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“Wonderful!”
Review of Venta Del Collao

Venta Del Collao
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Our walking hosts certainly impressed our group with this outstanding restaurant with it's wonderful views, fantastic food and wine, and extremely friendly service. My choice was wind boar stew and was just delicious. I persuaded the restaurant to allow me to purchase a couple of bottles of the fine red wine to take back to our Hotel and at 3 euros a bottle, this had to be a real find! Can't recommend this place enough.

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3  Thank Terence W
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

... literally and metaphorically
The setting is breathtaking, and the food and service were also out of this world.
The so-called scrambled egg and sausage (revuelta) was fabulous, and my wife's fideua equally fantastic.
What a place ....

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Thank davidholroyd
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

This restaurant is way up in the mountains but the views are amazing and well worth the visit. We went on a Sunday and although the food was very good this was one of the most expensive meals we have had in this region . During the week there is a menu del dia which is not available on Sundays . I'm sure this would have represented better value and we will certainly go again to see if this is true.

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1  Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

This is quite simply a stunning restaurant. It would be difficult to find anywhere to eat in a more beautiful location. It's 800 metres up in the Marina Alta mountains. But this is only part of the story. The food, though simple, is superbly cooked, and delicately presented. My own favourites are the jabali (wild boar) with revuelta (a kind of Spanish vegetable omlette) to start. But the lamb and pork are super too. La Venta is owned and run by a young couple. He cooks. She - at front of house -is that winning combination of efficency and charm. This is one of my all time favourite restaurants. We've been half a dozen times since it opened a couple of years ago. Always excellent. Oh, and it's good value too.

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Thank Derek821
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Reviewed 30 November 2013

We have eaten here 4 times recently. To start we know of no restaurant with more impressive mountain views, and once inside the picture windows allow us to continue enjoying them. The place is well heated, important considering its altitude of about 750m. The service is friendly and efficient. Finally the food is excellent, and we rated the fideua with duck as the best fideua we have eaten anywhere in Spain. Also truly outstanding was pulpo for a starter. However we have failed to find fault with anything we have eaten. With the menu del dia a mere € 14 excluding wine, this restaurant is is excellent value, and of very high quality. Together with its situation, it is unique in the area. Greatly looking forward to the next visit.

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3  Thank Geoffrey H
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