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Lanzarote Restaurant Review, El Navarro

We were dining out with friends and they wanted to eat at one of their favourite restaurants in Lanzarote before flying back to the UK. El Navarro is No1 on TripAdvisor for Costa Teguise, it was our first experience, we hadn’t dined here before.

El Navarro Ramon running with the bullsEl Navarro Interior

Our timing was lousy as we didn’t get to meet Ramon, apparently he’s just retired and left the restaurant in the capable hands of his daughter Irache and her husband who is the chef. There is a photo mounted on the wall inside the restaurant of Ramon running with the bulls on the mainland, we understand that his front of house personality will be missed.

El Navarro lamb curry croquettesEl Navarro serrano ham & baby squid salad

We were greeted by read more »

Seat Ibiza Manrique Sol 2015 Edition

A ceremony was held in Haría yesterday evening to celebrate the launch of a new special edition Seat Ibiza.

Manrique car exhibition in Haria

Seat Ibiza ManriqueManrique Interior Seat Ibiza

César Manrique painted a limited number of vehicles for the first edition of the Seat Ibiza in 1987 which were named after the artist as the Seat Ibiza-Manrique-del Sol and presented at the Barcelona motor show.

The distinctive design has been recreated on the current edition of the Seat Ibiza and read more »

Communion Offers From Chevere JR

Our friends at Chevere, the artisan jewellers, have two offers running currently:

Communion Rosaries

These beautiful hand crafted pieces are designed as communion presents and use Chevere’s signature silver and locally inspired stone.

Rosary 1  Rosary 2

The offer is a read more »

Spanish Air Traffic Control Strikes June 2015

Spanish Air Traffic Controllers have voted in favour of strike action in protest at fines given to 61 controllers following a strike in 2010.

Airport Landing

The planned strikes will take place on read more »

How To Get A Great Suntan In Lanzarote

One of the things most people visiting the island hope to return home with is a great suntan!

Coppertone

Here are some tips for making sure you get the best possible tan, with the least risk of skin damage. read more »

Remember…

  • Lanzarote has much higher radiation from the sun than northern European countries because of our location and our low air pollution
  • You’ll tan even when its cloudy here

Making a complaint in Lanzarote

Occasionally we’re asked if there is a trading standards office available for consumer advice after purchasing products or services in Lanzarote.

Local tourist facing businesses such as shops, bars, restaurants and hotels are required to display this notice, where consumers are visually advised in Spanish, English & German that a claim form is available to customers. This form is known as the Hoja de Reclamacion.

The responsible person in charge of the establishment is legally required to provide a complaint form on request and read more »

Lanzarote Recipe - Gambas al Ajillo

When we posted our Gazpacho recipe last week, a reader immediately asked if we had a recipe for this dish, which is probably the most popular tapa in Lanzarote – prawns with garlic.

Let’s talk about the terracotta dish first – it’s not essential, but you can buy them all over Lanzarote, and they add an authentic touch.

Gambas al Ajilo

For 4 servings

Ingredients

200ML of olive oil (not extra virgin)

Large knob of butter

750g raw prawns peeled and de-veined (feel free to butterfly them if you want)

2 small dried or fresh red chillies (leave whole if you don’t like to spicy or slit them if you do)

6 cloves garlic sliced thinly

Teaspoon read more »

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