EL CORRAL DEL PATO, GATA DE GORGOS 965756834
The Ostrich and Duck are off, some Foal perhaps??
Corral del Pato is a landmark restaurant on the edge of Gata de Gorgos on the road to Llíber. It has a pleasant outdoor area with a substantial Carob tree and although it was sunny we decided it would be too cold, so we found a table inside the atmospheric dining room.
There is no menu del día, which rather went against our rules, however we examined the substantial menu with interest.
It turned out that a number of the items were “off” including Ostrich and curiously, given the name of the restaurant, Duck. None of us was brave enough to enquire about the Foal on the menu.
The rustic bread was delicious and baked on the premises, but cost a hefty €0.95 a slice. Our starters ranged in price from €1 for a rather bland spinach filled coca to €7.95 for Mojama, slices of salted tuna drenched with olive oil. Other starters included pulpo or octopus rings treated the same way as the Mojama and a pumpkin soup.
The desserts selected were all homemade and included tasty fig tart, apple tart and a slice of Chocolata. Together with coffees our somewhat quirky experience cost €38.26 p.p. and true to Spanish custom there were guests still arriving for lunch at 3.45pm.