BOTAVARA, DENIA

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Nov 272020
 

Rte. Botavara,              Denia            616623367

 

 ★★★★☆ 

On the waterfront

 

                            

Botavara is the Valencian word for a boom (Spanish: Auge) and fits in well with the name of this restaurant, which is on the waterfront looking on to the yacht harbour in Denia. The décor inside Botavara has a strong maritime feel with items of sailing gear featuring throughout.

The menu del día is priced at €15.50 and we enjoyed three starter dishes comprising a selection of chorizo, serrano ham and cheese, calamares and chiperones followed by wonderful steamed mussels. All excellent and very fresh.

                     

On the wine front our host chose a Rueda Verdejo called Monasterio de Palazuelos (€12.90) which was a good match for our fish starters.

                                            

For our main courses we had a meaty paella and rather undercooked pork chops. Like so many restaurants Botavara was almost empty due to the Corona virus but despite this we enjoyed our lunch which including coffees and chopitos cost €25.20 p.p.

 

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