: 96 3205 837/ 96 3 236 153 www.ameyal.es
LA VENGANZA DE MALINCHE
24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS Calle Burriana 47, bajo izquierdo, 46005 Valencia Tel:963 32 87 44
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
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. Every Wednesday, Menu de TACOS (Chicken or Vegetarian) 9.95€ 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
MEDITERRANEAN BON GUST
C/ Corretgeria, 40 Tel: 96 3 155 063 www.restaurantebongust.com “We are a small Mediterranean cuisine restaurant where we enjoy fusing the different flavours of the world. We like to treat your palate with an abundance of flavours so that eating becomes a special experience. Our chefs, one of them vegan and the other carnivore, have created an explosive mix that delights our diners. Among our Mediterranean cuisine we also have an Italian touch because we are a truly complete restaurant, with a varied and exquisite menu. Share our food as a couple, as a family or with friends and enjoy our fruity cocktails. In our menu we also offer a succulent list of tapas to share. Enjoy spring & summer nights on our terrace and under the stars in the center of Valencia and throughout the year. We are a little taste of paradise on the Mediterranean in the historic centre of Valencia! Don’t miss it!”
PERUVIAN & MEDITERRANEAN SIMALÚ C/ Caballeros, 10
C/ Literato Azorin, 2 Tel: 96 341 75 14 Great! An authentic Portuguese café bar with lovely cocktails and trendy interior.
LA CONSERVA Literato Azorin, 18 Movil: 697 95 52 94
SPANISH / VALENCIAN ZONA ALAMEDA ÀTIC RESTÓ @PALAUALAMEDA
Calle Arquitecto Mora, 2 Tel: +34 963 545 176 palaualameda.com/espacios/atic “Showcooking in the sky.” Combining the traditional with the vanguard.
Alameda, 38 Tel:96 3 370 211 Upmarket restaurant that specializes in fish dishes.
ZONA CABANYAL O’DONNELL CABANYAL
(Menjar i Buere) C/ Marino Sirera, 14 Tel: 963 54 77 57 www.odonnellcabanyal.com Seafood specialists by the sea. Rice & meat dishes and good selection of wines.
ZONA CENTRO LLISA NEGRA
C/ Pascual y Genís, 10 www.llisanegra.com Creative cuisine with excellent product. World-famous chef Quique Dacosta’s latest restaurant opens this November 2018!
C/ Correos, 8 Valencia Tel: 961 11 11 06 www.elpobletrestaurante.com/ Beautiful presentation with excellent product. Very popular with locals, inspired & run by chef Quique Dacosta’s Michelin star restaurant in Denia…
ZONA PLAZA AYUNTAMIENTO ALKAZAR
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
FEB 19 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.
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€…
ZONA EL CARMEN 64 Restaurant
C/ Guillem de Castro, 64 TEL: 963 27 01 01 64restaurante.es New! Top quality Mediterranean & world cuisine that marries vanguard presentation with traditional ingredients.
C/ Almudin,14. Near Plaza del Virgen. 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!
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 25
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FEB 19 arroz, incluyendo paella genuina! Una amplia selección de vinos y grandes Gin’n’Tonics.
Warm interior. Fresh, quality product in the historic centre.
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.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 de paella ofrecidos por expertos cocineros.
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.
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.
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.
EL RACO DE CARABASSES
C/Mallorquins, 1 Tel:96 394 51 15 Authentic Valencian and Spanish cuisine next to the Mercado Central. Dig the arroz al horno!
C/ Roteros, 9 Tel:96 3 912 627
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…
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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
24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS classic and original Spanish tapas. Gay & Lesbian friendly. Tapas caseras, divertidas, servicio amable 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 email@example.com. 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.
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€.
Guillem de Castro, 114 Tel: 96 064 28 72
REFUGIO RESTAURANTE DEL CARMEN C/ Alta, 42 Tel: 96 391 7754 The ‘Cooking Revolution’!
C/ Corretegeria,33 Tel: 96 4 910 952 Cuisine from the Mediterranean...
TABERNA LA SENIA
C/ de la Cenit, 2 Tel: 611 49 76 77 Traditional & modern tapas with some nice wines and pleasant terrace.
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...
RACÓ EL FALLERET
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. C/ Bon Fill, 7 Tel: 96 3 32 24 47 Enjoy tapas and wines in warm surroundings. English and Spanish spoken…
C/ del Padre Huérfanos, 2 Tel: 96 315 48 84
Plaza Lope de Vega, 5 Tel: 96 392 20 22 www.elochoymedio.com
ZONA BOTÁNICO LA GRETA
OCHO Y MEDIO
C/ Roteros, 12 Tel: 96 0 643 540 Very near Torres de Serranos. Quality mediterranean cuisine.
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...
Plaza de la Reina, 19 Tel:96 3 925 789 / Movil:629381846
SIDRERIA EL MOLINÓN
C/ Arolas,11-bajo. 46001-Valencia Telefono de reservas: 961141112
MERCAT DE LA REINA
C/ Corretgeria, 38 Tel: 963 154 599 / 636 429 329 Like a fine wine? Oh, that’s superb!
C/ San Miguel, 7 Tel: 963921447/ movil 685893736 Facebook: Restaurante San Miguel
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.
C/Almirante, 14 Tel: 96 315 52 87 www.sucede.com Upmarket restaurant in beautiful setting with historic Arabic wall as part of the interior, recreating Valencia’s Moorish past.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
LA HUERTA DE RAMONET
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 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.
C/ Lepanto, 4 (near Torres de Quart) Movil:657 167 924 The real Spain. Tasty and fresh Mediterranean gastronomy with delightful and welcoming & very well-travelled English Speaking Spanish owner Ramonet. Authentic live flamenco gatherings on Wednesday evenings...
ZONA CÁNOVAS ALFÀBEGA
C/ Conde Altea, 30 Tel: 96 3 738 815 Quality and wide range of rice dishes.
by Ricardo Camarena
Carrer del Mestre Josep Serrano, 5, 46005 València Tel: 96 3 74 05 09 This elegant and eclectic restaurant offers everything from pastrami sand27
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FEB 19 wiches, smoked eel, and slow-roasted pork that are sure to transport you to different places around the globe.
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.
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EL RODAMON DE RUSSAFA
C/ Barón de San Petrillo,3 Tel:96 389 09 54 Vintage-style interior, quality Mediterranean tapas and dishes, jazzy soundtrack...
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…
C/ Conde Altea, 26 Tel:96 08859 92 Attractive interior and romantic terrace with paella, meat and fish dishes…
CULLERA CASA SALVADOR
C/Ciscar, 15 Tel: 960 065 558 Tapas with soul with a welcoming interior.
C/ Burriana, 38 Tel:96 3 944 909 www.meatmarketrestaurante.com
Joaquín Costa, 27 Valencia Tel: 963 74 85 58 www.mercatbar.es Fab restaurant with quality product and fusion cuisine. Run by legendary chef Quique Dacosta, set in the trendy Canovas zone.
C/ Conde Altea, 18 Tel:96 3 335 313 www.restaurante-riff.com Award-winning creative cuisine with renowned chef Bernd H. Knöller at the helm…
C/ Conde Altea, 21 Tel: 96 320 11 78 Galician bodega...
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
C/ Cádiz 61 960211173 Mediterranean fusion by chef Ramonet Pintor Salvador Abril, 7 Tel:96 1 050 269 20 Creative and healthy cuisine between 20€-40€ and worth discovering…
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…
MAMA RACHA TABERNA
HUERTA Y HUERTA MOOD FOOD
C/ Grabador Esteve, 34 Tel:96 001 70 61 Healthy bistro cuisine with cocktails and sometimes live music. Menu of the day 12€.
C/ Sueca, 47 www.elrodamon.com Hip and happening with tapas from all over the globe made Valencian by a well-travelled staff…
Calle Eolo, 7, 46021 València Tel: 962 06 34 24 www.ginebre.com Our Restaurant offers a different concept of hospitality, with a simple, sensitive cuisine, based on a Mediterranean cuisine where the local and seasonal products are the protagonists of their elaborations. Our cuisine is enriched by bringing influences from other cultures such as Moroccan, Mexican, Peruvian or Japanese that fuses with a small dose of creativity.
ZONA PUERTO NEPTUNO HOTEL ON THE BEACH Tel: 96 3567 777 www.hotelneptunovalencia.com Excellent Valencian cuisine with paella, cocktails and menus…
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.
Legendary rice restaurant in Cullera. Tel. 961 72 02 36
TAPAS BARS AL CANTONET C/ Sant Tomàs, 21
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Plaza del Mercado, 34 Tel:96 3 154 071 Traditional Spanish & Mediterranean tapas with a view of Mercado Central.
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/ En Blanch, 13 Tel:96 3156525 Good buzz here. A winning combination of tapas & beers with superb terrace in an atmospheric corner of the old centre…
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€.
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EL OLIVO TABERNA
Plaza del Árbol, 4 (end of C/ Baja) Tel: 96 391 70 87
24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS 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 visitantes. Excelente terraza.
GASTROMÀNTIC Calixto III, 19 Movil:667 554 161
LA MURTA vines i tapes
C/ Murta, 14 Tel:96 133 69 71 Tasty tapas with liberal & mostly Spanish crowd in the studenty barrio of Benimaclet.
vegan fast food restaurant. We have a great commitment to sustainability. You will find a variety of dishes that will surprise you regarding their texture, taste, smell, colour & appearance. All of this at a price that is affordable with very reasonable options and accessible to all pockets…
(Zona Cabanyal) C/ Progrés, 159 Tel:96 122 73 24 “Mar d’Amura is both a shelter and an oasis. A place to lunch, dine and converse in peace. Its name is synonymous with the sea, which carries the gentle waves via a distant wind. Also it is the love of the mother, of the mother tongue, unconditional and welcoming. A place for eating, kissing, resting. It is a patio, a restaurant with joyful cuisine and a honeycomb of weekly artists. Sundays has live flamenco and Thursdays has live fusion music. Our house is your house.”
PAN DE QUESO
C/ Serranos, 19 “A touch of Brazil near the Torres de Serranos.”
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/ Almirante Cadarso, 6 Tel:96 3815181
DELICIOUS VEGAN FOOD
C/ Quart, 41B · Valencia · 626 355 997 THE VURGER
C/ del Mur de Santa Anna, 3 Movil: 672 32 62 33 Delightful twist on a fast food burger bar in that all the food is only vegan! The Vurger is well designed and thout out. It’s great fun and the food is very inexpensive and surprisingly good.
ICE CREAM ICECOBAR
Behind Bullring/next to Primark. 622 80 89 79 www.icecobar.es
BURGUER BAR RAINBOW BURGER
C/Salamanca, 26 Movil:625 35 84 01 Very original burger bar with vegan, sushi and zebra choices.
SHOPPING ZONA BOTÁNICO VINYL EYE
Music textile design C/Turia, 35 Tel: 96 1478033
ZONA CANOVAS ABANICOS CARBONELL Carrer de Castelló, 21, 46004 Valencia
LAURA ASHLEY C/Cirilo Amoros, 66 Tel:96 1 11 58 44
LA GALERIA JORGE JUAN
C/ Jorge Juan, 21 www.lagaleriajorgejuan.com
LE CABINE KHAMBÚ
C/Quart, 41b (near Torres de Quart) Zona Carmen Tel:96 3120 901 www.khambu.com ‘Khambú’ was born in Valencia as a
(STYLE THAT ROCKS) Cirilvio Amoros, 65 Tel: 960 214 031 Mov: 655 840 553
SANJAHARA(Eva Crespo) C/Cirilo Amoros, 70
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FEB 19 Tel:96 0221280
TASTE OF AMERICA
Avenida Reino de Valencia, 6. Tel: 962 06 64 65 www.tasteofamerica.com
ZONA EL CARMEN
24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS C/ San Fernando, 17 Sebastian Melmoth is a unique design shop with objects collected from around the world by the globetrotting owners. Art exhibitions and acoustic concerts.
C/ Purisima, 5 www.sabotagegallery.com Movil:640 285 087
SOHO DEL CARMEN
Calle Derechos 33, Valencia Tel: 96 391 2463
ESPAI SEDA (LA TIENDA DEL MUSEO)
league games with teams throughout Spain and also welcome touring sides to the city. The club train most Thursday evenings at the Camp de Beisbol in the riverbed, start time 8pm. New members welcome. www.levantecc.com Jason: 654071182 Barry: 652291897
DOG DAYCARE KINGCAN
Plaza Almansa 1 bajo derecha Tel: 629506145 Zona Carmen
(SILK SHOP & MUSEUM) C/ Hospital, 7 Tel:963 511 951 www.laseda.es
TAMALA TIENDA ETNICA AFRIC ART
Avenida Maria Cristina, 4 Tel: 96 315 41 76 www.amilloatlante.com Tibetan bowls, ethnic furniture, organic clothing, tribal masks, a collection of minerals & rocks, decorative items made by hand and manufactured especially for us. www.arteafrica.com Muebles y acesorios étnicos.
Plaza Comte de Bunyol, 1. (C/ Caballeros) Quality clothes shop & very well situated in the heart of the historic centre. Mov: 605 31 63 04
C/ Trench,15 & C/ de los Derechos,19 Tel: 96 105 76 99 Mov: 665 06 06 86 www.kupkacuero.com
C/Danzas, 3 Tel: 96 315 44 76 Chic!
(Espai Creatiu) C/ Calatrava, 4 Tel: 655 301 390 Facebook Mandala Espai Creatiu Spiritual shop run by a kindly couple...
Etnic Gallery Shop Calle Baja 17 Valencia 46003 Movil: 672 92 93 00
UNO, Mercado Central Main entrance Mercado Central. www.facebook.com/unomercadocentral Tel: 963 82 92 51
Plaza Miracle de Mocadores, 5 (off Plaza Reina) Movil:630 37 36 03 True artisans. Established in 1970. The real deal when it comes to ceramics from the Valencia community.
LLIRIA SWEET HOME
Plaza Jaime Roig, 1 Tel: 960 629 367 Email: email@example.com Facebook sweethomeliria www.sweethomeliria.com
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NEEDLES AND PINS
C/ En Bou, 3 needlesandpinsvintage.com C/ Baja, 28 Tel: 696 95 10 55 Facebook: Pannonicavintagedeluxe A cosy vintage store where you can find all kinds of little treasures. From clothing and Antique accessories to a great selection of Import Jazz on Vinyl.
C/ Santo Tomas, 24 Tel: 96 392 52 82 Fantastic hair salon that is renowned in the city where highly experienced professional experts get to the essence of each person’s head of hair for the cut you are truly looking for. Combining health, pleasure and imagination there are a wide range of services, cuts, colours, styles available. They are make up experts who have worked with a number of lm directors, designers and photographers too. There is also an erotic corner for customers... “La Niña Los Peines mueve las tijeras y zapatea, a na el tono de los colores cuidadosamente, mima tu melena mientras te la modela al ritmo de tus deseos. Y en el gabinete de belleza te arregla de la cabeza a los piés. Calidad Schwarzkopf, trabajo cuidado y trato personal ¡Óle!”
HEALTH CENTRO OBLIVIUM
C/ Belén, 9 Handmade & independent Valencian craftwork in a little corner of the historic centre…
LA NIÑA LOS PEINES
Levante CC are a new cricket club based in Valencia that have regular
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C/ Hospital n. 6 bajo. 46001 Valencia Tel: 963 926 159 www.centrooblivium.com At Oblivium, we offer different natural therapies: Flotation, Massage, Osteopathy, Acupuncture, Shiatsu, Thai massage, Stone massage, Reiki, Fourhands massage, Lymphatic massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Tuina Chinese massage and many more…
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HOSTELS HOME (Zona Carmen)
Pl. Vicente Iborra Tel: 96 391 37 97 / 96 391 62 29 C/ La Lonja, 4 www.likeathome.net Two of the funkiest hostels in town, set in the heart of the centro histórico.
HOTEL MELIÁ VALENCIA PALACIO DE CONGRESOS***** Avenida Cortes Valencianas, 52 Tel: 902 14 44 40
LOTELITO VALENCIA ROOMS & BAR
Rooms/ Apartments/Free Wi-Fi C/ Virues, 6 (corner C/Barcas) Tel: 96 306 09 30 www.lotelito.com
C/ Paseo de Neptuno, 2 Tel: 96 356 77 77 www.hotelneptunovalencia.com
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www.centrouranium.com firstname.lastname@example.org C/Quart 101, bajo, Valencia. Sirio Simó Calatayud Tel: 676 758 709 This is an alternative health centre with classes including Yoga, Chikung, Tarot, Massage therapy, Reiki. Run by the highly trained and experienced Sirio.
Tel: 687605722 Personal Trainers specialising in Pilates techniques for single or double classes. Reformer in our studio or at your home. Marta & Mike.
Do you suffer low back pain, neck pain, headaches? Why continue suffering? Chiropractic is a natural solution for your pains and aches and also to keep your spine in line! Visit your chiropractor Richard Millo in Valencia or Rocafort. You can find us at www.quiropracticovalencia.com Or call us on 96 131 05 22 (VALENCIA) Carrer Antiga Senda d’en Senent 3, 1º 46023 Valencia Teléfono 96 279 24 49 (ROCAFORT) Plaza Mayor, 8 Bajo 46111 Rocafort, Valencia Teléfono 96 131 05 22
C/ Sueca, 14 Tel: 96 351 36 38 www.petitpalacehotelgermanias.com
PURPLE NEST HOSTEL VALENCIA HOSTAL ANTIGUA MORELLANA
C/ En Bou, 2 (Zona Carmen) Tel: 96 391 57 73 www.hostalam.com SINGLE/ INDIVIDUAL 40€ (IVA included/ Incluido) DOUBLE/ DOBLE 55€ (IVA included/ incluido) Lovely hostel in the heart of the old centre with comfortable rooms, good service and all modern conveniences.
HOSTAL EL RINCÓN (ZONA CARMEN)
C/ Carda 11 Tel: 96 391 79 98 / 96 391 60 83 Single: 10-13€, Double: 18-24€
QUART YOUTH HOSTEL C/ Guillem de Castro, 64 Tel: 96 3 270 101 www.quarthostel.com
THE RIVER HOSTEL VALENCIA (Zona Carmen) www.riverhostelvalencia.com Plaza del Temple, 6 Tel: 96 391 39 55
Plaza Tetuan, 5 Tel: (34) 96 353 25 61 www.purplenesthostel.com
RED NEST HOSTEL VALENCIA Calle de La Paz, 36 Tel: (34) 96 3 427 168 www.rednesthostel.com
SERCOTEL SOROLLA PALACE****
Av.de las Cortes Valencianas,58 46015 Valencia (ESPAÑA) Tel: 961 868 700 Fax: 96 186 87 05 www.hotelsorollapalace.com
THE WESTIN VALENCIA***** Amadeo de Saboya, 16 Tel: 34 96 362 59 00 www.westinvalencia.com
VALENCIAFLATS CIUDAD DE LAS CIENCIAS Avenida Instituto Obrero, 20, Tel:963 35 67 93 Near City of Arts & Sciences.
HOTELS ALKAZAR HOTEL
C/ Mosén Femades, 11 (peatonal) Tel: 96 351 55 51/ 96 352 95 75 www.hotelalkazar.es
ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLASSES. TRANSLATIONS & INTERPRETER FROM SPANISH TO ENGLISH . Movil: 650 639 177
Av. De Francia, 11 www.barcelo.com Tel:96 330 63 44
Avenida del Puerto, 129. Tel 963 44 78 87 www.checkinhoteles.com
HOTEL LAS ARENAS ***** Eugenia Viñes 22-24 Tel. 963 120 600
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C/ Quart 17
Tel: 96 392 41 77
(Zona Carmen, near Torres de Quart) 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 fish dishes. Wines from many
regions of Italy.
CALLE ABADÍA DE SAN MARTIN, 2 (NEAR SAN VICENTE)TEL: +34963942171
VALENCIA EL ARENALSTREET ART
Valencia feels like a place where street art is appreciated as a recognized art form. The cityâ€™s walls and its shop shutters are graced with works by local and international artists like Blu, Escif, (The Spanish Banksy), Julieta, Erica Il Cane, and Boa Mistura (famous for painting for Greenpeace and Amnesty International). Take a walking tour and try and help solve the mystery of the kissing couple, pay homage to the fallen at the Battle of Guernica or see a chicken and a rabbit fighting over the top of a paella pan.Tours offered by Alternative Tours Valencia in three languages: English, Dutch and Spanish.
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RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH
VALENCIA EL ARENALFOOTBALL
A 'REY' TO REMEMBER At the beginning of the season everything seemed ‘tickety-boo’ for Valencia fans. The team were coming back after a campaign that had delivered Champions League Football. They had also played creative, inventive soccer that had captured everyone’s imagination. True, Simone Zaza would not be returning but Gonçalo Guedes and Geoffrey Kondogbia would. Surely, the new striking partnership of Michy Batshuayi and Kevin Gameiro would match or even surpass Zaza’s contribution to the team. The club’s centenary year was also on the horizon. So, what better way to celebrate than winning their first meaningful trophy since 2008. Little by little, the pre-season enthusiasm drained as performances waned. Knocked out at the group stages of the world’s greatest club competition and draw after draw after draw in the league left supporters crestfallen. A rotation system that was inexplicable at times increased the frustration. The bitterest pill of all to swallow was the lack of goals Valencia were scoring. Batshuayi and Gameiro flopped match after match, whilst Simone was languishing in the Torino reserves. By Christmas, annoyance had turned to
anger and Marcelino’s job looked to be on the line as the white handkerchiefs became increasingly prominent at home games. January came and plans for mass celebrations in 2019 got a lukewarm response. A celebration of a hundred years of history was being overshadowed with a poor end to 2018 by a team that was underachieving. A league title was as good as gone and even a European place for next season looks difficult to obtain. Yes, Valencia were still in the European “bridesmaids” competition but a difficult draw against the Scottish champions Celtic would be tough to overcome. Even if they did, then the likes of Inter Milan, Arsenal and Chelsea were lurking in the wings for Los Che at the business end of the Europa League tournament. Undoubtedly, Valencia’s best chance of a trophy was the ‘Copa Del Rey’. The draw had been kind to the team in the opening rounds. Victories over CD Ebro and Sporting Gijon had given Valencia a match up with Getafe in the quarter finals. The team from the South of Madrid play just like the 1980s Wimbledon
team from the South of London did. They conceive to turn a match into a bitty, messy, scrappy contest, taking every opportunity to stop the game to deprive the opponents any fluidity or momentum. They even have their own version of the Wimbledon’s ‘Crazy Gang’. Cabrera, Cristóforo, Arambarri all play the game to within an inch of the rule but Uruguayan Damián Suárez frequently oversteps the mark. Given license to exploit the legal loopholes the rules allow by their coach Jose Bordalás they thrive on boos and whistles from the opponents’ baying fans. They would win Oscars for their play acting that makes Rivaldo’s World Cup fall in the 2002 World Cup against England look innocuous and their off the ball antics would make their national team mate Luis Suárez proud. The problem is that their tactics are very effective. Leading 1-0 from a feisty first leg at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez, Getafe arrived at the Mestalla on the 29th of January knowing the reception would be hostile. Heated arguments between the managers in the press beforehand had already ensured that.
First blood went to the team from Madrid, as within a minute they had stunned the home crowd by taking the lead through veteran striker Jorge Molina. Valencia now needed to score three to proceed to the semi-final stage. With such a cushion to play with, Getafe reverted to style and stopped every threatening Valencia attack with cynical tackles. By half time, five of the visiting team were in the notebook of Señor Fernández. A focused and gutsy Valencia came out in the second half determined to upset the odds. Wave after wave of thwarted attacks on the Getafe goal only increased the singing of the vociferous Curva Nord home supporters and the rest of the stadium willingly obliged in unison… as the decibels inside the stadium rose. The hosts thought they had equalised in the 53rd minute when Santi Mina blasted a shot past the Getafe keeper Chichizola. A VAR (Video Assisted Referee) review seemed to take an eternity to complete. When the
news did come through from the offices in Madrid, it annulled Mina’s effort. Lesser teams would have crumbled at that setback. Instead, it only inspired the Valencia players to work harder and harder. The Mestalla responded magnificently to their brave performance and the team were rewarded when Rodrigo scored a legal goal just after the hour mark to level the contest. However, it still left “Los Murcielagos” two shy of qualification.
copybook even further with their part in a brawl at the end of the contest that continued well into the tunnel. It required the intervention of the National Police. The upshot of that unsavoury event was a further four players were given their marching orders. Diakhaby of Valencia, and the Getafe trio of Damián, Jaime Mata and Bruno González can expect lengthy bans from the Spanish football federation as a result.
As Valencia poured on the pressure, Getafe got increasingly desperate to hold onto their lead by fair means or foul. Unsurprisingly, a red card was produced to Djené with 17 minutes to go. This and some timely substitutions by Marcelino proved pivotal. A tiring Getafe reached the 90 minutes on equal terms, only to find seven minutes added to the game.
All the Valencia players were heroes on the night and the fans urged the team on with every pass and recognised the effort the players were putting into the fight back. It was perfectly epitomised by Gabriel Paulista. He left the field at the end of the match with a bloody face and bruised body that has not been seen on a football field since the likes of Terry Butcher in an England shirt in 1989.
Miraculously, Rodrigo hit the visitors with a one-two sucker punch in the 92nd and 93rd minute to give Valencia a deserved victory and spark amazing scenes on the Avenida de Suecia that went on well into the night. Unfortunately, Getafe blotted their
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FOOTBALL CALENDAR Thursday 7 Feb Copa del Rey Betis - Valencia 21.00h
Thursday 21 Feb Europa League Valencia - Celtic 18.55h
Sunday 10 Feb Valencia – Real Sociedad 16.15h
Wednesday 24 Feb Leganes – Valencia Levante – Real Madrid
Monday 11 Feb Alaves - Levante 21.00h
Wednesday 27/28 Feb Copa del Rey Valencia - Betis
Thursday 14 Feb Europa League Celtic - Valencia 21.00h
Wednesday 3 March Valencia – Athletic Levante – Leganes
Saturday 16 Feb Celta – Levante 13.00h
Wednesday 10 March Girona - Valencia Levante - Villarreal
Sunday 17 Feb Valencia – Espanyol 16.15h
Valencia’s next opponents at the Nou Camp… after the draining Getafe game. The visitors were two goals to the good before the Catalans reduced the deficit with a penalty just before half time. Only a piece of sublime magic by Messi in the second half prevented Valencia securing all three points. These latest performances from Valencia have reignited the fire in the bellies of the supporters and
everyone seems to be back on side with Marcelino, Rodrigo, Parejo and the rest of the team. What a difference a month makes! Meanwhile, Levante UD continue to occupy a mid-table position. Although away games at Atlético Madrid and Sevilla have yielded no points in the New Year, their home form has been solid and produced a win against Valladolid and a draw with Getafe.
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 (Pl. Ayuntamiento), 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 (C/Colón), LUD website.
The acquisition of Valencia’s Rúben Vezo, until the end of the season on a loan, should help to shore up the defence and ensure they stay well clear of any relegation dogfight.
Anyone wishing to get tickets for Valencia or Levante games can do so by visiting the box offices at their ground or through their respective websites. www.valenciacf.com www.levanteud.com Article © 2019 24/ 7 Valencia
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THE LAKE OF RICE AND THE FOREST ON THE DUNES: L’ALBUFERA NATIONAL PARK With its unique mix of paddy fields, barracas, rustic rice restaurants, sand dunes, reeds, pines and beaches, you won’t find anywhere more quintessentially Valencian than the Albufera National park. Right next to the city, the Albufera is easily the biggest freshwater lake in the whole of the Iberian Peninsula. It stretches out to 6 square kilometres but it was ten times bigger than that in Roman times and went right up to Calle San Vicente. The area has always played an essential part in the history, economy and folklore of Valencia. These days it provides Valencians with a direct link back to a romanticised notion of their rural past amongst its reeds, mud and channels running through the rice fields. A thin 14 km stretch of land, just 700 metres wide separates the lake from the sea and forms the Dehesa del Saler with its own ecosystem of rare plants and trees somehow thriving on this delicate strip of sand and dunes.
The Dehesa was forged in prehistoric times from silt washed down by the Turia and Jucar rivers cutting the Albufera off from the sea. A series of underground rivers flowing into the lake filled it, over centuries, with fresh water. These currents have formed a group of islands around the lake. Some of them are just a collection of reeds. Others, like El Palmar, are big enough to hold two dozen restaurants, a community of fishermen, a small church and, on many Sundays, whole coach parties of hungry pensioners and Japanese tourists. The lake is connected to the sea at three points. One is a natural channel and two are man-made. The Channels serve as an outlet for the underground rivers and are open and closed to control the water level and to flood the paddies as the seasons dictate. The Romans were the first to be attracted to the place. It was they who planted the pines of la Dehesa to create an artificial forest helping to fix
the shifting sands of the dunes. This is just one of many instances where the hand of man has combined with nature to create this unique area. The Romans established a salt works at the sea’s edge hence the name El Saler. It was the Moors who came up with the idea of planting rice in the lake and using its water resources to irrigate the land around Valencia. The paddies and channels established by the Moors are still in use to today. When the Christians arrived, the land was converted into a private hunting lodge first for El Cid and later for Jaime I and his successors. During the French invasion, Napoleon gave the land as a reward to his general, Suchet, and there is still a family in France who call themselves Dukes of Albufera. Whether that means they’re entitled to a free plate of calamares at one of the local restaurants, we’re not sure, but there have been some fruitless attempts by the citizens of El Palmar to force the French Government to revoke the family’s title.
It was the property of the crown up until 1865 when the magnanimous Isabel II “gifted” the land to the City of Valencia (who had to pay the tidy sum at the time of 1.062.980 pesetas for the privilege). As a demonstration of her great generosity the queen gave the rather less tidy sum of 15 pesetas of this “administration” fee to the poor of El Palmar. In the 1960s, during the last throes of Francoism, the local Government did their best to ruin the area with plans to build a rival to Benidorm. Some hotels, tower blocks and a golf course were built but fortunately the arrival of Democracy and public outcry put paid to their plans. The area was designated a national Park in 1986. The promenade and the car parks were removed and the dunes were restored. Thus, ensuring the future of the 250 different species of birds which (according to our watchful friends at the Albufera Ornithological station) nest in the area and the 80 species, which come to the park from Northern Europe or Africa to mate, except, of course, for the odd unlucky one which ends up in a delicious duck
Paella. It is rice which dominates the whole look of the area. In what’s known locally as the “ciclo del arroz”, the size of the lake is constantly manipulated to the needs of the rice growers creating an ever-changing landscape. The lake is at its biggest in May when the rice seeds are sown and the surrounding paddies are flooded. They are then drained again in September for the harvest and flooded again in winter to clear away weeds and avoid frost.
first women setting foot on the island there was a church, a school and a sanitary water system. The fishermen were all members of the Comunidad de Pescadores del Palmar a society formed in 1273 whose complicated medieval system still governs fishing rights in the area. One law giving rights solely to the male offspring of members of the Comunidad was successfully challenged by the women of El Palmar in the 1980s, causing great controversy and dividing the community.
The other traditional activity of the area is fishing. El Palmar was founded by an adventurous group of fishermen from Ruzafa who met around the palm tree, which gave the island its name. They would spend the week on the island and then return to their homes in the Calle Sueca at weekends. They were soon joined in their makeshift “barracas” by broom makers from Torrent who used palm leaves from El Saler.
These days the town is entirely dominated by restaurants specialising in rice dishes and local favourite “all i pebre” or peppered eels. It’s a perfect place for Valencians to get back to their roots, enjoying their regional dish in the place where the rice is actually grown under the shade of a Barraca after a pleasant stroll along the dunes of El Saler or a boat trip on the Albufera….
The island was finally settled permanently in the 18th Century when fishermen started to bring their families. Within six months of the
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A VALENCIA LIVING LEGEND
GAIZKA MENDIETA 1. Describe a typical month for Gaizka Mendieta in 2019
3. How does living in London compare to Valencia?
Flying! A lot of travelling whether it is for work or for personal reasons. I work from home or I have meetings. I try to get the right balance between work and quality time with family & friends. I have a lot of commitments with Television and La Liga. My own businesses on both sides of the continent keep me pretty busy, in the UK and Spain. Luckily, I am able to administrate that so I can get time off now and then, which is what I like about my schedule since retirement. I would say that the common denominator would be a lot of flights and a lot of taking offs and landings!
(Laughs) It’s a tough comparison because I think that they are completely different cities! I love London for everything it has to offer: music, entertainment, sport. I think London is unique in the world, probably up there with cities like New York and maybe Paris.
2. What music are you listening to these days? Apart from the usual and the classics, I’m currently listening to Eliza Shaddad, Bad Sounds, Red Rum Club, White Town, Danny Nedelko and BRONCHO.
Regarding the size of population Valencia is a much smaller city, which is what I like. You can go anywhere cycling or walking. Everything is so handy. Also I like the historic side of the city with so many monuments and there are so many places to visit as well…although it not as big as London. Probably, I like that contrast as I tend to go quite often to Valencia. So, I get the hype of the big city in London and then I get the more relaxed sorts of things in Valencia… 4. Tell us about the highs and lows of having played for Valencia CF
I can only really think about the highs. I was lucky with injuries when I was there. My only lows would be not winning more trophies but that’s really just the way a sport is. It was tough in the beginning, trying to get into a big team at just 18 years of age. There are loads of highs; the day I arrived in Valencia, since the day I made my debut and played my first match for Valencia CF and winning trophies and getting to finals. It was 10 years that I was at Valencia so it’s difficult to pinpoint all the highs. In the long run, when I look back at my time in Valencia they are all great memories… a lot of friends. It wasn’t always easy but I had great times. I definitely changed as a person and as a player. It was fantastic… an amazing time. 5. How do you see Valencia CF during what is their centenary year? It wasn’t very good at the beginning of this season but things are looking brighter now. They’ve got to the semi-
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finals of the Copa Del Rey. Let’s hope that they can enjoy it and can give some happiness to the fans, the club and also for the players themselves. It’s been a quite irregular year. We were expecting the team to do a bit better but it is difficult when you compete in 3 competitions: the Champions League, La Liga and the Cup. It’s very demanding, the expectation of the club and the fans. So, it is not easy and I understand that. Everything was in place at the beginning for things to work out well. Hopefully, I think the team and manger can still make it together to the end of the season, which still has a long way to go. 6. You have played in the Spanish ‘La Liga’ and The English ‘Premier League’. What are the differences? There are a lot of differences. Both
have changed a little bit since I retired but the characteristics are still more or less the same. I would say that the pace in the Premier League is a bit faster and it is a more physical game. La Liga is the one that I enjoy more to watch. It is more individual, technical & tactical. 7. Tell us more about your DJ activities… Unfortunately, I don’t DJ as much as i would like due to other job commitments in my life but I try to do it now and then… from private events to clubs & festivals. It’s great that there is a demanding public out there and I’m lucky & grateful for that. I understand that there is an ingredient there: the “music & Mendieta the football player” that it is a very attractive thing for many people. It’s great that I can bring
two of my passions together (music and football) and share it with the fans. 8. One day, could you see yourself writing a book about your life? To be honest, I was recently offered the possibility of writing a book about my life. However, it is difficult because I believe that when you write a book about your life you have to be as close and honest to the truth as possible so that you tell the real story and I’m afraid that’s a bit difficult (laughs) and it’s a bit challenging! It is said that everyone would like to do a book at some time in their life. At a certain age, I would like to do it. Yes, I would love to do that at some point definitely… Interview by Will McCarthy Article © 2019 24/7 Valencia
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ANDRÉS BELMONTE & TARIQ 24/7 Valencia: Andrés, can you take us through your album ‘Tariq’? Andrés Belmonte: My trip starts in Valencia, arrives in Cairo via Istanbul and then rests in Valencia once again. On this ‘Tariq’ road appears ‘El Henna’ & ‘Hobbi’, which are compositions by Mohamed Abdel Wahab, a colossus of the golden age of Egyptian music in the 20th century. They are themes that were originally played by the classical Arabic orchestra of the time and it has been an interesting challenge to arrange & adapt them for this quartet. ‘Hobbi’ in particular is a piece which I fell in love with musically and that I learnt via an Egyptian musician in Crete, Hazem Shaheen. He is the author of ‘Rehla’, a song that I played with him in Cairo. Here I play a taqsim with the Arabic ney during the intro. In
the ‘Tariq’ theme I wanted to convey the joy I experienced on this trip through the Mediterranean and I do it with a ‘gnawa’ rhythm. ‘Abu el Arabi’ is a fictional character in the Egyptian imagination that I came across in a documentary; it is my way of reflecting humour as it is in Egypt. ‘Terra’, on the other hand, is a song written to listen to the beauty of the oud as a solo instrument, the composition is based on a kind of “Maqam Kurd” (musical mode) that appears in traditional Valencian music as well as in Turkish music. ‘El Caire’ is my humble tribute to this great city; here I picked up melodies from my teacher Mohamed Fouda, the “Maqam Bayati”, a favourite of the legendary Egyptian singer Umm Kalzum. You can hear the “Khaliji”
Saudian rhythm that I heard in the casino of Cairo. ‘Lahen Tayyah’ is an Andalusian “Samai” that I learnt thanks to Efrén Lopez, a ballad in 10/8 time, which is typical of Turkish and Arabic music. I have done nothing but let the simplicity and beauty of melody and rhythm speak for themselves. As for ‘Zar’, it is a theme based on an exorcism ritual performed by Nubian women in Egypt that is played with flute and percussion. To finish the album I decided to perform with the Turkish Ney and voice: ‘Cant de batre’ in the traditional Valencian approach or in the traditional Turkish or Arabic way... TARIQ is Arab-Andalusian Music. Interview by Owl
TARIQ Andrés Belmonte: Ney, flute, alto flute & bass flute Efrén López: Oud Ales Cesarini: Double Bass David Gadea: Percussion Recorded at ‘Pannonica Vintage Studio’, Valencia (Spain). June 18th 2018 Sound recording: Javier Vercher Mixing: Efrén López Design: Johnny Vigas Photos: Alfonso Calza Produced by Andrés Belmonte More information : www.andresbelmonte.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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