Hondon de los Frailes
This is the nearest and most stylish restaurant / bar to the Casa FuenteLargo and is situated along the main pedestrian areas of the village. Veintiocho (28) offers outside and inside dining with a selection of tapas, bar meals, snacks or a full a la carte dining experience. It’s very popular with the Spanish, Ex-pats and tourists in the summer having the best views and an ‘al fresco’ feel. It also sports a small bar to the front. Bookings are recommended during high season (June / July / August). Calle Juan Carlos 1, 28 – Hondon de los Frailes – Tel: 626 676 891
La Buena Vida,
Hondon de los Frailes
This smartly decorated and comfortable restaurant offers an international choice of menus, specials and A la Carte dining. There are daily specials, including Italian dishes. La Buena Vida also caters for larger parties and special occasions. There is a reception area, comfy seating and a bar. Booking is recommended for weekend evenings and Sunday lunch times. Tel : 965 482 098 or 659 188 879 – Calle Padra Claret, 3 Hondon de los Frailes
Finca El Romero,
This former leather tanning house is located on the verge of the small village of Barbarroja in the middle of vineyards, olive- and almond-fields. It is now converted to a restaurant and guest house with an exquisite courtyard / al fresco dining area. It has a very versatile approach to dining and entertainment to cater for the varied tastes of the local European residents. This establishment is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and also a small B&B. The cuisine choice is international with a daily menu-del-dia, a cosy tapas-bar and a pizza oven and a la carte dining. During the summer they offer weekly entertainment including, quizzes, live groups / singers, Karaoke, Disco and Spanish artists. Camino de Cofer 15, Barbarroja. Tel: +34 656 901 647 . » Visit the Website
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Frailes also boasts a Tapas Restaurant “Rayca’s”, an Indian takeaway, a steak-house, “Caramels” music bar, and the Irish Bar to name just a few. Most of the local restaurants offer “Menu del Dia” – a three course lunch with a drink, usually less than €10, although the dish choices may be limited and the quality does vary.
Many people also enjoy the short drive to Hondon de las Nieves where you can find more shops, bars and restaurants such as Bar Central, Bamboo, Rocas, La Font.
If you want fine dining or alternatives then within 20/30 minutes drive you can visit La Romana, Aspe, Elche, Novelda, Crevillente and Alicante. Elche being the City of Palms, has a bewildering array of choice and is a pleasant place for a day or evening trip.